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2014-02-03 10:29:16

Fast food, body mass index and market deregulation Governments could slow – and even reverse – the growing epidemic of obesity by taking measures to counter fast food consumption, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization today. The study, by a team of researchers based in the United States and Ireland, is the first to look at the effects of deregulation in the economy, including the agricultural and food sectors, and the resulting increase in...

2014-02-02 23:01:23

The attorneys at Bernstein Liebhard LLP are investigating claims by potential Lipitor lawsuit claimants who may have developed Type 2 diabetes after taking the cholesterol-lowering statin. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Plaintiffs in Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/) continue to wait for a federal Panel’s decision on whether to consolidate cases over the cholesterol drug after inclement weather caused last week’s hearing on the matter to be postponed,...

2014-02-02 23:00:37

Gov. Phil Bryant, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, North Sunflower Medical Center, GE Healthcare, Intel-GE Care Innovations and C Spire get together to help people care for diabetes from their home. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 According to the Hattiesburg American newspaper, Jan. 23, Mississippi faces the daunting and growing threat of diabetes. They rank second among all states nationwide in disease prevalence. There are more than 373,000 adults in the state with...

2014-01-31 20:21:00

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diné Community Advocacy Alliance (DCAA) today celebrated the historic passage by the Navajo Nation Council of two DCAA legislative initiatives that the young grassroots organization had championed as a way to begin to improve the health and nutrition of citizens on the Navajo Nation, who suffer high rates of diabetes, heart disease and other diet-related illnesses. The legislation is believed to be the very first of its...

2014-01-31 16:24:02

Diabetes Online Community Encourages Public to Support International Diabetes Federation's Life for a Child Program BERKELEY, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One rose, one month of life. A dozen roses, a year of life for a child with diabetes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140131/MN56922) For the second consecutive year, the Diabetes Hands Foundation, is joining with the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) to encourage people to buy one less rose this...

2014-01-31 16:23:13

United Kingdom's Dr. David Kerr to serve the Santa Barbara-based Institute in advancing the artificial pancreas program and diabetes treatment protocols SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Kerr MD FRCPE, as the Director of Diabetes Research and Innovation.(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140131/LA56866) Dr. Kerr was formerly the Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist...

2014-01-31 12:25:16

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has provided the following statement regarding a lawsuit filed by Sanofi in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware alleging patent infringement with respect to LY2963016, a new insulin glargine product for which Lilly is currently seeking approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "Lilly respects the intellectual property of others and does not believe the...

2014-01-31 10:50:31

New research published today shows that depression and impulse control disorders (eating disorders in particular) are independently associated with diabetes diagnosis, after adjustment for presence of other mental disorders. The research, published in Diabetologia (the journal of The European Association for the Study of Diabetes), supports the focus on depression as an independent risk factor for diabetes, but also suggests this focus should be extended to impulse control disorders. The...

2014-01-30 23:26:57

American Diabetes Wholesale has announced that they will be a major sponsor for the ‘Downhill For Diabetes’ fundraiser for the third year in a row. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 American Diabetes Wholesale has announced that they will be a major sponsor for the ‘Downhill For Diabetes’ fundraiser for the third year in a row. 2014’s event will be hosted at Pico Mountain Resort, in Killington, Vermont, and will take place on February 9, 2014. Starting at 8AM, the...

2014-01-30 23:03:57

Asia-Pacific market for glucose monitoring is expected to double from $1.5 billion in 2012 to $3 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 10%. California, United States (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Reportstack has announced a new market research report on Glucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 - Technology Adoption and Increasing Health Awareness Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivers which forecasts that the global glucose monitoring devices market value will experience a moderate increase from...


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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