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2014-02-12 08:30:06

More than half a million dollars donated to help children with diabetes attend camp since 2008 INDIANAPOLIS and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- #Lilly #Diabetes supports @AmDiabetesAssn #camps by donating $91,000 to send 91 children with diabetes to camp in 2014 -- #Lilly #Diabetes donates $91,000 to the @AmDiabetesAssn 2014 #camp program -- #Lilly #Diabetes supports scholarship program for children with #T1 #diabetes;...

2014-02-12 08:28:24

Clinical program focused on reversing type 1 diabetes symptoms in patients diagnosed within six months of trial initiation EDGEWATER, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DiaVacs, Inc., a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing cell-based therapy for treatment of type 1 diabetes, and Profil(® )Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., an early phase clinical research organization focused on diabetes and obesity, announced today a strategic collaboration...

2014-02-11 12:27:38

The Biggest Loser RunWalk and The Biggest Loser Resorts Will Sponsor 5K Race at Annual Event Which Raises Funds for Diabetes Research Institute MIAMI, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation has once again teamed up with Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, for the DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day. This marquee event along with The Biggest Loser RunWalk 5K will be held the morning of Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Sun Life...

2014-02-11 08:32:23

LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS, Switzerland, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kareus Therapeutics SA ("Kareus") announced today that US FDA has approved its Investigational New Drug (IND) KU-5039 to initiate Phase I clinical trial. KU 5039 is being developed for the treatment of insulin resistance and diabetes. KU-5039 is an orally active, New Chemical Entity (NCE), discovered and developed by Kareus. KU-5039 is a potent and selective activator of AMP-kinase (AMPK), a key...

2014-02-11 08:30:24

Research advances in novel pathways produce innovative antidiabetic drugs, which will pave the way for successful market penetration LONDON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Type 2 diabetes is one of the most significant global health concerns of modern times. According to the International Diabetes Federation, more than 55 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes in Europe in 2012, and this number is expected to rise to 64 million by 2030. A recent research by Frost &...

2014-02-10 12:25:17

JERUSALEM, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it has submitted a protocol to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase 2a trial of its orally ingestible insulin capsule, ORMD 0801, for type 1 diabetes. The protocol was submitted under Oramed's existing IND for ORMD-0801 to include both...

Largest Study Yet Of Diabetes Genetics Brings In Data From Different Ethnic Groups
2014-02-10 10:49:21

University of Oxford Seven new genetic regions associated with type 2 diabetes have been identified in the largest study to date of the genetic basis of the disease. DNA data was brought together from more than 48,000 patients and 139,000 healthy controls from four different ethnic groups. The research was conducted by an international consortium of investigators from 20 countries on four continents, co-led by investigators from Oxford University's Wellcome Trust Centre for Human...

2014-02-07 13:00:08

Insulin use to treat type 2 diabetes trebles over 20 years "Understanding the pattern of insulin use is limited by a lack of data characterizing the prevalence of insulin use in the UK," according to Craig Currie, Professor of Applied Pharmacoepidemiology at Cardiff University's School of Medicine, who led the study alongside colleagues from the University of Bristol. "Given the limitations, our study sought to calculate – for the first time – the best possible estimate of the rates...

Birth Order Linked To Weight, Insulin Resistance
2014-02-07 05:08:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online First-born children could be more likely than their younger siblings to be overweight later on in life, researchers from the University of Auckland in New Zealand claim in research appearing in Thursday’s edition of the journal Scientific Reports. The study found that children who were born first into a family were approximately 7 kilograms heavier and had a higher BMI than those born second, according to Helen Briggs of BBC...

2014-02-06 23:23:31

Filmmakers Dan Finegold and Josh Eisenfeld have teamed with scientist and producer Dr. Dan Handley on a groundbreaking documentary that will chronicle the quest for what may be the first preventative therapy for Type 1 diabetes. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Official Project Website Type 1 diabetes affects over three million Americans, and is particularly devastating for the high proportion of children it afflicts. The disease is a type of autoimmune disorder where the body’s...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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