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2010-02-02 11:06:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensors for Medicine and Science, Inc., a clinical-stage, medical device company pioneering breakthrough technology that could dramatically improve glucose monitoring for people with diabetes, today announced the appointment of Dr. Paul Strumph as the company's Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Strumph was most recently Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. At JDRF, his responsibilities included overseeing...

2010-01-19 13:00:00

R&D Program Targets Opportunities to Improve Glucose Control and Help People with Diabetes Lead Healthier Lives NEW YORK and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) announced today an innovative program aimed at improving the treatment of type 1 diabetes by developing novel insulin delivery products to enhance the use of insulin pumps. Through the program, JDRF will...

2010-01-13 11:00:00

-- Partnership to develop automated system to better control diabetes represents first step on path to artificial pancreas -- NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation today announced an innovative partnership with Animas Corporation to develop an automated system to help people with type 1 diabetes better control their disease -- the first step on the path to what would be among the most revolutionary advancements in treating type 1 diabetes:...

2009-12-17 17:50:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Treatment for Diabetic Patients a Major New Objective Key points: *Single injection of proprietary adult stem cells resulted in increased blood insulin levels and sustained reduction in blood glucose levels *Stem cell treatment induced two-fold increase in total numbers of pancreatic islets, and increase in insulin-producing beta cells *Results indicate pancreas may successfully be regenerated by proprietary adult stem cells...

2009-12-15 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 21-year old Airman severely wounded in Afghanistan is recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center after several surgeries and an unprecedented transplant. The procedure performed by medical teams at Walter Reed and the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine, is the first known case of successful isolation and transplantation of insulin producing cells following severe trauma requiring complete removal of the pancreas. When...

2009-11-30 08:56:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Diabetes Diagnostics - A Global Market Perspective http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164347/Diabetes-Diagnostics---A-Global-Market-Perspective.html Diabetes Diagnosis market is driven by a steady increase in the number of people diagnosed with diabetes, both in the developed and developing parts of the world, and increase in intensive management and treatment...

2009-10-13 17:56:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminous Medical, Inc. announced today that it has reached agreement with a major supplier of electrochemical sensors for exclusive rights to incorporate its glucose sensor into Luminous' automated blood glucose monitor. Luminous is developing its monitor to enable clinicians to control hyperglycemia in critical care patients around the world. Previously, Luminous was planning to use a sensing technology based on near-infrared spectrometry....

2009-10-13 09:41:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Insulin Delivery Devices Pipeline Technology and Market Forecasts to 2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0154747/Reportlinker-Adds-Insulin-Delivery-Devices-Pipeline-Technology-and-Market-Forecasts-to-2015.html Insulin Delivery Devices Pipeline Technology and Market Forecasts to 2015 Summary GlobalData's "Insulin Delivery Devices Pipeline...

2009-10-06 06:45:00

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems Market to Grow 48% in 2009 VANCOUVER, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new report series by iData Research, the leading global authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S. market for diabetes drugs, devices and monitoring systems will reach over $55 billion by 2016, tripling in value. The market for insulin will grow over 18% in 2009, while continuous glucose monitoring systems will see growth of 48%. iData's new...

2009-09-29 15:07:09

Diabetes patients should always control their own blood sugar values if this leads to improvements in their treatment. This is the view advocated by Michael Nauck of the Bad Lauterberg Diabetes Center and his coauthors in the current issue of Deutsches Óžrzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2009; 106[37]: 587-94), who discuss sensible approaches to blood glucose self-monitoring. On the basis of their analysis, the authors make differentiated proposals for the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.