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2014-04-23 08:31:57

Stage and Screen Star Shines a Spotlight on Better Blood Sugar Management With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced it is teaming up with Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson on America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals, an educational program intended to encourage people with type 2 diabetes to...

2014-04-23 08:28:01

RARITAN, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy®-award winning actress and choreographer Debbie Allen, dancers from the hit televised dance competition So You Think You Can Dance, and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have teamed up to launch a national education and wellness program, the T2 Dance Crew, to encourage people with type 2 diabetes to increase physical activity as an important part of managing their condition. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2014-04-22 11:50:42

Bariatric surgery has positive effects not only on weight loss but also on diabetes and heart disease. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy and University of Cincinnati have shown that the health benefits are not caused by a reduction in the stomach size but by increased levels of bile acids in the blood. These findings, reported in Nature, indicate that bile acids could be a new target for treating obesity and diabetes. Previous research from the Sahlgrenska Academy has demonstrated...

2014-04-21 23:01:02

KC Craichy is a leading expert on Natural Health and Superfood Nutrition and will be sharing important insights about the fight against diabetes during the Reversing Diabetes World Summit that will be available online between May 5 - 16, 2014. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, and Metabolic Syndrome affect a billion people worldwide and almost 100 million here in the US. Many experts in fighting the disease believe that what we’re doing, as a culture, is not...

2014-04-16 16:29:20

Despite progress continued efforts needed to combat diabetes complications ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rates of five major diabetes-related complications have declined substantially in the last 20 years among U.S. adults with diabetes, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Rates of lower-limb amputation, end-stage kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, and...

Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes Cases Have Doubled Over Twenty Years
2014-04-16 03:00:23

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Alarming Increases in Blacks, Hispanics and the Elderly; Obesity Partly to Blame Cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the United States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with obesity apparently to blame for the surge. The researchers also found that the burden of the disease has not hit all groups equally, with alarming increases in diabetes in blacks, Hispanics...

Climbing Mount Everest To Learn More About Type 2 Diabetes
2014-04-16 07:06:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most people engage in extreme sports, such as climbing Mount Everest, in an attempt to gain insight about themselves. A group of researchers from the University of Southampton and University College London (UCL) climbed Mount Everest to gain new insights into the molecular process of how some people get Type II diabetes. Their findings, published in PLOS ONE, could lead to new ways of preventing people from getting the condition. The...

2014-04-16 04:22:10

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, notes that Dan Grau, Heptares' President, will be attending two upcoming industry partnering and investment conferences. Mr Grau will attend the 9th Annual Neurotech Investing & Partnering Conference [https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=1246370 ] in Boston, MA, USA (23-24 April 2014) at which he will...

2014-04-15 23:15:08

National network of attorneys continues to offer no-cost consultations to consumers over allegations that Lipitor and other statins increase the risk of developing diabetes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/lipitor-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced today the scheduling of a key court hearing involving litigation* containing allegations that the anti-cholesterol medication Lipitor may cause patients to develop diabetes....

2014-04-15 23:12:19

Avail is conducting a 6-week, Phase 2 randomized study to assess the safety, tolerability and pharmacodynamics of a new combination therapy administered to participants with type 2 diabetes mellitus. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Diabetes Clinical Trial in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to participate, no insurance required, and you may receive...


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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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.