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2014-09-09 12:28:53

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Aging Month, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has released resources on the benefit and patient value of treatments aimed at three major disease areas specific to the aging population: cataracts, osteoarthritis and diabetes. These resources can be found at http://www.lifechanginginnovation.org/get-facts. Cataracts Key Facts: -- Cataracts affect 24.5 million Americans, and the prevalence of the...

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2014-09-09 12:28:29

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolic Insights found that regular consumption of mango by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels and does not negatively impact body weight. These are important findings considering that approximately 34 percent of U.S. adults have been classified as obese and given the health concerns related to obesity, such as type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and metabolic syndrome.(1)(,2,3) "We are excited about...

2014-09-09 10:32:25

Have you ever noticed the advertisements on bulletin boards around your town or through online websites claiming to give you cash for unused diabetic test strips or diabetic supplies? It seems that this practice of selling off unused, unexpired diabetic test strips and other diabetic supplies has become a regular business for many people around the world lately. There are many different reasons why someone would want to sell diabetic supplies and just as many reasons why someone would want to...

2014-09-09 08:32:21

ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For far too long, the system has been broken for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), leading to major health disparities and increased health risks for millions of women including infertility, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Many doctors are missing the diagnosis, leaving patients without appropriate treatment. To compound the problem, PCOS support and awareness organizations are severely and disproportionately...

2014-09-09 08:31:17

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty abstracts designed to advance knowledge in diabetes science will be presented Sept. 15-19 by Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) at the 50(th) European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting. Notably, the company is highlighting two of its late-stage products: basal insulin peglispro and once-weekly dulaglutide. Twenty-eight of the abstracts will be presented as part of the Boehringer Ingelheim-Lilly Diabetes Alliance. EASD...

2014-09-08 12:28:54

ReportsnReports.com offers Global Advanced Wound Care Market 2014-2018 market research report in its store. DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the major emerging market trends is the increase in demand for combination dressings to effectively heal wounds. Such dressings blend the physical and chemical properties of two or more types of dressing products, thus providing optimal functionality of the products. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143463 According...

2014-09-08 08:26:41

Can diabetes be reversed? This medical mystery has now been solved by medical researchers with a simple 3-step diet plan MIAMI, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 40% of American adults will develop and be diagnosed with Diabetes Type II. Diabetes is one disease from a larger group of known metabolic diseases. With Diabetes, high blood sugar levels continue over a prolonged period of time and may cause complications such as Stroke, Heart Disease, Blindness, and Kidney Failure....

2014-09-05 23:05:02

Tea contains substances that have been linked to good health. Regular tea drinkers are less likely to develop diabetes and may have a lower risk of heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Tea, especially green tea, is often said to be good for your health. Tea contains substances linked to a lower risk for heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. But keep tea's healthy boost in perspective, says the September 2014 Harvard Men's Health Watch. "Tea consumption,...

2014-09-04 23:02:56

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Continuous glucose monitoring devices are smart, tiny automated machines that provide a wide range of information about a patient’s fluctuating blood glucose levels such as the frequency, magnitude, direction, duration and causes of the...

2014-09-04 08:30:19

Core Phase III clinical trial program complete; BIL showed consistent HbA1c superiority against comparators INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company's (NYSE: LLY) basal insulin peglispro (BIL) demonstrated a statistically significant lower hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) compared with insulin glargine (Lantus(®)) at 26 weeks and 52 weeks, respectively, in the IMAGINE-1 and IMAGINE-3 Phase III clinical trials in patients with type 1 diabetes. Patients in these...


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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