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Animas Corporation today shared encouraging results from its predictive hypoglycemia-minimizing algorithm in development.
With the increase in childhood obesity and the associated increase in type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents, there is growing interest in how children's bodies process the foods they eat and how obesity and diabetes begin to develop at early ages.
-- In a two-year study, empagliflozin as add-on to metformin demonstrated significantly greater decreases in A1C (blood glucose), body weight and blood pressure compared with glimepiride as add-on
A team of Massachusetts researchers working on a bionic pancreas were able to show that their device could maintain blood glucose levels consistently within the normal range, with fewer dangerous lows or highs
Algorithm in Development Maintained Glucose Above Hypoglycemic Levels Over 99% of Time in Feasibility Study CHESTERBROOK, Pa., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
A team of University of Cincinnati researchers has reportedly discovered a way to reverse new onset Type 1 diabetes in mouse models, and their efforts could eventually be used to help humans coping with the disease.
CONSISTENT 1 Trial Results Presented in Late-Breaker Poster SAN DIEGO, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.
-- 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%.
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/ --
-- 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/ --
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...
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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