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2014-06-07 23:00:38

The Reversing Diabetes World Summit is a new method for treating diabetes quickly. The site hynguyenblog.com has written a full review to show whether this program is worth buying or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 The Reversing Diabetes World Summit is the newest method that helps people treat diabetes. This latest method gives people 5 important tips to banish their diabetes disease effectively. In addition, this system offers useful exercises for blood sugar control. It...

2014-06-06 23:09:41

On April 14, the FDA classified the previous recall of Freestyle and Freestyle Flash Blood Glucose Meters, by Abbott, as Class I. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for Blood Glucose Meters. The FDA issued an update on...

2014-06-06 10:04:08

Joslin Diabetes Center People with type 1 diabetes who have developed kidney complications can slow the progression of their complications by improving control of their glycemic (blood glucose) levels over the long term. This finding, which may change clinical practice at many institutions for this population, was drawn from a long-term observational study led by Andrzej Krolewski, M.D., Ph.D., head of Joslin Diabetes Center's Section on Genetics and Epidemiology. Running for almost...

2014-06-05 08:28:23

PHILADELPHIA, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE) ("Echo"), a medical device company developing its Symphony(®) CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, is pleased to announce that its most recently completed clinical study of Symphony was selected for poster presentation at the 74(th) Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) which will be held June 13-17, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. The study...

2014-06-04 23:09:06

Lifeinsuranceover65.us (http://lifeinsuranceover65.us/) announces a new blog post, “Diabetes Underwriting for Elderly Life Insurance” (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Lifeinsuranceover65.us has released a new blog post explaining how to find life insurance for senior clients who have been diagnosed with diabetes. Clients who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness can still qualify for a life insurance plan. Several policies do not require medical examinations and have a more accessible...

2014-06-04 23:08:32

New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show patients with type 2 diabetes who are aware of HbA1c levels are more likely to have diabetic complications. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Awareness of HbA1c levels among patients with type 2 diabetes has nearly doubled in the past eight years, to 56 percent in 2013 from 27 percent in 2006, according to new findings from Kantar Health’s National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS). The research will be presented today at...

2014-06-04 23:01:36

The just-filed lawsuit was filed by a group of consumers who allege that the maker and distributor of Crestor, prescribed to lower cholesterol levels, allegedly hid information on the drug’s serious, adverse health reactions. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers who have suffered injuries due to dangerous drugs comments on a recent lawsuit filed on May 29, 2014 in the United...

2014-06-04 15:37:59

Washington University in St. Louis Studying mice, researchers have found a way to prevent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, the most common cause of chronic liver disease worldwide. Blocking a path that delivers dietary fructose to the liver prevented mice from developing the condition, according to investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The study appears in a recent issue of The Journal of Biological Chemistry. In people, nonalcoholic fatty liver...

2014-06-04 08:33:25

MONTREAL, June 4, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - A Canadian study has identified a new strategy for improving the care of patients living with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) by empowering them to manage their own insulin therapy. The START study (Self-Titration with Apidra® to Reach Target)(1), the first research of its kind, found that T2D patients adjusting their own insulin doses can control the disease and achieve blood sugar targets just as safely and effectively as patients whose treatment is...

2014-06-04 08:29:58

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Novo Nordisk today announces that the Québec government has approved the inclusion of Victoza(®) (liraglutide), the first once-daily human glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue, to the Lists of Medications, effective June 2, 2014. The reimbursement of Victoza(®) by the Québec Health Insurance Board (RAMQ) will allow people living with type 2 diabetes to have access to a treatment to help better manage diabetes. Québec is the first...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.