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2014-05-07 12:31:10

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In January, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released draft guidance proposing separate performance and accuracy criteria for over-the-counter blood glucose meters used in the home and prescription blood glucose meters used in hospitals. AACC supports FDA's initiative to improve the quality of these devices and enhance patient care, but recommends revising this draft guidance to ensure that it does not unnecessarily...

2014-05-07 12:30:03

An increasing number of volunteers will support Lilly's diabetes efforts to help people living in impoverished communities in India and South Africa INDIANAPOLIS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of 10 Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) employees from Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the United States, and Venezuela departed this week for a two-week service assignment in an impoverished area of Guatemala City, Guatemala. They are the first team of ambassadors to deploy as part...

2014-05-07 10:40:44

Researchers from The Netherlands found that snacking on high-fat and high-sugar foods was independently associated with abdominal fat and fatty liver (hepatic steatosis). According to the study published in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, hypercaloric diet with frequent meals increases intrahepatic triglyceride content (IHTG) and fat around the waist, but increasing meal size did not. Obesity is a global health concern with the World...

2014-05-07 09:50:08

Follow-up study published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease supports an earlier 'proof of concept' trial A follow-up study of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) who participated in an earlier "proof of concept" clinical trial using exenatide showed that improvements persisted twelve months after discontinuing exenatide therapy. These data provide strong encouragement for the further study of this drug in patients with PD, report researchers in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease....

2014-05-06 23:13:03

As lawsuit filings climb, national network of attorneys offers no-cost consultations to consumers over allegations that Lipitor and other statins increase the risk of developing diabetes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/lipitor-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced its latest legal update for consumers who are interested in litigation involving allegations that the anti-cholesterol medication Lipitor may cause patients to...

2014-05-06 16:33:18

SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim® Insulin Pump, today reported its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter ended March 31, 2014, sales grew 48 percent to $8.1 million, compared to $5.5 million for the same period of 2013. For the quarter ended March 31, 2014, pump shipments grew 102 percent to 1,723 t:slim Pumps, compared to 852 pumps for the same...

2014-05-06 14:45:21

New studies provide fresh evidence that the same factors that lead to diabetes contribute to low milk supply in some new mothers. In a study to be presented May 5, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers discovered that problems with mothers' insulin metabolism may affect their milk production. The study found that women diagnosed with low milk supply were 2.5 times more likely to have experienced gestational diabetes compared to women seen at the clinic solely because...

2014-05-05 23:10:01

On April 29, the FDA issued a safety communication advising healthcare professionals and people with diabetes to stop using GenStrip Blood Glucose Test Strips, by Shasta Technologies LLC, because they may report false results. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest...

2014-05-05 23:06:57

Cheapestlifeinsurancequote.com (http://cheapestlifeinsurancequote.com/) announces a new blog post, “How to Find No Exam Life Insurance for Diabetes!” (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Cheapestlifeinsurancequote.com has released a new blog post explaining how to find life coverage for clients who have diabetes. It is now possible for clients who have diabetes to find affordable life insurance. Since the insurance market is very competitive, some companies have concentrated on fulfilling niche...

2014-05-05 23:02:07

The Firm is investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the cholesterol-lowering statin. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) alleging a link between the use of the statin medication and the development of Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in courts throughout the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an Order issued on April 30, 2014, U.S....


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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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