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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...

2014-06-16 13:02:01

American Diabetes Association One study shows adolescent brains process sugar differently than adult brains; another finds evidence changes in adipose tissue begin at very young age for obese children With the increase in childhood obesity and the associated increase in type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents, there is growing interest in how children's bodies process the foods they eat and how obesity and diabetes begin to develop at early ages. Two studies presented at the...

2014-06-16 12:45:00

Intermountain Medical Center For prediabetics, many interventions focus on lifestyle changes and weight loss, but new research on periodic fasting has identified a biological process in the body that converts bad cholesterol in fat cells to energy, thus combating diabetes risk factors. Researchers at the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, noticed that after 10 to 12 hours of time fasting, the body starts scavenging for other sources of energy...

Diabetes Patients May Get Better Results With Bionic Pancreas
2014-06-16 10:23:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of Massachusetts researchers working on a bionic pancreas were able to show that their device could maintain blood glucose levels consistently within the normal range, with fewer dangerous lows or highs, according to a paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The team said their device could make a massive difference in the lives of countless individuals coping with Type 1 diabetes. Conventional care for this kind...

2014-06-16 10:01:32

American Diabetes Association Study finds healthier eating pattern provides benefit independent of other lifestyle changes Improving the overall quality of one's diet helps to prevent type 2 diabetes, independent of other lifestyle changes, according to a study presented at the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions®. The study, by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, found that those who improved their diet quality index scores by 10 percent over...

2014-06-16 08:28:47

Algorithm in Development Maintained Glucose Above Hypoglycemic Levels Over 99% of Time in Feasibility Study CHESTERBROOK, Pa., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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...

2014-06-16 08:27:42

Up to 2.25 percentage point reduction in HbA1c achieved after only 13 weeks of dosing CARLSBAD, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today the final results from its Phase 2 study of ISIS-GCGR(Rx) in patients with type 2 diabetes uncontrolled on stable metformin therapy. In this study, patients in the per protocol population (PP) treated with ISIS-GCGR(Rx) in addition to metformin achieved absolute mean reduction in hemoglobin...


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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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