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2010-12-22 12:05:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott Diabetes Care today announced that it has initiated a recall of 359 lots (approximately 359 million strips) of Precision Xtra®, Precision Xceed Pro®, MediSense® Optium(TM), Optium(TM), OptiumEZ and ReliOn® Ultima Blood Glucose Test Strips in the United States and Puerto Rico. The test strips are used with Abbott's Precision Xtra, Precision Xceed Pro, MediSense...

2010-12-22 12:00:00

Strips sold in retail stores, online and used in health care facilities SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the agency is working with Abbott Diabetes Care to recall 359 different lots of glucose test strips marketed under the following brand names: Precision Xceed Pro; Precision Xtra; Medisense Optium; Optium; OptiumEZ; and ReliOn Ultima. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) These...

2010-12-16 10:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, has partnered with Chip Ganassi Racing, LLC to create the Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing team for 2011 IZOD IndyCar season. The team will sponsor a new entry in the series driven by American racecar driver Charlie Kimball. This partnership makes Kimball one of the first drivers from the 2010 Firestone Indy Lights series to move up the official "Road to Indy" with a full season...

2010-12-13 06:30:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: GNBT) announced today that the peer-reviewed scientific journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism has published new positive data in respect of Generex Oral-lyn(TM), the Company's proprietary buccal insulin spray product. The paper, entitled Buccal spray insulin in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance: the prevoral study, appears in Volume 13, Issue 1 (January 2011)...

2010-12-01 21:15:03

SRC-1 (steroid receptor coactivator) orchestrates glucose production in the liver, regulating the activity of a cascade of enzymes that turns sugar production on and off in the liver, said Baylor College of Medicine and Duke University Medical Center researchers in a report that appears in the current issue of Cell Metabolism. "As we achieve a better understanding of gluconeogenesis (production of glucose) in the liver, we can look for new ways to treat metabolic diseases such as type 2...

2010-10-28 08:08:00

LONDON, October 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetic Hypoglycemia supports World Diabetes Day on the 14th November 2010 in raising the global awareness of diabetes ( http://www.worlddiabetesday.org/). The theme of World Diabetes Day in 2010 is "Let's take control of diabetes. Now", which marks the second year of the five-year focus on diabetes education and prevention, the theme selected by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization for World Diabetes Day...

2010-10-04 08:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk announced today that Mark Sides from Longview, Texas is the grand prize winner of the Where Have You Flexed online photo contest. The contest was designed to help change the way people think about taking insulin, and asked those who use Novo Nordisk pre-filled insulin pens to submit photos of unique and interesting places they have gone with their device. Mark received the most votes for a photo of himself with his...

2010-09-21 10:00:00

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one in three diabetes patients skip doses or fail to take their insulin as prescribed, stating that they have done so on average three times in the last month, and 77 percent of physicians estimate that in reality this number could be as high as six doses*, according to the Global Attitudes of Patients and Physicians in Insulin Therapy (GAPP(TM)) survey, released today by Novo Nordisk. The global survey, conducted in eight countries among...

2010-09-21 06:30:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Paul Sorvino, living with type 2 diabetes, and his daughter, Academy-award winning actress Mira Sorvino, have teamed up with sanofi-aventis U.S. to launch "Diabetes Co-Stars," an awareness program aimed to help people living with diabetes and those who support them. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/sanofi-aventis/45550/ "'Diabetes Co-Stars' will help inspire...

2010-09-20 07:30:00

PARIS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today results of two studies presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 46th Annual Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden. The first pooled analysis using patient-level data from randomized clinical trials demonstrated that adding Lantus® (insulin glargine [rDNA] injection) to patients with type 2 diabetes, uncontrolled on oral antidiabetic drug therapy...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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