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2014-09-17 12:27:46

SGLT-2 Inhibitors Will Be the Fastest-Growing Drug Class Over the 2013-2023 Forecast Period, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that as physicians continue to adopt a more individualized approach to patient care, branded type 2 diabetes therapies continue to experience increased use despite attempts by payer and reimbursement authorities to limit use of these more expensive drugs. As the robust...

2014-09-16 08:30:07

ACCU-CHEK Aviva Expert offers people with diabetes a new and easy way to simplify complex calculations to deliver precise insulin dosing advice INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that Roche's ACCU-CHEK(®) Aviva Expert system, the first and only blood glucose meter system with a built-in insulin calculator to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is now available by prescription. The device represents...

2014-09-16 08:29:41

Clinical Trials Mark Important Milestone in Development of Two Highly Complex Products PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), one of the world's leading global pharmaceutical companies, today announced it is initiating Phase III clinical trials for its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Advair Diskus® and its insulin analog to Sanofi's Lantus®. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77793 In October 2014, Mylan will commence a Phase III...

2014-09-15 12:24:19

Proven Benefit in Specific Subgroups Will Be a Key Market Access Lever in Crowded Drug Classes, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that as the type 2 diabetes treatment armamentarium continues to expand, increasing pressure to control expenditures will result in mounting prescribing constraints for premium-priced agents. Interviewed payers emphasize that although type 2 diabetes drugs will...

2014-09-12 23:05:54

Diet Doc’s specialized diet plans allow patients to take control of their own health and to prevent diabetes with the nation’s leading doctor-designed, medical weight loss solution Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Almost everyone knows that carrying extra weight, especially around the middle, has been linked to a variety of health conditions, including diabetes. However, not everyone knows that making simple lifestyle changes, reducing caloric intake and making healthier food...

2014-09-11 23:06:37

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global and China Insulin Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (Value and Volume) 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Global and China Insulin Market (Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, Premixed, Modern and Human Insulin) - Industry Analysis, Size,...

2014-09-10 16:26:29

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company developing a stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes, called VC-01, announced today that it has been selected to receive a $16.6 million Accelerated Development Pathway Award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). According to CIRM, the Accelerated Development Awards were created to "provide selected applicants who are...

2014-09-10 16:25:54

DALLAS, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Human Microbiome Market by Disease (Diabetes, Obesity, Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder), Application (Therapeutic, Diagnostic) & by Product (Probiotic, Prebiotic, Food, Medical Food, Other Supplements, Device, Drug) - Global Forecast to 2023", published by MarketsandMarkets, provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, restraints, challenges, opportunities, current...

2014-09-10 08:29:58

ROSH HA-AYIN, Israel, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beta-O2 announced today that it has received a $500K grant from JDRF. The grant will be used to help fund a $1M pilot human study of Beta-O2's ssAir bio-artificial pancreas, in development as a treatment and potential cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D). The two-year study, which will enroll eight participants at Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden, will evaluate the safety, survival and function of implanted human islets...

2014-09-09 23:05:29

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Endocrine Testing Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The endocrine system is comprised of endocrine glands as well as secretor organs that are responsible for releasing hormones into the blood stream directly. The proper functioning of the endocrine system is central to the regulation of various important body...


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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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