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2010-08-25 08:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk announced today the availability of NovoDose(TM)- the first-ever mobile insulin dosing guide for physicians to look up dosing guidelines and blood glucose goals for their patients with diabetes, a disease that affects nearly 24 million Americans. The guide is available as an application on iTunes and is specific to Novo Nordisk's modern insulin analog portfolio: Levemir® (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection),...

2010-07-23 08:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the worst case scenarios that can happen to a diabetic is if he or she falls into a hypoglycemic coma. This is caused by a severe deficiency in glucose levels found in the blood which causes the brain to seek other energy sources at the same time shutting down other important body functions. If treatment is delayed or neglected by the diabetic person, such a coma can cause not only loss of consciousness but also irreversible brain damage...

2010-07-20 13:45:04

National research team seeks clues, causes, associations and improved/safer treatment options In an ongoing effort to find better and safer treatment for complicated infantile hemangiomas, researchers at The Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, report outcomes on two treatment options. The first study examined the effects of oral steroids on a group of patients and the second highlights possible complication/side effect from propranolol, a novel therapy for...

2010-07-15 14:25:59

Research finds Type 1 diabetes affects athletic performance, but can be managed A new study led by York University researchers finds that young athletes with Type 1 diabetes may experience a marked decrease in performance as a result of their blood sugar levels. The study, published in the International Journal of Pediatrics, reports that participants' athletic prowess was sapped by low blood glucose, a condition known as hypoglycemia. Their cognitive abilities also declined as a result....

2010-07-14 08:00:00

YINCHUAN, China, July 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Recently, Xinhua Website reported about Dr. Nie Wentao's nutrition intervention technology for type 1 diabetes mellitus. Dr. Nie Wentao's diabetic treatment technology is becoming a mainstream technology for diabetes treatment, so it aroused widespread concern in China. Dr. Nie Wentao, having engaged in the study of nutrition interventions on diabetes mellitus for a long period, has great influence in the field of diabetes treatment in China....

2010-06-30 14:33:56

Lead author of Lancet paper from clinical site University Hospitals Case Medical Center In an analysis from the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial, one of the largest studies of its kind to determine whether intensive blood glucose (sugar) control worked better than standard blood sugar control among diabetics, results show that the benefits of intensive therapy need to be balanced against the increase in total and cardiovascular disease-related death, increased...

2010-06-29 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla. and CARLSBAD, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS) announced today that data from seven programs in Isis' broad metabolic disease franchise were presented at the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) 70th Scientific Sessions in Orlando. These presentations included two oral talks highlighting data from Isis' Phase 2 study of ISIS 113715 in patients with type 2 diabetes and Isis' Phase 1 study of ISIS-GCGRRx. Isis and...

2010-06-28 11:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Novo Nordisk announced results of its STEPwise(TM) trial, which identified a method of intensifying insulin treatment with NovoLog® (insulin aspart [rDNA origin] injection). The study, presented at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 2010 Scientific Sessions, demonstrated a reduction of A1c levels in type 2 diabetes patients when a dose of NovoLog® was introduced at meals, using two approaches...

2010-06-28 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marcadia Biotech, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the companies have signed a development and exclusive license agreement for Marcadia's short-acting glucagon program, covering glucagon analogs that may provide greater convenience and ease-of-use than the current recombinant glucagon for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia. The program includes MAR531, a glucagon analog that is in preclinical development at...

2010-06-27 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO) today announced Phase 2 results demonstrating that the subcutaneous coinjection of rHuPH20 (recombinant human hyaluronidase, PH20) with lispro significantly improves postprandial hyperglycemia, reduces hypoglycemia, and accelerates the absorption of mealtime insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes. Significantly more patients receiving lispro+PH20, 71% versus 48%, achieved the American Diabetes...


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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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