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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...

2013-07-10 08:27:22

Randomized, Controlled Phase III Clinical Data Demonstrate Generex Oral-lyn's Effectiveness and Non-Inferiority When Compared to Injected Human Insulin WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced the results of a Phase 3 clinical trial, conducted by its Indian licensee, Shreya Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. (www.shreya.co.in), of Generex Oral-lyn(TM), the Company's proprietary buccal insulin...

2013-07-10 08:26:25

Provides match for $10.1M CIRM Strategic Partnership Award SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on developing new approaches to treat major diseases through the application of a stem cell-derived cell therapy, announced today that it completed a private equity financing transaction, providing the Company $10.6 million through the sale of Series C-1 Preferred Stock, together with warrants to purchase stock. The...

2013-07-08 10:51:30

Why do so many mothers have difficulty making enough milk to breastfeed? A new study by scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of California Davis adds to their previous research implicating insulin's role in lactation success. The study is the first to describe how the human mammary gland becomes highly sensitive to insulin during lactation. It is also the first study to get an accurate picture of how specific genes are switched on in the human...

2013-07-08 08:27:24

Lilly Diabetes donation helps send 21 young adults to college through Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarships ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights Lilly Diabetes helps fund 21 scholarships for college-bound students with #T1diabetes through #Diabetes Scholars Foundation Lilly Diabetes supports 42 college students over 2 yrs w/Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarships from #Diabetes Scholars Foundation Since 2008, the...

2013-07-08 08:27:16

Marks initiation of Oramed's first FDA trial for its flagship ORMD-0801 oral insulin product JERUSALEM, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com), a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in a Phase 2a trial of ORMD-0801, an orally ingestible insulin capsule, on patients with type 2 diabetes. The current trial is to be a randomized, double-blind study designed to...

2013-07-08 08:26:46

European Medicines Agency accepted companies' marketing authorisation application INDIANAPOLIS, and INGELHEIM, Germany, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the companies' marketing authorisation application (MAA) for LY2963016, an investigational basal (long-acting) insulin for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, has been accepted for review by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). LY2963016 is a new...

2013-07-05 23:02:06

Transparency Market Research Published new "Insulin Market - Global And China Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, And Forecast 2011 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/insulin-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Insulin Market - Global and China Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share and...


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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