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2011-06-20 11:51:00

Guidance outlines recommendations for clinical trials and pathway to market approval SILVER SPRING, Md., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued draft guidance that will help advance the development and approval of an artificial pancreas system to treat type 1 diabetes in the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no...

2011-06-08 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the company's supplemental new drug application (sNDA) with the following updates to the Humalog label: continuous insulin infusion pump therapy in children 4 years of age and over with type 1 diabetes extension of the time-in-use in the external pump reservoir to a maximum of seven days; and extension of the time-in-use of the infusion...

2011-06-06 09:43:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one in five people with diabetes are regularly unable to attend a full day at work due to disruption caused by episodes of dangerously low blood sugar, known as a hypoglycaemic event.( )A new survey, focusing on productivity loss following hypoglycaemic events, was published today in the journal Value in Health. The survey was conducted with 1,404 people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes who had reported a hypoglycaemic event in the...

2011-06-01 06:30:00

CHENGDU, China, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine, branded generics and other pharmaceuticals today announced TPI has received the production license for its anti-diabetic drug Gliclazide Tablets (80 mg formulation) from China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA). The national pharmaceutical certificate...

2011-05-13 06:00:00

CHENGDU, China, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine, branded generics and other pharmaceuticals today announced that TPI has received the China's SFDA's approval for its anti-diabetic drug Gliclazide Tablets (80 mg formulation). Gliclazide is an oral anti-diabetic drug that is used for the control of...

2011-04-21 08:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Novo Nordisk announced the launch of the NovoTwist® needle in the United States. The NovoTwist® needle, which is now available for use with several Novo Nordisk pre-filled delivery devices, including Levemir® (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection) FlexPen®, NovoLog® (insulin aspart [rDNA origin] injection) FlexPen®,...

2011-04-18 21:20:02

A new study of older diabetes patients has found that well-controlled blood sugar levels were associated with a lower risk of major complications such as heart attacks, amputation and kidney disease, but the very lowest blood sugar levels were associated with a small but significant increased risk of death. The study published in the June 2011 issue of the journal Diabetes Care, followed more than 70,000 type 2 diabetes patients from Kaiser Permanente who were over 60 years of age for four...

2011-04-18 07:20:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Any clinician knows that there's a massive amount of new diabetes research and clinical information released daily, which makes keeping pace with best practices almost a full-time job. But Diabetes in Control (http://www.diabetesincontrol.com), an e-newsletter dedicated to helping clinicians stay current and achieve the best possible health outcomes, provides its readers with concise, timely, crucial information to improve outcomes and...

2011-04-15 14:20:05

Research: Overnight closed loop insulin delivery (artificial pancreas) in adults with type 1 diabetes: crossover randomized controlled studies Two small randomised trials published on bmj.com today suggest that closed loop insulin delivery (also known as an artificial pancreas) may improve overnight blood glucose control and reduce the risk of nocturnal hypoglycaemia (a sudden drop in blood glucose levels during the night) in adults with type 1 diabetes. The number of people with type 1...

2011-04-14 21:28:59

Surgeons from Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that in diabetic patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, aggressive glycemic control does not result in any significant improvement of clinical outcomes as compared with moderate control. The findings, to be presented at the 131st annual meeting of the American Surgical Association, also found the incidence of hypoglycemic events increased with aggressive glycemic control. Currently, 40 percent of all patients...


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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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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