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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...

2012-03-25 23:01:11

Respected stress expert James L. Wilson DC, ND, PhD is invited by the Australasian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine to present medical lecture to Australian physicians with new solutions for stress-related depression, adrenal fatigue, and metabolic syndrome (PRWEB) March 24, 2012 The complex 21st century stress overload from economic, environmental, social and psychological factors has far-reaching effects on health worldwide. A 2007 study performed by The Foundation for Integrated Research...

2012-03-08 15:51:25

XOMA Corporation (Nasdaq: XOMA) announced that its study of XMetA, the company's fully-human allosteric monoclonal antibody to the insulin receptor, is available online and will be published in the May issue of the American Diabetes Association's journal Diabetes. XMetA is the first antibody specific for the insulin receptor shown to correct hyperglycemia in a mouse model of diabetes. Results of a study conducted by XOMA and confirmed by investigators at the University of California, San...


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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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