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WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, actor Kevin Kline and children with type 1 diabetes from all over the country will testify before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs to thank Congress for its renewal last December of the Special Diabetes Program and highlight the importance of the federal government's commitment in helping to advance type 1 diabetes research.
Guidance outlines recommendations for clinical trials and pathway to market approval SILVER SPRING, Md., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
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Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are combining automation techniques from oil refining and other diverse areas to help create a closed-loop artificial pancreas.
An experimental cure for Type 1 diabetes has a nearly 80 percent success rate in curing diabetic mice.
WEST CHESTER, Pa., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Corporation and LifeScan, Inc., both members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies, today announced plans to further build upon their existing collaborative efforts to co-develop and market innovative new products and tools for people living with diabetes.
DANBURY, Conn., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biodel Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOD) announced today that an independent investigator initiated a pump trial of Biodel's two ultra-rapid-acting formulations of recombinant human insulin.
WIESBADEN, Germany, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for its new FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System,(1,2) the first blood glucose monitoring device from Abbott that includes a mealtime (bolus) insulin calculator for calculating suggested insulin doses.
Decreasing blood levels of a protein that helps control inflammation may be a red flag that could help children avoid type 1 diabetes, researchers say.
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