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2013-06-18 19:29:26

Insulin degludec (Tresiba), a new ultra-long-acting insulin, has a similar or reduced risk of recurrent hypoglycemia-- low blood sugar-- compared with the commercially available insulin glargine, a new meta-analysis study finds. Results of the combined analysis, of five completed clinical trials, will be presented Tuesday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The studies included nearly 3,400 adults with type 2 diabetes who had a daily injection of either insulin...

2013-06-11 11:33:07

A study of older adults with diabetes mellitus (DM) suggests a bidirectional association between hypoglycemic (low blood glucose) events and dementia, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. There is a growing body of evidence that DM may increase the risk for developing cognitive impairment, including Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia, and there is research interest in whether DM treatment can prevent cognitive decline....

2013-06-11 11:24:11

UCSF researcher urges caution on use of certain diabetes drugs in dementia patients Diabetes-associated episodes of low blood sugar may increase the risk of developing dementia, while having dementia or even milder forms of cognitive impairment may increase the risk of experiencing low blood sugar, according to a UC San Francisco scientist who led a new study published online today (June 10) in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers analyzed data from 783 diabetic participants and found...

2013-05-21 23:15:34

Extend Nutrition Snacks Creator Releases New Book on Insulin Pumps St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Dr. Francine Kaufman, inventor of Extend Nutrition, recalls the first insulin pump she used with her patients in the 1980s: It weighed several pounds and was jokingly referred to as the “big blue brick.” For the most part, it could only be used in the hospital setting. The technology has advanced greatly in the 30 years since then, and the advantages are greater as well. The...

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...


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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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