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2014-08-06 08:32:35

The only pen needle with patented dual needle shields for enhanced convenience and safety is latest BD innovation for insulin injection FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the retail pharmacy launch of BD AutoShield(TM) Duo, the only pen needle with patented dual front and back-end shields that provides greater convenience and safety...

2014-08-05 23:03:38

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Foot Care Products markets. Global market for Foot Care Products is projected to reach US$3.8 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, increasing prevalence of diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers, availability of a broad range of foot care products, and shift towards preventive care. San Jose, California (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Foot diseases are commonly ignored given their benign condition in a...

2014-08-05 23:01:50

Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. The findings, reported today in Health Affairs, suggest also that greater adherence to medications can lead to a reduction in emergency room visits and hospital admissions, thereby lowering health care costs for a variety of chronic conditions including diabetes and asthma. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...

2014-08-05 17:20:56

Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve scientist helps lead study that will enhance insulin products and improve blood sugar control Since its landmark discovery in 1922, insulin has improved the health and extended the lives of more than 500 million people worldwide with diabetes mellitus. Yet the question of how this key hormone binds to its target cells in the body’s organs has posed an enduring scientific mystery. A global team of researchers from Cleveland,...

2014-08-05 12:25:50

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:U.S. Market and Survey for Retinopathy Screening Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/u_s_market_survey_retinopathy_screening_devices.htmlAbstract:The market for diabetic retinopathy screening devices is in its infancy. Growth is expected under all forecast scenarios; however, the rate of growth will be determined by pricing and reimbursement. Several different...

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2014-08-05 03:30:27

Helmholtz Zentrum München Metformin and SGLT2 inhibitors together reduce the blood sugar levels considerably more effectively than either drug alone. Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München, partner in the German Center for Diabetes Research, report in the journal Diabetes that this is due to a synergetic mechanism. Various active substances in oral antidiabetic agents are frequently combined in the treatment of diabetes in order to achieve an effective reduction in the blood...

2014-08-05 08:35:45

- Zalani joins Intarcia to drive the strategic and operational direction of Intarcia's Global Regulatory and Quality efforts with health authorities, partners and external stakeholders - BOSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. today officially announced the appointment of Sunita Zalani, Ph.D., as Vice President and Global Head of Regulatory Affairs and Quality. In her new capacity, Dr. Zalani serves on the Leadership Team and reports directly to Chairman,...

2014-08-05 08:34:48

HCI3's Bridges to Excellence recognition program rewards clinicians who provide quality care to help patients manage chronic conditions AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To improve care for Texans with diabetes, Superior HealthPlan is partnering with the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute's (HCI(3)) Bridges to Excellence (BTE) program. BTE is the nation's most extensive effort to recognize and reward high-performing clinicians, improve patient health...

2014-08-05 08:30:34

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Glucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 - Technology Adoption and Increasing Health Awareness Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/glucose_monitoring_device_market_2019_technology_adoption_increasing_health_awareness_serve_distinct_regional_growth_drivers.htmlGlucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 -...

2014-08-04 23:04:31

Prometheon Pharma's NoPricks social media and crowdfunding campaign seeks to raise public awareness for the difficulties of needle injection and engage millions living with diabetes to help bring a revolutionary technology to market. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 A University of Florida biotech spinoff has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $1,000,000 to advance development of their groundbreaking needle-free, temperature stable insulin patches. These patches are...


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 'karpos', fruit.
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