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2011-06-24 16:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cebix Incorporated announced today that preclinical data for its long-acting form of C-peptide, Ersatta(TM) (CBX129801), demonstrated a half-life of three days as compared to one hour for native C-peptide. Ersatta halted the impairment in nerve conduction velocity, a measure of the rate at which electrical signals travel through the nerves, in an animal model of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Additionally, clinical data showed that native...

2011-06-22 14:57:00

Concerns about progress, patient access voiced at Senate hearing for JDRF's Children's Congress WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kevin Kline and four children with type 1 diabetes urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to accelerate the research and review of artificial pancreas systems at a hearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs. The hearing, "Transforming Lives through Diabetes Research," was...

2011-06-22 07:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Chris Noth and Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, have teamed up in a national education program, Ask.Screen.Know., to highlight the need for early diabetes screening and detection in light of the continuing escalation of diabetes prevalence. As an ambassador for the program, the award-winning actor currently appearing on CBS' show "The Good Wife" and known for his roles as Detective Mike Logan on "Law and Order" and Mr. Big...

2011-06-21 21:47:56

Better glucose, lipid and blood pressure control in the diabetic population has not reduced the incidence of kidney damage Diabetic kidney disease has become more prevalent in the United States over the past 20 years, despite a substantial increase in the use of medications for the treatment of people with diabetes, according to a study to be published June 22 in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. These medications include drugs that lower glucose, blood pressure and...

2011-06-20 18:18:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, actor Kevin Kline and children with type 1 diabetes from all over the country will testify before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs to thank Congress for its renewal last December of the Special Diabetes Program and highlight the importance of the federal government's commitment in helping to advance type 1 diabetes research. They will also urge federal officials to take immediate action to...

2011-06-16 07:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cebix Incorporated announced today it is advancing the development of modified C-peptide for the treatment of complications of diabetes. The biopharmaceutical company has initiated a Phase 1b clinical trial to evaluate Ersatta(TM), its proprietary long-acting form of C-peptide, in patients with type 1 diabetes who, because of their disease, lack this endogenous peptide. Following the successful completion of this study, the company is...

2011-06-10 00:00:30

Diabetes Diet is a must read. It may be the best new health book out on the market in years. It contains a vast amount of research over a large amount of topics. It explains the correlation between our bodies, food and disease. Manchaca, TX (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 New book Diabetes Diet explains how diabetes forms and how to eliminate it. Diabetes Diet also explains how to eliminate heart disease, prevent cancer, clean plaque out of arteries, lower bad (LDL) cholesterol and eliminate...

2011-05-31 12:23:00

Film follows the inspiring journeys of children with diabetes in the developing world NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Life for a Child, the inspirational documentary produced by Lilly Diabetes is now available for free download on the video sharing site Hulu.com. Visitors to Hulu can view the entire 28-minute film, which brings to light the life-or-death plight of children with diabetes in the developing world. (Logo:...

2011-05-18 13:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that David M. Kendall, M.D., currently chief scientific and medical officer of the American Diabetes Association, has been named distinguished medical fellow for Lilly. He will transition from his current role in late-July. In his new role, Kendall will serve as a senior medical advisor for Lilly Diabetes in advocacy and clinical science communities and as a representative to the professional...

2011-05-18 00:01:30

A recent study by Banfield Pet Hospital shows a large increase in diabetes in pets and Trupanion pet insurance provides supportive evidence after a review of recent claims. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 A recent study of 2.1 million dogs and 450,000 cats by Banfield Pet Hospital, titled "State of Pet Health 2011 Report", showed a 32% increase in diabetes in dogs and a 16% increase of the disease in cats. Trupanion, the nation's fastest-growing pet insurance provider, saw a whopping 106%...


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