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2014-01-30 23:26:57

American Diabetes Wholesale has announced that they will be a major sponsor for the ‘Downhill For Diabetes’ fundraiser for the third year in a row. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 American Diabetes Wholesale has announced that they will be a major sponsor for the ‘Downhill For Diabetes’ fundraiser for the third year in a row. 2014’s event will be hosted at Pico Mountain Resort, in Killington, Vermont, and will take place on February 9, 2014. Starting at 8AM, the...

2014-01-30 04:22:02

Company to Move Forward with FDA Phase 2b Multi-Center Trial JERUSALEM, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP), a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today results from its Phase 2a clinical trial for its ORMD-0801 oral insulin capsule for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The trial was conducted under a United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) IND (Investigational New Drug) protocol. The Phase 2a study met all primary and...

2014-01-29 12:27:15

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Click here for Picture 1 [http://www.debiotech.com/news/images/nw181_1.png ] The JewelPUMP2, which will be unveiled for the first time at the ATTD 2014 congress on February 5th in Vienna, is a new product dedicated to the Diabetes Type 2 market, based on Debiotech's innovative JewelPUMP platform. The JewelPUMP2 has been entirely re-designed to address the very specific market of Type 2 patients, requiring an...

2014-01-29 08:29:50

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim® Insulin Pump, today announced that Kim Blickenstaff, president and CEO, will present a company update at the Leerink Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 11:05am Eastern Time (8:05am Pacific Time). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131220/LA37333LOGO) The...

2014-01-27 23:02:51

New research report “Global Protein Therapeutics Market Outlook 2018” elaborated by RNCOS E-Services Pvt. Ltd (RNCOS) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, the world protein therapeutics market is anticipated to reach USD 165 billion by the end of 2018. London, UK (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Since the introduction of the human insulin product, protein-based therapies have captured a significant share of the overall biopharmaceutical market. Protein...

2014-01-27 08:28:47

JERUSALEM, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. [http://www.oramed.com ] (NASDAQCM: ORMP) ( http://www.oramed.com), a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it will announce the results of its Phase 2a clinical trial for the company's ORMD-0801 [http://www.oramed.com/index.php?page=14 ] oral insulin capsule for the treatment of type 2 diabetes on January 30, 2014. Oramed CEO Nadav Kidron will present the findings at an investor...

2014-01-24 23:01:50

New research study “Insulin Pump Market & Forecast – Worldwide Analysis” worked out by Renub Research has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the number of users of insulin pumps worldwide is expected to record a single-digit CAGR through to 2018. London, UK (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 In today’s world of medicine, insulin pumps are being increasingly preferred to other insulin delivery options, especially for patients with Type 1 diabetes....

2014-01-23 12:29:12

Sebastien Sasseville, the first Canadian to wear the Animas® Vibe(TM), to run solo, coast-to-coast across Canada to Inspire Canadians Living with Type 1 Diabetes BURNABY, British Columbia, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animas Canada, a division of LifeScan Canada Ltd., today announced the launch of the Animas® Vibe(TM) insulin pump and CGM system[2] in Canada, providing a new diabetes management solution for Canadians living with Type 1 diabetes. (Photo:...

2014-01-23 12:22:45

ROSELAND, N.J., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coach USA, one of the largest transportation companies in North America, announced today that it has agreed to a new medical protocol for drivers with diabetes, which will ensure public safety and protect disability rights. In an attempt to resolve certain legal challenges with regard to prior diabetes policies, the company has worked in partnership with the American Diabetes Association and AARP Foundation Litigation, a...

2014-01-22 23:21:43

London, Ontario-based Sernova Corp., is developing a better way to treat the disease involving the replacement of lost pancreatic islets, whose function is to read blood sugar levels and release insulin into the blood, normalizing blood sugar levels. London, ON (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Imagine there is a person with diabetes who must focus on measuring their blood sugar levels almost constantly followed by injection of insulin multiple times each day or monitoring their insulin pump...


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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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'