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2014-02-07 13:00:08

Insulin use to treat type 2 diabetes trebles over 20 years "Understanding the pattern of insulin use is limited by a lack of data characterizing the prevalence of insulin use in the UK," according to Craig Currie, Professor of Applied Pharmacoepidemiology at Cardiff University's School of Medicine, who led the study alongside colleagues from the University of Bristol. "Given the limitations, our study sought to calculate – for the first time – the best possible estimate of the rates...

2014-02-06 04:21:32

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim® Insulin Pump, today presented the results of a research study that demonstrated faster training times and fewer errors when using the t:slim Pump versus a leading insulin pump. These data were presented at the 7(th) Annual Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) International Conference in Vienna, Austria. (Logo:...

2014-01-31 16:23:13

United Kingdom's Dr. David Kerr to serve the Santa Barbara-based Institute in advancing the artificial pancreas program and diabetes treatment protocols SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Kerr MD FRCPE, as the Director of Diabetes Research and Innovation.(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140131/LA56866) Dr. Kerr was formerly the Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist...

2014-01-29 12:27:15

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Click here for Picture 1 [http://www.debiotech.com/news/images/nw181_1.png ] The JewelPUMP2, which will be unveiled for the first time at the ATTD 2014 congress on February 5th in Vienna, is a new product dedicated to the Diabetes Type 2 market, based on Debiotech's innovative JewelPUMP platform. The JewelPUMP2 has been entirely re-designed to address the very specific market of Type 2 patients, requiring an...

2014-01-22 23:21:43

London, Ontario-based Sernova Corp., is developing a better way to treat the disease involving the replacement of lost pancreatic islets, whose function is to read blood sugar levels and release insulin into the blood, normalizing blood sugar levels. London, ON (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Imagine there is a person with diabetes who must focus on measuring their blood sugar levels almost constantly followed by injection of insulin multiple times each day or monitoring their insulin pump...

2014-01-16 12:31:23

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Asia Pacific Diabetes Management Market Growth Trends, 2013Short DescriptionThe Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for diabetes management devices and its product categories for the Asia Pacific region and its countries; Australia, China, India and Japan. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth...

2014-01-15 14:14:04

These cells may sometimes revert to a non-functional state, but other pancreatic cells may someday step in to replace them Two new studies led by UC San Francisco (UCSF) scientists shed new light on the nature of beta cells, the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas that are compromised in diabetes. The first suggests that some cases of diabetes may be caused when beta cells are deprived of oxygen, prompting them to revert to a less mature state that renders them incapable of...

2014-01-08 08:29:48

MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Among those with Type 2 diabetes, the body either resists the effects of insulin, or the pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin to maintain a normal glucose level. What if these patients implemented a healthier diet and regular exercise? According to R. Paul Robertson, M.D., president, Medicine and Science, of the American Diabetes Association, diabetes can be made to go into remission, but it will always be there. But, he says,...

2013-12-24 23:03:21

HealthNewsWires.com reviews insulin lowering tips from Health and Nutrition Experts Josh Bezoni and Joel Marion; these tips improve insulin sensitivity, reduce blood sugar, and increase fat burning and weight loss. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 HealthNewsWires.com reviews insulin lowering tips from Health and Nutrition Experts Josh Bezoni and Joel Marion; these tips improve insulin sensitivity, increase fat burning and weight loss, and reduce blood sugar. Insulin is one of the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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