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Tear Drops Could Be New Way To Test For Diabetes
2011-11-09 13:50:21

Scientists are reporting development and successful laboratory testing of an electrochemical sensor device that has the potential to measure blood sugar levels from tears instead of blood – an advance that could save the world's 350 million diabetes patients the discomfort of pricking their fingers for droplets of blood used in traditional blood sugar tests. Their report appears in ACS' journal Analytical Chemistry. Mark Meyerhoff and colleagues explain that about 5 percent of the...

2011-10-28 07:00:00

According to the regulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, they will need three more months of research to determine the approval status of a new type of diabetes medication developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 According to the regulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, they will need three more months of research to determine the approval status of a new type of diabetes medication...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

PositiveID Corporation (OTCBB: PSID) the parent company of the iglucoseâ“ž¢ system is bringing the future technology of diabeties management to consumers now has created a comprehensive video presentation to show the many beneffits of iglucose systems. Delray Beach, Florida USA (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 PositiveID Corporation, (OTCBB: PSID) the developer of the iglucoseâ“ž¢ system, is bringing the future technology of diabetes...

2011-10-26 13:35:00

CDC reports poorly-cleaned blood glucose testing supplies are a major cause of hepatitis B infection in diabetics, as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 If you have diabetes, you should clean your glucose meter often to prevent diseases. An analysis conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that patients with diabetes are at a significantly increased risk of infection by the hepatitis B virusâ”infection is about two...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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