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2012-03-27 06:23:39

MADISON, N.J., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today joins the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in recognizing the 24th annual Diabetes Alert Day. This one-day "wake-up call" encourages the public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to learn if they are at risk for developing Type II diabetes, and join the ADA in the fight to Stop Diabetes®. "We applaud and thank the American...

2012-03-26 02:26:08

SARASOTA, Fla., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boar's Head®, a leading provider of premium delicatessen products, today announced its commitment to driving diabetes awareness in support of the American Diabetes Association Alert Day® - a one-day "wake-up call" on March 27th encouraging Americans to take the Diabetes Risk Test, which determines one's risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Boar's Head will donate $5 to the American Diabetes Association for every Diabetes Risk Test...

2012-03-23 09:41:10

Study provides important clue in type 1 diabetes; could help scientists identify and validate potential drug targets to alleviate ER stress and preserve beta cell mass in T1D In type 1 diabetes (T1D), pancreatic beta cells die from a misguided autoimmune attack, but how and why that happens is still unclear. Now, JDRF-funded scientists from the Indiana University School of Medicine have found that a specific type of cellular stress takes place in pancreatic beta cells before the onset of...

2012-03-22 06:25:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central Pennsylvania market of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and Capital BlueCross are launching a program to urge people to test and find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. A kickoff press conference will take place 11-11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 26, at the Hamilton Health Center's 1821 Fulton Street location in Harrisburg. This event leads up to the ADA's national Alert!Day on March 27, themed...

2012-03-21 14:21:33

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging people with diabetes to take the Across America Hearing Check Challenge and is encouraging others to find out if they're at risk for developing type 2 diabetes by taking the Diabetes Risk Test. BHI's efforts are part of the nationwide effort to promote American Diabetes Association Alert Day® on March 27. Hearing loss is about twice as common in adults with diabetes compared to those who do not have...

2012-03-21 02:22:33

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Profil(®) Institute for Clinical Research, Inc., a company focused on early phase clinical trials for diabetes and obesity, announced today its continued focus on contributing to scientific research in the public domain. The company published research on new therapies in diabetes in nine scientific journals last year and one of its key scientists Prof. Andrew Krentz has authored two textbooks on drug therapy for type 2 diabetes, due to...

2012-03-16 23:02:41

Clark Audiology and BHI are urging all Americans to take the Diabetes Risk Test and to get their hearing screened on American Diabetes Association Alert Day®, which falls on March 27th this year.Hearing loss is nearly twice as common in adults with diabetes, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Yet hearing screenings are often not part of the regular regimen of care that people with diabetes receive. Clark Audiology is providing free hearing screenings during...

2012-03-08 09:00:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System,(1) the first from Abbott to include a touch-screen interface, automated logbook and several personalization features designed to improve the diabetes management experience for patients. This unique device is also equipped with built-in FreeStyle Auto-Assist software that enables...

2012-03-02 11:26:34

The longer you have diabetes, the higher your risk for stroke, according to a study in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal. In the study, diabetes increased stroke risk 3 percent each year and tripled the risk for people who had diabetes for 10 years or more, compared to people without diabetes. "The findings emphasize the chronic nature of diabetes and the fact that it damages the blood vessels over time," said Mitchell S. V. Elkind, M.D., M.S., the study's senior author and...

2012-02-29 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Islet Sciences, Inc. (OTC.BB: ONCED), a biotechnology company engaged in the research, development and commercialization of patented technologies in the field of transplantation therapy for patients with diabetes, today announced that the company entered into a Share Exchange Agreement to acquire DiaKine Therapeutics, Inc. ("DTI"), a biopharmaceutical company developing new, proprietary drugs for unmet medical needs in diabetes and...