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2014-05-14 08:26:57

Blood Sugar Basics Program Launches Three Easy-to-Follow "Missions" As Many Patients with Diabetes Are Not at Their A1C Goal [Despite Ongoing Efforts] NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), with support from Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, has launched the new Blood Sugar Basics: Get to Your Goals program to help educate the nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes about proper blood sugar management. The...

2014-05-13 23:08:12

Extend Nutrition is the most-liked diabetic snack brand by Facebook users in the USA, crossing 100,000 likes on the popular social network as of Saturday, May 10th, 2014. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Extend Nutrition is the most-liked diabetic food brand on Facebook, crossing 100,000 likes on the popular social network as of Saturday, May 10th, 2014. The nutrition company offers innovative snacks created by Dr. Francine Kaufman, a past president of the American Diabetes Association...

2014-05-12 20:23:08

Meeting supports clear path to commercialization CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InSpark Technologies, Inc. announced today the results of a recent meeting with the FDA regarding the development and regulatory strategy for Vigilant* diabetes management software. Vigilant is an iPhone-enabled software application that analyzes blood glucose data and provides feedback about daily patterns of hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, glucose variability, and test frequency in...

2014-05-08 08:31:12

Conference Call and Webcast at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing breakthrough treatments for human disease, today updated its drug development progress and reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. "Consistent with our focus on late-stage drug development, we have made continued, excellent progress in the enrollment of patients in...

Diabetes Prevalence Up In American Children
2014-05-05 04:20:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The prevalence of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes increased significantly in the US between 2001 and 2009, according to research published in the May 7 children’s health-themed edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). As part of the study, a team of researchers led by Dr. Dana Dabelea of the Colorado School of Public Health and Dr. Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis of the University of North Carolina, Chapel...

2014-05-03 16:21:34

NEW YORK, May 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard Insel, M.D., chief scientific officer of JDRF, issued the following statement today in response to a new study showing an increase in type 1 diabetes (T1D) among young people in the United States. According to the latest SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the prevalence of T1D in people under age 20 years rose by 21 percent...

2014-05-01 23:05:49

Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance report analyzes cure research projects that have the potential to change the lives of people with type 1. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Of the 382 active type 1 diabetes clinical trials, only eight have the potential to deliver a near-term cure, according to a new report from the Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance. Assuming all trails are successful and the project received uninterrupted funding, the earliest a potential cure could be on the market is...

2014-05-01 23:03:44

Most health plans consider insulin pump therapy medically necessary when patients meet very specific criteria. Despite the increased use of insulin pump therapy based on recommendations made by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the American Diabetes Association, there is no official guideline for the initiation of insulin pump use. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Technological advances continue to increase the appeal of insulin...

2014-05-01 23:02:28

QuickMedical, a leader in the distribution of medical equipment and supplies, announces the launch of the new Chek Diagnostics A1cNow+®Meter. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 QuickMedical is proud to announce the A1cNow+ Meter for diabetes care is available for online purchases at QuickMedical.com and will begin shipping immediately. Polymer Technology Systems, Inc. (PTS), the U.S.-based manufacturer of the CardioChek family of point-of-care diagnostic products, has changed its name...

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,...


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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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