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2015-02-10 12:31:34

DALLAS, February 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Global Glucose Monitoring Market: 2015 Edition research report that says the demand for glucose monitors

flies insulin-decreasing hormone
2015-02-04 13:09:56

Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine have for the first time discovered evidence of the existence of limostatin, a long-suspected hormone that decreases insulin in both flies and humans, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Cell Metabolism.

2015-02-03 12:27:51

SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGate Biotech Corp.

2015-02-03 08:34:44

Camps help hundreds of children with diabetes learn lifelong disease management skills INDIANAPOLIS and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb.

2015-02-03 08:32:06

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2015-01-28 08:32:21

JERUSALEM, January 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2015-01-23 16:23:01

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Insulin Resistance - Pipeline Review, H1 2015" to its store. This report provides an overview of the Insulin Resistance's therapeutic pipeline. DALLAS, Jan.


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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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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