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2012-05-22 02:50:34

New research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) points to the naturally produced protein apolipoprotein A-IV (apoA-IV) as a potential target for a new diabetes therapeutic. Patrick Tso, PhD, professor in the UC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, has published research on the ability of apoA-IV to reduce blood sugar levels and enhance insulin secretion. The results appear the week of May 21, 2012, in the online early edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of...

2012-05-09 14:24:37

'Diabetes Insulin Guidance System' automatically updates weekly insulin dosage for better glycemic control, fewer hypoglycemic events Newly published results from a clinical study of the Diabetes Insulin Guidance System (DIGS), under development by Hygieia, Inc., demonstrate DIGS' potential to improve blood glucose control for insulin-using patients with type 2 or type 1 diabetes. DIGS automatically adjusted insulin dosage based on each individual's reported blood glucose results. Over the...

2012-04-03 11:38:15

Doctors are more reluctant to start their patients on insulin than the patients are themselves, according to a new study led by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital. "It is well-known that insulin is effective in lowering blood sugar," said Dr. Catherine Yu, a researcher at the hospital's Keenan Research Centre and senior author of the paper. "But there are no clear recommendations on the safest and most effective way to start patients on it, and so physicians are often hesitant to do...

2012-04-03 05:32:24

By Rhonda Craig, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Every year an estimated six million U.S. hospitalizations are accompanied by hyperglycemia, a condition that occurs when your blood sugar is too high. While the condition is often associated with diabetes; as many as 1.5 million hospitalized patients with significant hyperglycemia have no history of diabetes. Controlling blood sugar levels in the hospital can be a life or death matter. Hyperglycemia is a...


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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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