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2010-09-23 08:23:00

DANBURY, Conn., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Biodel Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOD) today reported recent findings from the company's diabetes drug research program during a poster session on short-acting insulins at the 46th annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Stockholm.

2010-06-30 12:43:07

Adding a continuous blood sugar level sensor to an insulin pump helps patients with type 1 diabetes achieve better blood sugar control compared to the common standard of care, multiple daily insulin injections.

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2010-06-29 10:42:26

In a step toward curing diabetes in humans, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis have alleviated the disease in rats using transplants from both embryonic and adult pigs.

2010-06-25 09:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Sansum Diabetes Research Institute (Sansum) announced today the achievement of a milestone in the Artificial Pancreas Project funded by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The world's most flexible artificial pancreas system platform, currently being used in clinical trials around the globe, now has the benefit of compatibility with Animas Corporation insulin delivery products.

2010-06-24 05:23:00

DALLAS, Texas, June 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports announces it will carry the Diabetes Care Devices Market in Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) (2010 - 2014) Market Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/diabetes-care-devices-mar ket-in-brazil-russia-india-and-china-/ (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL...

2010-06-18 05:58:00

LONDON, June 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An article recently published in The Lancet reports that using an artificial pancreas system overnight can significantly reduce the risk of nocturnal hypoglycemia in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.(1) Moreover, the first clinical trial of an artificial pancreas system delivering both insulin and glucagon has shown that this system can prevent development of hypoglycemia.(2) The latest issue of the journal Diabetic Hypoglycemia...

2010-06-16 15:49:00

JDRF Volunteer, Philanthropist, Former Internet Executive to Lead Top Funder of Cures and Treatments for People with Type 1 Diabetes and Its Complications NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a leader in type 1 diabetes research worldwide, announced today that Jeffrey Brewer has been named President and Chief Executive Officer.

2010-06-15 00:36:19

Insulin-producing beta cells can proliferate in patients recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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