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2013-11-01 23:25:17

Get Free Standard Shipping on Your Order During National Diabetes Month Promotional Event Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 American Diabetes Wholesale announces a Free standard shipping promotion for all eligible customers during National Diabetes Month at http://www.americandiabeteswholesale.com. The promotion begins on Friday, November 1 and is applicable to all orders processed through the company’s website with a ‘Ship To’ address in the continental United States. No...

2013-11-01 12:27:56

JDRF grant will fund novel research to evaluate efficacy and safety of metformin and insulin therapy in overweight adolescents ages 12 to 19 with type 1 diabetes. BOSTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- T1D Exchange, the first program of the new nonprofit organization Unitio, has received a $2.8 million research grant from JDRF to study the use of metformin--a drug used as first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes--in combination with standard insulin therapy in overweight adolescents...

2013-11-01 08:27:28

Alliance showcases shared commitment to type 1 diabetes community; kicks off activities for T1Day observance Nov. 1 MINNEAPOLIS and NEW YORK and INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- Medtronic and Lilly Diabetes become first ever national presenting sponsors of the #JDRF Walk to Cure #Diabetes -- Medtronic, Lilly Diabetes help fund more than $500K for #T1D research through #JDRF Walk to Cure #Diabetes national sponsorship -- Medtronic,...

2013-10-31 23:28:27

High blood sugar levels can lead to health problems such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and can cause memory loss. Health Nutrition News gives advice on steps to take to control blood sugar levels. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Health Nutrition News delivers helpful information to people in need of understanding the importance of controlling their blood sugar, along with the critical steps they may take to improve their health. Unfortunately many people don't realize that...

2013-10-31 10:24:53

Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU) and the Technische Universität München (TUM), together with scientists in the USA, have developed a new therapeutic approach for treatment of type 2 diabetes. A novel single molecule hormone, which acts equally on the receptors of the insulin-stimulating hormones GLP-1 and GIP, was observed to reduce weight and improve blood sugar. The results have now been published in the medical journal 'Science Translational Medicine', and include...

2013-10-30 23:27:26

Health Nutrition News points out the consequences of insulin resistance and what a person may do to overcome the health risks through diet, exercise, and supplementation. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Insulin resistance has been growing in epidemic proportions within the United States as obesity continues to rise. Health Nutrition News points out several factors contributing to insulin resistance in a new video, detailing some of the causes of insulin resistance along with what can...

2013-10-30 15:57:46

Interestingly, a recent study found that ischemic stress causes hyperglycemia and may worsen ischemic neuronal damage. In addition, decreased insulin sensitivity after ischemic stress seems to be involved in the development of post-ischemic glucose intolerance. However, the involvement of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in the development of glucose intolerance following ischemic stress still remains unclear. Xiaoliang Shu and colleagues from the Affiliated Dongfang Hospital of Tongji...

Diabetes Treatment Potential From Inside Pancreatic Beta Cells
2013-10-30 05:09:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A fat recycling system contained within pancreatic beta cells helps regulate the amount of insulin they secrete, making them a potential target for new and novel ways to treat diabetes, according to new research appearing online in the journal Diabetologia. The pancreas is the organ that produces the precise amount of insulin needed by our bodies when we eat, but when a person develops diabetes, the production of the hormone...

2013-10-29 23:26:08

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Type 2 Diabetes Market To 2019 - A Shifting Treatment Algorithm And Intensified Competition Expected To Drive Growth By 2019” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/type-2-diabetes-market-to-2019-a-shifting-treatment-algorithm-and-intensified-competition-expected-to-drive-growth-by-2019. Albany, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Latest Market Research report for the pharmaceuticals industry,...

2013-10-29 08:33:56

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on developing new approaches to treat major diseases through the application of a stem cell-derived cell therapy, announced today that the Company was granted over 20 patents worldwide in 2013 thus far, three U.S. and twenty foreign. These patents enhance the Company's already strong proprietary position for its VC-01(TM) combination product as well as other applications of its...


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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