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2014-06-16 08:27:42

Up to 2.25 percentage point reduction in HbA1c achieved after only 13 weeks of dosing CARLSBAD, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today the final results from its Phase 2 study of ISIS-GCGR(Rx) in patients with type 2 diabetes uncontrolled on stable metformin therapy. In this study, patients in the per protocol population (PP) treated with ISIS-GCGR(Rx) in addition to metformin achieved absolute mean reduction in hemoglobin...

2014-05-14 08:29:48

Greater than 2 percentage point reduction in HbA1c achieved after only 13 weeks of dosing CARLSBAD, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today positive data from a Phase 2 study of ISIS-GCGR(Rx) in patients with type 2 diabetes uncontrolled on stable metformin therapy. In this study, patients in the per protocol efficacy population treated with ISIS-GCGR(Rx) achieved statistically significant reductions in measures of glucose...

2013-10-31 10:24:53

Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU) and the Technische Universität München (TUM), together with scientists in the USA, have developed a new therapeutic approach for treatment of type 2 diabetes. A novel single molecule hormone, which acts equally on the receptors of the insulin-stimulating hormones GLP-1 and GIP, was observed to reduce weight and improve blood sugar. The results have now been published in the medical journal 'Science Translational Medicine', and include...

Rare Tumor Caused Woman To Act Drunk As Blood Sugar Plummets
2013-07-18 11:15:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For nearly two years, a New York woman would randomly begin acting as though she were drunk or crazy, until doctors at the Mount Sinai Medical Center discovered the cause of her malady -- a rare, mysterious tumor on her pancreas that caused her blood sugar to unexpectedly plummet. The patient, a 54-year-old Rockland County realtor named Rosemary McGinn, would experience episodes during which she would talk to herself or sway...

2012-12-18 05:01:06

This trial is a 26-week, multi-center, multinational, open-label, 2-arm parallel, randomized, treat-to-target trial in insulin naïve subjects with T2DM inadequately controlled on a maximum tolerated dose or maximum dose according to local label of GLP-1 receptor agonist and metformin. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 For information about how to participate in this type 2 diabetes clinical trial, visit Achieve Clinical Research or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434 Type...

2012-08-09 23:19:36

Manipulating a group of hormone-producing cells in the brain can control blood sugar levels in the body — a discovery that has dramatic potential for research into weight-loss drugs and diabetes treatment. In a paper published in the October issue of Genetics and available online now, neurobiologists at Wake Forest University examine how fruit flies (Drosophila) react when confronted with a decreased diet. Reduced diet or starvation normally leads to hyperactivity in fruit flies...


Latest Pancreatic hormones Reference Libraries

Pancreas
2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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  • To talk saucily.
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