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2014-06-27 18:41:48

Stanford University Medical Center Women who are obese before they become pregnant face an increased risk of delivering a very premature baby, according to a new study of nearly 1 million California births. The findings from the Stanford University School of Medicine provide important clues as to what triggers extremely preterm births, specifically those that occur prior to 28 weeks of pregnancy. The study, published in the July issue of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, found...

2014-06-27 12:26:23

TORONTO, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - A new partnership between MedicAlert Foundation Canada (MAFCA) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) means that Canadians living with diabetes will benefit from a special offer on their MedicAlert bracelets. The first to benefit from this partnership are the 1,600 youth attending the CDA's national D-Camps program, launching on June 29. Over the course of the summer, campers who enroll will receive a free $39 Urban Link MedicAlert bracelet...

2014-06-27 12:26:19

DALLAS, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report, "Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed), by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2018" published by MarketsandMarkets, The global Human Insulin Market crossed $23 Billion in 2013 and is poised to grow at a high double-digit CAGR from...

2014-06-27 12:00:11

New York Institute of Technology Administering low doses of a thyroid hormone to rats with diabetes helps restore hormone levels in their hearts and prevented deterioration of heart function and pathology, according to a new study by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine professor A. Martin Gerdes. The study, published in the online edition of Molecular Medicine home provides the first clear indication that low thyroid hormone levels in cardiac tissue of diabetic individuals may be the...

2014-06-27 08:26:07

Distribution agreement reached with partner to market the Dario(TM)smart meter in Canada CAESAREA, Israel, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario((TM)) Diabetes Management Solution, announced today that it has entered into a strategic distribution agreement with AutoControl Medical Inc. (ACM) that grants ACM the exclusive right to distribute the Dario((TM) )Smart Meter, test strips and lancets in Canada. Dario(TM) is a...

2014-06-27 08:25:26

First biosimilar insulin to receive CHMP positive opinion in the EU INDIANAPOLIS and INGELHEIM, Germany, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) today issued a positive opinion recommending approval for the investigational compound LY2963016, a new insulin glargine product, for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The new insulin glargine product from Eli Lilly and Company and Boehringer Ingelheim is the first biosimilar insulin...

2014-06-27 08:25:19

First biosimilar insulin to receive CHMP positive opinion in the EU INDIANAPOLIS and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) today issued a positive opinion recommending approval for the investigational compound LY2963016, a new insulin glargine product, for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The new insulin glargine product from Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Boehringer Ingelheim is the first...

2014-06-27 04:21:23

Diabetes care system lowers risk of heart attack, stroke and retinopathy over a three-year period PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published today in The American Journal of Managed Care found that an all-or-none or "bundled" approach to primary care, deployed by Geisinger Health System for patients with diabetes, produced better health outcomes, and that the benefits happened quickly. More so than most chronic conditions, diabetes offers a window...

2014-06-26 08:28:04

Merkerson Visits Washington, D.C. on June 26 With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and actress S. Epatha Merkerson are bringing the America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program to Washington, D.C. to encourage African Americans with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C -- their average blood sugar level over the past two to three...

2014-06-25 23:13:12

STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the American Diabetes Association (ADA)—publishers of the journals Diabetes®, Diabetes Care®, Clinical Diabetes®, and Diabetes Spectrum®—has signed on to participate in PRE-val. Diabetes and Diabetes Care will be the first two ADA journals to participate. Needham, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Publishers of leading diabetes journals to use new tool to validate peer review. STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the...


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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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