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2014-09-04 08:30:19

Core Phase III clinical trial program complete; BIL showed consistent HbA1c superiority against comparators INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company's (NYSE: LLY) basal insulin peglispro (BIL) demonstrated a statistically significant lower hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) compared with insulin glargine (Lantus(®)) at 26 weeks and 52 weeks, respectively, in the IMAGINE-1 and IMAGINE-3 Phase III clinical trials in patients with type 1 diabetes. Patients in these...

2014-09-04 08:29:52

Mithril Capital Management Leads $40M Series C Financing to Join Early Investors General Catalyst, Bessemer and Domain Associates WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fractyl Laboratories Inc. today announced positive clinical data for the first procedural therapy to directly treat the underlying digestive causes of insulin resistance in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. The non-invasive Revita(TM) Duodenal Mucosal Resurfacing(TM) (DMR) procedure is designed to...

2014-09-01 08:21:48

The term 'reversal' is applied when diabetics can go off their insulin medication but still need to stick to certain lifestyle changes MIAMI, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical science has again proved its mettle by answering the gigantic question, can diabetes be reversed? While, now days, you can find a diabetic in each house spending a fortune in diabetes drugs and insulin injections, simple lifestyle changes have been introduced by medical researchers that helps Reversing...

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2014-08-28 03:00:18

Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor, University of Illinois University of Illinois engineers are bringing a touch of color to glucose monitoring. The researchers developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, and the wavelength shift is so precise that doctors and patients may be able to use it for automatic insulin dosing – something not possible using current point measurements like test strips. “There are significant...

gestational diabetes
2014-08-27 03:05:54

Sonia Caprio (Yale University), Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that children exposed to gestational diabetes in the wombs of their mothers are themselves around six times more likely to develop diabetes or prediabetes than children not exposed. The research is by Dr Sonia Caprio, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA, and colleagues. With the increase in gestational diabetes...

2014-08-26 12:28:35

9 major insurance companies in Canada approved the reimbursement of the Montméd Timesulin under "standard group policies that include coverage for diabetic supplies". MONTREAL, Aug. 26, 2014 When it comes to diabetes supplies, innovations are often accused of having very little clinical relevance. But Timesulin happens to answer a real medical need. Fitting most of insulin disposable pen on the market, Timesulin shows how long it's been since your last injection. One advantage...

2014-08-26 08:31:41

New JARDIANCE Simple Savings program currently offered in doctors' offices and online RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jardiance(®) (empagliflozin) tablets are now available by prescription in pharmacies across the United States, including Walgreens, Rite Aid, Kroger and many other leading chain and independent retailers, according to Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

2014-08-26 08:30:35

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., an early phase clinical research organization (CRO) focused on diabetes and obesity, announced today a milestone in clinical research for diabetes with the completion of more than 200 phase I - IIa clinical trials encompassing every clinically relevant drug class for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. "The significance of this vast amount of research is what it represents for the public...

2014-08-25 23:07:22

The University of Iowa celebrated the dedication of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOE DRC) on August 23, 2014. With 100 researchers and the most advanced laboratories and medical technology, the new facility will pursue innovative diabetes research and find treatments and cures for the epidemic that affects more than 9 percent of the American population. Iowa City, IA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The University of Iowa celebrated the dedication of the Fraternal Order...

2014-08-21 08:29:07

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company announced today that it has entered into a Rights Agreement with Janssen Research & Development LLC (Janssen), one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. The agreement provides Janssen with a future right to evaluate a transaction related to the VC-01(TM) combination product that ViaCyte is developing for type 1 diabetes. This right will continue...


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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