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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...

2014-05-15 16:27:59

--- Data Presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress --- BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeritas, makers of the V-Go® Disposable Insulin Delivery Device, announced interim analysis data from SIMPLE, a prospective observational study, today that suggest patients with Type 2 diabetes who switched to V-Go therapy from their previous baseline treatment of long-acting insulin with or without oral...

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...

2014-02-12 23:25:21

ManageBGL.com, a web site for people with diabetes, predicted a diabetic child’s critically low blood sugar, potentially saving her life. ManageBGL is now crowdfunding for native mobile apps to help 382 million diabetics worldwide. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 ManageBGL prevented a tragedy when it predicted an eight-year old girl with Type 1 (Insulin-dependent) diabetes would have a dangerously low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia or ‘hypo’) during a school swimming...

Nanotechnology-based Technique May Help Diabetics Avoid The Needle
2013-11-21 11:12:29

North Carolina State University A new nanotechnology-based technique for regulating blood sugar in diabetics may give patients the ability to release insulin painlessly using a small ultrasound device, allowing them to go days between injections – rather than using needles to give themselves multiple insulin injections each day. The technique was developed by researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “This is hopefully a big...

2013-08-29 23:02:28

Glucose monitoring systems with an autocorrect feature that can detect red blood cells (hematocrit), vitamin C and other common interferents in burn patients’ blood are better for monitoring care, a pilot study conducted by UC Davis researchers at the School of Medicine and College of Engineering has found. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Glucose monitoring systems with an autocorrect feature that can detect red blood cells (hematocrit), vitamin C and other common interferents in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.