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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...

2013-07-15 23:21:59

As diabetes rates reach alarming rates in the United States, affecting close to 10% of the total population, the market for diagnostics and treatment of the illness grows. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 According to the latest statistics recorded by the American Diabetes Association, over 25 million children and adults in the United States were suffering from diabetes in 2011. Moreover, it is estimated that there are 79 million people who are prediabetic. People with prediabetes...

Animal-Human Transplants Work For Diabetes Treatment
2013-07-13 06:31:46

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Northwestern Medicine researchers have completed the first step toward animal-human transplants of insulin-producing cells for people with type-1 diabetes by successfully transplanting islets from one species to another. Islets are the cells that produce insulin. The findings of this study, published online in the journal Diabetes, show the islets survived without immunosuppressive drugs. The research team has developed a new method...

2013-07-10 20:22:18

150 child delegates from around the country, JDRF President and CEO Jeffrey Brewer, NBA champion Ray Allen, and actress Jean Smart advocate renewal of the Special Diabetes Program WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF's president and CEO, Jeffrey Brewer, was joined today by 2013 NBA champion Ray Allen of the Miami Heat, actress Jean Smart, and 150 children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in a call for congressional support of T1D funding through legislation such as 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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