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2013-11-19 23:19:53

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Diabetes: Battle for ascendancy escalates in expanding market – KOL Insight. London (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Diabetes is one of the few disease areas that has retained its market value despite the entry of generics, the rise in drug prices and prevalence of the disease has allowed drug sales to soar to a worldwide value of $34.1 billion in 2012. While barriers to entry remain high with added scrutiny over cardiovascular and...

Reading Eyes May Give Clues To Health Of The Pancreas
2013-11-19 06:05:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An innovative way to study glucose regulation in the body has been discovered by a research team from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. By transferring the vital insulin-producing cells from the pancreas to the eye, the team found that the eye can serve as a window through which health reports can be obtained from the pancreas. The results, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), are expected to have a...

Heart Disease Risk In Diabetics Could Be Predicted By BMI
2013-11-18 05:03:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A diabetic patient’s body mass index (BMI) could a simple but effective way to predict his or her risk of developing heart disease, according to research presented Sunday morning during the 2013 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Dallas. Researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, working alongside colleagues from Johns Hopkins University and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH),...

2013-11-14 23:02:14

Diet Recommendations reveals 5 of the best natural ingredients that can lower blood sugar levels, giving people the ability to better handle carbohydrates in their diet for optimal health and enhanced weight loss. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Through using 5 very potent and natural ingredients it is possible to lower blood sugar naturally, increase insulin resistance, and decrease insulin sensitivity. The top 5 supplemental ingredients for lowering blood sugar are revealed for the...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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