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2013-02-11 15:32:01

Researchers who conducted a clinical trial in American Samoa to test whether community health workers could help adults with type 2 diabetes found that the patients who received the intervention were twice as likely to make a clinically meaningful improvement as those who remained with care only in the clinic. The results appear in the journal Diabetes Care. Newly published results from a randomized controlled clinical trial in the Pacific U.S. territory of American Samoa add clear...

2013-02-07 16:27:01

NEW CITY, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes Support and Education services in Rockland County have a brand new home. To help celebrate the Grand Opening of the Friedwald Diabetes Center, there will be a Buffet Dinner beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12th. Introductory remarks will be delivered by Town of Ramapo Supervisor Christopher P. St. Lawrence. The program will feature a Diabetes Prevention seminar presented by noted physician Dr. Don Zwickler, who has been...

Type 1 Diabetes In Dogs Cured, Human Cure Could Soon Follow
2013-02-07 11:11:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers have made leaps and bounds, claiming that they have created a cure for type-1 diabetes in dogs, paving the way for a human cure. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) scientists say they have shown for the first time that it is possible to cure diabetes in large animals, a huge step towards possibly finding a cure for humans. The cure consists of a single session of various injections in the animal's...

2013-01-31 08:30:13

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk (NYSE: NVO), a global healthcare company with 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care, announced the promotion of four corporate vice presidents to senior vice presidents. Effective March 1, 2013, the following members of the U.S. Executive Team will assume the title of senior vice president in their respective areas: Andy Ajello, U.S. National Diabetes Sales; Camille Lee, U.S. Diabetes Marketing; Alan Moses, MD,...

2013-01-29 23:03:57

FirstVitals Health and Wellness Inc., of California, a technology-enabled service company focused on reducing complications of diabetes related to neuropathy and foot ulcers/amputation, announced that it has received a donation from NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq:NURO) to supplement its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Grant project in Hawaii. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 NeuroMetrix, a medical device company focused on the diagnosis and treatment of the neurological...

2013-01-29 08:30:53

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 1 in 12 Americans now suffering from diabetes and a growing number of products and services becoming available to help people deal with the disease, HealthEngage has announced a unique subscription-based D-Box diabetes product club that delivers a box full of diabetes-friendly product discoveries every month. Around 3.2 million deaths every year are attributable to complications of diabetes: six deaths every minute. The overall...

2013-01-07 11:01:50

Finding may lead to new treatments for obesity As part of their ongoing research on the physiologic factors that contribute to the development of obesity, Joslin Diabetes Center scientists have identified a cell cycle transcriptional co-regulator — TRIP-Br2 — that plays a major role in energy metabolism and fat storage. This finding has the potential to lead to new treatments for obesity. The study is being published today ahead of print by Nature Medicine. Transcriptional...

2013-01-02 16:22:15

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Natalie Geary, M.D., as executive vice president. She will be based in the organization's national headquarters, located at 200 South Park Road, Suite 100, Hollywood, FL, 33021, and is responsible for the Foundation's strategic planning operations, major gift development and donor relationship management. (Photo:...

2012-12-13 05:02:00

Diabetes Medical ID Program Provides Peace of Mind to Over 20,000 People Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 American Medical ID stepped up to provide more than twenty thousand people with diabetes a free medical ID bracelet during the month of November to celebrate Diabetes Awareness Month. This program was completely free to the public and was created to not only show support to the diabetes community, but to help provide a simple, potentially life-saving tool to those who otherwise...

2012-11-28 12:26:45

Jolly holiday fundraiser benefits Diabetes Research Institute Foundation HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yes, Virginia (and Emma, and Maria, and Max, and Willie...), there is a Santa Claus. To prove it, 'Ole Saint Nick will send a personalized letter - complete with a North Pole stamp - to any child, in any part of the world for a minimum $15.00 donation to the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. This jolly holiday fundraiser at www.SantaClausDRI2012.org is...