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Caspase Inhibitor Enters Clinical Trial In Islet Transplantation As Treatment For Diabetes - The Sacramento Bee

Caspase Inhibitor Enters Clinical Trial In Islet Transplantation As Treatment For Diabetes - The Sacramento Bee | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
SAN DIEGO and EDMONTON, Alberta, July 19, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. and the University of Alberta announced today the treatment of the first patient in an investigator-initiated islet cell transplant Phase I/II trial of emricasan (IDN-6556), a pan-caspase inhibitor. The objective of the trial is to determine safety, achievement and maintenance of insulin independence and to obtain preliminary data on the efficacy of emricasan to maintain adequate immunological protection against both allo- and autoimmunity of islet cell transplant recipients. The sponsor of the trial is the University of Alberta and the principal investigator is A. M. James Shapiro, M.D., Ph.D.

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Allogeneic Islet Cells Transplanted Into the Omentum - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

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Recruiting at Diabetes Research Institute

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Ultra Rapid-Acting Inhaled Insulin Afrezza Now Available in some US Pharmacies

Ultra Rapid-Acting Inhaled Insulin Afrezza Now Available in some US Pharmacies | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Twitter Summary: Sanofi + MannKind Afrezza now available in some US pharmacies; prices comparable to Novolog/Humalog, @afrezzauser gives patient perspective!
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Confessions of a Diabetes Hacker

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How underground T1D tech programmers are using Nightscout and other apps to make all CGM readings wireless.
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First Medical App System to Monitor Glucose Cleared in U.S.

First Medical App System to Monitor Glucose Cleared in U.S. | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
irst Medical App System to Monitor Glucose Cleared in U.S.
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Most People With Long-Duration Type 1 Diabetes in a Large Population-Based Study Are Insulin Microsecretors

Most People With Long-Duration Type 1 Diabetes in a Large Population-Based Study Are Insulin Microsecretors | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Psychosocial aspects of closed- and open-loop insulin delivery: closing the loop in adults with Type 1 diabetes in the home setting.

Psychosocial aspects of closed- and open-loop insulin delivery: closing the loop in adults with Type 1 diabetes in the home setting.
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Type 1 Diabetes Prevented in Mice - LA DEE DA

Type 1 Diabetes Prevented in Mice - LA DEE DA | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
This new study is the latest of several that have been published in recent years concerning attempts to stop the development of the autoimmune disease
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With Apple Watch near, FDA clarifies regulatory stance on health-tracking ... - Apple Insider

With Apple Watch near, FDA clarifies regulatory stance on health-tracking ... - Apple Insider | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued preliminary guidance that defines the agency's criteria for determining when wearables which provide health tracking or advice, such as the forthcoming Apple Watch, could be classed as regulated...
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Princeton Engineers Develop a Non-invasive Blood Glucose Test that Uses Imaging Technology | Dark Daily

Princeton Engineers Develop a Non-invasive Blood Glucose Test that Uses Imaging Technology | Dark Daily | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Glucose testing is both a headache and an opportunity for clinical laboratories here in the United States and across the globe. It is a headache because many point-of-care and patient self-test glucose devices in wide use today lack the reliability of glucose testing performed in medical laboratories that use sophisticated diagnostic instruments.
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A Line in the Sand

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In #DiscoverysEdge: Dr. Russell Wilder pioneered early treatment of type 1 #diabetes http://t.co/CmVWx9VmgR http://t.co/B73DBZ7ALd
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EMA issues revised guideline on clinical and non-clinical issues for biosimilars / Guidelines / Home - GaBI online - Generics and Biosimilars Initiative

EMA issues revised guideline on clinical and non-clinical issues for biosimilars / Guidelines / Home - GaBI online - Generics and Biosimilars Initiative | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Generics and Biosimilars Initiative
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Top Legal Minds Against FDA's Proposal to Regulate Lab Tests - Regulatory Focus

A new legal whitepaper authored by two of America's most prominent lawyers argues that the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) plan to regulate lab developed tests (LDTs) more similarly to traditional medical devices lacks legal justification...
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A Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy Study of VC-01™ Combination Product in Subjects With Type I Diabetes Mellitus - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

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Viacyte is recruiting in San Diego

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Diabetes: Is This Tattoo Worth a 1,000 Needle Pricks?

Diabetes: Is This Tattoo Worth a 1,000 Needle Pricks? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
UCSD researchers report early results on a tattoo to measure blood sugar.
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Silly title but more info here in the video and meet the researchers. Joseph Wang - (Israeli accent) kol hakavod, and Amay Bandodkar...

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Registration - The Diabetes World Summit

Registration - The Diabetes World Summit | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
SI’m attending The #DiabetesSummit to learn more about preventing and reversing type 2 diabetes… you should, too! http://t.co/p3nKiCUTMj
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#WeAreNotWaiting: The (Not So?) Brief Story of Tidepool. - Six Until Me - diabetes blog

#WeAreNotWaiting: The (Not So?) Brief Story of Tidepool. - Six Until Me - diabetes blog | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
#WeAreNotWaiting: The (Not So?) Brief Story of Tidepool.
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Assessment of β-Cell Mass and α- and β-Cell Survival and Function by Arginine Stimulation in Human Autologous Islet Recipients

Assessment of β-Cell Mass and α- and β-Cell Survival and Function by Arginine Stimulation in Human Autologous Islet Recipients | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Dexcom OK to market glucose monitoring app

Dexcom OK to market glucose monitoring app | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The FDA allows the marketing of Dexcom's (NASDAQ:DXCM) Share mobile app that enables diabetics to share data from a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) in real time from an Apple mobile device thereby enabling careg
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Medtronic Releases MiniMed 640G with Advanced Glucose Control

Medtronic Releases MiniMed 640G with Advanced Glucose Control | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Medtronic has unveiled its new MiniMed 640G System, an advanced blood glucose sensor and insulin delivery combination that in some ways mimics a healthy pa
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With Dana Lewis

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Featuring Dana Lewis, #hcsm moderator and co-creator of the Do It Yourself Pancreas System. Listen Now.
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Dana Lewis returns to the podcast to talk about wedding planning, her Do It Yourself Pancreas System, its evolution into an artificial pancreas, and the technological possibilities for people with diabetes in the coming years. Enjoy.

Follow Dana on Twitter @danamlewis and diyps.org.

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Diabetes Discovery: Heart Drug Spares Beta Cells in Lab

Diabetes Discovery: Heart Drug Spares Beta Cells in Lab | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Can verapamil preserve beta cell function in type 1 diabetes?
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84 Signs You Have Celiac Disease (Infographic)

84 Signs You Have Celiac Disease (Infographic) | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Feeling less-than-stellar? Worried you've got celiac disease? Here's a list from the GlutenDude of some commonly-cited symptoms from people living with celiac.
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Do you experience any of these symptoms?

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En esta publicación habla sobre los signos de un paciente Celiaco,  su dieta seria libre de gluten como el caso de los niños con autismo.

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Medical Device Alerts : MHRA

Medical Device Alerts : MHRA | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
MHRA - Medical Device Alert: Accu-Chek Spirit Combo insulin infusion pumps manufactured by Roche Diagnostics http://t.co/fdoDZfNV8m
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FDA Says It's Not Interested in Regulating Most Mobile Apps or Wearable Devices - Regulatory Focus

Will the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ever regulate your FitBit, Apple iWatch or calorie-tracking mobile apps?
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