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2013-05-16 08:27:59

Contest raised over $53,000 for organizations committed to diabetes awareness, education and support PRINCETON, N.J., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, the world leader in diabetes care, along with author, restaurateur and Food Network star Paula Deen, have selected six winners for their positive approach to diabetes management in the Seeing Diabetes in a New Light(TM) contest. Participants were asked to share what they or their loved one has done to manage the disease, and...

2013-05-07 12:30:49

Diabetes testing supply company demonstrates quality assurance through comparative research study CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prodigy Diabetes Care (Prodigy) announced today that a recent study conducted by the Duke University revealed that the Prodigy AutoCode(®) blood glucose meter and test strip system is better than, or equivalent to, the leading brands in accuracy and reliability. The comparative clinical study examined the accuracy and reliability of...

2013-04-16 12:27:36

Diabetes testing product companies take measures to ensure high volume production capabilities and reduced pricing in wake of Medicare reductions CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prodigy Diabetes Care (Prodigy) announced today that its current manufacturing partner, OK Biotech Co., Ltd., (OK Biotech) has purchased a minority stake in the company, and Prodigy acquired substantial ownership of OK Biotech's publicly traded shares. After a four-year contractual...

2013-04-05 08:23:44

Enter today for a chance to win a trip to the 2013 IndyCar® Series finale BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, and IZOD IndyCar Series driver Charlie Kimball today kicked off a new contest asking people to support Charlie by encouraging their friends and family to join the Race with Insulin(®) crew. Now through September 15, by sharing Kimball's story about the importance of team support with two or more friends or...

2013-04-04 08:29:38

NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF is pleased to announce that Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company with 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care, has become the official national presenting sponsor of the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes. The annual, nationwide fundraising event brings together cyclists of all levels from around the world to raise much needed funds toward type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and participate in a destination cycling experience....

2013-03-29 16:21:36

INVOKANA(TM) is the first in a new class of type 2 diabetes medications available in the United States RARITAN, N.J., March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved INVOKANA(TM) (canagliflozin) for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes. INVOKANA(TM) is the first in a new class of medications called sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors to be approved in the United States. It...

2013-02-26 08:30:05

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. ("Tandem") today announced that its t:connect(TM) Diabetes Management Application, the web-based data management companion to the t:slim® Insulin Pump, has been cleared for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The t:connect Application is a Mac and PC-compatible data management software application that provides t:slim Pump users and their healthcare providers a fast, easy, and visual way to display...

2013-02-20 16:25:37

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. ("Tandem") today announced the appointment of Lonnie Smith as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Smith is Chairman of the Board and former chief executive officer of Intuitive Surgical. He succeeds Dick Allen, who will continue as a member of the Board. "Lonnie is an ideal Board leader for the Company at this exciting juncture in our evolution," said Dick Allen. "I am confident that with Lonnie's strategic guidance,...

2013-02-19 08:32:45

Global leader in diabetes care recognizes anniversary of Canadian roots MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Danish-based pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk is celebrating the 90(th) anniversary of when diabetes patients were first treated with the company's insulin. With its Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, the company is focused on developing new and better treatments for people with diabetes. Now the world's largest diabetes care company, Novo Nordisk provides therapeutic...

2013-02-15 16:20:14

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and partner Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, announced today that their IZOD IndyCar Series driver, Charlie Kimball (No. 83 Novo Nordisk Honda), of the Race with Insulin(TM) program, has gained the support of his fellow CGRT teammates across NASCAR, INDYCAR and GRAND-AM, combining for a Race with Insulin(TM) Unites initiative. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...


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Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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