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Nano-Network Could Internally Trigger Insulin Release In Diabetics
2013-05-04 07:45:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Newly-developed nanoscale particles could be injected into the bodies of diabetic patients, triggering insulin release when glucose levels rise, maintaining normal blood sugar levels for at least a week, claims a new study published online Thursday by the journal ACS Nano. The particles were developed by researchers from North Carolina State University (NCSU), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), the...

2013-04-29 16:01:28

Drug manufacturer did not submit suitable data in its dossier The fixed combination of the drugs saxagliptin and metformin (Komboglyze®) has been approved in Germany since November 2011 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the "Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products” (AMNOG), the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) examined whether this fixed combination product offers an added...

2013-03-13 15:00:20

Polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition affecting about 10 percent of women and characterized by excess male hormone and increased risk of diabetes and heart disease, appears to cause a sort of double jeopardy for those struggling the hardest to control blood sugar levels, researchers report. Humans use insulin and other non-insulin mechanisms to convert blood sugar, or glucose, into energy and control levels in the blood, where it becomes a destructive force. A new study in the Journal...


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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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