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2014-08-05 17:20:56

Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve scientist helps lead study that will enhance insulin products and improve blood sugar control Since its landmark discovery in 1922, insulin has improved the health and extended the lives of more than 500 million people worldwide with diabetes mellitus. Yet the question of how this key hormone binds to its target cells in the body’s organs has posed an enduring scientific mystery. A global team of researchers from Cleveland,...

2014-08-04 23:04:31

Prometheon Pharma's NoPricks social media and crowdfunding campaign seeks to raise public awareness for the difficulties of needle injection and engage millions living with diabetes to help bring a revolutionary technology to market. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 A University of Florida biotech spinoff has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $1,000,000 to advance development of their groundbreaking needle-free, temperature stable insulin patches. These patches are...

2014-08-02 00:21:08

Third product from the BI-Lilly Diabetes alliance to be approved by FDA RIDGEFIELD, Conn., and INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Jardiance® (empagliflozin) tablets as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control, or blood glucose levels, in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D). JARDIANCE is not for people with type 1...

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2014-08-01 02:00:43

Susan Gammon, Ph.D., Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute A new study by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) has found that a peptide called caerulein can convert existing cells in the pancreas into those cells destroyed in type 1 diabetes—insulin-producing beta cells. The study, published online July 31 in Cell Death and Disease, suggests a new approach to treating the estimated 3 million people in the U.S., and over 300 million worldwide,...

2014-07-31 16:29:18

SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim® Insulin Pump, today reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131220/LA37333LOGO In comparing the second quarter of 2014 to the same period of 2013: -- Sales grew 86 percent to $10.3 million from $5.5 million -- t:slim Pump shipments grew 64 percent to 2,235 pumps from 1,363...

2014-07-31 08:33:54

ALBANY, New York, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketResearchreports.biz presents this most up-to-date research on Global and China Insulin Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/137594 ] (Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, Premixed, And Modern and Human Insulin) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (Value and Volume), 2013 - 2019: Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts Research Report. Diabetes, growing at...

2014-07-29 23:00:40

DailyGossip.org reviews the Reverse your Diabetes Today program, a new method developed by Matt Traverso and presented in a complex eBook. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Diabetes is a common condition diagnosed in millions of people. When this disease is developed, blood sugar levels are increased, while the production of insulin is decreased. Insulin is the hormone produced by the pancreas and which is needed by the body to regulate blood sugar levels. Diabetes is extremely...

2014-07-29 16:26:17

PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GSK (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that once-weekly Tanzeum (albiglutide), a prescription injectable treatment for type 2 diabetes in adults, as an adjunct to diet and exercise, is now available in pharmacies throughout the U.S. Cheryl MacDiarmid, Vice President of GSK's General Medicine business said, "With approximately 21 million adults diagnosed with diabetes in the US(1), and up to 95 percent of those patients living with type 2...

2014-07-29 08:34:18

New pharmaceutical development opens up entry into blockbuster markets SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGate Acquisitions Corporation (OTCBB: ESAQ), an emerging pharmaceutical company exploring drug delivery innovations in the development of improved novel formulations and alternative dosage forms of existing biologically active molecules announces expansion of its pharmaceutical development implementing its sub-micron platform technology. The company's...

2014-07-28 12:54:29

UT Southwestern Medical Center A protein that controls when genes are switched on or off plays a key role in specific areas of the brain to regulate metabolism, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found. The research potentially could lead to new therapies to treat obesity and diabetes, since the transcription factor involved – spliced X-box binding protein 1 (Xbp1s) – appears to influence the body's sensitivity to insulin and leptin signaling. Insulin and leptin are...


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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