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2014-07-03 11:14:23

Diabetologia A systematic review and meta-analysis of available data published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that combined aerobic and resistance training, rather than either alone, is best for controlling both blood sugar and blood fat profiles among people with type 2 diabetes. However the authors stress that the strength of the results is weakened when studies with high risk of bias are removed, and thus more high quality...

2014-07-02 23:00:25

Prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate awarded to Summit Medical Group’s Westfield program for its quality diabetes self-management education program Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to Summit Medical Group’s Westfield program at 552 Westfield Avenue. The ADA believes that this...

2014-07-02 16:25:01

BALTIMORE, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) has issued an Effectiveness Guidance Document (EGD) for Recommendations for Late Phase Drug Studies in Type 2 Diabetes. The EGD provides guidance for improving the design, conduct, and reporting of late phase (approval and post-approval) drug studies for patients with type 2 diabetes. The EGD includes specific recommendations for the design of prospective clinical studies that...

2014-07-02 12:29:05

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8nwszl/pointofcare) has announced the addition of the "Point-Of-Care Diagnostic Market by Products, End Users, Over the Counter & Prescription Based - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global POC diagnostics market is estimated to grow at a lower CAGR in developed countries; however, it is expected to witness high...

2014-07-02 08:27:15

ASHKELON, Israel, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrity Applications, Inc. (OTCQB: IGAP) (the "Company" or "Integrity"), developer of the GlucoTrack model DF-F noninvasive blood glucose measurement device, announced today that it has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Integrity Applications Ltd., recently received its first wholesale purchase orders for its GlucoTrack model DF-F. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140702/124015 In addition, the Company also announced that...

2014-07-01 23:05:14

The Trenton Health Team has been awarded a grant from the state of New Jersey to develop a citywide Clinical Decision Support (CDS) system to improve outcomes for Trenton residents with diabetes and high blood pressure. The Clinical Decision Support system will allow clinicians to leverage the best information available for decisions about patient care. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Trenton Health Team has been awarded a $415,000 grant from the state to develop a clinical...

2014-07-01 23:02:12

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Hemoglobin A1c Testing Devices Market: Global Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/hemoglobin-a1c-testing.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Hemoglobin A1c Testing Devices Market (End-use-Laboratory and...

Insulin May Do More Harm Than Good For Some Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
2014-07-01 03:23:59

University of Michigan Health System Harm to quality of life outweighs benefits of treatment for older patients and those with negative feelings about side effects, burden of medication For patients with type 2 diabetes – especially those over age 50 – the negative impact of side effects like weight gain and burdens like frequent insulin shots trumps the benefits of drugs, says a new study by the University of Michigan Health System, the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and...

2014-06-30 23:19:16

Healthy Grid announced the impending release of candy made from Xylitol. Xylitol is a sugar substitute with dental benefits for everyone and health benefits for those with diabetes. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Healthy Grid announced the impending release of candy made from Xylitol. Xylitol is a sugar substitute with dental benefits for everyone and health benefits for those with diabetes. Healthy Grid is best known for their popular Dental Optimizer program which connects people to...

2014-06-30 23:11:03

ReportsnReports.com offers Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed), by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2018 research report in its store. This report is spread across 250 pages and provides 112 data tables as well as 43 figures to support the business intelligence and global human insulin market information provided in the...


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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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