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2011-09-18 07:00:00

A study conducted by the Salk Institute for Biological Studies Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory (CNL) has shown that eating 37 strawberries a day can lessen the risk of developing complications from diabetes and other chronic illnesses as reported by diabeticlive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 18, 2011 Strawberries - The Next Super Food For Diabetics: A study conducted by the Salk Institute for Biological Studies Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory (CNL) has shown that eating 37 strawberries...

2011-09-17 07:00:00

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) announced on September 14 that it is holding a $100,000 Challenge for the development of a new glucose-sensitive insulin medication that will be used in the treatment of patients with diabetes as reported by diabeticlive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2011 JDRF Offers $100,000 for Glucose-Responsive Insulin Medication: The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) announced on September 14 that it is holding a $100,000 Challenge for...

2011-09-09 07:00:00

Research has shown that a diabeticâs sweat pattern undergoes changes when blood glucose levels drop too low. Now a sweat meter developed jointly at the University of Olso in Norway and the National Hospital may be able to monitor sweat patterns to determine irregularities in blood glucose levels and send an alert via text message before the patient suffers an attack. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Sweat Meter May Alert Diabetics to Low Blood Glucose: Type 2 diabetics...

2011-08-10 06:43:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--Managing your diabetes could be as simple as using your mobile phone. A study conducted by the University of Maryland School of Medicine is the first of its kind to examine mobile health technology. Mobile phones are improving nurse-patient communication and monitoring health through innovative applications that are expected to increase in use over time. The mobile phone may now be contributing to health care as suggested by this recent study.  Researchers found that...

2011-08-02 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE), a company developing the Symphony(TM) tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system and the Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery, today announced that Marshall ('Mac') D. Deweese, who has more than fifteen years of experience in blood glucose monitoring systems, has joined Echo Therapeutics' management team as part of the company's plan...

2011-08-01 13:36:47

Trial is 1 of the first to include a control group and follow patients for a year An interactive computer software program appears to be effective in helping patients manage their Type 2 diabetes using their mobile phones, according to a new study by University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers. The study is being published in the September issue of the journal Diabetes Care. The study, one of the first to scientifically examine mobile health technology, found that a key measure of...

2011-08-01 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intuity Medical, Inc., a privately held company developing novel glucose monitoring technologies for diabetes management, announced today it has secured additional funding with the closing of a second tranche of its previously announced Series D Preferred Stock financing, increasing the Series D total to $76 million. A new investor, Accuitive Medical Ventures (AMV), joined the impressive list of existing investors, Investor Growth Capital...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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