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40 Percent Of Americans Expected To Develop Type 2 Diabetes During Their Lifetime
2014-08-15 03:34:46

The Lancet Close to half (40%) of the adult population of the USA is expected to develop type 2 diabetes at some point during their lifetime, suggests a major study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. The future looks even worse for some ethnic minority groups, with one in two (> 50%) Hispanic men and women and non-Hispanic black women predicted to develop the disease. A team of US researchers combined data from nationally representative US population interviews...

2014-08-15 08:24:44

Culinary Expert Visits San Antonio on August 16 to Help Educate At-Risk Population About Ingredients for Successful Blood Sugar Management WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, is teaming with celebrity chef and cookbook author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas, an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to achieve better control of their...

2014-08-14 16:20:56

FORT KNOX, Ky., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the American Diabetes Association, if current trends continue, one out of every three Americans could be diabetic by the year 2050. However, one Army doctor has made it his mission to halt the epidemic in its tracks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136290 Dr. Robert Vigersky is the head of the Diabetes Institute at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md. With a blend of civilian...

2014-08-13 23:11:37

Katherine Orr’s new book, "The Doctors in Mili's Suitcase ~ How I Cured My Diabetes With Food", is an accessible, educational story about adopting a whole food, plant-based diet to reverse type 2 diabetes. Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Katherine Orr recently released The Doctors in Mili's Suitcase ~ How I Cured My Diabetes With Food, which is an accessible, educational story about adopting a whole food, plant-based diet to reverse type 2 diabetes. According...

implantable device for diabetes
2014-08-13 02:00:37

ETH Zurich ETH Zurich researchers from the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE) in Basel have developed an implantable device that precisely monitors acid build-up in the body for people with diabetes and produces insulin if acidosis becomes a risk. Many human metabolic functions only run smoothly if the acid level in the body remains neutral and stable. For humans, normal blood pH values lie between 7.35 and 7.45. By way of comparison, an empty stomach is extremely...

Work-related Stress Can Be A Risk Factor For Type 2 Diabetes
2014-08-12 03:18:46

Helmholtz Zentrum München Job strain can significantly increase the risk of developing diabetes. This conclusion was based on prospective data from a population-based study conducted by scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München. The findings have been published in the scientific journal Psychosomatic Medicine. Workplace stress can have a range of adverse effects on health with an increased risk of cardio-vascular diseases in the first line. However, to date, convincing evidence for...

2014-08-12 08:31:09

New study adds to a growing body of evidence supporting benefits of tree nut consumption on measures of glycemic control in people with diabetes and metabolic syndrome MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evidence continues to mount supporting the role of almonds and other tree nuts as part of an overall dietary pattern that is beneficial for those with type 2 diabetes. Three new studies suggest a relationship between regular consumption of tree nuts, such as almonds, and...

Researchers Use Fruit Flies To Unlock Mysteries Of human Diabetes
2014-08-11 03:05:27

Stanford University Medical Center For the first time, the tiny fruit fly can be used to study how mutations associated with the development of diabetes affect the production and secretion of the vital hormone insulin. The advance is due to a new technique devised by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine that allows scientists to measure insulin levels in the insects with extremely high sensitivity and reproducibility. The experimental model is likely to...

2014-08-11 08:28:18

PARIS and VALENCIA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD) announced today that they have entered into a worldwide exclusive licensing agreement for development and commercialization of Afrezza® (insulin human) Inhalation Powder, a new rapid-acting inhaled insulin therapy for adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The companies plan to launch Afrezza in the United States in the first quarter of 2015. Under...

diabetes
2014-08-09 05:53:39

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diabetes increasingly is becoming one of America’s most dangerous diseases. Many die every year from diabetes-related complications including heart attack and stroke. According to the National Institutes of Health 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report, 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes, both diagnosed and undiagnosed. That is 9.3 percent of the population. Of that, 21 million have been diagnosed while 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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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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