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2014-05-26 13:31:52

University of Montreal A signal that promotes insulin secretion and reduces hyperglycemia in a type 2 diabetes animal model is enhanced by the inhibition of a novel enzyme discovered by CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) and University of Montreal researchers. The team is part of the Montreal Diabetes Research Center and their study, published recently in Cell Metabolism, was directed by researchers Marc Prentki and Murthy Madiraju. Insulin is an important hormone in our body that controls...

2014-05-26 08:22:34

INVOKANA((TM) )offers a new approach to treatment TORONTO, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Janssen Inc. announced today that Health Canada has approved INVOKANA((TM) )(canagliflozin), an oral, once-daily prescription treatment used to lower blood glucose (sugar) levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.(1) INVOKANA((TM) )belongs to a new class of medications called sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors that offers a novel approach to treating diabetes by increasing the loss of...

diabetes and heart disease
2014-05-24 05:47:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Women with type 2 diabetes are far more likely to develop heart disease than their male counterparts, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes journal Diabetologia. In what Rebecca Smith of The Telegraph called “the largest study of its kind,” an international team of researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of roughly 850,000 patients...

2014-05-23 16:23:50

BERKELEY, Calif., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diapression - Connect with help. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140522/90764) In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Diabetes Advocates, a program of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, calls for greater patient attention to the relationship between diabetes and depression. Diabetes Advocates agrees with the opening sentence in a 2010 article in the Patient Education and Counseling: "There is an urgent need for more...

2014-05-23 08:23:45

European Commission approves third product from the Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly Diabetes alliance RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission granted marketing authorization for Jardiance(®) (empagliflozin) tablets, a sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) to improve glycemic control in adults in Europe, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company...

Newly Discovered Compound Slows Natural Degradation Of Insulin In The Body
2014-05-22 03:32:32

By Peter Reuell, Harvard University With the discovery of a compound that can slow the degradation of insulin in animals, scientists at Harvard have opened the door to a potential new treatment for diabetes. The new approach, described by David Liu, professor of chemistry and chemical biology, and Alan Saghatelian, associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, uses the compound to inhibit insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE). Inhibiting IDE in mice, they have shown, elevates insulin...

2014-05-22 08:28:42

DUBLIN, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wqkgq3/continuous) has announced the addition of the "Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring (Guardian Real Time, FreeStyle Navigator, Dexcom Seven Plus, Dexcom G4 Platinum, MiniMed Paradigm Revel/Veo CGM Systems) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The rapid rise in diabetic population across the globe has considerably...

2014-05-21 10:42:05

Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that increasing severity of heart failure is associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes. The study is by Dr Malene Demant, Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues. A previous study by the same authors has shown an increased risk of diabetes in patients with heart failure following a...

2014-05-21 10:28:45

PLOS Targeted interventions based on genetic risk may not be the best approach for preventing type 2 diabetes and instead universal strategies to prevent obesity should be prioritized, according to new research published in this week's PLOS Medicine. This analysis, led by Claudia Langenberg from the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge, UK, suggests that the contribution of genetics to the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is greatest in those who are younger and leaner....

2014-05-20 23:16:47

Calling attention to a national report released earlier this month that said type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children up to 19 years old increased significantly between 2001 and 2009; Louisville family cosmetic dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is reminding those with diabetes to pay attention to their special dental needs. For instance, diabetics are two to three times more likely to develop gum disease than those without the condition. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Calling attention to a...


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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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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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