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2014-05-15 12:36:22

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from a retrospective pooled analysis of eight phase III trials (two 18-week and six 24-week) of linagliptin 5 mg once-daily, showed reductions from baseline A1c at 18 (eight trials) and 24 (six trials) weeks compared to placebo in African-American adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D), Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced. Additionally, similar proportions of patients in...

2014-05-14 16:28:41

How-to video, English and Spanish checklists put help at your fingertips LAS VEGAS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- @TheAACE, Lilly Diabetes offer emergency tips for people w/ #diabetes at mydiabetesemergencyplan.com, downloadable in both English & Spanish -- Lilly Diabetes and @TheAACE have distributed more than 12 million #diabetes emergency checklists since '06 mydiabetesemergencyplan.com What if you had to leave your house right now in an...

2014-05-14 08:30:33

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD) In the U.S. alone, roughly 1 of 12 people are managing diabetes. China has approximately 100 million diabetic patients as of 2012 statistics. Total global insulin sales have grown an average of $4 billion a year between 2011 and 2012 ($16.8B in 2011 and $20.8B in 2012). However, in 2013, sharp price increases sent the total market up to $35 billion. By 2018, total insulin sales are expected to increase 66% to...

2014-05-12 08:32:58

Lilly expects U.S. and European regulatory submissions by Q1 2015 INDIANAPOLIS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced positive top-line results of three completed Phase III clinical trials in patients with type 2 diabetes for basal insulin peglispro (BIL), which is being studied as a once-daily treatment for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The primary efficacy endpoint of non-inferior reduction in hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) compared to insulin...

2014-05-07 23:07:51

Arkansas company and strategic partner secure over $2 million to help commercialize automatic insulin pump and suite of groundbreaking microfluidics devices. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A new disposable insulin patch pump, smaller than any pump currently on the market, is in development from SFC Fluidics Inc., a medical device and diagnostics company based in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The company recently closed a $2 million, Series B investment round that will help it to...

2014-05-06 23:13:03

As lawsuit filings climb, national network of attorneys offers no-cost consultations to consumers over allegations that Lipitor and other statins increase the risk of developing diabetes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/lipitor-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced its latest legal update for consumers who are interested in litigation involving allegations that the anti-cholesterol medication Lipitor may cause patients to...

2014-05-06 14:45:21

New studies provide fresh evidence that the same factors that lead to diabetes contribute to low milk supply in some new mothers. In a study to be presented May 5, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers discovered that problems with mothers' insulin metabolism may affect their milk production. The study found that women diagnosed with low milk supply were 2.5 times more likely to have experienced gestational diabetes compared to women seen at the clinic solely because...

2014-05-02 23:00:27

The biosimilar products market is segmented into recombinant non-glycosylated proteins, recombinant glycosylated proteins, and recombinant peptides (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biosimilars-40.html). (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Biosimilars Market Product [Recombinant Non-Glycosylated Proteins (Insulin, Filgrastim, Somatropin), Glycosylated (Monoclonal Antibodies, Erythropoietin), Peptides (Glucagon, Calcitonin)] & Application (Oncology, Blood Disorders) - Global Forecast...

2014-05-01 23:05:49

Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance report analyzes cure research projects that have the potential to change the lives of people with type 1. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Of the 382 active type 1 diabetes clinical trials, only eight have the potential to deliver a near-term cure, according to a new report from the Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance. Assuming all trails are successful and the project received uninterrupted funding, the earliest a potential cure could be on the market is...

2014-05-01 23:03:44

Most health plans consider insulin pump therapy medically necessary when patients meet very specific criteria. Despite the increased use of insulin pump therapy based on recommendations made by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the American Diabetes Association, there is no official guideline for the initiation of insulin pump use. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Technological advances continue to increase the appeal of insulin...


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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