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2014-02-07 13:00:08

Insulin use to treat type 2 diabetes trebles over 20 years "Understanding the pattern of insulin use is limited by a lack of data characterizing the prevalence of insulin use in the UK," according to Craig Currie, Professor of Applied Pharmacoepidemiology at Cardiff University's School of Medicine, who led the study alongside colleagues from the University of Bristol. "Given the limitations, our study sought to calculate – for the first time – the best possible estimate of the rates...

Birth Order Linked To Weight, Insulin Resistance
2014-02-07 05:08:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online First-born children could be more likely than their younger siblings to be overweight later on in life, researchers from the University of Auckland in New Zealand claim in research appearing in Thursday’s edition of the journal Scientific Reports. The study found that children who were born first into a family were approximately 7 kilograms heavier and had a higher BMI than those born second, according to Helen Briggs of BBC...

2014-02-06 23:23:31

Filmmakers Dan Finegold and Josh Eisenfeld have teamed with scientist and producer Dr. Dan Handley on a groundbreaking documentary that will chronicle the quest for what may be the first preventative therapy for Type 1 diabetes. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Official Project Website Type 1 diabetes affects over three million Americans, and is particularly devastating for the high proportion of children it afflicts. The disease is a type of autoimmune disorder where the body’s...

2014-02-06 08:29:38

-- Potentially transformative therapy for individuals with type 1 diabetes nearing major milestone -- NEW YORK and SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JDRF, the world's largest non-profit supporter of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company, jointly announced that JDRF is providing additional milestone-based funding for the continued development of ViaCyte's VC-01(TM) encapsulated cell therapy product candidate for the treatment...

2014-02-06 04:21:32

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim® Insulin Pump, today presented the results of a research study that demonstrated faster training times and fewer errors when using the t:slim Pump versus a leading insulin pump. These data were presented at the 7(th) Annual Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) International Conference in Vienna, Austria. (Logo:...

2014-02-05 08:29:34

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zosano Pharma, Inc. (Zosano) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE: NVO) to develop a new transdermal presentation of semaglutide, an investigational proprietary human GLP-1 (Glucagon-Like Peptide-1) analogue, to be administered once weekly using Zosano's microneedle patch system for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Initially, Zosano and Novo Nordisk will engage in collaborative efforts to...

2014-01-31 16:23:13

United Kingdom's Dr. David Kerr to serve the Santa Barbara-based Institute in advancing the artificial pancreas program and diabetes treatment protocols SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Kerr MD FRCPE, as the Director of Diabetes Research and Innovation.(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140131/LA56866) Dr. Kerr was formerly the Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist...

2014-01-31 12:25:16

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has provided the following statement regarding a lawsuit filed by Sanofi in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware alleging patent infringement with respect to LY2963016, a new insulin glargine product for which Lilly is currently seeking approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "Lilly respects the intellectual property of others and does not believe the...

2014-01-30 23:26:57

American Diabetes Wholesale has announced that they will be a major sponsor for the ‘Downhill For Diabetes’ fundraiser for the third year in a row. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 American Diabetes Wholesale has announced that they will be a major sponsor for the ‘Downhill For Diabetes’ fundraiser for the third year in a row. 2014’s event will be hosted at Pico Mountain Resort, in Killington, Vermont, and will take place on February 9, 2014. Starting at 8AM, the...

2014-01-30 04:22:02

Company to Move Forward with FDA Phase 2b Multi-Center Trial JERUSALEM, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP), a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today results from its Phase 2a clinical trial for its ORMD-0801 oral insulin capsule for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The trial was conducted under a United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) IND (Investigational New Drug) protocol. The Phase 2a study met all primary 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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