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2014-06-13 12:24:20

SAN FRANCISCO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San MediTech, the industry leader in dynamic glucose monitoring technology, will attend the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 74th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, June 13-17, 2014. Only a handful of companies in the world have successfully developed dynamic glucose monitoring technology, with San MediTech being one of them. The world's first mHealth (Mobile Health) Dynamic Glucose Monitoring System (DGMS) -- San Meditech mHealth'...

2014-06-12 12:40:21

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Penn study also suggests adding CPAP therapy may help with high blood pressure Obesity and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) tend to co-exist and are associated with a variety of cardiovascular risk factors, including inflammation, insulin resistance, abnormal cholesterol, and high blood pressure. While effective therapies are available for OSA, researchers are still unclear about what interventions are most effective in reducing the burden of...

2014-06-12 08:30:22

Announces Simple Savings Program to Make Test Strip Replacement Convenient and Affordable, Essentially Eliminating the Need for Insurance Reimbursement MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, iHealth Lab Inc. announced the launch of the iHealth Align, the world's smallest, FDA-approved mobile blood glucose monitor. The meter plugs directly into a smart phone and displays and stores readings using the iHealth Gluco-Smart app. By displaying readings directly on the...

2014-06-12 08:29:14

RALEIGH, N.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Islet Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ISLT), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel technologies for the treatment and diagnosis of metabolic disease, announced today it will present three peer-reviewed posters relating to its differentiated sodium glucose transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, remogliflozin etabonate, at the 74(th) American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, June 13-17. Two of...

2014-06-11 23:07:57

Allegheny Health Network today announced that Massimo Trucco, MD, one of the world’s foremost physician-scientists with expertise in diabetes and immunogenetics, has been recruited to lead a newly established Institute of Cellular Therapeutics based at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH). Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Allegheny Health Network today announced that Massimo Trucco, MD, one of the world’s foremost physician-scientists with expertise in diabetes and immunogenetics, has...

2014-06-11 23:03:14

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Market Snapshot: Glucose Monitoring Devices 2014 – Benelux and Scandinavia” to its store. Place a direct purchase order at http://www.lifescienceindustryresearch.com/purchase?rname=14397. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 This report provides quantitative analysis of the two glucose monitoring devices market segments: blood glucose meters and blood glucose test strips. The analysis includes market size data by revenue and volume...

2014-06-11 16:27:18

In light of a new study, Dr. Michael Feiz is ready and able to help severely obese sufferers of both forms of diabetes LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is looking very closely at an exciting new study from the Cleveland Clinic that indicates weight loss procedures performed by a gastric sleeve or lap band surgeon may have a dramatic impact on the health of severely obese sufferers of type 1 diabetes. The fact that such...

2014-06-11 16:26:46

Cheryl Farley Wellness is a proven health recovery program that can reverse the symptoms of diabetes in 10 days and provide a lifetime of wellness through nutritional diets, exercise, and personalized support. SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The foundation of the program is a 10-Day Meal Plan which can reverse the symptoms of type 2 diabetes. This specially designed and doctor-approved Meal Plan is designed to quickly and efficiently "Stop Diabetes in its Tracks."...

2014-06-11 08:29:57

New Ingredient Cost-Effectively Lowers Glycemic Index of Carbohydrate-Rich Formulations in Support of Blood Sugar Management MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PLT Health Solutions, Inc. and Horizon Science announced the launch of Benecarb(®) Glycemic Balance Complex in North America today. The ingredient, based on molasses phytonutrients, can reduce the glycemic impact of a broad range of everyday foods and beverages - with particular advantages in carbohydrate-rich...

2014-06-10 20:23:10

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with type 2 diabetes who take a combination of metformin plus insulin may be at higher risk for cardiovascular disease and death compared with those who take a combination of metformin plus sulfonylurea, according to a new study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that appears in the June 11 issue of JAMA. The study, a review of medical records from national databases, found a greater...


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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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