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2013-11-04 23:25:17

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Diabetes Increase Linked to Long Naps reveals that diabetes risk may increase with long naps. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Diabetes Increase Linked to Long Naps reveals that diabetes risk may increase with long naps. New findings have revealed that individuals who nap for long periods are at greater threat for diabetes, indicating that naps of various duration impact the body...

New Implantable Sensor Could One Day Monitor Glucose Levels
2013-11-04 16:03:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a paper published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, scientists describe a newly developed sensor that is able to monitor nitric oxide in living animals and could potentially become a valuable asset to diabetic patients in the future. Nitric oxide is considered to be one of the most important signaling molecules in living cells, but in many cancerous cells levels are perturbed. Scientists have needed a new tool to help measure...

2013-11-04 14:00:52

Nitric oxide (NO) is one of the most important signaling molecules in living cells, carrying messages within the brain and coordinating immune system functions. In many cancerous cells, levels are perturbed, but very little is known about how NO behaves in both healthy and cancerous cells. "Nitric oxide has contradictory roles in cancer progression, and we need new tools in order to better understand it," says Michael Strano, the Carbon P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT....

Revealing The Secrets Of How Diabetes Drug Metformin Works
2013-11-04 07:28:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario have discovered how metformin, one of the world’s most commonly prescribed diabetes drugs, interacts with insulin in order to lower a person’s blood sugar. According to the study authors, approximately 120 million people, globally, with Type 2 diabetes use the medication to control their disease, including two million in Canada. While doctors had known that metformin...

2013-11-02 23:03:41

IC-5 reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth about this carbohydrate supplement from BioTrust that is quickly emerging as one of the most popular nutritional supplements containing five different ingredients that are essential for the body. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Biotrust's IC-5, an advanced insulin and carbohydrate management supplement whose natural ingredients lower blood sugar and insulin levels has caught the attention of...

2013-11-02 23:01:54

The Metabolic Syndrome: Breaking the Cycle free report and informative video from Health News Wires reveals important information about metabolic syndrome, a condition that affects the health over 70 million people. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Free for a limited time, Metabolic Syndrome: Breaking the Cycle report and informative video from Health News Wires reveals important information about metabolic syndrome, a condition that affects the health over 70 million people. In...

2013-11-01 23:25:17

Get Free Standard Shipping on Your Order During National Diabetes Month Promotional Event Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 American Diabetes Wholesale announces a Free standard shipping promotion for all eligible customers during National Diabetes Month at http://www.americandiabeteswholesale.com. The promotion begins on Friday, November 1 and is applicable to all orders processed through the company’s website with a ‘Ship To’ address in the continental United States. No...


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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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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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