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2014-08-04 09:15:31

Yale University Preventing weight gain, obesity, and ultimately diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers. Published in the Aug. 1 issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI), the study showed that when the researchers blocked the effects of the nuclear receptor PPARgamma in a small number of brain cells in mice, the animals ate less and became...

2014-08-04 08:29:23

- Combination of linagliptin and metformin significantly reduced blood glucose levels compared with linagliptin alone RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Prescribing Information for Jentadueto® (linagliptin and metformin hydrochloride) tablets now includes clinical trial data that showed linagliptin co-administered with metformin provided statistically significant decreases in blood glucose compared with linagliptin alone in treatment-naive* adults with...

2014-08-04 08:27:45

Access to Apligraf® is Improved for Veterans with Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Venous Leg Ulcers CANTON, Mass., Aug 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organogenesis Inc. announced today that it has been awarded Federal Supply Schedule Contract V797D-30288 with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for Apligraf®, the only product with FDA approval for the treatment of both diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) and venous leg ulcers (VLUs). This five-year contract includes an option to extend its...

2014-08-02 00:21:08

Third product from the BI-Lilly Diabetes alliance to be approved by FDA RIDGEFIELD, Conn., and INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Jardiance® (empagliflozin) tablets as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control, or blood glucose levels, in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D). JARDIANCE is not for people with type 1...

2014-08-01 20:21:41

New research finds that obesity-fighting treatments like sleeve gastrectomy offered at Beverly Hills Physicians can alleviate severe complications of obesity LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret that obesity is a growing problem in the U.S., and that the disease can increase the risk of severe health issues like arthritis, cancer, and heart disease. That's why bariatric treatments like sleeve gastrectomy provided by the acclaimed beauty and wellness team at...

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2014-08-01 02:00:43

Susan Gammon, Ph.D., Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute A new study by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) has found that a peptide called caerulein can convert existing cells in the pancreas into those cells destroyed in type 1 diabetes—insulin-producing beta cells. The study, published online July 31 in Cell Death and Disease, suggests a new approach to treating the estimated 3 million people in the U.S., and over 300 million worldwide,...

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2014-08-01 05:42:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital led an international team of scientists in conducting two meta-analyses involving tree nuts. Examples of tree nuts include: almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts. The first analysis, published online in the British Medical Journal Open examined the effects of tree nuts on metabolic syndrome (MetS) criteria. The findings...

2014-08-01 00:21:06

From curing type 2 diabetes to preventing strokes and heart attacks, to improving people's personal and professional lives, leading surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz has seen bariatric benefits first hand LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has been paying attention to the press coverage of weight loss medicine can't help but notice a growing medical and scientific consensus regarding bariatric surgeries. They work, and they work very well. Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is...

2014-07-31 23:18:31

Diabetes Foot Care Tips for Newly Diagnosed Diabetics by West Palm Beach Podiatry Group West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Over 25 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes and new patients are being diagnosed daily. Too much glucose in the blood causes diabetes and the disruption of normal blood flow can cause nerve damage, among other health complications. Nerve damage and reduced blood flow to the extremities put patients’ feet at serious risk for...

2014-07-31 23:18:15

The Reverse Diabetes Now book review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Matt Traverso’s book for treating diabetes or diabetes mellitus. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to the Reverse Diabetes Now book review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive guide that uncovers to readers the true cause of diabetes or diabetes mellitus. This book consists of natural and safe remedies for reducing diabetes symptoms quickly. The book also provides people with a...


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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