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2014-06-15 08:21:29

-- The average HbA1C reductions in patients treated with ITCA 650 for 6 months at the time of the interim analysis were -3.2%; patients at baseline had HbA1C levels between 10-12%. BOSTON, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the highlights of a poster presentation at the 74(th) Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) held in San Francisco that contained the first 6-month data from an ongoing open-label phase 3 trial...

2014-06-14 12:21:12

Results from Clinical Study in Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Renal Impairment and Preclinical Study in Type 1 Diabetes THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX), presented data at the 74(th) Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in San Francisco on LX4211, an oral, first-in-class, dual inhibitor of sodium glucose transporters 1 and 2 (SGLT1 and SGLT2) that is designed to lower blood glucose levels through...

2014-06-14 12:21:03

-- Real World Outcome Study of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Presented at American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions -- BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi US announced today results from a real world outcome study of type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients that show switching from Lantus® (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection) to insulin detemir demonstrated higher average blood sugar levels (A1C) and lower A1C reduction over a span of 12 months compared...

2014-06-14 12:20:50

Data Presented at ADA Scientific Sessions Suggest DRI May Enable More Timely and Focused Risk Assessment and Intervention in At-risk Patients SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LipoScience, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPDX), a diagnostic company pioneering a new field of personalized nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) diagnostics to advance the quality of patient care in cardiovascular, metabolic and other diseases, today announced the presentation of data demonstrating the utility of the company's...

2014-06-14 12:20:45

Once-Weekly Dulaglutide 1.5 mg Also Demonstrates Weight Loss, Low Rates of Hypoglycemia in AWARD-6 Trial SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today released detailed results from dulaglutide's sixth AWARD trial, showing that once-weekly dulaglutide 1.5 mg was non-inferior to once-daily liraglutide 1.8 mg. The non-inferiority study demonstrated similar reductions in average blood sugar levels (HbA1c) across both arms.(1) The head-to-head study compared...

2014-06-14 12:20:43

Data presented at the 74th American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions® expand body of evidence for the mechanism of action of basal insulin peglispro in healthy human subjects SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced new data regarding the mechanism of action of basal insulin peglispro (BIL). When BIL and insulin glargine were each administered to achieve complete suppression of glucose production, which principally comes from the...

2014-06-14 12:20:40

Companies present comprehensive data for LY2963016, investigational new insulin glargine product SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time today, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. presented data showing that LY2963016, the alliance's investigational new insulin glargine product, has a similar safety and efficacy profile to currently marketed insulin glargine (Lantus(®)).(1,2,3,4,5,6) Results from these Phase I and Phase III...

2014-06-11 23:07:57

Allegheny Health Network today announced that Massimo Trucco, MD, one of the world’s foremost physician-scientists with expertise in diabetes and immunogenetics, has been recruited to lead a newly established Institute of Cellular Therapeutics based at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH). Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Allegheny Health Network today announced that Massimo Trucco, MD, one of the world’s foremost physician-scientists with expertise in diabetes and immunogenetics, has...

2014-06-10 20:23:10

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with type 2 diabetes who take a combination of metformin plus insulin may be at higher risk for cardiovascular disease and death compared with those who take a combination of metformin plus sulfonylurea, according to a new study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that appears in the June 11 issue of JAMA. The study, a review of medical records from national databases, found a greater...

2014-06-10 08:31:09

JERUSALEM, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. [http://oramed.com ] (NASDAQCM: ORMP) ( http://www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that three scientific abstracts summarizing studies performed with ORMD-0801, its orally ingestible insulin capsule, were accepted for inclusion at the American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions, which will take place in...


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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