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2014-02-11 12:27:23

Developing and delivering innovative health programs for Latinos touched by diabetes BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) and LIFT- Levántate (LIFT) are partnering to develop bilingual/multicultural strategies, deliver programs, and produce materials aimed at benefiting underserved Latinos living with diabetes and those at risk. Through this partnership, DHF and LIFT will collaborate to develop and deliver innovative health...

2014-02-11 08:32:23

LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS, Switzerland, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kareus Therapeutics SA ("Kareus") announced today that US FDA has approved its Investigational New Drug (IND) KU-5039 to initiate Phase I clinical trial. KU 5039 is being developed for the treatment of insulin resistance and diabetes. KU-5039 is an orally active, New Chemical Entity (NCE), discovered and developed by Kareus. KU-5039 is a potent and selective activator of AMP-kinase (AMPK), a key...

2014-02-11 08:30:24

Research advances in novel pathways produce innovative antidiabetic drugs, which will pave the way for successful market penetration LONDON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Type 2 diabetes is one of the most significant global health concerns of modern times. According to the International Diabetes Federation, more than 55 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes in Europe in 2012, and this number is expected to rise to 64 million by 2030. A recent research by Frost &...

Largest Study Yet Of Diabetes Genetics Brings In Data From Different Ethnic Groups
2014-02-10 10:49:21

University of Oxford Seven new genetic regions associated with type 2 diabetes have been identified in the largest study to date of the genetic basis of the disease. DNA data was brought together from more than 48,000 patients and 139,000 healthy controls from four different ethnic groups. The research was conducted by an international consortium of investigators from 20 countries on four continents, co-led by investigators from Oxford University's Wellcome Trust Centre for Human...

2014-02-07 23:02:05

Nearly 26 million Americans suffer from diabetes, which is the seventh leading cause of death by disease in the United States. Topical BioMedics is supporting the ADA’s Saratoga 2014 Tour de Cure by forming “Team Topricin” to ride during the event, and welcomes riders to join and donation pledges in support of the ADA’s important work to Stop Diabetes. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Topical BioMedics has formed “Team Topricin” to participate in the 2014 Saratoga Tour...

2014-02-07 13:00:08

Insulin use to treat type 2 diabetes trebles over 20 years "Understanding the pattern of insulin use is limited by a lack of data characterizing the prevalence of insulin use in the UK," according to Craig Currie, Professor of Applied Pharmacoepidemiology at Cardiff University's School of Medicine, who led the study alongside colleagues from the University of Bristol. "Given the limitations, our study sought to calculate – for the first time – the best possible estimate of the rates...

Birth Order Linked To Weight, Insulin Resistance
2014-02-07 05:08:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online First-born children could be more likely than their younger siblings to be overweight later on in life, researchers from the University of Auckland in New Zealand claim in research appearing in Thursday’s edition of the journal Scientific Reports. The study found that children who were born first into a family were approximately 7 kilograms heavier and had a higher BMI than those born second, according to Helen Briggs of BBC...

2014-02-06 23:23:31

Filmmakers Dan Finegold and Josh Eisenfeld have teamed with scientist and producer Dr. Dan Handley on a groundbreaking documentary that will chronicle the quest for what may be the first preventative therapy for Type 1 diabetes. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Official Project Website Type 1 diabetes affects over three million Americans, and is particularly devastating for the high proportion of children it afflicts. The disease is a type of autoimmune disorder where the body’s...

2014-02-06 08:29:38

-- Potentially transformative therapy for individuals with type 1 diabetes nearing major milestone -- NEW YORK and SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JDRF, the world's largest non-profit supporter of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company, jointly announced that JDRF is providing additional milestone-based funding for the continued development of ViaCyte's VC-01(TM) encapsulated cell therapy product candidate for the treatment...

2014-02-06 04:21:32

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim® Insulin Pump, today presented the results of a research study that demonstrated faster training times and fewer errors when using the t:slim Pump versus a leading insulin pump. These data were presented at the 7(th) Annual Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) International Conference in Vienna, Austria. (Logo:...


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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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