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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...

2014-07-08 23:09:30

Market Size - $1,136.2 million in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 15.0%, Market Trends– Introduction of ultra-long and ultra-fast acting insulin such as Tresiba new report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/cis-insulin-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The CIS market for insulin and insulin products is expected to reach USD 3,008.5 million by 2020 growing at a CAGR of 15.0%, according to a new study...

2014-07-08 23:02:49

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “World Glucose Self-Testing Markets” and “U.S. Glucose Testing Markets” to its store. The report describes the specific market segments for blood glucose testing and diabetes management in the U.S. and the world market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 World Glucose Self-Testing Markets The purpose of this World Glucose Self-Testing Markets (http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/world-glucose-self-testing-markets-market-report.html) report is to provide a...

2014-07-08 16:20:35

- Carson Magee, an 11-year-old fifth grader from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) four years ago at age 7, has won the "Our Everyday Heroes" Race Car Design Contest for JDRF, hosted by Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD) and its brands, Motorcraft and Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers. DEARBORN, Mich., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carson Magee, an 11-year-old fifth grader from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) four...

Eating Whey Protein Before Meals Could Improve Blood Glucose Control: Study
2014-07-08 03:43:09

Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that consuming whey protein before a regular breakfast reduces the blood sugar spikes seen after meals and also improves the body's insulin response. Thus whey protein could be an additional tool to help control blood sugar in patients with diabetes. The research was conducted in Israel by Professor Daniela Jakubowicz and Dr Julio Wainstein (Wolfson Medical...

2014-07-08 12:28:45

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UniStrip Technologies, LLC of Charlotte NC has filed an antitrust lawsuit in the Los Angeles federal court against LifeScan, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company, for violations of the Sherman and Clayton Acts. In November, 2013 the FDA cleared UniStrip to market test strips that are compatible with four of LifeScan's OneTouch Ultra blood glucose meters. The key to UniStrip's success would be its highly accurate strips, as cleared by...

2014-07-08 00:21:06

Data demonstrates the utility of InSpark's advanced blood glucose pattern recognition technology. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InSpark Technologies, Inc. announced today that the peer-reviewed Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology has published the paper "Evaluation of the Utility of a Glycemic Pattern Identification System" in its July 2014 issue. The system that is the subject of this paper is being incorporated into InSpark's Vigilant(TM) iPhone-enabled...

2014-07-07 16:23:07

On and off the track, Reed shows that diabetes doesn't slow him down INDIANAPOLIS and ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- #DiabetesChamp & Lilly #Diabetes ambassador @driverRyanReed finishes 4th at the Subway Firecracker 250 -- Lilly #Diabetes ambassador & @NASCAR driver @driverRyanReed takes 4th place at Subway Firecracker 250. Great job! #D2SD -- Lilly #Diabetes & @AmDiabetesAssn congratulate NASCAR driver...

2014-07-07 12:28:53

Agents That Can Elicit Greater Weight Loss Remain a Key Unmet Need for Both Physicians and Payers, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Novo Nordisk's fixed-dose combination (FDC) therapy insulin degludec/liraglutide (Xultophy, formerly known as IDegLira) is set to become the clinical gold-standard among FDCs used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes. The competitive advantages that this...


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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