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2014-09-10 16:26:29

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company developing a stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes, called VC-01, announced today that it has been selected to receive a $16.6 million Accelerated Development Pathway Award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). According to CIRM, the Accelerated Development Awards were created to "provide selected applicants who are...

2014-09-10 08:32:28

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Livongo Health(TM), which launched earlier today, is announcing the availability of Livongo for Diabetes, its new consumer digital health platform that provides real-time information, personalized tools and a connected support network to empower people with diabetes to live better. Diabetes is a 24/7 disease that takes significant effort to manage and there is no right answer for everyone. It requires a simple approach that focuses...

2014-09-10 08:32:24

Company Unveils Unique Platform to Combine Cloud-Based Analytics with the First FDA-Cleared Interactive Blood Glucose Meter PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Livongo Health(TM), a consumer digital health company, launched today with a vision to empower people with chronic conditions to live better through the combined power of technology, real-time personalized information, and support from their chosen care team. "We're reinventing the way people with chronic...

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...


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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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