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2014-08-08 12:25:40

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Insulin Pen Market, Users (Reusable & Prefilled) & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Insulin Pen Market Analysis In 2013, more than 50 Thousand insulin users opt for an insulin pen. Out of this major percentage of population uses Reusable (Cartridge) insulin pen compared to Prefilled (Disposable) insulin pen. Insulin Pen Market for 2013 is in double digit Billion US$ and it is expected to grow by 13% from 2013...

2014-08-08 12:25:15

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company developing a stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes, announced today that it has completed a private equity financing transaction, providing the Company with $5.4 million through the sale of Series C-1 Preferred Stock, together with warrants to purchase common stock. The first closing of the Series C-1 financing occurred in July 2013. This...

2014-08-08 11:26:16

AFTAU A whey protein drink before breakfast can control erratic glucose levels associated with type 2 diabetes, say Tel Aviv University researchers Blood sugar surges — after-meal glucose "spikes" — can be life threatening for the 29 million Americans with diabetes. Diabetic blood sugar spikes have been linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, kidney failure, and retinal damage. Now a new Tel Aviv University study, published in Diabetologia, suggests a novel...

grizzly bear diabetes
2014-08-07 06:38:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diabetes rates are continuing to rise globally, affecting the lives of millions of people. With such high rates, it seems feasible to ask if the condition serves any biological purpose. A new study, published in Cell Metabolism, reveals that grizzly bears have a natural state of diabetes, which not only serves a biological purpose, it is also reversible. The researchers note that grizzly bears are obese, but not diabetic, in the...

2014-08-06 23:10:51

SherryWinks, LLC, the parent of PocketBra, have created MedPockets, a wearable storage technology that fits the needs of women diabetics and doubles as sexy comfortable lingerie Marblehead, MA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 MedPockets, a bra company based in Marblehead, MA, provides a bra with pockets for women with diabetes to store their insulin pumps and other diabetic equipment. The bra comes with 4 pockets, one in each side panel and one in each cup. MedPockets was created almost...

2014-08-06 08:32:35

The only pen needle with patented dual needle shields for enhanced convenience and safety is latest BD innovation for insulin injection FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the retail pharmacy launch of BD AutoShield(TM) Duo, the only pen needle with patented dual front and back-end shields that provides greater convenience and safety...

2014-08-05 17:20:56

Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve scientist helps lead study that will enhance insulin products and improve blood sugar control Since its landmark discovery in 1922, insulin has improved the health and extended the lives of more than 500 million people worldwide with diabetes mellitus. Yet the question of how this key hormone binds to its target cells in the body’s organs has posed an enduring scientific mystery. A global team of researchers from Cleveland,...

2014-08-04 23:04:31

Prometheon Pharma's NoPricks social media and crowdfunding campaign seeks to raise public awareness for the difficulties of needle injection and engage millions living with diabetes to help bring a revolutionary technology to market. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 A University of Florida biotech spinoff has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $1,000,000 to advance development of their groundbreaking needle-free, temperature stable insulin patches. These patches are...

2014-08-02 00:21:08

Third product from the BI-Lilly Diabetes alliance to be approved by FDA RIDGEFIELD, Conn., and INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Jardiance® (empagliflozin) tablets as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control, or blood glucose levels, in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D). JARDIANCE is not for people with type 1...

type-1 diabetes
2014-08-01 02:00:43

Susan Gammon, Ph.D., Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute A new study by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) has found that a peptide called caerulein can convert existing cells in the pancreas into those cells destroyed in type 1 diabetes—insulin-producing beta cells. The study, published online July 31 in Cell Death and Disease, suggests a new approach to treating the estimated 3 million people in the U.S., and over 300 million worldwide,...


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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