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2014-10-10 23:00:39

Physicians at the Plastic Surgery Institute of California Comment on Findings Published in JAMA Surgery and Annuls of Surgery Regarding Weight Loss Surgery and Diabetes Huntington Beach, California (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Three recent studies have added to a growing body of data regarding the relationship between diabetes and weight loss surgery. The studies, which were performed by the Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center,...

2014-10-06 16:27:28

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) announced the appointment of Barbara Tavrow as senior vice president. A veteran nonprofit professional with more than 25 years of experience in major gifts fundraising and strategic campaign development, she is profoundly committed to the organization's singular goal of finding a cure for diabetes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120405/DC83112LOGO "I have been familiar with...

2014-09-22 23:07:24

Prediabetes Treatment Company Promotes a Healthy, Diabetes-Free Workplace in Partnership with the American Diabetes Association Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers, a national provider of prediabetes testing and treatment, will work with companies to help employees learn their risk for type 2 diabetes and prevent the development of diabetes as part of a collaboration with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and its Stop Diabetes @ Work initiative. PreDiabetes...

2014-09-19 08:25:44

VIENNA, Austria, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reductions in kidney failure obtained during intensive glucose control persist for many years in people with diabetes type 2 "Intensive treatment is likely to produce major long term benefits for the kidneys." Australian researchers have discovered that intensive glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes leads to persistent...

2014-09-08 08:26:41

Can diabetes be reversed? This medical mystery has now been solved by medical researchers with a simple 3-step diet plan MIAMI, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 40% of American adults will develop and be diagnosed with Diabetes Type II. Diabetes is one disease from a larger group of known metabolic diseases. With Diabetes, high blood sugar levels continue over a prolonged period of time and may cause complications such as Stroke, Heart Disease, Blindness, and Kidney Failure....

2014-08-28 08:28:11

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from an analysis of US respondents from Novo Nordisk's Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs 2 (DAWN2(TM)) study were published recently in Current Medical Research and Opinion. The study shows that minority populations in the US with diabetes, including African Americans, Chinese Americans, and Hispanics, reported positive psychological well-being, better quality of life, and feeling more empowered with respect to their diabetes...

2014-08-26 23:10:27

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF has named Susan Manzi, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny Health Network, corporate chair of its 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes event in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF has named Susan Manzi, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny Health Network, corporate chair of its 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes event in Pittsburgh. The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes in Pittsburgh...

2014-08-26 08:30:35

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., an early phase clinical research organization (CRO) focused on diabetes and obesity, announced today a milestone in clinical research for diabetes with the completion of more than 200 phase I - IIa clinical trials encompassing every clinically relevant drug class for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. "The significance of this vast amount of research is what it represents for the public...

2014-08-25 23:07:22

The University of Iowa celebrated the dedication of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOE DRC) on August 23, 2014. With 100 researchers and the most advanced laboratories and medical technology, the new facility will pursue innovative diabetes research and find treatments and cures for the epidemic that affects more than 9 percent of the American population. Iowa City, IA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The University of Iowa celebrated the dedication of the Fraternal Order...

2014-08-20 08:27:26

SOUTHAMPTON, England, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase I Trial of Plasma Kallikrein Inhibitor to be Conducted in the US KalVista Pharmaceuticals ("KalVista"), an ophthalmology company with a focus on diabetic macular edema (DME), today announces that it has begun a Phase I, First in Human, trial of its novel plasma kallikrein inhibitor, KVD001, for the treatment of DME. The study's Principal Investigator is Dr. Jennifer K Sun of the Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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