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What’s Hot from #ADA2012 – T:slim Pump, T1D Exchange, Youth Transitions and More :@DiabetesMine:

What’s Hot from #ADA2012 – T:slim Pump, T1D Exchange, Youth Transitions and More :@DiabetesMine: | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

Thirteen-thousand doctors, scientists, and other healthcare providers. Hundreds of Pharma industry folks and food and diabetes supply vendors manning 171 booths in a cavernous exhibit hall. Over 2,500 research reports, plus over 2,000 more studies presented on mini-billboards known as research posters. More than 150 live sessions where experts present nearly 378 reports on every imaginable aspect of diabetes in the human body.

This is the American Diabetes Association annual Scientific Sessions conference, taking place this year from June 8-12 in Philadelphia. Once again, we are there.

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Nacho Libre! (a.ka. Abbott, FreeStyle Libre)

Nacho Libre! (a.ka. Abbott, FreeStyle Libre) | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
          What feels like quite a while ago (a month ago), I my DSN had mentioned to me the possibility of this new device where you where you flashed your arm with a meter...
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Celiac Disease, a Common, but Elusive, Diagnosis - New York Times (blog)

Celiac Disease, a Common, but Elusive, Diagnosis - New York Times (blog) | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog) Celiac Disease, a Common, but Elusive, Diagnosis New York Times (blog) When a child develops such a devastating constellation of symptoms, you'd think his doctors might consider testing for celiac disease, an autoimmune...
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Care of Young Children With Diabetes in the Child Care Setting: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association

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Care of Young Children With Diabetes in the Child Care Setting: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association
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Gluten-free coffee flour offers alternative for celiac disease community - eMaxHealth

Gluten-free coffee flour offers alternative for celiac disease community - eMaxHealth | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Gluten-free coffee flour offers alternative for celiac disease community
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The search for alternative flours and the creation of gluten-free products is providing a unique opportunity for innovation.
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Review: LifeScan Verio Sync

Is this glucose meter the next big thing for endocrinologists? (LifeScan Verio Sync the first glucose meter in the U.S.
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Ryan Reed: What It's Like to be an Athlete with Diabetes - Men's Journal

Ryan Reed: What It's Like to be an Athlete with Diabetes - Men's Journal | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Men's Journal Ryan Reed: What It's Like to be an Athlete with Diabetes Men's Journal People with type 1 diabetes must inject themselves with insulin 4 to 6 times a day, constantly draw blood from their fingers to monitor their blood sugar levels,...
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CGM in the Cloud: A Community Unites to Tackle Diabetes

CGM in the Cloud: A Community Unites to Tackle Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Review FreeStyle Libre

Review FreeStyle Libre | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Review FreeStyle Libre (Quiero esto http://t.co/155Zm6QA5C y esto http://t.co/Ajwkk89JBa)
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When the Biomedical Industry Can't Prioritize Diseases, Private Money Can ... - Wired

When the Biomedical Industry Can't Prioritize Diseases, Private Money Can ... - Wired | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
When the Biomedical Industry Can't Prioritize Diseases, Private Money Can ...
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Type 2 #Diabetes Is a Major Public-Health Crisis in China

A new 3-part series by major Chinese diabetes experts says that diabetes is a major public-health crisis there and threatens to slow further economic development.
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Looking to commercialise insulin Glargine by 2018: Biocon

Looking to commercialise insulin Glargine by 2018: Biocon | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
According to Shaw, the insulin analogue opportunity is a USD 20 billion space and the market is growing in double-digits.
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Allogeneic Islet Cells Transplanted Into the Omentum - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

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MOBILE HEALTH/FLUORESCENCE: Portable, low-cost fluorescence biosensor diagnoses Type 1 diabetes early

MOBILE HEALTH/FLUORESCENCE: Portable, low-cost fluorescence biosensor diagnoses Type 1 diabetes early | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A portable, inexpensive, and microchip-based fluorescence biosensor could improve Type 1 diabetes diagnosis and care, and help researchers better understand the disease.
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What are the most solvable problems in diabetes? | diaTribe

What are the most solvable problems in diabetes? | diaTribe | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
At EASD 2014 this year, we decided to take a night to focus on the bigger picture.
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Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association
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Medtronic working on diabetes app for smartphones

Medtronic working on diabetes app for smartphones
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Alimera's eye implant Iluvien wins FDA approval - Reuters

Alimera's eye implant Iluvien wins FDA approval
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Sept 26 (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved Alimera Sciences Inc's and pSivida Corp's vision-loss treatment Iluvien after three rejections.
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Diabetes: Medtronic readies smartphone-enabled CGM | MassDevice.com On Call

Medtronic is gearing up for a pivotal trial of a new smartphone-enabled continuous glucose monitor. (Medtronic to enter trials for a new smartphone-enabled continuous glucose monitor.
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Citizen Hackers Tinker With Medical Devices

Citizen Hackers Tinker With Medical Devices | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Tech-savvy patients and family members are working with glucose monitors for diabetics and other medical devices to make them more useful.
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Nice to see this in the WSJ.  Video at link too.

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Questions Raised Over Brand Name Rx Drugs vs. Generics

Questions Raised Over Brand Name Rx Drugs vs. Generics | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
When Robin Lynn, who suffers from depression, was prescribed a generic version of a popular anti-depressant medication, she didn't think it was going to be a big deal.
"I thought that generic drugs are the exact same thing as the name brand drug," Lynn said.
But after taking Budeprion XL 300, a...
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Diabetes Supplies Now a Patient Safety Dilemma | AACE Online Newsroom

Diabetes Supplies Now a Patient Safety Dilemma | AACE Online Newsroom | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
JACKSONVILE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following is by Amy Johnson, AACE content creator:
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Novel insulin analogue combo misses noninferiority endpoint - Clinical Endocrinology News Digital Network

The Pharma Letter Novel insulin analogue combo misses noninferiority endpoint Clinical Endocrinology News Digital Network Major finding: The percentage change in HbA1cfrom baseline to week 26 was –1.3% for IDegAsp and –1.5% for the basal-bolus...
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FDA Approves Lilly's Once-Weekly Shot For Diabetes

FDA Approves Lilly's Once-Weekly Shot For Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Insulin Pump Use Cuts Cardiovascular Deaths Compared With Pens

The largest observational study to date to compare hard outcomes between users of insulin pumps vs pens in Sweden finds pump users have an almost 50% lower risk of a fatal CV event.
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Should animal organs be farmed for human transplants?

Should animal organs be farmed for human transplants? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
We look at the history of xenotransplantation, where research currently stands on this controversial technology, and examine the ethical questions raised by its development.
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