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2009-12-01 14:27:34

Even the anticipation of sweets may cause our muscles to start taking up more blood sugar, say researchers reporting in the December issue of Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication.

2009-11-12 11:45:00

EDINA, Minn., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- ARKRAY, Inc., the world's 5th largest manufacturer of diabetes self-monitoring systems, today announced the launch of a new and improved Assure Pro Blood Glucose Monitoring Test Strip.

2009-11-03 15:35:34

If worms are any indication, all the sugar in your diet could spell much more than obesity and type 2 diabetes.

2009-09-29 14:40:00

A spoonful of herbicide helps the sugar break down in a most delightful way.

2009-09-01 16:14:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bile acids are known to be key regulators of lipid, glucose and overall energy metabolism. Bile acid activation of the G protein-coupled receptor TGR5 has been shown to induce energy expenditure in muscle and brown fat, thereby conferring resistance to weight gain.

2009-08-27 09:00:00

SALEM, N.H., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- AgaMatrix, Inc., the makers of WaveSense blood glucose meters, announced today their continued commitment to educate health care professionals and patients on the importance of blood glucose meter (BGM) accuracy for all patients.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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