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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...

2014-06-25 23:02:56

Market Publishers Ltd announces that in-demand market research reports worked out by Infiniti Research have been added to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd announces that in-demand market research reports worked out by Infiniti Research have been added to its catalogue. Global Type 1 Diabetes Market 2014-2018. Type 1 diabetes accounts for just 5.15% of the overall diabetic cases and it is usually reported in adolescents and children. Formerly, type 1...

2014-06-25 23:02:09

InventHelp, America's leading inventor service company, attempts to submit an invention, Baby Jayla, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 "In January of 2012, our granddaughter Jayla was diagnosed with diabetes," said one of two inventors from Coraopolis, Pa. "She got into the habit of asking us to check the blood sugar of her dolls. We thought that a doll designed just for her would be great." They developed BABY JAYLA to serve as a...

2014-06-25 12:29:39

ALBANY, New York, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Hemoglobin A1c Testing Devices Market (End-use-Laboratory and Point-of-Care Testing Devices; Technologies - Ion-Exchange HPLC, Immunoassay, Boronate Affinity Chromatography, Direct Enzymatic Assay and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019,"theglobal hemoglobin A1c(HbA1c) testing devices market was...

2014-06-25 12:29:24

Dario(TM) smart meter strips and lancets to be made available to large population of people with diabetes under National Health Service reimbursement in the UK CAESAREA, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO)announced today that it has been granted reimbursement status for strips and lancets to be utilized together with the patented Dario(TM) Smart Meter, effective September 1, 2014 in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Dario(TM)...

2014-06-25 08:32:23

Lilly Diabetes grants $200,000 for scholarships ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing a chronic disease like type 1 diabetes can be difficult for a person of any age, but can be especially daunting while navigating the halls of high school. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation (Foundation) today announced its 2014 college scholarship recipients--a gifted group of young adults who, in addition to successfully managing their diabetes, have...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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