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2011-09-22 11:22:02

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.

2011-09-16 07:00:00

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.

2011-09-17 07:00:00

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

2011-09-12 14:17:33

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.

2011-08-01 14:33:51

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.

2011-07-20 12:47:00

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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