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2014-05-27 16:25:01

INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will conduct a conference call on June 16 for the media and investment community to provide detailed updates for dulaglutide, its investigational glucagon-like receptor agonist (GLP-1) being studied for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The call, which is being held in conjunction with the 74(th )American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, will include updates on Phase III data for dulaglutide,...

2014-05-26 13:31:52

University of Montreal A signal that promotes insulin secretion and reduces hyperglycemia in a type 2 diabetes animal model is enhanced by the inhibition of a novel enzyme discovered by CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) and University of Montreal researchers. The team is part of the Montreal Diabetes Research Center and their study, published recently in Cell Metabolism, was directed by researchers Marc Prentki and Murthy Madiraju. Insulin is an important hormone in our body that controls...

2014-05-26 08:22:34

INVOKANA((TM) )offers a new approach to treatment TORONTO, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Janssen Inc. announced today that Health Canada has approved INVOKANA((TM) )(canagliflozin), an oral, once-daily prescription treatment used to lower blood glucose (sugar) levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.(1) INVOKANA((TM) )belongs to a new class of medications called sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors that offers a novel approach to treating diabetes by increasing the loss of...

2014-05-23 08:23:45

European Commission approves third product from the Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly Diabetes alliance RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission granted marketing authorization for Jardiance(®) (empagliflozin) tablets, a sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) to improve glycemic control in adults in Europe, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company...

Newly Discovered Compound Slows Natural Degradation Of Insulin In The Body
2014-05-22 03:32:32

By Peter Reuell, Harvard University With the discovery of a compound that can slow the degradation of insulin in animals, scientists at Harvard have opened the door to a potential new treatment for diabetes. The new approach, described by David Liu, professor of chemistry and chemical biology, and Alan Saghatelian, associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, uses the compound to inhibit insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE). Inhibiting IDE in mice, they have shown, elevates insulin...

2014-05-21 08:29:48

DUBLIN, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vzwl7f/insulin_pumps) has announced the addition of the "Insulin Pumps (External) - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Insulin Pumps (External) in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin...

2014-05-20 23:00:25

Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, a Regents’ Professor of Biology and director of the Center for Obesity Reversal at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.5 million renewal of the MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to study lipolysis, the breakdown of body fat, and thermogenesis, or heat production, from specialized fat cells. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, a...

2014-05-19 23:10:04

With growing diabetes concerns, Rx Care Pharmacy delivers vital information about the disease and how to help prevent and manage it. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The last couple of decades tell a “good news, bad news” story about diabetes. That’s the disease that makes it tough for your body to control blood sugar. Here’s a snapshot: In the last 20 years, the number of adults with diabetes has more than tripled. Nearly one in 10 now has the disease. That’s certainly not...

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2014-05-17 06:15:29

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The prevailing wisdom for those with Type 2 diabetes is to eat three to six small meals a day in order to keep blood glucose (BG) levels even, instead of spiking as it does with fewer, or more irregular, meals. A new study from the Diabetes Centre, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic, however, reveals that two large meals – breakfast and lunch (with the same calorie count as the six smaller meals)...

2014-05-15 16:29:05

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnis Health, a value leader in diabetes monitoring systems, today announced the launch of the new EmbraceEVO(TM), a blood glucose meter with a sleek, compact design. The EmbraceEVO is uniquely available as an affordable all-in-one starter kit for value and convenience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88229 "Our company is committed to delivering healthcare innovations and value to both patients and supply partners. We...


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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