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2014-01-16 08:28:05

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: China Diabetes Management Devices Market, 2005 - 2018 Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for China diabetes management devices market and its product categories. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth trends and market shares of companies at sector and category level....

Diabetes Risk Lower In Women Who Pump It Up Regularly
2014-01-16 05:03:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Middle-aged and older women who lift weights or do yoga for just 30 minutes a day can cut their risk of type-2 diabetes (T2D) by as much as 40 percent, while women who work out as little as one hour per week reduce their risk by 13 percent, according to a study published January 15 in the journal PLOS Medicine. The study also found that women who engage in both muscle conditioning and cardio workouts gain a “substantial...

2014-01-15 14:14:04

These cells may sometimes revert to a non-functional state, but other pancreatic cells may someday step in to replace them Two new studies led by UC San Francisco (UCSF) scientists shed new light on the nature of beta cells, the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas that are compromised in diabetes. The first suggests that some cases of diabetes may be caused when beta cells are deprived of oxygen, prompting them to revert to a less mature state that renders them incapable of...

2014-01-13 08:27:20

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) today provided an update on the anticipated milestones for its product development programs in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100302/LA63139LOGO) "Halozyme is poised for a pivotal year in 2014," stated Dr. Helen Torley, President and Chief Executive Officer. "With multiple collaboration products advancing to commercialization stage, our focus is now on advancing and unlocking the value of...

2014-01-10 16:22:17

Company Is Providing Replacement Cartridges to Its Customers at No Additional Charge SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM) today announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall of specific lots of insulin cartridges that are used with the t:slim® Insulin Pump. The affected cartridges may be at risk for leaking. The cause of the recall was identified during Tandem's internal product testing, and has not been associated with any...

2014-01-09 08:28:46

Renewed commitment over two years helps support education for students with type 1 diabetes INDIANAPOLIS and ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Lilly Diabetes announced it will renew its commitment to the Diabetes Scholars Foundation (Foundation) scholarship fund for another two years. The commitment includes a $200,000 donation ($100,000 for each calendar year) that will support the Foundation's mission: to empower young people with type 1 diabetes to live...

Avocado Curbs Afternoon Cravings
2014-01-08 12:50:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Adding a little avocado to your lunch not only adds some extra nutrition, but it also may reduce the desire to keep on snacking, according to a new study. Researchers writing in the Nutrition Journal found that adding one-half of a fresh avocado to a lunch helped reduce people's desire to eat between meals. The study compared the effects of incorporating fresh avocado into a lunch to determine how it could influence satiety, blood...

2014-01-08 08:29:48

MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Among those with Type 2 diabetes, the body either resists the effects of insulin, or the pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin to maintain a normal glucose level. What if these patients implemented a healthier diet and regular exercise? According to R. Paul Robertson, M.D., president, Medicine and Science, of the American Diabetes Association, diabetes can be made to go into remission, but it will always be there. But, he says,...

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...

2014-01-08 08:27:23

- JHL Biotech to develop and commercialize BL-9020 in China and additional Southeast Asia countries - JERUSALEM and HSINCHU, Taiwan, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX; TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing promising therapeutic candidates, and JHL Biotech, a biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, and commercializes biologic medicines, announced today that they have entered into...


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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