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2014-06-27 04:21:23

Diabetes care system lowers risk of heart attack, stroke and retinopathy over a three-year period PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published today in The American Journal of Managed Care found that an all-or-none or "bundled" approach to primary care, deployed by Geisinger Health System for patients with diabetes, produced better health outcomes, and that the benefits happened quickly. More so than most chronic conditions, diabetes offers a window...

2014-06-26 08:28:04

Merkerson Visits Washington, D.C. on June 26 With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and actress S. Epatha Merkerson are bringing the America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program to Washington, D.C. to encourage African Americans with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C -- their average blood sugar level over the past two to three...

2014-06-25 12:29:24

Dario(TM) smart meter strips and lancets to be made available to large population of people with diabetes under National Health Service reimbursement in the UK CAESAREA, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO)announced today that it has been granted reimbursement status for strips and lancets to be utilized together with the patented Dario(TM) Smart Meter, effective September 1, 2014 in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Dario(TM)...

2014-06-18 23:12:11

Global Type 1 Diabetes Market 2014-2018 a research report available at ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The key vendors in the Global Type 1 Diabetes market are increasing their penetration in the emerging markets. Recent years have witnessed an increase in investment in manufacturing sites based in these countries with the intention to enhance the production of drugs such as insulin for local or global markets. For instance, the Frankfurt site is a key...

2014-06-17 08:30:51

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 13, the New York State (NYS) Department of Health issued a directive limiting the ways in which NYS medical laboratories can use blood glucose meters to help patients. Although AACC shares the Department's desire to ensure that blood glucose devices are used safely and appropriately, the association is concerned that this policy may impede the delivery of quality patient care and advises the Department to rescind it....

2014-06-17 08:30:49

User Demand for Dario(TM) Demonstrated with Purchase Orders, Positive Initial Customer Feedback and Initial Revenue Generated CAESAREA, Israel, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today provided a positive update on the initial "soft" launch of the Dario(TM) Smart Meter in the company's initial target jurisdictions of the United Kingdom, Italy and New Zealand. Dario(TM) is a cloud-based, diabetes...

New Study Finds Depression Misdiagnoses In Type 2 Diabetics
2014-06-17 08:07:14

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online People suffering from diabetes are known to often struggle with depression as well. According to new research, the symptoms of depression among people with type 2 diabetes can significantly be reduced by interventions for “diabetes distress.” This finding suggests that what doctors are usually labeling as depression may not be a co-morbid psychiatric disorder. Instead researchers believe the depression may be a reaction to...

2014-06-16 20:22:11

AWARD-2: Once-Weekly Dulaglutide 0.75 mg Non-Inferior, 1.5 mg Superior in HbA1c Reduction from Baseline with Sustained Weight Loss and Lower Risk for Hypoglycemia SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today released detailed results from two AWARD trials that showed treatment with once-weekly dulaglutide 1.5 mg resulted in superior reductions in HbA1c from baseline compared to insulin glargine, with a lower risk for hypoglycemia.(1,2) Dulaglutide is an...

2014-06-16 18:01:02

Tonic Life Communications USA Presented at the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions Animas Corporation today shared encouraging results from its predictive hypoglycemia-minimizing algorithm in development. Data from a clinical feasibility study demonstrated that the algorithm was capable of helping maintain glucose above hypoglycemic levels an average of 99.1 percent of the time for the 12 participants investigated, all of whom were adults with type 1 diabetes. The study...

2014-06-16 16:25:39

Phase 3 Study Results Also Demonstrate INVOKANA® Reduces Secondary Endpoints of Body Weight and Systolic Blood Pressure RARITAN, N.J., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) today announced new results from a 104-week Phase 3 clinical study evaluating the long-term effects of INVOKANA(®) (canagliflozin) in patients aged 55 to 80 years with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled on current antihyperglycemic therapies. The randomized double-blind...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.