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2014-04-29 08:37:38

EDGEWATER, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DiaVacs today announces that it has entered into a licensing agreement with the University of Pittsburgh for intellectual property pertaining to novel dendritic cell and antisense oligonucleotide microsphere delivery technologies for the treatment of type 1 diabetes. DiaVacs plans to apply this innovative technology to the development of a microsphere formulation of an antisense-nucleotide vaccine. According to initial studies...

2014-04-24 16:29:04

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on the momentum and stellar reputation of eight successful years, the 9(th) annual D.R.E.a.M.S. in the City event, benefiting the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), will once again bring together some of New York City's most dedicated and generous supporters of diabetes research. The sophisticated soiree, highlighted by a delectable dinner, classic cocktails, highly-rated wines from Wine Spectator, a...

2014-04-23 23:09:58

Live webinar to focus on the development of a novel telemetry device for continuous monitoring of glucose in rodents. The broadcast takes place on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:00am EDT (16:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Glucose monitoring options for preclinical research have historically been limited when compared to the options available for human monitoring. As an example, Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) have been prevalent in human medical applications...

2014-04-22 08:32:31

SWANSEA, Wales, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creates Cellnovo France Cellnovo, the leading innovator in Mobile Diabetes Management and insulin patch pump technologies, announces the appointments of three experienced executives to the senior management team. Bart Bergstein has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Steve Bubrick as Vice President Global Marketing and Business Development, and Didier Moire as Area Director of newly...

Climbing Mount Everest To Learn More About Type 2 Diabetes
2014-04-16 07:06:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most people engage in extreme sports, such as climbing Mount Everest, in an attempt to gain insight about themselves. A group of researchers from the University of Southampton and University College London (UCL) climbed Mount Everest to gain new insights into the molecular process of how some people get Type II diabetes. Their findings, published in PLOS ONE, could lead to new ways of preventing people from getting the condition. The...

2014-04-15 23:12:19

Avail is conducting a 6-week, Phase 2 randomized study to assess the safety, tolerability and pharmacodynamics of a new combination therapy administered to participants with type 2 diabetes mellitus. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Diabetes Clinical Trial in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to participate, no insurance required, and you may receive...

2014-04-15 23:08:18

Market Size - $20.97 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 12.4%, Market Trends – Growing penetration of insulin products in Asian markets. View complete report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/insulin-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The global market for insulin is expected to reach USD 47.54 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing global prevalence of type I and type II diabetes and the presence of high...

2014-04-15 16:27:56

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tanzeum(TM) (albiglutide) for injection, for subcutaneous use, as a once-weekly treatment for type 2 diabetes. Tanzeum has been approved as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Albiglutide, a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1), is a biological product for the...

2014-04-14 23:10:16

The Cruise Control Diet plan, created by James Ward, is a brand new program that teaches people how to improve their metabolism in order to lose weight naturally. A full review penned by My Pham on the site Vkool.com points out if this program is worth purchasing. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The Cruise Control Diet plan is made by James Ward, who promises to help people lose weight without using any type of drugs or supplements. The program is divided into 3 phases, including:...

2014-04-14 23:08:39

Health News Wires reviews the top five ways to lower insulin resistance and what to consider when evaluating the health benefits of the best insulin resistance supplement. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 A new article and video from Healthnewswires.com details signs of insulin resistance, benefits of an insulin resistant diet, and important considerations when looking for the best supplement to lower insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is a condition where the body fails to recognize...


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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'