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Tournament to raise money for diabetes research | News | Tillsonburg News

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For years, he played baseball with the Woodstock Wranglers and hockey in the Woodstock Minor Hockey system.

MacDonald continued to love both sports until he suddenly passed away Feb. 4, 2012 from complications with Type 1 diabetes at 18-years-old.

“We had seen him the day before and he was happy and seemed to be okay,” Adam Gignac, who was MacDonald’s uncle, said. “It was pretty sudden.”

MacDonald had been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was six-years-old and although he had been in the hospital in December 2011, was healthy.

It was with MacDonald’s legacy in mind that Gignac and his wife Brittani began organizing the Justin MacDonald Memorial Road Hockey Tournament Sept. 1 in Tillsonburg at Glendale High School, with registration ending this Saturday....

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ALTSuLIN® ADVANCED THERAPY ON TRACK TO ERADICATE TYPE 1 DIABETES IN MILLIONS - EIN News

ALTSuLIN® ADVANCED THERAPY ON TRACK TO ERADICATE TYPE 1 DIABETES IN MILLIONS - EIN News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Click here to support Durbin Family Fire Relief Fund by Mike Durbin

Click here to support Durbin Family Fire Relief Fund by Mike Durbin | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
In the late hours of Monday, December 1st, I received a heartbreaking call from my mother telling me that she had just lost her home to an electrical fire. It started on the first floor and spread up a wall to their second floor bedroom. My mom and step-dad were in bed at the time and barely ma...
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French Start-Up Creates Artificial Pancreas | EMDT - European Medical Device Technology

French Start-Up Creates Artificial Pancreas | EMDT - European Medical Device Technology | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A French start-up has developed the first European implantable bioartificial pancreas for treating patients with type 1 diabetes. Human clinical trials are scheduled to begin by 2016.
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Novel type 1 diabetes treatment shown to work on human beta cells transplanted into mice

Novel type 1 diabetes treatment shown to work on human beta cells transplanted into mice | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Novel type 1 diabetes treatment shown to work on human beta cells transplanted into mice
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abstract here: http://diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/content/63/12/4197.abstract STZ induced diabetes
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Sanofi offers glimpse of nextgen. insulin strategy

Sanofi offers glimpse of nextgen. insulin strategy | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
In a companyhosted seminar today, the Parisbased drugmaker gave investors a preview of the future of its diabetes franchise.
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Young vessels rejuvenate aged insulin-producing beta cells

Young vessels rejuvenate aged insulin-producing beta cells | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A recent study published in the journal PNAS shows that young capillary vessels rejuvenate aged pancreatic islets. The finding challenges prevailing views on the causes of age-dependent impaired glucose balance regulation, a condition that often develops into diabetes type 2. The international research ...
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First sleepover for 11-year-old schoolboy fitted with pioneering ‘bionic’ pancreas

First sleepover for 11-year-old schoolboy fitted with pioneering ‘bionic’ pancreas | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
An 11-year-old diabetic whose blood sugar levels had to be checked 10 times a day has gone to his first sleepover - after being fitted with a pioneering ‘bionic’ pancreas.
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Big Pharma Plays Hide-the-Ball With Data

Big Pharma Plays Hide-the-Ball With Data 

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As potential once-a-week insulin advances, AntriaBio eliminates a $44M obligation - San Francisco Business Times

As potential once-a-week insulin advances, AntriaBio eliminates a $44M obligation - San Francisco Business Times | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Menlo Park company shells out cash to the estate of bankrupt Colorado drug developer to avoid potential large payoffs later.
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Child diabetes: could you spot the signs?

Child diabetes: could you spot the signs? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
In line with American Diabetes Month this November, we look at the symptoms of the condition in children, after a study found that only 14% of parents could identify them.
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Diabetes Awareness Month Practical Cure Interview Series: Beta O2 Technologies

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Diabetes Awareness Month is about spreading awareness f…
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The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Child With Type 1 Diabetes (an Amazing eBook)

The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Child With Type 1 Diabetes (an Amazing eBook) | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Joe Solowiejczyk is a registered nurse, certified diabetes educator, family therapist and magician at putting families on the road to recovery when their child has been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

With the publication of Solowiejczyk's dynamic ...
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Nuneaton dad's charity song seeks better understanding of type 1 #diabetes

Nuneaton dad's charity song seeks better understanding of type 1 #diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A NUNEATON dad has penned a song which aims to help children living with a condition explain it to others. Steve Paxton from Attleborough, a father of two children with type 1 diabetes, wrote the...
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HEALTH: Diabetes discovery as Royal Free team moves closer to understanding cell reaction that causes condition | West End Extra

HEALTH: Diabetes discovery as Royal Free team moves closer to understanding cell reaction that causes condition | West End Extra | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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FDA Approves Animas Vibe Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

FDA Approves Animas Vibe Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring System | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The FDA has approved the Animas Vibe insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring system for patients with diabetes.
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Two researchers receive Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Research in Diabetes

Columbia University Medical Center has presented Andrew Hattersley, DM, and Mark McCarthy, MD, with the 16th Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Research in Diabetes, for their work on the genetics of the disease. Their research has contributed to the discovery of new forms of the disease, improvements in diagnostic methodology, and the development of more effective treatments.
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Biodel Successfully Defends Ultra-Rapid-Acting Insulin Formulation Technology in European Patent Office Opposition Proceedings

Biodel Successfully Defends Ultra-Rapid-Acting Insulin Formulation Technology in European Patent Office Opposition Proceedings | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Urgent safety information for insulin pump users - Recalls & alerts - Healthy Canadians Website

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Steps are afoot to supply affordable insulin to the developing world - FT.com

The Jutland peninsula in Denmark provides half the world’s supply of insulin, the life-saving pancreatic hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. And Novo Nordisk, the Danish company is the largest global supplier. For more than a decade Novo’s
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Why Are So Few Blockbuster Drugs Invented Today?

Why Are So Few Blockbuster Drugs Invented Today? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Our high-tech process of pharmaceutical research is broken — and the solution might be old-fashioned trial and error.
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Where to Find Online Support Programs for Diabetes - US News

Where to Find Online Support Programs for Diabetes - US News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Controlling the frustration of diabetes can help you control your blood sugar.
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An Unprecedented Discussion with the FDA on Nov 3 - #DOCasksFDA - YouTube

An FDA-patient dialogue
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Energy Harvesting Insulin Injector Talks to Smartphone App > ENGINEERING.com

Energy Harvesting Insulin Injector Talks to Smartphone App > ENGINEERING.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
This insulin injector pen sends radio signals to a smartphone app. Batteries not included - and not even required!
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Federal Register | Food and Drug Administration Activities for Patient Participation in Medical Product Discussions; Establishment of a Public Docket

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the establishment of a public docket for comments on FDA activities performed under the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), Patient Participation in Medical Product Discussions. This notice announces FDA's intent to...
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Diabetes: FDA OKs new 'artificial pancreas' software for DexCom glucose meter

Diabetes: FDA OKs new 'artificial pancreas' software for DexCom glucose meter | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
DexCom says the FDA approved a new 'artificial pancreas' algorithm for its G4 Platinum continuous glucose monitor.
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