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2011-06-28 07:30:57

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --  The 25.8 million Americans who have diabetes may soon be free of finger pricks and daily insulin dosing. Mayo Clinic endocrinologists are developing an artificial pancreas that will deliver insulin automatically and with an individualized precision never before possible. "The effects of low-intensity physical activity, mimicking activities of daily living, measured with precise accelerometers on glucose variability in type 1 diabetes had not been examined," ...

2011-06-27 12:17:32

The 25.8 million Americans who have diabetes may soon be free of finger pricks and daily insulin dosing. Mayo Clinic endocrinologists Yogish Kudva, M.B.B.S., and Ananda Basu, M.B.B.S., M.D., are developing an artificial pancreas that will deliver insulin automatically and with an individualized precision never before possible. As part of this effort, Drs. Kudva and Basu will present their latest findings on how the mundane movements of everyday life affect blood sugar to the American Diabetes...

2011-06-27 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra-long acting insulin degludec, under development by Novo Nordisk, lowers blood glucose levels with significantly reduced rates of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) compared to insulin glargine, according to data presented at the 71st Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in San Diego. Data were from two, phase three, 52-week clinical trials, one with individuals with type 1 and one in individuals with type 2 diabetes. To...

2011-06-27 00:00:00

PARIS, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today, at the 71st Scientific American Diabetes Association Sessions 2011, the results of three studies showing that people with diabetes using Sanofi insulins Lantus(R) and/or Apidra(R) with the insulin delivery device SoloSTAR(R) experienced greater treatment satisfaction, better quality of life and lower fear of hypoglycemia vs those using a premixed insulin product. The goal of the...

2011-06-25 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk will present data from two extension studies at the 71st Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) which show that Victoza® (liraglutide [rDNA origin] injection), taken once-daily, in combination with metformin and/or sulfonylurea, helped patients achieve blood sugar control after switching from other commonly used type 2 diabetes therapies. Although not a weight loss product, the data also...

2011-06-24 16:15:00

PARIS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today data from a 60-week, open-label study that compared three intensified insulin regimens added to oral therapy for uncontrolled type 2 diabetes and found that using two regimens including Lantus® (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection) and Apidra® (insulin glulisine [rDNA origin] injection) lowered blood glucose levels compared to premixed insulin with less...

2011-06-24 16:01:00

SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO) today announced final results from a study in type 1 diabetes patients who receive their insulin treatment with a pump demonstrating that Aspart-PH20, a formulation of Halozyme's rHuPH20 (recombinant human hyaluronidase) with the active ingredient in NovoLog®, reduces the variability of insulin absorption and reduces post-meal glycemic excursions compared to NovoLog alone. Halozyme is...

2011-06-24 16:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) today announced data from a new analysis characterizing the effects of SYMLIN® (pramlintide acetate) injection in patients with type 1 diabetes who used insulin pumps during two previously completed clinical studies. The data, which will be presented during a poster presentation at the 71st Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in San Diego, demonstrated that...

2011-06-20 14:28:00

SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO), a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix, today announced three upcoming data presentations for it Ultrafast Insulin programs at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 71st Scientific Sessions taking place June 24-28, 2011 at the San Diego Convention Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100302/LA63139LOGO) The presentations...

2011-06-20 11:51:00

Guidance outlines recommendations for clinical trials and pathway to market approval SILVER SPRING, Md., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued draft guidance that will help advance the development and approval of an artificial pancreas system to treat type 1 diabetes in the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no...


Latest Insulin therapy Reference Libraries

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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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