Latest Glucose Stories

2010-07-09 13:51:17

Having discovered a dramatic increase of an easy-to-detect enzyme in the red blood cells of people with diabetes and prediabetes, Johns Hopkins scientists say the discovery could lead to a simple, routine test for detecting the subtle onset of the disease, before symptoms or complications occur and in time to reverse its course.

2010-06-24 13:00:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following the recent clearance of its FreeStyle Lite® blood glucose test strips, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has also received 510(k) clearance from the U.S.

2010-05-24 11:00:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new FreeStyle Lite blood glucose test strips.

2010-05-24 07:19:44

Scientists some years back found ways to automate the production of DNA and proteins, making studies of these essential components of life far easier.

2010-05-13 13:25:00

Infants who receive sweet solutions before being immunized experience less pain and are more comfortable.

2010-04-26 08:17:12

The chokeberry (Aronia) is enjoying a new claim-to-fame as a potentially powerful antioxidant, and can now be found for sale in the dietary supplement and "health food" aisles of your local pharmacies and grocery stores.

2010-02-24 16:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScan, Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall in the United States of eight lots of OneTouch® SureStep® Test Strips, used by people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose levels at home.

2010-02-15 07:18:48

Novel screening technique identifies new effects of approved drugs, further study needed.

2010-01-31 06:35:00

A recent study published in Psychological Science says drinking something with sugar or any artificial sweetener could help with making decisions.

2010-01-25 17:17:01

Would you choose to receive a small amount of money today or a larger sum next month?

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