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2014-07-07 16:23:07

On and off the track, Reed shows that diabetes doesn't slow him down INDIANAPOLIS and ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- #DiabetesChamp & Lilly #Diabetes ambassador @driverRyanReed finishes 4th at the Subway Firecracker 250 -- Lilly #Diabetes ambassador & @NASCAR driver @driverRyanReed takes 4th place at Subway Firecracker 250. Great job! #D2SD -- Lilly #Diabetes & @AmDiabetesAssn congratulate NASCAR driver...

2014-07-07 12:24:22

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: MarketVIEW: diabetes vaccineshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/marketview_diabetes_vaccines.html Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where the pancreas produces little or no insulin (Type I) OR cells do not respond appropriately to insulin that is produced (Type II). It is estimated that the global prevalence of diabetes is estimated at over 371 million people, a number...

2014-07-03 12:25:46

NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of therapeutic products for diseases such as diabetes. The company's lead product - Afrezza inhalation powder - was recently approved by the FDA as a rapid-acting insulin therapy intended to improve glycemic control in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. MannKind was founded by Al Mann for the purpose of developing inhaled insulin as an...

2014-07-03 11:56:28

The Lancet Insulin pumps are significantly more effective at controlling blood glucose (sugar) in people with type 2 diabetes who have failed to respond to the usual standard of care, multiple daily insulin injections, according to the largest international study to examine the safety and effectiveness of the pumps to treat type 2 diabetes, published in The Lancet. Type 2 diabetes is usually controlled by diet and medication, but most people with advanced disease also end up needing...

Insulin May Do More Harm Than Good For Some Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
2014-07-01 03:23:59

University of Michigan Health System Harm to quality of life outweighs benefits of treatment for older patients and those with negative feelings about side effects, burden of medication For patients with type 2 diabetes – especially those over age 50 – the negative impact of side effects like weight gain and burdens like frequent insulin shots trumps the benefits of drugs, says a new study by the University of Michigan Health System, the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and...

2014-06-30 23:11:03

ReportsnReports.com offers Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed), by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2018 research report in its store. This report is spread across 250 pages and provides 112 data tables as well as 43 figures to support the business intelligence and global human insulin market information provided in the...

2014-06-30 23:04:07

Diabetes can be a severe and discouraging condition. Consequently, DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Reverse Your Diabetes Today program, a new method that promises to help sufferers achieve relief. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Daily Gossip writes in its review that the Reverse Your Diabetes Today program actually promises to expose some little known therapies for this disorder. The magazine reveals at the same time that the program was created by Matt Traverso, who...

Human gastrointestinal cells
2014-06-30 09:12:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Type 1 diabetes is caused by the body's immune system attacking its own natural insulin-producing cells to the point where the body cannot properly regulate blood sugar levels. Researchers have been pursuing therapies that could “re-train” the body’s other cells to produce the proper amount of insulin necessary. Now, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have announced the ability to convert cells in the human...

Afrezza Inhalation Powder
2014-06-29 04:56:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Treatment options for diabetes come in a wide variety, ranging from oral medications to insulin pumps. USA Today reports that a new treatment option has been added to the arsenal, Afrezza Inhalation Powder. This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the rapid-acting inhaled insulin to improve glycemic control in adults with diabetes mellitus, or Type I diabetes. The FDA estimates that 25.8 million people in...

2014-06-27 12:26:19

DALLAS, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report, "Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed), by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2018" published by MarketsandMarkets, The global Human Insulin Market crossed $23 Billion in 2013 and is poised to grow at a high double-digit CAGR from...


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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