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2011-12-28 18:00:00

The world diabetes care devices market was worth USD 16.2 billion last year and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6% to reach USD 24.3 billion in 2017. New market research report “Asia-Pacific Diabetes Care Devices Market Outlook to 2017 - Glucose Monitoring and Insulin Delivery” developed by GlobalData has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 The world diabetes care devices market was worth USD 16.2 billion last year and is...

2011-10-11 05:52:12

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- There are some genes we wish would not fit.  Ten years of mouse breeding, screening, and record-keeping have finally paid off for Alan Attie and his lab members.  A recent study has pinpointed a gene that gives diabetes susceptibility in obese mice. They also showed that the protein coded by the gene, called tomosyn-2, acts as a brake on insulin secretion from the pancreas. "It's too early for us to know how relevant this gene will be to human diabetes,"...

2011-10-10 19:37:17

The number of individuals with type 2 diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions. One of the main risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes is resistance of cells in the body (particularly liver, fat, and skeletal muscle cells) to the effects of the hormone insulin. Substantially reducing caloric intake enhances the sensitivity of skeletal muscle to insulin. Defining the molecular signals within skeletal muscle linking caloric restriction to improved insulin action could provide new targets...


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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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