Latest Glycemia Stories

2008-10-01 12:00:31

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Digestive diseases industry is available in its catalogue. World Diabetes Diagnostics Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092478/World-Diabetes-Diagnostics-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Diabetes Diagnostics in Millions of US$. The major product segments analyzed are Blood Glucose Testing Devices (Blood Glucose Test Ki, Blood Glucose Meter/Monitor, Diabetes Kit, & Diabetes...

2008-07-08 15:00:57

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- BodyTel Scientific Inc. (OTCBB:BDYT), a developer and manufacturer of wireless telemedical systems, announces today that it has finalized the mass production of all GlucoTel Starter Kit components including GlucoTel Blood Glucose Test Strips and is now preparing the kitting of its first market ready product. After having obtained CE approval on May 28th 2008, BodyTel has already commenced supplies of its innovative blood glucose monitoring...

2006-06-12 15:56:25

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Poor control of blood sugar may be a much bigger health risk factor than most people realize, experts told a meeting on Monday. One study predicted that half of all Americans will develop a condition known as insulin resistance, a type of pre-diabetes that puts them at high risk of heart attacks, and another showed that high blood sugar alone made hospital patients much more likely to die of other conditions. The...

2005-10-14 18:14:12

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories Inc. on Friday said it is notifying U.S. users of its blood glucose meters to make sure the device is displaying the correct unit of measure each time they test. The company said it has received consumer complaints that in the course of setting the time and date for their meters, users have inadvertently changed the units of measure from milligrams per deciliter to millimoles per liter. The mistake could lead to misinterpretation of test...

2005-09-09 14:15:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - While people with diabetes constantly battle to keep their blood sugar under control, they can become disoriented and nauseous if levels drop too far. When this happens, researchers have found, the body reacts to raise levels again. When too much insulin causes acute hypoglycemia -- that is, a sudden drop in blood sugar -- it triggers gastric emptying of solids and liquids, according to the new study. As the stomach contents move into the intestines, sugars are...

2005-08-22 11:35:00

NEW YORK -- Diabetes often goes unrecognized -- and therefore untreated -- in people who suffer a heart attack or have severe coronary heart disease, according to new research. Dr. Darcy Green Conaway told Reuters Health that "the majority of patients" who are seen in emergency rooms with a heart attack or heart-related chest pain "have impaired glucose metabolism," and this represents an opportunity for doctors to intervene. "Only once we recognize what we are missing can we then improve...

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