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The NHS has stumped up an extra £625 million over the past decade on synthetic forms of insulin, when the recommended human alternatives— which are considerably cheaper— would have probably been just as effective.
The product is a "smart cap" which, when added to a typical insulin pen, uses a timer to remind diabetics about when they're due for an insulin injection as reported by diabeticlive.com.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) announced on September 14 that it is holding a $100,000 Challenge for the development of a new glucose-sensitive insulin medication that will be
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have identified the key signal that prompts production of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas -- a breakthrough discovery that may ultimately help researchers find ways to restore or increase beta cell function in people with type 1 diabetes.
Research published in The Cochrane Library found that the risk of death and cardiovascular disease, such as stroke, was unchanged whether glucose control was intense or conventional.
JDRF says Pending Artificial Pancreas Guidance is FDA's Opportunity to Turn the Tide NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) welcomed Congress's attention today to the important issue of medical device regulatory reform and reiterated the life-changing difference the FDA's pending artificial pancreas guidance will make in the lives of millions of individuals with type 1 diabetes across the country.
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