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2014-07-11 13:26:52

IOS Press Monitoring formation of amylin plaques using 2-D IR spectroscopy, scientists have observed the creation of temporary intermediate structures, which may explain why proteins aggregate into toxic plaques Amyloid diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, type 2 diabetes, cataracts, and the spongiform encephalopathies, all share the common trait that proteins aggregate into long fibers which then form plaques. Yet in vitro studies have found that neither the amylin monomer...

2014-07-11 10:58:16

University of Cambridge When a pregnant mother is undernourished, her child is at a greater than average risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes, in part due to so-called 'epigenetic' effects. A new study in mice demonstrates that this 'memory' of nutrition during pregnancy can be passed through sperm of male offspring to the next generation, increasing risk of disease for her grandchildren as well. In other words, to adapt an old maxim, 'you are what your grandmother ate'. The...

2014-07-10 23:06:44

All women living with diabetes are encouraged to attend this life-changing weekend. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 DiabetesSisters is pleased to announce open registration for their upcoming con October 24-25, 2014 at Embassy Suites LAX North in Los Angeles, CA. As the only conference of its kind worldwide for women with diabetes, the event will offer opportunities for women of all ages with all types of diabetes from all walks of life to gain the tools, resources, and connections needed to...

2014-07-10 12:30:43

Business, finance and legal expert brings over forty-five years of experience to LabStyle CAESAREA, Israel, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB:DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, today announced the appointment of Professor Richard B. Stone as an independent member of its Board of Directors. Prof. Stone brings over forty-five years of legal and business experience to LabStyle as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist public,...

2014-07-10 12:28:42

INDIANAPOLIS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has rebooted the Lilly for Better Health(TM) program, with several innovative enhancements to lillyforbetterhealth.com that help enrich the user experience with Lilly's non-product-branded health education. Changes to the site include improved ease of use, interactive engagement and an updated mobile experience. Lilly for Better Health is one of the many ways Lilly goes beyond medicine to support...

2014-07-10 08:27:57

The Family Reunion Health Guide helps families talk about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) offers the Family Reunion Health Guide to help African American families talk at family reunions and other summer events about the connection between kidney disease, and more common conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. Designed to be used by...

2014-07-09 23:09:38

Local nonprofit group, Razor Crusaders, will set a world record with their 380 mile "Ride for Diabetes" across the state of Utah. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 On July 10-12, members of the non-profit group, Razor Crusaders, will embark on a world-record, kick scooter ride for diabetes awareness. The Razor Crusaders’ “Ride for Diabetes” will start in St. George and will finish at Davis High School in Kaysville. The 24-member group will cover the 380 mile...

2014-07-09 08:29:14

Distribution agreement reached with Viper Medical to market the Dario(TM) Smart Meter, test strips and lancets in the Netherlands CAESAREA, Israel, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario((TM)) Diabetes Management Solution, announced today that the company is increasing its market reach by entering into an agreement with Viper Medical for exclusive distribution of the Dario(TM) Smart Meter, test strips and lancets in the...

2014-07-09 08:27:32

Trial to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of LX4211 in Younger Population THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) announced today that JDRF, the world's largest non-profit supporter of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, will provide funding to support a Phase 2, randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of LX4211 in a younger population with T1D. Up to 76 individuals with T1D,...

2014-07-08 23:12:38

Fit4D’s Pathways optimizes the mix between intelligent technology and human touch points to personalize the experience for patients while using claim and pharmacy data to measure health improvements. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Fit4D© (http://www.fit4d.com) announced today that it is partnering with Healthfirst to deliver an evidence-based diabetes program to Healthfirst’s Spanish speaking members with poorly managed diabetes in New York City. This program will...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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