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2014-08-08 12:25:40

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Insulin Pen Market, Users (Reusable & Prefilled) & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Insulin Pen Market Analysis In 2013, more than 50 Thousand insulin users opt for an insulin pen. Out of this major percentage of population uses Reusable (Cartridge) insulin pen compared to Prefilled (Disposable) insulin pen. Insulin Pen Market for 2013 is in double digit Billion US$ and it is expected to grow by 13% from 2013...

2014-08-08 12:25:15

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company developing a stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes, announced today that it has completed a private equity financing transaction, providing the Company with $5.4 million through the sale of Series C-1 Preferred Stock, together with warrants to purchase common stock. The first closing of the Series C-1 financing occurred in July 2013. This...

2014-08-08 11:26:16

AFTAU A whey protein drink before breakfast can control erratic glucose levels associated with type 2 diabetes, say Tel Aviv University researchers Blood sugar surges — after-meal glucose "spikes" — can be life threatening for the 29 million Americans with diabetes. Diabetic blood sugar spikes have been linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, kidney failure, and retinal damage. Now a new Tel Aviv University study, published in Diabetologia, suggests a novel...

Pistachios Could Lower Vascular Response To Stress In People With Type 2 Diabetes
2014-08-07 03:05:43

By Sheila G. West, Penn State Among people with type 2 diabetes, eating pistachios may reduce the body's response to the stresses of everyday life, according to Penn State researchers. "In adults with diabetes, two servings of pistachios per day lowered vascular constriction during stress and improved neural control of the heart," said Sheila G. West, professor of biobehavioral health and nutritional sciences. "Although nuts are high in fat, they contain good fats, fiber, potassium and...

grizzly bear diabetes
2014-08-07 06:38:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diabetes rates are continuing to rise globally, affecting the lives of millions of people. With such high rates, it seems feasible to ask if the condition serves any biological purpose. A new study, published in Cell Metabolism, reveals that grizzly bears have a natural state of diabetes, which not only serves a biological purpose, it is also reversible. The researchers note that grizzly bears are obese, but not diabetic, in the...

2014-08-06 23:10:51

SherryWinks, LLC, the parent of PocketBra, have created MedPockets, a wearable storage technology that fits the needs of women diabetics and doubles as sexy comfortable lingerie Marblehead, MA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 MedPockets, a bra company based in Marblehead, MA, provides a bra with pockets for women with diabetes to store their insulin pumps and other diabetic equipment. The bra comes with 4 pockets, one in each side panel and one in each cup. MedPockets was created almost...

2014-08-06 12:29:37

DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hemoglobin A1c Testing Devices Market Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Testing the levels of glycated hemoglobin provides an assurance to the healthcare practitioner about the patient's blood glucose level. This test can be used for diagnosis and monitoring of hemoglobin A1c...

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...


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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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