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CDC: US Diabetes Incidence, Prevalence Rates Appear To Be Slowing Down

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The incidence and prevalence rates of diabetes in the US may be leveling off after doubling between 1990 and 2008, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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2014-09-29 08:29:51

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, today announced that its CE Mark for the Maestro(®) Rechargeable (RC) System for obesity was expanded to include the management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus through improved glycemic control. "Diabetes and obesity are among the biggest public health challenges of...

2014-09-27 23:02:34

’40 Healthy Years with Diabetes’ chronicles author’s life experiences with diabetes, how to avoid further health problems RUTHTON, Minn. (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Author Joel Minett was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at only 8 years old. Now, 40 years and 36,000 insulin shots later, Minett says he lives a perfectly healthy life despite his diabetes. Upon seeing so many others struggle with diabetes and related health problems, Minett has decided to help others live a healthy life...

2014-09-26 23:01:36

The Firm is evaluating potential Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed Type 2 diabetes allegedly due to their use of the statin medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 As Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) that allege use of the statin medication caused patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study which suggests that long-term statin use may...

2014-09-26 08:25:14

-- Reducing Incidence of Limiting Side Effects Could Increase the Utility of this Effective, Safe and Affordable Therapy -- BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroBiome Therapeutics(TM) LLC, (MBT) today reported positive topline results from a proof of concept study testing whether its investigational drug, NM 505, can improve the tolerability of metformin, the first-line therapy for Type 2 diabetes worldwide. NM505 is a combination of metformin and active...

2014-09-24 12:30:19

HONG KONG, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dragon Jade International Limited (OTCQB:DGJI) (the "Company"), has been acquiring several long established and proven Chinese herbal medicinal products from several long standing Chinese medicine practitioners in China, Hong Kong regions, Taiwan and the USA. The Company is pleased to announce today that it has recently accredited and accepted another Chinese herbal formula that has clinically been proven to treat diabetes. Specifically, the...

2014-09-23 16:27:03

DUBLIN, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Glycated Haemoglobin (HbA1c) Testing Market" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Diabetes is a chronic disease growing at an alarming rate across the globe. Over 382 million people are estimated to be currently suffering from the disease; the number is likely to increase to 592 million by 2035. With a very high prevalence, especially in some regions such...

2014-09-22 23:11:54

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, a national leader in diabetes care, is first in NY metro area to offer new procedure New York, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Video: Preventing Diabetes After Pancreatectomy - Dr. Beth Schrope NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center now offers autologous islet cell transplantation, or auto islet surgery, to prevent diabetes in patients who require a total pancreatectomy. The hospital is the first center in the New...

2014-09-19 12:25:36

Culinary Expert Visits San Diego County on September 20 to Help Educate At-Risk Population About Ingredients for Successful Blood Sugar Management WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, is teaming with celebrity chef and cookbook author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas, an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to achieve better...

2014-09-19 08:25:44

VIENNA, Austria, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reductions in kidney failure obtained during intensive glucose control persist for many years in people with diabetes type 2 "Intensive treatment is likely to produce major long term benefits for the kidneys." Australian researchers have discovered that intensive glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes leads to persistent...

2014-09-19 08:25:32

VIENNA, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, persist for many years after treatment has stopped. The global study has found that, six years after stopping intensive treatment with the combination of perindopril and indapamide, patients with type 2 diabetes continued to have a lower risk of serious heart disease...


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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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