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Amylin Announces New Analyses Of Clinical Data Of Symlin

NASDAQ News: Amylin Announces New Analyses Of Clinical Data Of Symlin...

(RTTNews.com) - Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AMLN) announced results from new analyses of previously completed clinical studies demonstrating that patients with type 2 or type 1 diabetes achieved a greater proportion of blood glucose measurements in the normal range when Symlin (pramlintide acetate) injection treatment was used along with insulin.

The company said that two abstracts highlighting the analyses evaluated the proportion of readings from self-monitored seven-point glucose profiles that fell above, below or within glycemic targets based on guidelines set by the American Diabetes Association or ADA and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists or AACE.

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Treatment of diabetes with encapsulated pig islets: an update on current developments

Treatment of diabetes with encapsulated pig islets: an update on current developments | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The potential use of allogeneic islet transplantation in curing type 1 diabetes mellitus has been adequately demonstrated, but its large-scale application is limited by the short supply of donor islets and the need for sustained and heavy immunosuppressive ...
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Older insulins may be option for uninsured patients with diabetes

Older insulins may be option for uninsured patients with diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Older insulins may be option for uninsured patients with diabetes
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We need the government to subsidize newer insulins - why should people suffer without insurance in 2015?

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Paediatric outpatient study compares effectiveness of three alternative treatments for type 1 diabetes

Paediatric outpatient study compares effectiveness of three alternative treatments for type 1 diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
no participant using the dual-hormone system experienced a nocturnal hypoglycaemia event requiring treatment,"
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Nick Jonas | Dexcom CGM User | Type 1 Diabetes - YouTube

Since his diagnosis at age 13, Nick Jonas hasn’t let type 1 diabetes stand in the way of his dreams. With the help of Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring (C...
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Insulet gets FDA warning letter over some insulin pumps

sulet gets FDA warning letter over some insulin pumps
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Johnson & Johnson starts project to prevent Type 1 diabetes - Juvenile diabetes affects about 5% of Americans - Kuwait Times

Johnson & Johnson starts project to prevent Type 1 diabetes - Juvenile diabetes affects about 5% of Americans - Kuwait Times | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
TRENTON: Johnson & Johnson has begun a research partnership to find the root cause of Type 1 diabetes and stop the hormonal disorder in its tracks. It’s the health care giant’s first project under its ambitious initiative to prevent or at least intercept and reduce harm from many diseases. In a collaboration with immunologist and …
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A step towards a Type 1 Diabetes vaccine by using nanotherapy

A step towards a Type 1 Diabetes vaccine by using nanotherapy | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute and the Catalan Institute for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) for the first time achieve to generate liposomes which imitate cells in the process of natural death. The research was published in PLOS ONE.
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Helmsley Charitable Trust Announces Funding Opportunity for Exploratory Studies of Unique Clinical Cases of Type 1 Diabetes | Helmsley Charitable Trust

RT @eliotmbrenner: RT @helmsleyt1d: New opportunity funds studies of unique cases of type 1 diabetes http://t.co/w35d5sUTPs #2015ADA
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Bigfoot Biomedical Buys Asante Snap Tech for Future Closed Loop System

Bigfoot Biomedical Buys Asante Snap Tech for Future Closed Loop System | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
New startup in New York with big-name diabetes leaders strengthens its plan for a closed loop artificial pancreas system.
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More accurate continuous glucose monitoring systems can reduce frequency of hypoglycemic episodes

More accurate continuous glucose monitoring systems can reduce frequency of hypoglycemic episodes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
In silico experiments demonstrate that advanced sensor and software technology that improves the accuracy of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) can enable better detection of dangerously low blood sugar and reduced frequency of hypoglycemic episodes. The significance of this direct relationship between the accuracy of CGM and a reduction in hypoglycemia is explored in a Commentary published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics.
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American Diabetes Association (ADA) 75th Scientific Sessions

American Diabetes Association (ADA) 75th Scientific Sessions: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ADA 2015.
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Hybrid Closed Loop Pivotal Trial in Type 1 Diabetes - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

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Diabetes & Endocrinology - Medscape

Diabetes & Endocrinology - Medscape | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
ADA Moves to Improve Referrals for Diabetes Self-Management
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Lots of updates from ADA 2015 Scientific Sessions - have to laugh at the meter they are showing here! Remember that HANGING DROP OF BLOOD?

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With $10 Million In Seed, Sano Is Building A Metabolic Health Tracker

With $10 Million In Seed, Sano Is Building A Metabolic Health Tracker | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Pushpala says that Sano’s first product, slated for launch early next year, is a wearable device that continuously monitors blood glucose level in a completely painless manner.
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Update: Practical Cure Research in Human Trials

Update: Practical Cure Research in Human Trials | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Updated List of Practical Cure Research
in Human Clinical Trials
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Bigfoot acquires Asante assets, inks deal with Dexcom

Bigfoot inks deal with Dexcom, maker of continuous glucose monitors, and acquires shuttered insulin pump maker Asante's assets.
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Medtronic, BD Collaborate to Launch Insulin Infusion Set

Medtronic, BD Collaborate to Launch Insulin Infusion Set | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The partnership will enable both Medtronic (MDT) and Becton, Dickinson to address the unmet needs of diabetes treatment.
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Intranasal ‘Puff’ of Glucagon May Safely, Effectively Treat Hypoglycemia

Intranasal glucagon can safely and effectively treat hypoglycemia in children with type 1 diabetes (T1D), according to new findings presented at the American Diabetes Association's annual meeting in Boston.
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New Thiel Fellow is developing glucose-sensing contact lenses | mobihealthnews

New Thiel Fellow is developing glucose-sensing contact lenses | mobihealthnews | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
RT @MobiHealthNews: New Thiel Fellow is developing glucose-sensing contact lenses http://t.co/WVR8EXgWeN
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Diabetic researchers pinpoint gene key to reactivating insulin-producing beta cells

Diabetic researchers pinpoint gene key to reactivating insulin-producing beta cells | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Led by professor Jeffery Tessem, four students with diabetes are investigating the molecular pathways that can activate the replication of beta cells. Beta cells are insulin-producing pancreas cells that are attacked and destroyed by the immune system of those with Type 1 diabetes.
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Hope is seen for type 1 diabetes fix, but obesity still clouds type 2 outlook

Hope is seen for type 1 diabetes fix, but obesity still clouds type 2 outlook | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
By Marie Powers News Editor Before the curtains even closed on the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, attention is turning to the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) 75th Sc
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Reasonable summary of research being pursued.  Not sure what "diabetes fix" means ;-)

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Massachusetts General Hospital launches phase II trial of BCG vaccine to reverse type 1 diabetes

Massachusetts General Hospital launches phase II trial of BCG vaccine to reverse type 1 diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A phase II clinical trial testing the ability of the generic BCG vaccine to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration. The trial to be led by Denise Faustman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Immunobiology Laboratory, will soon begin enrolling participants.
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No relief in sight for rising costs of diabetes medications

Don’t expect much relief from the rising costs of medications to treat diabetes. Just as the costs of generic and brand name diabetes medications continue to rise, the cost of developing and introduci
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