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How To Make Insulin-producing Cells From Gut Cells
2014-03-11 17:26:17

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas is at the heart of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. "We are looking for ways to make new beta cells for these patients to one day replace daily insulin injections," says Ben Stanger, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Transplanting islet cells to restore normal blood sugar levels in...

2014-03-10 23:27:46

National network of lawyers continues offer of complimentary consultations to consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Byetta, Januvia, Janumet and Victoza and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/byetta.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers following allegations in lawsuits* claiming that the use of the diabetes medication Byetta and other...

2014-03-10 23:04:30

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Reports on China Insulin Aspart & Lispro Market to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 According to IDF (the International Diabetes Federation), incidence of diabetes among adults aged 20-79 in the world was 8.3% in 2013 with more than 380 million patients worldwide. On December 26, 2001 Novo Nordisk announced that the first insulin analogue insulin aspart (marketed by Novo Nordisk with the trade name "Novorapid") to treat...

Critical Link Between Obesity And Diabetes Identified
2014-03-07 09:09:00

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Working via the immune system, the RBP4 molecule leads to inflammation of fat tissue and increased risk of diabetes It's by now well established that obesity is a major risk factor for diabetes. But what exactly is it about extra body fat that leads to insulin resistance and blood glucose elevation, the hallmarks of diabetes? Over the past several years, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) endocrinologist Barbara Kahn, MD, has developed...

2014-03-06 23:28:29

Diabetic Patients Can Obtain Discounts of 10%-75% on Lantus and Metformin San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 As of 2013, diabetes affected nearly 26 million people—more than 8% of the U.S. population. This number includes those diagnosed with "pre-diabetes" as well as those who manage their condition with diet and exercise, oral medication, or by injecting insulin. Diabetes is a serious condition, and improper management can lead to blindness, limb atrophy and...

2014-03-04 08:31:31

FDA Clears Only At-Home Tests to Tell a Woman if she is Pregnant 6 Days Before her Missed Period and with 99% Accuracy from the Day of Expected Period EWING, N.J., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Church & Dwight Co., Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the First Response(TM) Gold(TM) Digital Pregnancy Test to determine if a woman is pregnant up to six (6) days before her missed period and with over 99% accuracy from the day of her expected...

2014-03-03 08:32:04

Podium Presentation Highlighting Safety and Efficacy Data to be Presented by the Company's CSO, Dr. Miriam Kidron JERUSALEM, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it will be presenting detailed results from its recently completed Phase 2a FDA trial on ORMD-0801, its orally ingestible insulin capsule...

2014-02-28 23:01:12

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Investigation Report on China Insulin Glargine Market, 2009-2018” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Description With the improvement of people's living standard and changing of lifestyles, as well as deepening of the aging of society, prevalence rate of diabetes keeps rising, making it the third most threatening chronic disease to human health after tumor and cardiovascular disease. Its risk to disable or kill has...

2014-02-27 23:37:06

National network of lawyers continues offer of complimentary consultations to consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Januvia, Byetta, Janumet and Victoza and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/januvia.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers following allegations in lawsuits* claiming that the use of the diabetes medications Januvia,...

2014-02-26 23:01:59

US Made Peptides Now Offering Immediate Shipment on Melanotan 2 and Research Peptides Nationwide California (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 US Made Peptides is now offering Melanotan 2. Melanotan 2 is in stock and ready for immediate shipment. Competitive prices are available on all research peptides available exclusively online. When looking to buy peptides online, US Made Peptides is the premier choice. All peptides are made in America and synthesized and packaged in Southern California. Each...


Latest Peptide hormones Reference Libraries

Pituitary gland
2013-04-30 10:34:49

The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is an endocrine organ found within a small, bony cavity at the base of the brain. Its primary function is to secrete hormones that regulate homeostasis. More specifically, the pituitary gland is a glandular structure about the size of a pea. It is located below the brain and above the nasal cavity in a protected pocket called the sella turcica, which is within the sphenoid bone. It connects to the hypothalamus via a neck-like structure...

Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

Thyroid And Parathyroid Glands
2013-03-04 13:34:45

The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located anterior to the trachea and inferior to the thyroid cartilage. It is butterfly shaped with three lobes that make it the largest endocrine organ in the body. Its primary function is to control the body’s metabolism by regulating how quickly the body uses energy, proteins, and hormones. The two lateral lobes are connected by the middle lobe called the isthmus, which lies directly on top of the trachea. The entire gland is enclosed in a...

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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