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2014-02-28 23:20:55

Fructose administration rapidly induces oxidative stress that triggers compensatory hepatic metabolic changes leading to increased blood levels of insulin and triglycerides and increased insulin resistance. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 A study* performed by Castro, M.C. et al. on rats was undertaken to determine if the oxidative stress induced changes in liver carbohydrate metabolism could be prevented by the co-administration of a racemic form of alpha lipoic acid. Rats fed...

2014-02-28 23:01:12

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Investigation Report on China Insulin Glargine Market, 2009-2018” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Description With the improvement of people's living standard and changing of lifestyles, as well as deepening of the aging of society, prevalence rate of diabetes keeps rising, making it the third most threatening chronic disease to human health after tumor and cardiovascular disease. Its risk to disable or kill has...

2014-02-27 23:36:41

Leading medical ID Maker Launches Service to Provide Free Medical Logs for Tracking Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, and Other Condition Management Information Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The stress of just being in an exam room during your scheduled appointment can often lead to elevated blood pressure readings. This is why many healthcare professionals recommend keeping a log at home of your blood pressure readings over a longer period of time. American Medical ID, a partner of...

2014-02-27 23:02:35

A stunning new video reveals how weight loss can be achieved through simply controlling blood sugar, increasing insulin sensitivity, and decreasing insulin resistance. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 "The answer on how to lose weight naturally and effectively is much simpler than people actually realize," states fat loss expert Rick Porter. In a new video he reveals how weight loss can be achieved simply through controlling and naturally lowering the bodies blood sugar...

2014-02-27 16:28:52

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care(®), Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim(®) Insulin Pump, plans to release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results after the financial markets close on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The Company will hold a conference call and simultaneous webcast on the same day at 4:30pm Eastern Time (1:30pm Pacific Time), to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial...

2014-02-27 08:30:30

DENVER, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insulin Pens become smart with IOT "Internet of Things"! Vigilant(TM) unveils Bee+, the first smart insulin injection tracker. Bee+ combines technology and healthcare expertise to improve the lives of people affected by diabetes. A user-friendly electronic cap that fits most insulin pens in the market, Bee+ helps diabetics better manage their injections. Connected by Bluetooth Smart technology to compatible with Apple and...

2014-02-25 14:23:10

The automatic “threshold suspend” (TS) feature of an insulin pump helps prevent life-threatening hypoglycemic events when the device's sensor detects blood glucose concentrations below the preset threshold. However, in individuals with type 1 diabetes who have had previous episodes of hypoglycemia the TS feature may be less effective at preventing subsequent events, according to important new results from the ASPIRE study published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics (DTT), a...

2014-02-21 08:25:23

Trial Seeks to Examine the Effects of INVOKANA® on the Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy RARITAN, N.J., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) today announced the initiation of CREDENCE (Canagliflozin and Renal Events in Diabetes with Established Nephropathy Clinical Evaluation), a global, multicenter study of INVOKANA(®) (canagliflozin). This Phase 3 study is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group trial designed to enroll...

2014-02-19 23:24:56

Taiwanese author says his research should relieve concern among diabetics that insulin might raise their cancer risk. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on a recently-published meta-analysis of diabetes patients that appears to show no increased risk of bladder cancer as a result of using human insulin. The large-scale study analyzed the health insurance reimbursement databases of 785,234 type 2 diabetes patients from 1996 to 2009. In 2009, the entire...

2014-02-18 23:27:40

DNS Made Easy, the creators of Constellix, sponsors the 9th Annual Dodging Diabetes charity dodge ball tournament. Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 It’s time to dip, dive, duck and dodge. For team Constellix, joining the 9th Annual Dodging Diabetes charity dodge ball tournament March 9 is about building team spirit and workplace camaraderie. However, the ultimate goal is to help support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Joslin Diabetes Center. The Dodging Diabetes...


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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