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2013-02-11 15:32:01

Researchers who conducted a clinical trial in American Samoa to test whether community health workers could help adults with type 2 diabetes found that the patients who received the intervention were twice as likely to make a clinically meaningful improvement as those who remained with care only in the clinic. The results appear in the journal Diabetes Care. Newly published results from a randomized controlled clinical trial in the Pacific U.S. territory of American Samoa add clear...

2013-02-05 12:27:12

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults living with diabetes in the United States reported highest satisfaction using Roche Diabetes Care's ACCU-CHEK products compared with other blood glucose meter manufacturers, according to the inaugural J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Blood Glucose Meter Satisfaction Study(SM). Diabetes affects a large portion of the U.S. population - 25.8 million children and adults or approximately 1 in 12 people.(1 )The study gathered responses from 2,681...

2013-02-05 08:33:20

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today reported quarterly revenues of $1.90 billion for the first fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2012, representing an increase of 3.7 percent from the prior-year period, or 5.2 percent on a foreign currency-neutral basis. "We are very pleased with our start to fiscal year 2013," said Vincent A. Forlenza, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and...

2013-02-01 08:26:23

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. ("Tandem") announced today that it has acquired ownership from Smiths Medical ASD, Inc. of over 23 U.S. patents and patent applications relating to the treatment of diabetes. As part of this transaction, Tandem has also obtained a license to 28 other U.S. patents and patent applications owned by Smiths Medical. This license affords Tandem exclusive access to technologies useful for future product development in the field of...

2013-01-31 08:30:13

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk (NYSE: NVO), a global healthcare company with 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care, announced the promotion of four corporate vice presidents to senior vice presidents. Effective March 1, 2013, the following members of the U.S. Executive Team will assume the title of senior vice president in their respective areas: Andy Ajello, U.S. National Diabetes Sales; Camille Lee, U.S. Diabetes Marketing; Alan Moses, MD,...

2013-01-23 11:15:24

Over the past two decades, the incidence of type 1 diabetes in very young children under age 5 has increased by 70 percent in the city of Philadelphia, according to research from a University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing researcher who currently maintains the only US registry of diabetes in children that has collected data continuously since 1985. In a far-reaching study published online today in Diabetes Care, researchers led by nursing professor Terri H. Lipman, PhD, RN found that...

2013-01-22 08:30:40

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, today kicked off the first NovoLog(®) Community Star contest. As part of the program, type 2 diabetes patients successfully managing their blood sugar with NovoLog(®) (insulin aspart [rDNA origin] injection) are invited to visit www.novolog.com and tell us how they're giving back to their local communities. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-01-15 07:18:04

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the continued increase in the prevalence of diabetes, combined with an expansion of insurance coverage as a consequence of healthcare reform, will cause the United States diabetes care device market to grow to nearly $16 billion by 2017. The market segments for continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices, insulin pumps and pens will exhibit even...

2013-01-08 08:31:41

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. ("Tandem") announced today that its Development and Commercialization Agreement with Dexcom, Inc., has been expanded to include Dexcom's newest continuous glucose monitoring system, the G4(TM) PLATINUM. Dexcom announced in October that the G4 PLATINUM was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "Dexcom's G4 PLATINUM sensor is the most accurate and easiest to use technology available, and fits well with our...

2013-01-08 08:31:38

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. ("Tandem") announced today a partnership with JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, to develop a first-of-its-kind, dual-chamber infusion pump for the management of diabetes. The partnership agreement is designed to accelerate the development of a next-generation, fully automated artificial pancreas system using therapies in conjunction with insulin. "An ambulatory device that can...


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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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