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2014-03-26 11:16:16

A mathematical model created by Penn State researchers can predict with more than 90 percent accuracy the blood glucose levels of individuals with type 1 diabetes up to 30 minutes in advance of imminent changes in their levels -- plenty of time to take preventative action. "Many people with type 1 diabetes use continuous glucose monitors, which examine the fluid underneath the skin," said Peter Molenaar, Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Studies and of psychology....

2014-03-18 08:40:57

DALLAS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Diabetes App Market Report 2014, available with ReportsnReports.com, is a comprehensive analysis about the performance of diabetes apps, key players, best practices, country markets, regulatory impact, market trends and revenues from 2008-2018. The report is based on a detailed data set of 1100 diabetes apps available for the iOS and Android operating system in 27 countries. More than 30 interviews with physicians, diabetics,...

2014-03-06 08:30:51

PHILADELPHIA, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE) ("Echo"), a medical device company developing its Symphony(®) CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, is pleased to announce that its clinical study of Symphony was selected for poster presentation at the 34(th) International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM) from March 18-21, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. The study will be presented by the...

2014-03-05 12:26:53

- Study showed ease-of-use, efficacy and high satisfaction among participants who transitioned from multiple daily insulin injections to PaQ device - HORW, Switzerland, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CeQur(®) SA, a company focused on the development and commercialization of simple insulin delivery devices, announced that comprehensive results from a clinical study of the company's PaQ(® )Insulin Delivery Device were published online today in Diabetes Care, a peer-reviewed journal...

2014-02-12 23:25:21

ManageBGL.com, a web site for people with diabetes, predicted a diabetic child’s critically low blood sugar, potentially saving her life. ManageBGL is now crowdfunding for native mobile apps to help 382 million diabetics worldwide. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 ManageBGL prevented a tragedy when it predicted an eight-year old girl with Type 1 (Insulin-dependent) diabetes would have a dangerously low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia or ‘hypo’) during a school swimming...

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...


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