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2013-03-21 04:20:50

Industry Thought-Leaders Highlight Paradigm-Shifting Potential of Automated, Bedside Glucose Monitoring System for Critically Ill Patients BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiScan Biomedical Corporation, a developer of innovative continuous glucose monitoring systems for use in intensive care units (ICU), today announced that the OptiScanner((TM)), the company's first-of-its-kind automated, bedside glucose monitoring system, was the focus of a special symposium at...

2013-03-06 23:02:59

A poll carried out by the DiabetesForum.com, an information forum for those with an interest in diabetes, has confirmed that the vast majority of diabetics still prefer basic blood sugar tracking methods. However, there seems to be growing interest in mobile applications many of which allow blood sugar levels to be measured and recorded on the move. (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 A poll carried out by the DiabetesForum.com, which offers diabetes news, help and support, has confirmed that the vast...

2013-02-28 08:31:23

Predictive Glucose Control System in Development Shows Promising Ability to Minimize Number, Duration and Severity of Hypoglycemic Events with No Safety Concerns WEST CHESTER, Pa., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Corporation announced today positive results from the second phase of human clinical trials of a first-generation, closed-loop insulin delivery system in development, designed to predict a rise or fall in blood glucose and correspondingly increase, decrease, suspend...

2013-02-11 16:27:37

Using social tools, study probes the magnitude of hypoglycemia and promotes behavior change among participants BOSTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hypoglycemia may be a much larger problem among patients with diabetes than is currently realized, according to a study of members of a diabetes-focused social network conducted by researchers in Boston Children's Hospital's Informatics Program (CHIP). The study shows how engaging patients in research through social networking...

2013-01-24 23:01:32

For 10+ years Extend Nutrition has been a leading nutritional snack Company with the only product line, developed by a world-renowned doctor, clinically proven to reduce the calories consumed at the next meal by an average of 21%. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 Trying a new weight loss plan can feel overwhelming. There is a plethora of contradictory health and nutrition information available — making it nearly impossible to make healthy decisions. Extend Nutrition takes the...

2013-01-22 12:27:45

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fero Industries, Inc. (OTC: FROI), the exclusive producer, marketer & distributor of Sucanon®, an oral type-2 Diabetes treatment, announced today that the company has hired Barry Hall, through his consulting company Carlaris LV Inc., as Interim CFO. Mr. Hall is the former CFO of EarthLink and brings extensive experience in accounting, corporate governance and strategic planning to the company. "Barry's high level of experience is...

2013-01-09 08:22:17

New CONTOUR(®) NEXT EZ Strip and Meter Combination is accurate and easy to use TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - A new, accurate and easy-to-use blood glucose monitoring system is now available for diabetes patients in Canada. The CONTOUR(®) NEXT EZ meter combines easy-to-use features and next-generation accuracy with Bayer's new CONTOUR(®) NEXT test strip to help patients better manage their diabetes. "Bayer's new CONTOUR(®) NEXT EZ system is especially accurate in low...

2013-01-08 08:31:38

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. ("Tandem") announced today a partnership with JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, to develop a first-of-its-kind, dual-chamber infusion pump for the management of diabetes. The partnership agreement is designed to accelerate the development of a next-generation, fully automated artificial pancreas system using therapies in conjunction with insulin. "An ambulatory device that can...

2012-11-28 08:29:43

One in five Canadian patients deliberately do not take insulin as prescribed to reduce the risk of experiencing low blood sugar at night TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - More than a quarter of Canadians living with type 2 diabetes are not taking insulin as prescribed by their physician, reveals an international survey. The survey reveals a startling correlation between mis-dosed insulin and incidences of dangerously low blood sugar, known as a hypoglycemic event, as one third of...

2012-11-27 08:24:27

DALLAS, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the culmination of National Diabetes Awareness Month, QS Holdings, Inc. has teamed up with Shaquille O'Neal for their new glucose product, Quick Sticks, to raise awareness of the rising diabetes epidemic plaguing the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/DA19129) O'Neal, who has many family members that have long suffered from the disease, has joined the company as both a brand ambassador and educator. With...


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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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