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2014-10-21 12:32:35

WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grove Instruments Inc., a medical device company based in Worcester, MA, developing the world's first noninvasive glucometer today announced that the Company has achieved a landmark clinical milestone known internally as "durable calibration." "This achievement was the last hurdle on the critical path to commercialization of our first product," explained Arthur Combs, Grove's CEO. "We have already identified our initial target markets...

2014-10-21 08:34:10

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the filing of a New Drug Application (NDA) for empagliflozin plus immediate-release metformin hydrochloride fixed-dose combination, an investigational compound being studied for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Empagliflozin plus metformin is part of the Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) Diabetes alliance portfolio. "Type 2...

2014-10-21 08:33:10

Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden will enroll 8 patients in the study, partially supported by a recent grant by the JDRF ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beta-O2 announced today that the first patient participating in the company's first broad study of the ssAir Bio-Artificial Pancreas has been successfully implanted. ssAir is in development as a treatment and a potential cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D). Approximately 3 million people have T1D in the...

2014-10-20 08:31:51

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeritas, Inc., a leader in simple, disposable basal-bolus insulin delivery technology designed for patients with Type 2 diabetes, announced today that it has received a 2014 Cardinal Health Supply Chain Excellence Award. The award was presented October 16(th) at Cardinal's annual Business Partners Conference in Columbus, Ohio. The Cardinal Health Supply Chain Excellence Award recipients are judged across a variety of metrics...

2014-10-18 23:00:29

North America is the largest contributor to the global market while Asia is expected to grow at the highest rate. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/human-insulin-market-229295783.html (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 The “Human Insulin Market- by Product Type, [Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed)], by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2018”...

2014-10-17 23:08:04

Lab Testing Company Offers Special Pricing On Lab Tests Alpharetta, Ga. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 November is Diabetes Awareness Month, observed by The American Diabetes Association as a means to raise awareness on issues surrounding diabetes and the many people who are impacted. ANY LAB TEST NOW® is joining the cause by encouraging customers to get tested and take advantage of special pricing on related lab tests during the month of November. In addition to the discounted prices,...

2014-10-16 12:29:31

Prescribers Are Enthusiastic about the SGLT-2 Inhibitors, but Payers Are Not Fully Convinced of the Added Benefits of These Agents, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, over 90 percent of surveyed physicians in South Korea and Taiwan indicated that they would use SGLT-2 inhibitors when they become available, and over the next three years these emerging...

2014-10-15 08:30:11

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi US announced today the findings of a new survey that reveals striking differences in opinion among various age groups about diabetes and available treatment options. In particular, the generation known as "millennials" (those aged 18 to 34) shows an uneasy mix of fear and ability to handle managing their diabetes, which is being diagnosed at a rate of 1.7 million new cases every year(1). Millennials rate themselves having better...

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2014-10-11 05:53:20

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the October 9 edition of the journal Cell report they have for the first time successfully converted human embryonic stem cells into insulin-producing beta cells equivalent in nearly every way to regular, normally-functioning beta cells. The discovery, which was the work of a team led by Douglas Melton of the Harvard University Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology and the Howard Hughes Medical...

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2014-10-10 03:00:14

Provided by Sarah Yang, University of California - Berkeley Fad diets come and go, but might there be something to the ones that involve consuming grapefruit and grapefruit juice? New UC Berkeley research suggests that a closer look at grapefruit juice is warranted. A new study published Wednesday, Oct. 8 in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE, found that mice fed a high-fat diet gained 18 percent less weight when they drank clarified, pulp-free grapefruit juice compared with a control...


Latest Insulin Reference Libraries

Pancreas
2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.