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2014-05-09 13:50:17

Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) indicates that brief bursts of intense exercise before meals (termed exercise 'snacking' by the study authors) helps control blood sugar in people with insulin resistance more effectively than one daily 30-minute session of moderate exercise. The research was conducted by exercise science and medicine researchers, including Monique Francois and Associate Professor James...

2014-05-07 12:31:10

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In January, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released draft guidance proposing separate performance and accuracy criteria for over-the-counter blood glucose meters used in the home and prescription blood glucose meters used in hospitals. AACC supports FDA's initiative to improve the quality of these devices and enhance patient care, but recommends revising this draft guidance to ensure that it does not unnecessarily...

2014-05-05 23:10:01

On April 29, the FDA issued a safety communication advising healthcare professionals and people with diabetes to stop using GenStrip Blood Glucose Test Strips, by Shasta Technologies LLC, because they may report false results. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest...

2014-05-01 08:37:03

Critical intellectual property recognition is a major step in bringing Dario(TM) to market in the U.S. CAESAREA, Israel, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for core patent claims covering the company's personalized blood glucose monitoring device. LabStyle's now patent pending invention,...

2014-04-28 08:33:10

600,000 Italians Now Eligible for Reimbursement Coverage CAESAREA, Israel, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today announced that it has received national approval and regional reimbursement for the Dario(TM) Personalized Smart Meter in Italy. Receipt of reimbursement approvals is a key component of LabStyle's continuing commercial roll out of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution....

2014-04-28 08:31:53

Pivotal Trial to Build on Previous Positive Studies; Aims to Further Demonstrate Paradigm-Shifting Potential of Automated, Bedside Glucose Monitoring System in the ICU HAYWARD, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiScan Biomedical Corporation, a developer of innovative continuous monitoring systems for use in the intensive care unit (ICU), today announced the enrollment of the first patient in a pivotal, multi-center Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) clinical study of the...

2014-04-24 16:28:58

ORMD-0801 Oral Insulin Appeared Safe and Well-tolerated. No Hypoglycemic Events or Treatment Related Adverse Events Observed JERUSALEM, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today detailed results from its previously completed Phase IIa trial investigating ORMD-0801, its orally ingestible insulin capsule, in type 2...

2014-04-23 23:09:58

Live webinar to focus on the development of a novel telemetry device for continuous monitoring of glucose in rodents. The broadcast takes place on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:00am EDT (16:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Glucose monitoring options for preclinical research have historically been limited when compared to the options available for human monitoring. As an example, Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) have been prevalent in human medical applications...

2014-04-16 16:30:05

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High manufacturer pricing for most branded diabetic testing products and the recent reduction in insurance reimbursement rates have coupled to reduce retailer and provider margins. To provide retailers serving the more than 25 million Americans with diabetes with a new solution, UniStrip Technologies introduces its first generic blood glucose test strip for use in LifeScan's® OneTouch® Ultra family of meters. Developed and tested...

Anger Management: Eat Something!
2014-04-15 05:04:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Those Snickers commercials suggesting that people aren’t quite themselves when they’re hungry might not be all that far off, according to a new Ohio State University-led study which claims that low blood sugar levels could be responsible for creating conflicts between husbands and wives. Writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the OSU team recruited 107 married couples and had them complete a...


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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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