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Human gastrointestinal cells
2014-06-30 09:12:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Type 1 diabetes is caused by the body's immune system attacking its own natural insulin-producing cells to the point where the body cannot properly regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have been pursuing therapies that could “re-train” the body’s other cells to produce the proper amount of insulin necessary. Now, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have announced the ability to convert cells in the human...

Afrezza Inhalation Powder
2014-06-29 04:56:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Treatment options for diabetes come in a wide variety, ranging from oral medications to insulin pumps. USA Today reports that a new treatment option has been added to the arsenal, Afrezza Inhalation Powder. This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the rapid-acting inhaled insulin to improve glycemic control in adults with diabetes mellitus, or Type I diabetes. The FDA estimates that 25.8 million people in...

2014-06-27 12:26:19

DALLAS, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report, "Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed), by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2018" published by MarketsandMarkets, The global Human Insulin Market crossed $23 Billion in 2013 and is poised to grow at a high double-digit CAGR from...

2014-06-27 08:26:07

Distribution agreement reached with partner to market the Dario(TM)smart meter in Canada CAESAREA, Israel, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario((TM)) Diabetes Management Solution, announced today that it has entered into a strategic distribution agreement with AutoControl Medical Inc. (ACM) that grants ACM the exclusive right to distribute the Dario((TM) )Smart Meter, test strips and lancets in Canada. Dario(TM) is a...

2014-06-27 08:25:26

First biosimilar insulin to receive CHMP positive opinion in the EU INDIANAPOLIS and INGELHEIM, Germany, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) today issued a positive opinion recommending approval for the investigational compound LY2963016, a new insulin glargine product, for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The new insulin glargine product from Eli Lilly and Company and Boehringer Ingelheim is the first biosimilar insulin...

2014-06-27 08:25:19

First biosimilar insulin to receive CHMP positive opinion in the EU INDIANAPOLIS and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) today issued a positive opinion recommending approval for the investigational compound LY2963016, a new insulin glargine product, for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The new insulin glargine product from Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Boehringer Ingelheim is the first...

2014-06-25 08:32:23

Lilly Diabetes grants $200,000 for scholarships ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing a chronic disease like type 1 diabetes can be difficult for a person of any age, but can be especially daunting while navigating the halls of high school. The Diabetes Scholars Foundation (Foundation) today announced its 2014 college scholarship recipients--a gifted group of young adults who, in addition to successfully managing their diabetes, have...

2014-06-24 23:18:05

ADW Diabetes announces a shipping promotion in which customers will get free standard shipping on orders placed on or before June 30th 2014. Pompano Beach, FL – June 24, 2014 (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 -- ADW Diabetes announces a free shipping promotion in which customers will get free standard shipping on orders placed on or before June 30th 2014 at ADW Diabetes. This offer is applicable to all orders processed through the company’s website with a ‘Ship To’ address within the...

2014-06-23 23:01:30

Dr. Forrest Hannan, D.C. of Glendora CA announces the June Diabetes Educational Dinner Engagement where diabetic patients review the traditional diabetic route then will be immersed with how real results can be obtained. Glendora, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 At the Diabetic Educational Dinner, Dr. Forrest Hannan, D.C. discusses how traditional diabetic handling includes prescribing one or more oral medications to manage the disease and as the problem progresses more types of insulin will be...

2014-06-23 16:24:44

--Microbiome Modulator NM504 Significantly Improved Blood Glucose Control and Other Metabolic Parameters in Patients with Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes-- CHICAGO and BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroBiome Therapeutics(TM) LLC, (MBT) today presented positive results from a clinical trial of microbiome modulator NM504 in prediabetes and type 2 diabetes at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society....


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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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