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2014-01-22 23:21:43

London, Ontario-based Sernova Corp., is developing a better way to treat the disease involving the replacement of lost pancreatic islets, whose function is to read blood sugar levels and release insulin into the blood, normalizing blood sugar levels. London, ON (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Imagine there is a person with diabetes who must focus on measuring their blood sugar levels almost constantly followed by injection of insulin multiple times each day or monitoring their insulin pump...

2014-01-08 08:28:16

HORW, Switzerland, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CeQur(®) SA, a leader in simple insulin infusion for people with type 2 diabetes, today announced that the company has been invited to present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. CeQur management is scheduled to present an overview of the company at the Westin St. Francis Hotel on Wednesday, 15 January, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. PT. The Need for Simple Insulin InfusionThere are currently more than 11 million...

2014-01-06 10:00:54

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that dysfunction in a single gene in mice causes fasting hyperglycemia, one of the major symptoms of type 2 diabetes. Their findings were reported online in the journal Diabetes. If a gene called MADD is not functioning properly, insulin is not released into the bloodstream to regulate blood sugar levels, says Bellur S. Prabhakar, professor and head of microbiology and immunology at UIC and lead author of...

2014-01-06 08:25:03

EDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DiaVacs, Inc. announced today that the Office of Orphan Products Development of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation for the company's type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) therapy. DV-0100 is proprietary, novel and safe. The therapy halt's the body's autoimmune reaction against the pancreatic islet cells which are responsible for producing insulin, thus allowing them to produce insulin normally and...

2013-11-21 23:20:21

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Analysis of the Global Type 2 Diabetes Therapeutics Market. London (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Market Opportunities for Differentiated Therapeutics Type 2 diabetes is one of the most significant global health concerns of modern times. The size of the diabetes therapeutics market has stimulated a vast and growing pipeline of potential new therapies aimed at the unmet needs of tighter glucose control, improved safety profiles, and...

Nanotechnology-based Technique May Help Diabetics Avoid The Needle
2013-11-21 11:12:29

North Carolina State University A new nanotechnology-based technique for regulating blood sugar in diabetics may give patients the ability to release insulin painlessly using a small ultrasound device, allowing them to go days between injections – rather than using needles to give themselves multiple insulin injections each day. The technique was developed by researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “This is hopefully a big...

Normal Blood Sugar Regulation Is A Partnership Between Pancreas And Brain
2013-11-06 13:27:22

University of Washington A growing body of evidence suggests that the brain plays a key role in glucose regulation and the development of type 2 diabetes, researchers write in the Nov. 7 issue of the journal Nature. If the hypothesis is correct, it may open the door to entirely new ways to prevent and treat this disease, which is projected to affect one in three adults in the United States by 2050. In the paper, lead author Dr. Michael W. Schwartz, director of the Diabetes and Obesity...

2013-11-05 23:27:58

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Control Blood Sugar, Reduce Blood Pressure details the connection between high blood sugar and high blood pressure. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Control Blood Sugar, Reduce Blood Pressure details the connection between high blood sugar and high blood pressure. People with diabetes are more likely to have high blood pressure. People with type I diabetes appear to be much...


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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