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2014-05-23 08:23:45

European Commission approves third product from the Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly Diabetes alliance RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission granted marketing authorization for Jardiance(®) (empagliflozin) tablets, a sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) to improve glycemic control in adults in Europe, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company...

Newly Discovered Compound Slows Natural Degradation Of Insulin In The Body
2014-05-22 03:32:32

By Peter Reuell, Harvard University With the discovery of a compound that can slow the degradation of insulin in animals, scientists at Harvard have opened the door to a potential new treatment for diabetes. The new approach, described by David Liu, professor of chemistry and chemical biology, and Alan Saghatelian, associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, uses the compound to inhibit insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE). Inhibiting IDE in mice, they have shown, elevates insulin...

2014-05-21 10:42:05

Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that increasing severity of heart failure is associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes. The study is by Dr Malene Demant, Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues. A previous study by the same authors has shown an increased risk of diabetes in patients with heart failure following a...

2014-05-21 10:28:45

PLOS Targeted interventions based on genetic risk may not be the best approach for preventing type 2 diabetes and instead universal strategies to prevent obesity should be prioritized, according to new research published in this week's PLOS Medicine. This analysis, led by Claudia Langenberg from the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge, UK, suggests that the contribution of genetics to the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is greatest in those who are younger and leaner....

2014-05-20 11:09:05

The JAMA Network Journals Increased physical activity among women who had gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can lower the risk of progression to Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). GDM is a common pregnancy complication, defined as glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy. T2DM is an escalating worldwide epidemic and preventing the disease is a global health priority. About one-third of women of reproductive age with T2DM have a history of GDM, so a diagnosis...

2014-05-19 23:10:04

With growing diabetes concerns, Rx Care Pharmacy delivers vital information about the disease and how to help prevent and manage it. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The last couple of decades tell a “good news, bad news” story about diabetes. That’s the disease that makes it tough for your body to control blood sugar. Here’s a snapshot: In the last 20 years, the number of adults with diabetes has more than tripled. Nearly one in 10 now has the disease. That’s certainly not...

2014-05-17 08:20:13

Panel discussion addresses nephrolithiasis ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies examining the influences and impacts of kidney stones, show ultrasound reduces radiation exposure and is less expensive compared to computed tomography (CT) scans, while a second study indicates better glycemic control in diabetic patients lowers the risk for kidney stone development. Both studies will be presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological...

diabetes two meals per day
2014-05-17 06:15:29

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The prevailing wisdom for those with Type 2 diabetes is to eat three to six small meals a day in order to keep blood glucose (BG) levels even, instead of spiking as it does with fewer, or more irregular, meals. A new study from the Diabetes Centre, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic, however, reveals that two large meals – breakfast and lunch (with the same calorie count as the six smaller meals)...

2014-05-15 16:29:05

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnis Health, a value leader in diabetes monitoring systems, today announced the launch of the new EmbraceEVO(TM), a blood glucose meter with a sleek, compact design. The EmbraceEVO is uniquely available as an affordable all-in-one starter kit for value and convenience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88229 "Our company is committed to delivering healthcare innovations and value to both patients and supply partners. We...

2014-05-15 16:27:59

--- Data Presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress --- BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeritas, makers of the V-Go® Disposable Insulin Delivery Device, announced interim analysis data from SIMPLE, a prospective observational study, today that suggest patients with Type 2 diabetes who switched to V-Go therapy from their previous baseline treatment of long-acting insulin with or without oral...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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