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Sleep Deprivation Elderly Blood Sugar
2013-12-12 08:42:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Normal aging may exacerbate the negative effect of sleep deprivation on pancreatic cells that maintain normal blood sugar levels, according to a study published this month in the journal Aging Cell. Sleep, or the lack of it, seems to affect nearly every aspect of human physiology, although the molecular pathways through which sleep deprivation wreaks havoc on the body remain poorly understood. Numerous studies have looked at the...

2013-12-11 23:22:41

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds “Global and China Insulin Industry Report, 2013-2017” latest report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 As the third largest human health disease following neoplastic disease, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, the number of diabetic patients has continued growing from 246 million in 2007 to 382 million in 2013 at a compound annual growth rate of 7.6%. And insulin as the important diabetes medication has also seen increasing...

2013-12-11 13:21:25

Chinese researchers from Rui-Jin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao-Tong University School of Medicine, BGI and other institutes identified the recurrent T372R mutation in the transcription factor YY1 (Yin Yang 1) are related with insulinoma oncogenesis, implicating a potential marker for the diagnosis and treatment of functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs). The latest study was published online in Nature Communications. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors are classified into functional and...

Diabetes Medication Reduces Cancer Risk
2013-12-06 14:45:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study led by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic has found a certain class of oral medications used to treat type 2 diabetes reduces the risk of female patients also developing cancer. Cancer is more common in patients with diabetes than in those without the condition and women with diabetes appear to be at a high risk of breast cancer and cancers of the reproductive tract. Many cancer cells have also been found to have receptors for...

2013-12-02 23:24:41

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Heart Disease: the number one cause of death in diabetics reveals that heart disease is a much more serious condition for people with diabetes. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 More than 25 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. A shocking 80 % of these diabetics will be influenced by, and most likely die from, the outcome of various forms of heart disease; left untreated, many will die as a result of cardiac arrest or...


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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