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Diabetes Treatment Without The Insulin - Leptin May Be The Key
2013-09-04 05:26:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) report they have discovered the underlying biological mechanisms responsible for insulin deficiencies in diabetic patients – research they believe could end the need for regular injections and result in new types of treatment for the condition. Insulin is a hormone secreted by beta cells in the pancreas, and deficiencies of it plays a major role in the regulation of glucose and...

2013-09-03 23:26:54

Marc Kaplan offers his expert advice to diabetics going on end-of-the-summer vacations about how to store medical supplies, knowing the signs of heat exhaustion, and more. BROOKLYN, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 It may be the end of the season, but if you're leaving soon for vacation, you'll probably still get to reap the warmth of the Indian Summer. Heat waves are hard enough on the average person, but they're even worse for the 21 million Americans who have diabetes. Marc...

2013-08-29 23:02:28

Glucose monitoring systems with an autocorrect feature that can detect red blood cells (hematocrit), vitamin C and other common interferents in burn patients’ blood are better for monitoring care, a pilot study conducted by UC Davis researchers at the School of Medicine and College of Engineering has found. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Glucose monitoring systems with an autocorrect feature that can detect red blood cells (hematocrit), vitamin C and other common interferents in...

2013-08-23 08:24:11

BOSTON, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether one has diabetes or not, carbohydrates matter--despite their bad name, the right carbs are necessary for a healthy diet. Note we said the right carbs! For those with Type 2 diabetes, understanding the differences between simple and complex carbohydrates can be a matter of life and death. Consistently eating too many simple carbs at a meal can make blood sugar levels soar, and cause serious complications over time. That's why--for both...

2013-08-21 12:27:19

First insulin injection device to combine half-unit dosing with a memory function to help patients better manage their diabetes PLAINSBORO, N.J., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for the insulin device NovoPen Echo(®). This marks the first and only pen device in the U.S. with half-unit dosing and a memory function that records the dose and time passed...

2013-08-21 08:26:09

ORMD-0801 US FDA trial for the treatment of type 2 diabetes is already in progress JERUSALEM, August 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com), a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it has initiated patient recruitment for a new clinical trial of its orally ingestible insulin capsule, ORMD-0801 for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) in Israel. "We are very excited to continue our...

2013-08-20 23:30:51

A recent study has demonstrated for the first time that the lifetime costs of Type 2 diabetes can be reduced substantially with appropriate interventions at the pre-diabetic stage, announced Ethical Alternative Products, supplier of premium grade alpha lipoic acid. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 A new study performed by X. Zhuo, et al. at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and reported in the September 2013 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine*, shows that...

2013-08-19 23:20:41

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest market research report on "Global Markets for Emerging Insulin Drug and Delivery Technologies" to its store. This report explores present and future strategies within the insulin drug and delivery market, which includes syringes, pumps, pens and many newer methods. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 This report provides: An overview of global insulin drugs and delivery in pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets with classification and...

2013-08-19 13:18:30

The longest and largest study of the effectiveness of insulin pumps to treat type 1 diabetes in children has shown that the pumps are more effective at controlling blood sugar than insulin injections and cause fewer complications. The research is published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, and is by Associate Professor Elizabeth Davis, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA, Australia and colleagues. The increasing use of...

2013-08-15 12:28:10

Phase III safety and efficacy data of TRADJENTA® (linagliptin) tablets in elderly people with type 2 diabetes published in The Lancet RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data published in The Lancet showed that elderly people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) treated for 24 weeks with the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor linagliptin (TRADJENTA(®)), marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly; NYSE: LLY), experienced...


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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