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2011-02-02 01:00:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, February 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Lixisenatide Meets Primary Efficacy Endpoint With Fewer Hypoglycaemias Zealand Pharma A/S (NASDAQ OMX: ZEAL), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of innovative peptide drugs, is pleased to announce that its partner, sanofi-aventis, today announced that the GetGoal-X Phase III study of lixisenatide, a once-daily GLP-1 receptor agonist licensed from Zealand Pharma, achieved its...

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2011-01-27 06:00:00

The number of diabetics in the United States has grown to almost 26 million, an increase of 10 percent since 2008, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), whom expressed concern about the negative trend. In addition, nearly 79 million US adults have prediabetes -- a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Prediabetes raises a person's risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. The CDC...

2011-01-25 00:02:22

Parents and Clinicians to Learn About the Challenges and Opportunities of Raising a Child With Type 1 Diabetes at Free Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Summit Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 24, 2011 On Saturday, January 29th, hundreds of parents and clinicians from up and down the East Cost will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from some of the country's most prominent researchers about the latest developments in the prevention, management and cure of type 1 diabetes. The Type 1...

2011-01-13 08:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, has launched a comprehensive, highly customizable online support program for people living with diabetes called Cornerstones4Care(TM). Through advanced information management technology, Cornerstones4Care will be a one-stop source to learn about diabetes and innovative Novo Nordisk treatment options and delivery device systems. People can also receive recipes, look up food nutritional values,...

2011-01-12 00:01:22

dLife is asking the diabetes community to cast their votes in the dLife Top 10 Awards for the nominee of their choice. The winner will earn a special guest appearance on dLifeTV, a nationally broadcast show on CNBC, as well as exposure and recognition on dLife.com, the number-one diabetes Website. Westport, CT (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 Who made the biggest difference to people living with diabetes over the last year? dLife is asking the diabetes community to cast their votes in the dLife...

2011-01-09 00:43:12

Dr. Anthony Azar Suggests Vidazorb® Probiotics to Help Ease Painful Symptoms Beltsville, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) January 07, 2011 According to the American Diabetes Association, 23.6 million children and adults in the United States -- 7.8% of the population -- now have diabetes, and this number is growing. Of this group, 5.7 million people have not yet been diagnosed and another 57 million people have pre-diabetes, when their blood glucose levels are higher than normal, making them especially...

2011-01-06 13:59:49

A simpler form of testing individuals with risk factors for diabetes could improve diabetes prevention efforts by substantially increasing the number of individuals who complete testing and learn whether or not they are likely to develop diabetes. Approximately 60 million Americans, one-third of the adult population, are pre-diabetic. Thirty percent of these individuals will develop Type 2 diabetes in less than a decade, yet most don't know they are at high risk for the disease. A study...

2011-01-04 04:06:47

Depression and diabetes appear to be associated with a significantly increased risk of death from heart disease and risk of death from all causes over a six-year period for women, according to a report in the January issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Depression affects close to 15 million U.S. adults each year and more than 23.5 million U.S. adults have diabetes, according to background information in the article. Symptoms of depression affect between...

2010-12-20 16:34:00

MADISON, N.J., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one third of pregnant women are not being screened by a simple laboratory test for gestational diabetes mellitus (gestational diabetes), according to a study of more than 900,000 American women published online today in Obstetrics and Gynecology. The study, conducted by scientists at Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), suggests that a large number of women are not being screened according to medical guidelines and may unknowingly put...

2010-11-18 16:34:42

Most people with these diseases do not believe health care reform law will make them better off A new poll from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and Knowledge Networks (KN) shows that many people with heart disease, diabetes or cancer believe the economic downturn is hurting their health and will have further negative impacts in the future. Many Americans with these illnesses face financial problems paying for medical bills in this economy. Most of these people do not...