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2010-10-28 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of November's Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day 2010 (November 14), George Canyon, country music recording artist and Nashville Star finalist, will release his current Canadian hit single, "I Believe in Angels" in the U.S. and offer a special gift - a free download of the song at www.georgecanyon.com/jdrfusa in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). A donation will be made to JDRF on behalf of each download...

2010-10-22 09:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, and the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) are launching a collaborative project to enhance dialogue among local diabetes experts, policy makers and the media to improve public awareness of the key issues associated with diabetes management. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020404/NVOLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020404/NVOLOGO ) The locally-based effort will...

2010-10-21 14:54:35

Medical researchers have for the first time shown a link between a father's weight and diet at the time of conception and an increased risk of diabetes in his offspring. The finding, reported in the prestigious journal Nature, is the first in any species to show that paternal exposure to a high-fat diet initiates progression to metabolic disease in the next generation. "We've known for a while that overweight mums are more likely to have chubby babies, and that a woman's weight before and...

2010-10-20 18:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md. and INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MacroGenics, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the Protege Data Monitoring Committee (DMC), composed of independent experts in the fields of diabetes and biostatistics, has completed a planned analysis of one-year safety and efficacy data of the Protege Phase 3 clinical trial of teplizumab, an investigational biologic under development for the treatment of individuals with recent-onset type 1...

2010-10-12 16:55:00

University of Michigan Health System shows shift in the burden of hospitalizations due to diabetes A study published in Journal of Women's Health shows a rapid increase in the number of hospitalizations due to diabetes for young adults "“ particularly young women. Diabetes hospitalizations were up by 66 percent for all ages and sexes, but the number of diabetes hospitalizations among younger adults, ages 30-39, more than doubled from 1993 to 2006. This pattern of hospitalizations echoes...

2010-10-12 13:45:26

A clinical trial at UT Southwestern Medical Center aims to determine whether adding the hormone leptin to standard insulin therapy might help rein in the tumultuous blood-sugar levels of people with type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes. This is the first type 1 diabetes treatment trial involving leptin, which is naturally produced by fat cells and involved in body-weight regulation. For this study, UT Southwestern researchers will be using metreleptin, a slightly modified form of the hormone...

2010-10-06 23:11:17

Endocrine Society launches website for primary care physicians on applying new insights into the role of beta-cells in type 2 diabetes to clinical practice A new consensus statement published in the September, 2010, issue of The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) finds that the increasing recognition that beta-cell failure occurs much earlier and severely than commonly believed suggests that regular glycemia screening, early identification of...

2010-10-05 19:11:51

Diabetes is the leading reason for kidney failure in the world, resulting in patients requiring dialysis or kidney transplantation. New research has found a cell in the kidney called the podocyte could be the key to understanding why this happens. The study led by Dr Richard Coward, in the School of Clinical Sciences at the University of Bristol, is published in Cell Metabolism and funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC). Diabetes related kidney disease has previously been thought to be...

2010-09-29 09:38:00

Findings unchanged after adjustment for obesity and other diabetes risk factors BOSTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national epidemiologic study finds a strong, consistent correlation between adult diabetes and particulate air pollution that persists after adjustment for other risk factors like obesity and ethnicity, report researchers from Children's Hospital Boston. The relationship was seen even at exposure levels below the current EPA safety limit. The report, published in...

2010-09-23 08:00:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study, people with diabetes, especially those treated with insulin, may achieve optimal blood sugar control when they understand the impact of food on blood sugar and they utilize useful advanced blood glucose meter (BGM) features such as meal markers and audible reminders. These findings, presented at the 46th European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, are important because...


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