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2011-12-14 21:00:00

The PAINWeek 2012 national conference will devote a full-day track examining the connection between diabetes and chronic pain conditions. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 PAINWeek, the national conference on pain for frontline practitioners, today announced significant enhancements to the 2012 course agenda with a new therapeutic track that explores the management of pain conditions often associated with diabetes. Debra Weiner, Director of Program Development for PAINWeek observed,...

2011-11-08 21:28:03

Study finds that insulin resistance is associated with inflammatory processes that lead to cortical atrophy and brain dysfunction Many complications of diabetes, including kidney disease, foot problems and vision problems are generally well recognized. But the disease's impact on the brain is often overlooked. For the past five years, a team led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) neurophysiologist Vera Novak, MD, PhD, has been studying the effects of diabetes on cognitive...

2011-08-19 00:02:04

Nutri-Med Logic Corp says that studies done by University Hospital of Düsseldorf, Germany, relating to the role of anti-oxidant nutrient "R-Alpha Lipoic" in Diabetics, resulted in a meaningful improvement and was well tolerated. The study found that changes were significantly better for the Alpha Lipoic Group. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: A recent study published in Diabetes Care (2011 July 25), highlighted the importance of R-Alpha Lipoic for the diets...

2011-06-24 17:23:14

Results may provide new strategy to prevent amputations Blood vessels and supporting cells appear to be pivotal partners in repairing nerves ravaged by diabetic neuropathy, and nurturing their partnership with nerve cells might make the difference between success and failure in experimental efforts to regrow damaged nerves, Johns Hopkins researchers report in a new study. About 20 percent of diabetics experience neuropathy, a painful tingling, burning or numbness in the hands and feet that...

2011-06-24 16:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cebix Incorporated announced today that preclinical data for its long-acting form of C-peptide, Ersatta(TM) (CBX129801), demonstrated a half-life of three days as compared to one hour for native C-peptide. Ersatta halted the impairment in nerve conduction velocity, a measure of the rate at which electrical signals travel through the nerves, in an animal model of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Additionally, clinical data showed that native...


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