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CDC: US Diabetes Incidence, Prevalence Rates Appear To Be Slowing Down

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The incidence and prevalence rates of diabetes in the US may be leveling off after doubling between 1990 and 2008, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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2014-09-30 12:29:55

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank - www.corduse.com - is pleased to announce that it has entered into an Equity and Exclusive Services Agreement with Tianhe Stem Cell Biotechnologies, Inc. (Tianhe) which has licensed a series of patented technologies for the isolation of human cord blood-derived multipotent stem cells for possible clinical applications. Tianhe is performing Phase I/II clinical trials in China and Spain using Tianhe's Stem Cell...

2014-09-29 12:29:56

The company's distinctive dual strategy, devised to help it penetrate developing and developed regions, has fuelled its success LONDON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the therapeutic proteins market, Frost & Sullivan recognises ADOCIA with the 2014 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. By adopting a flexible business model that promotes partnerships and collaboration with major players in the pharmaceutical industry,...

2014-09-29 08:30:10

Data reveals truly continuous glucose sensor delivers clinically relevant accuracy throughout length of stay in critically ill patients OXFORD, England, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlySure Limited, developer of in-hospital continuous blood glucose monitoring (CBGM) systems, announced that Dr. Gopal Palepu is presenting the results of his Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) study at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) 27th Annual Congress, September 27...

2014-09-29 08:29:51

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM), the developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, today announced that its CE Mark for the Maestro(®) Rechargeable (RC) System for obesity was expanded to include the management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus through improved glycemic control. "Diabetes and obesity are among the biggest public health challenges of...

2014-09-27 23:02:34

’40 Healthy Years with Diabetes’ chronicles author’s life experiences with diabetes, how to avoid further health problems RUTHTON, Minn. (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Author Joel Minett was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at only 8 years old. Now, 40 years and 36,000 insulin shots later, Minett says he lives a perfectly healthy life despite his diabetes. Upon seeing so many others struggle with diabetes and related health problems, Minett has decided to help others live a healthy life...

2014-09-26 23:01:36

The Firm is evaluating potential Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed Type 2 diabetes allegedly due to their use of the statin medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 As Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) that allege use of the statin medication caused patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study which suggests that long-term statin use may...

2014-09-26 08:25:14

-- Reducing Incidence of Limiting Side Effects Could Increase the Utility of this Effective, Safe and Affordable Therapy -- BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroBiome Therapeutics(TM) LLC, (MBT) today reported positive topline results from a proof of concept study testing whether its investigational drug, NM 505, can improve the tolerability of metformin, the first-line therapy for Type 2 diabetes worldwide. NM505 is a combination of metformin and active...

2014-09-25 23:10:28

TM Prosthodontics Now Offering Specialized Dental Care Plans For Patients With Diabetes MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 TM Prosthodontics, one of the leading Miami dentists, announced today that the practice now offers personalized dental plans for people with diabetes. In addition to factors such as smoking and poor nutrition, diabetes is a leading factor that impacts the health of teeth, gums and the entire mouth. Diabetics are at a higher risk for oral health problems because of...

2014-09-25 23:08:53

Dr. Alexandre-Amir Aalam and Dr. Alina Krivitsky of the Center for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Therapy discuss new information released by the American Academy of Periodontology stating periodontal disease is more prevalent than diabetes and that traditional care for those with diabetes may not be enough. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 With the recent media attention on gum disease and toothpaste, as seen in ABC's September 15 account of the recent Crest toothpaste...

2014-09-25 23:04:37

Only glucose monitoring system FDA-cleared for use throughout all hospital settings, all professional healthcare settings, and all patient populations including critical care Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Nova Biomedical’s StatStrip Glucose Hospital Meter System is the first blood glucose monitoring system to receive clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use throughout all hospital and all professional healthcare settings, including intensive care...


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Diabetes (journal)
2012-05-12 21:44:48

Diabetes is a peer-reviewed medical journal published since 1952 by the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes is a separate journal from the journal Diabetes Care, which is also published by the ADA. Diabetes covers research about the physiology and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus, including any aspect of laboratory, animal or human research. Emphasis is on investigative reports focusing on areas such as the pathogenesis of diabetes and its complications, normal and pathologic...

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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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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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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