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2014-05-17 06:15:29

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The prevailing wisdom for those with Type 2 diabetes is to eat three to six small meals a day in order to keep blood glucose (BG) levels even, instead of spiking as it does with fewer, or more irregular, meals. A new study from the Diabetes Centre, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic, however, reveals that two large meals – breakfast and lunch (with the same calorie count as the six smaller meals)...

2014-05-15 12:36:22

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from a retrospective pooled analysis of eight phase III trials (two 18-week and six 24-week) of linagliptin 5 mg once-daily, showed reductions from baseline A1c at 18 (eight trials) and 24 (six trials) weeks compared to placebo in African-American adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D), Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced. Additionally, similar proportions of patients in...

2014-05-14 08:26:57

Blood Sugar Basics Program Launches Three Easy-to-Follow "Missions" As Many Patients with Diabetes Are Not at Their A1C Goal [Despite Ongoing Efforts] NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), with support from Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, has launched the new Blood Sugar Basics: Get to Your Goals program to help educate the nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes about proper blood sugar management. The...

2014-05-01 23:10:41

Request A Test is offering 10% off all Women's Health testing during May 2014. Use promo code WOMEN10 when placing an order to save. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 This May, in honor of Mother's Day, Request A Test is offering 10% off of all lab tests in the Women's Health Category. To take advantage of this special discount, customers just need to use promo code WOMEN10 when ordering their testing online or over the phone. Request A Test is a leading national provider...

2014-05-01 08:34:54

- 69 percent reduction in triglycerides achieved CARLSBAD, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced the final results from its Phase 2 study of ISIS-APOCIII(Rx) in patients with high triglycerides and type 2 diabetes. In this study, patients treated with ISIS-APOCIII(Rx) achieved statistically significant average mean percent reduction from baseline of 88 percent (p=0.02) in apolipoprotein C-III (apoC-III) and 69 percent (p=0.02) in...

2014-04-30 10:46:20

Clinical Therapeutics features a special report in its April issue focusing primarily on the behavioral issues associated with patients’ self-management of type 2 diabetes. “Diabetes, perhaps more so than any other chronic disease, requires people to significantly modify their behaviors—sometimes in ways that are contrary to their cultural norms and backgrounds—even when they don’t ‘feel’ sick or experience symptoms of the disease,” said John G. Ryan, Dr.PH., Topic Editor for...

2014-04-24 12:30:30

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jwng9z/hemoglobin_a1c) has announced the addition of the "Hemoglobin A1c Monitoring - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jwng9z/hemoglobin_a1c ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Hemoglobin A1c Monitoring in US$ Million...

2014-04-23 12:29:24

Program Also Led to Better Blood Glucose Control and Greater Reductions in Heart Disease Risk Factors; Jenny Craig for Type 2 Now Available to Consumers CARLSBAD, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Study Highlights: -- After one year, Jenny Craig participants lost more than three times as much weight as the Usual Care group. -- Study participants following Jenny Craig's lower carbohydrate menu significantly reduced their HbA1c levels from 7.3% to 6.6%, while...

2014-04-23 08:31:57

Stage and Screen Star Shines a Spotlight on Better Blood Sugar Management With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced it is teaming up with Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson on America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals, an educational program intended to encourage people with type 2 diabetes to...

Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes Cases Have Doubled Over Twenty Years
2014-04-16 03:00:23

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Alarming Increases in Blacks, Hispanics and the Elderly; Obesity Partly to Blame Cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the United States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with obesity apparently to blame for the surge. The researchers also found that the burden of the disease has not hit all groups equally, with alarming increases in diabetes in blacks, Hispanics...


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