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2014-07-20 23:02:26

While November is officially National Diabetes Month, diabetes educators and physicians across the Riverside Health System are encouraging patients and the community to focus on it each day. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Cruising down the aisles of a grocery store, especially when hungry, can fuel very real temptations to snag everything that’s chocolate-covered, frozen or freshly baked. For the majority of people, that’s ok. They can give in to those temptations with very...

2014-07-20 23:01:46

The Firm is actively investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) alleging similar injuries caused by the cholesterol-lowering statin are being filed by the dozens in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to...

obesity
2014-07-20 10:34:28

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Study finds that the NBR1 protein plays a critical role in regulating obesity-induced inflammation that leads to metabolic disease A new study by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) has identified a new signal that triggers the events leading to insulin resistance in obesity. The signal causes inflammation in adipose tissue and leads to metabolic disease. The study, published July 17 in Cell Metabolism,...

2014-07-18 16:23:18

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3txjqf/global_type_1) has announced the addition of the "Global Type 1 Diabetes Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3txjqf/global_type_1 ] report to their offering. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder characterized by high blood glucose levels. In this condition, the immune system is activated against self-insulin producing cells. This,...

2014-07-17 23:05:17

Over the last two years, a dream team of diverse and talented scientists has been assembled at the University of Iowa’s Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) in collaboration to find new keys to preventing and curing this devastating disease. The community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) presented a $6 million donation to the University of Iowa at its national convention on Sunday, July 13, fulfilling a $25 million commitment made in 2008. Los...

2014-07-17 16:25:37

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research announced today ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company, has filed an Investigational New Drug application (IND) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in patients with type 1 diabetes. The trial would evaluate the safety and efficacy of the VC-01(TM) product candidate, a stem...

diabetes cure
2014-07-17 11:28:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Managing Type 2 diabetes may include the need for daily medications or regular insulin injections, but a new study indicates that a protein called FGF1 could be the key to longer-lasting, more effective medications. [ Watch the Video: Discovery Of Molecule’s Role May Lead To A Diabetes Cure ] Published in the journal Nature, the new study discovered that treatment together with the protein doesn't merely maintain blood sugar, but...

2014-07-17 08:30:21

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company developing a cell replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes, today announced that it has filed an Investigational New Drug application (IND) with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in patients with type 1 diabetes. The trial would evaluate the safety and efficacy of ViaCyte's VC-01(TM) product candidate, a stem...

stroke signs
2014-07-17 05:35:17

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Commonly called a brain attack, strokes can lead to paralysis, brain damage, and death. Stroke is currently the number four killer of Americans today, and it is a form of heart disease, which is the number one killer of all Americans. However, researchers with the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health report they have positive new findings concerning the realm of strokes. According to a university statement,...

2014-07-17 04:20:48

Diabacor(TM) presents the links between diabetes and CVD, and offers ways that diabetics can help lessen their chances of suffering the effects of CVD. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For people who are suffering from diabetes, Diabacor(TM) warns that there are other risks, and one of the greatest is cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD is commonly seen in people with diabetes, and is one of the leading causes in death for this group of people. Diabetes can...


Latest Diabetes Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.