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2013-07-15 23:21:59

As diabetes rates reach alarming rates in the United States, affecting close to 10% of the total population, the market for diagnostics and treatment of the illness grows. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 According to the latest statistics recorded by the American Diabetes Association, over 25 million children and adults in the United States were suffering from diabetes in 2011. Moreover, it is estimated that there are 79 million people who are prediabetic. People with prediabetes...

2013-07-05 23:02:06

Transparency Market Research Published new "Insulin Market - Global And China Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, And Forecast 2011 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/insulin-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Insulin Market - Global and China Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share and...

2013-06-28 13:12:49

South Asians (from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh) may have to exercise more than white Europeans to achieve the same levels of fitness and reduce their risk of diabetes. Researchers at the University of Glasgow have found that lower fitness levels in middle-aged men of South Asian origin are contributing to higher blood sugar levels and increased diabetes risk compared with white men. The research, published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of...

Insulin Pump Nears Approval In The US
2013-06-23 03:30:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An artificial pancreas is one step closer to receiving approval for sale in the US after a clinical trial showed the device, which can read a person’s blood sugar levels and supply insulin as needed, is safe. The MiniMed Integrated System, which is manufactured by Minneapolis-based Medtronic, is for use by type 1 diabetics. It features an insulin pump designed to halt the release of the hormone if a patient’s blood sugar...

Extra Sleep On Weekends Prevents Diabetes
2013-06-19 11:30:46

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For men who are losing sleep during the week, lowering the risk for type 2 diabetes may be as simple as catching a few extra hours of sleep on the weekend. A recent study lead by Peter Liu, MD, PhD, a researcher at Harbor-UCLA´s LA BioMed center, found that after only 3 days of “catch-up sleep” men with long-term weekday sleep restriction substantially improved their insulin sensitivity. The body´s sensitivity...

Breakfast Can Help Keep Insulin Resistance In Check
2013-06-18 08:47:17

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study finds skipping breakfast causes acute or rapid onset insulin resistance in overweight women. Chronic insulin resistance is a risk factor for diabetes suggesting that if breakfast is repeatedly omitted, it may contribute to an individual developing type 2 diabetes. Elizabeth Thomas, MD, an endocrinology fellow at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora explained, “Our study found that acute...

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