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2014-09-10 08:29:58

ROSH HA-AYIN, Israel, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beta-O2 announced today that it has received a $500K grant from JDRF. The grant will be used to help fund a $1M pilot human study of Beta-O2's ssAir bio-artificial pancreas, in development as a treatment and potential cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D). The two-year study, which will enroll eight participants at Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden, will evaluate the safety, survival and function of implanted human islets...

2014-09-09 12:28:53

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Aging Month, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has released resources on the benefit and patient value of treatments aimed at three major disease areas specific to the aging population: cataracts, osteoarthritis and diabetes. These resources can be found at http://www.lifechanginginnovation.org/get-facts. Cataracts Key Facts: -- Cataracts affect 24.5 million Americans, and the prevalence of the...

2014-09-09 10:32:25

Have you ever noticed the advertisements on bulletin boards around your town or through online websites claiming to give you cash for unused diabetic test strips or diabetic supplies? It seems that this practice of selling off unused, unexpired diabetic test strips and other diabetic supplies has become a regular business for many people around the world lately. There are many different reasons why someone would want to sell diabetic supplies and just as many reasons why someone would want to...

2014-09-09 08:31:17

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty abstracts designed to advance knowledge in diabetes science will be presented Sept. 15-19 by Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) at the 50(th) European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting. Notably, the company is highlighting two of its late-stage products: basal insulin peglispro and once-weekly dulaglutide. Twenty-eight of the abstracts will be presented as part of the Boehringer Ingelheim-Lilly Diabetes Alliance. EASD...

2014-09-03 12:29:59

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Keeping children with diabetes safe, healthy and fully involved in school activities is the goal of the following initiatives being announced today by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) in Toronto: -- The North American launch of the global Kids and Diabetes in Schools (KiDS) project and information pack offering resources to teachers, children and parents...

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2014-09-03 02:45:10

Maya Sandler, PLOS Regular consumption of a healthy breakfast may help children lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study, conducted by Angela Donin of St. George's University of London and colleagues, found an association between children who reported skipping breakfast most days and higher levels of known diabetes risk factors. The researchers reached these conclusions after conducting a cross-sectional study...

2014-09-03 08:35:26

- FreeStyle Libre System eliminates routine finger pricks for glucose measurements1 and requires no finger pricks for calibration ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for its FreeStyle(®) Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, a revolutionary new glucose sensing technology for people with diabetes. The system eliminates the need for routine finger pricks(1), reading glucose levels through a...

2014-09-03 08:34:51

Medical device provides at-home A1c monitoring in less than 5 minutes INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers now have the ability to test their A1c from home in less than 5 minutes thanks to Chek Diagnostics' introduction of the A1CNow SELFCHECK system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DE91354LOGO A1CNow SELFCHECK is a consumer-friendly medical device that provides a fast, easy and accurate at-home testing method for obtaining HbA1c results. In just five minutes,...

2014-09-02 08:30:49

Presented in 'State of the Art and Featured Research Session' at the 2014 European Society of Cardiology Congress TSX Exchange Symbol: RVX BARCELONA, Spain and CALGARY, AB, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resverlogix Corp. (TSX: RVX) announced today that Dr. Jan Johansson, senior vice president of medical affairs at Resverlogix delivered an oral presentation at the 2014 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Barcelona, Spain. In his presentation, entitled: 'Effects of...

2014-09-01 08:21:48

The term 'reversal' is applied when diabetics can go off their insulin medication but still need to stick to certain lifestyle changes MIAMI, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical science has again proved its mettle by answering the gigantic question, can diabetes be reversed? While, now days, you can find a diabetic in each house spending a fortune in diabetes drugs and insulin injections, simple lifestyle changes have been introduced by medical researchers that helps Reversing...


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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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