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Diabetes Treatment Without The Insulin - Leptin May Be The Key
2013-09-04 05:26:19

Researchers have discovered the underlying biological mechanisms responsible for insulin deficiencies in diabetic patients – research they believe could end the need for regular injections and result in new types of treatment for the condition.

2013-08-27 23:29:21

A Connecticut physician, herself a type 2 diabetes patient, shows that a healthy diet and timely exercise are the keys to managing diabetes.

Dogs Sniff Out Blood Sugar Diabetics
2013-08-20 16:08:10

Previous research has shown that dogs are capable of detecting abnormal blood sugar levels in humans, and a new study from scientists at the University of Bristol in the UK indicates that dogs can be trained to alert their owners when their blood-glucose levels are reaching dangerous levels.

2013-08-19 13:18:30

The longest and largest study of the effectiveness of insulin pumps to treat type 1 diabetes in children has shown that the pumps are more effective at controlling blood sugar than insulin injections and cause fewer complications.

Rare Tumor Caused Woman To Act Drunk As Blood Sugar Plummets
2013-07-18 11:15:51

For nearly two years, a New York woman would randomly begin acting as though she were drunk or crazy, until doctors at the Mount Sinai Medical Center discovered the cause of her malady -- a rare, mysterious tumor on her pancreas that caused her blood sugar to unexpectedly plummet.

2013-06-27 23:23:33

Kids Wish Network sent 12 year-old Gabriel Colon, who suffers from severe Type 1 Diabetes and Hypoglycemia, on an all-expenses-paid vacation to Cedar Point Amusement Park in Ohio. Orlando,


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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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dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.