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2013-12-11 13:21:25

Chinese researchers from Rui-Jin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao-Tong University School of Medicine, BGI and other institutes identified the recurrent T372R mutation in the transcription factor YY1 (Yin Yang 1) are related with insulinoma oncogenesis, implicating a potential marker for the diagnosis and treatment of functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs). The latest study was published online in Nature Communications. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors are classified into functional and...

2013-12-11 08:31:12

"One of These Rivals the Original Proof that Penicillin Works," Says Medical Trend Guru Stephen Shrewsbury SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical science had a banner year in 2013, including a development, according to Dr. Stephen Shrewsbury, that offers the first long-term proof that a much-discussed new medical technology can work, at least with one disease. 1. The Long Term Success of a Gene Patch That Allows Boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy To Remain...

Diabetes Medication Reduces Cancer Risk
2013-12-06 14:45:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study led by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic has found a certain class of oral medications used to treat type 2 diabetes reduces the risk of female patients also developing cancer. Cancer is more common in patients with diabetes than in those without the condition and women with diabetes appear to be at a high risk of breast cancer and cancers of the reproductive tract. Many cancer cells have also been found to have receptors for...

2013-12-03 08:32:50

- EDITION II trial demonstrates similar blood sugar control with fewer night-time low blood sugar events for U300 compared with Lantus® - PARIS, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi announced the full results from the EDITION II study showing that investigational new insulin U300 demonstrated similar blood sugar control with 23% fewer patients experiencing night-time low blood sugar compared with Lantus(® )(insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection). These results were presented...

2013-12-02 23:24:41

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Heart Disease: the number one cause of death in diabetics reveals that heart disease is a much more serious condition for people with diabetes. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 More than 25 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. A shocking 80 % of these diabetics will be influenced by, and most likely die from, the outcome of various forms of heart disease; left untreated, many will die as a result of cardiac arrest or...

2013-12-02 12:26:27

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company developing a transformative cell therapy for the treatment of diabetes, today announced it will present at the 2013 Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 1:30 PM EST / 10:30 PM PST at the New York Palace Hotel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121026/LA00871LOGO-a) During the presentation, Paul Laikind, ViaCyte's President and Chief Executive...

2013-12-02 12:26:21

Jolly holiday fundraiser benefits Diabetes Research Institute Foundation NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yes, Virginia (and Emma, and Maria, and Max, and Willie...), there is a Santa Claus. To prove it, Ol' Saint Nick himself will send a personalized letter - complete with a North Pole stamp - to any child, in any part of the world for a minimum $15.00 donation to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. This jolly holiday fundraiser kicks off this year on...

2013-12-02 12:25:54

More than 10,000 people with self-reported and diagnosed type 2 diabetes and more than 6,500 treating-physicians from 26 countries to take part in new survey RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the launch of the largest multinational survey to investigate early conversations between physicians and people living with type 2 diabetes at time of diagnosis and at time of treatment...

2013-11-29 23:01:25

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Black Coffee May Lower Blood Sugar and Decrease Diabetes reveals that drinking coffee may decrease risk of type 2 diabetes by 25%. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Black Coffee May Lower Blood Sugar and Decrease Diabetes reveals that drinking coffee may decrease risk of type 2 diabetes by 25%. Diabetes affects over 375 million people worldwide, making it one of the leading health...

2013-11-28 23:00:13

The new article on the site Vkool.com covers 11 ways to prevent diabetes that help people improve their health effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com delivers useful ways to prevent diabetes to help people reduce the chances of developing diabetes. This article is really suitable for those people who are looking for effective and practical solutions for normalizing blood sugar and preventing diabetes naturally. At the beginning of the article,...


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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