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2013-08-06 08:21:25

Charlie Kimball Makes History as First Driver with Diabetes to Win an IndyCar Race PLAINSBORO, N.J., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, is pleased to announce that Charlie Kimball, driver of the No. 83 NovoLog(®) FlexPen(®) Honda, has become the first and only licensed driver with diabetes to win an IndyCar race. This milestone was achieved as the Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing Team saw its first-ever IndyCar Series victory, secured at the...

2013-08-01 23:03:54

Findings reveal why patients with metabolism-related diseases are at higher risk for aggressive tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Blocking dietary sugar and its activity in tumor cells may reduce cancer risk and progression, according to researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine. The study, conducted in fruit flies and published in the journal Cell, provides insight as to why metabolism-related diseases such as diabetes or obesity are associated with certain types of...

2013-07-31 23:37:59

Mobile application allows users to track and log blood glucose levels and insulin coverage. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The new mobile app Log My Insulin has earned appsbar.com’s App of the Day award for showcasing how customized and fully-functional apps can be built regardless of technological experience or extensive budgets. The Log My Insulin app contains a Form module that allows user to register their blood glucose levels while also logging vital information such as daily diet and...

2013-07-31 12:27:06

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/59zgn7/diabetes) has announced the addition of the "Diabetes Therapeutics Market in India to 2018 - Rapid Uptake of DPP-IV Inhibitors, GLP-1 Agonists and Expanding Insulin Segment to Drive Growth" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/59zgn7/diabetes ] report to their offering. Insights into the diabetes epidemiology, cost of therapy, research and...

2013-07-30 13:00:18

Glucose intolerance or insulin resistance do not appear to be associated with pathological features of Alzheimer disease (AD) or detection of the accumulation of the brain protein β-amyloid (Αβ), according to a report published by JAMA Neurology, a JAMA Network publication. Glucose intolerance and diabetes mellitus have been proposed as risk factors for the development of AD, but evidence of this has not been consistent, the study background notes....

2013-07-26 23:04:30

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Diabetes Devices Market And Diabetes Drugs Market - Industry Scenario, Trends, Analysis, Size, Share & Forecast 2011 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse full report with TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/diabetes-devices-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research, “Global Diabetes Market: Drugs &...

Rare Tumor Caused Woman To Act Drunk As Blood Sugar Plummets
2013-07-18 11:15:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For nearly two years, a New York woman would randomly begin acting as though she were drunk or crazy, until doctors at the Mount Sinai Medical Center discovered the cause of her malady -- a rare, mysterious tumor on her pancreas that caused her blood sugar to unexpectedly plummet. The patient, a 54-year-old Rockland County realtor named Rosemary McGinn, would experience episodes during which she would talk to herself or sway...

Insulin Delivery From New Injectable Smart Sponge
2013-07-18 05:07:54

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A sponge like material surrounding insulin is one of the newest drug delivery methods developed for diabetes. The pores in the sponge expand and contract as the body needs insulin. There is hope that this technique could also be used to deliver targeted cancer cell treatment. Dr. Zhen Gu, professor of biomedical engineering, explained "We wanted to mimic the function of health beta-cells, which produce insulin and control its...

2013-07-16 15:42:18

Brandeis scientists bring us a step closer to understanding how to control cancer cells without harming healthy ones The nasty side effects of radiation and chemotherapy are well known: fatigue, hair loss and nausea, to name a few. Cancer treatment can seem as harsh as the disease because it can't differentiate healthy cells from cancerous cells, killing both. But what if there were a way to control or stop the growth of cancer cells without harming other cells? Brandeis biologist...

2013-07-16 12:27:54

TAIPEI, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced that it has received an official notification of patent allowance for its metformin controlled release formulation from United States Patent & Trademark Office. The granted patent, US patent number 8,486,453, claims cover the controlled-release composition of TWi's metformin product with reduced food effect. The patent is part of TWi Pharmaceuticals' broad intellectual property portfolio for building...


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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