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2011-02-23 13:13:44

University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital says more study needed before doctors can safely rely on using hemoglobin A1c test for kids Doctors are increasingly using a convenient blood glucose test for diagnosing diabetes and pre-diabetes, but a study by the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital shows it's not the best way to diagnose diabetes in children. The hemoglobin A1c test has become the preferred way to diagnose diabetes among the millions of Americans who...

2011-02-13 12:00:00

New approach lowers blood sugar in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes BOSTON, Feb. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diabetes can result from either a deficiency of insulin (type 1 or insulin-dependent diabetes) or decreased sensitivity to insulin (type 2 diabetes). Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have discovered a mechanism for normalizing blood sugar that doesn't involve insulin and could offer a new therapeutic approach to both kinds of diabetes. Reporting in Nature Medicine...

2011-02-03 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) today announced that they have signed an agreement to fund early-stage research that could enable patients with type 1 diabetes to regenerate insulin-producing cells destroyed by the disease. "The goal of this research agreement is to understand how selected cells can be reprogrammed in order to convert them into insulin-producing cells in the...

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...


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