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Liraglutide tested as add-on therapy for type 1 diabetes : Clinical Endocrinology News

Liraglutide tested as add-on therapy for type 1 diabetes : Clinical Endocrinology News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS – In patients with type 1 diabetes, adding a 1.8-mg daily dose of liraglutide to insulin significantly reduced hemoglobin A1c, mean blood glucose, body weight, carbohydrate intake, and C-reactive protein, in a randomized study.
The 72-patient study also showed that adding liraglutide (Victoza) significantly improved quality of life and reduced systolic blood pressure in the groups that were receiving higher doses of the medicine.
Naseem Miller/Frontline Medical NewsDr. Nitesh Kuhadiya
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Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Renamed - Public News - Santa Barbara Edhat

To better reflect its founder, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute has changed its
name to the William Sansum Diabetes Center.
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Allergy Cards Help Spread Word About Children's Health Risks

Allergy Cards Help Spread Word About Children's Health Risks | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Aside from assuring parents that caretakers are informed as a new school year begins, the burden eases on children to have to detail the information
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Method developed to ‘print’ replacement tissues using stem cells

Method developed to ‘print’ replacement tissues using stem cells | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
NUI Galway and start-up Poly-Pico aim to use process to grow tissues for transplants
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children with DIABETES - What's New for 27 August 2014

Children with Diabetes is the online community for parents, kids, adults, and families living with type 1 diabetes.
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Diabetes Is Already Psychologically Demanding, So Cut the Stigma Too

Diabetes Is Already Psychologically Demanding, So Cut the Stigma Too | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
People with diabetes often face a less talked-about side effect of their disease: stigma.
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BioKier Takes a Shot at a New Kind of Diabetes Drug | Xconomy

BioKier Takes a Shot at a New Kind of Diabetes Drug | Xconomy | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Diabetics know all too well that needle sticks are a routine part of managing their disease. Insulin injections have been part of the diabetes standard of
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Lasers could provide non-invasive method for glucose measurement | Endocrinology

Lasers could provide non-invasive method for glucose measurement | Endocrinology | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Endocrinology | Researchers at Princeton University have devised a new method to measure glucose levels that requires only a beam of light and the palm of a hand, according to research published in Biomedical Optics Express.Now working to shrink the laser system to a portable size, Sabbir Liakat, a graduate student in electrical engineering, and colleagues are hopeful the technique could provide a new
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Type 1 diabetes: Immune cells 'caught' in organ donor's pancreas, raising hope for cure

Type 1 diabetes: Immune cells 'caught' in organ donor's pancreas, raising hope for cure | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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'Medicare Benefits Must Keep Pace With Advances in Diabetes Care'

Susan M. Collins, R- Maine, released the following column:. As the founder and co-chair of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, I have learned a great deal about this devastating disease affecting nearly 29 million Americans, including some 90,000 Mainers. It costs our nation more than $245 billion annually.
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Laser Glucometer Eliminates Pin Pricks

Laser Glucometer Eliminates Pin Pricks | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Diabetes affects an estimated 26 million children and adults in the United States alone. The necessity for glucose monitoring via needle stick and test str
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Old drug may be used in new way to prevent diabetes' complications

In a three-year trial being conducted at the University of Michigan and seven other sites, participants are being asked to take a common drug, Allopurinol.
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CGM Coverage by Medicare - JDRF Advocacy

CGM Coverage by Medicare - JDRF Advocacy | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Support Medicare Coverage of Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM) Ask your Senators to co-sponsor legislation to ensure people over 65 have access to life-saving CGM today. Thousands of people are benefiting daily from tighter glucose control reached with the help of a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). However, Medicare does not currently cover CGM devices, leaving seniors […]
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Performance characterization of an abiotic and fluorescent-based continuous glucose monitoring system in patients with type 1 diabetes

Performance characterization of an abiotic and fluorescent-based continuous glucose monitoring system in patients with type 1 diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Congress Take Note: 29 Million Diabetic Americans Wonder 'Who is Minding the Diabetes Supply Store?' | Commentary

Congress Take Note: 29 Million Diabetic Americans Wonder 'Who is Minding the Diabetes Supply Store?' | Commentary | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
You see the small, handmade signs at the intersections of streets across the country, touting “CASH PAID FOR DIABETES TEST STRIPS.”  Signs of the times? Perhaps, as ad hoc resellers of medical supplies provide a secondary market to someone in need of a few quick dollars while possibly flouting pesky safety laws. But it’s also an indicator of a larger-scale issue: the difficulty faced by federal policymakers in regulating a multifaceted industry crucial to the…
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Artificial pancreas / Featured news / Newsroom / The University of Newcastle, Australia

An ‘artificial pancreas’ being jointly developed by University of Newcastle engineers and HMRI diabetes researchers was revealed today.
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Why Are We So Fat? The Multimillion-Dollar Scientific Quest to Find Out | Magazine | WIRED

Why Are We So Fat? The Multimillion-Dollar Scientific Quest to Find Out | Magazine | WIRED | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Adam Voorhes In January of this year, the first subject checked into the metabolic ward at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, to participate in one of the most rigorous dietary studies ever devised. For eight weeks, he was forbidden to leave. He spent two days of each week inside tiny airtight rooms…
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NuSirt hopes for diabetes breakthrough

NuSirt hopes for diabetes breakthrough | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Nashville company is set to start clinical trials for new treatment.
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New diabetes treatment would turn liver cells into insulin-producers

New diabetes treatment would turn liver cells into insulin-producers | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Tel Aviv-based regenerative medicine firm Orgenesis is currently developing a diabetes treatment that it claims addresses many of the shortcomings of islet ...
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Former FDA head says biotech business model 'is basically falling apart' - Boston Business Journal

Former FDA head says biotech business model 'is basically falling apart' - Boston Business Journal | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Andrew von Eschenbach, commissioner of the FDA for more than two years until January 2009, said in an interview Friday that the FDA's demands have caused drug trials to become too large and expensive.
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A glucose meter of a different color provides continuous monitoring

A glucose meter of a different color provides continuous monitoring | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Nipro Diagnostics, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of its Newest Blood
Glucose Monitoring Systems, TRUE METRIX and TRUE METRIX PRO, and
Expansion of Manufacturing in the USA

Nipro Diagnostics, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of its Newest Blood <br/>      Glucose Monitoring Systems, TRUE METRIX and TRUE METRIX PRO, and <br/>      Expansion of Manufacturing in the USA | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Utah special needs student fed pizza from trash can, lunch manager placed on administrative leave

Utah special needs student fed pizza from trash can, lunch manager placed on administrative leave | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A school employee is now on administrative leave after giving the 8th grade special needs student a slice of pizza that was sitting in the trash can
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ViaCyte Gains $20M Through Agreement With Janssen

ViaCyte Gains $20M Through Agreement With Janssen | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
ViaCyte Inc. has secured $20 million through a deal with Janssen Research & Development as it prepares to launch clinical studies of a regenerative-medicine treatment for Type 1 diabetes.In Type 1 diabetes, the pancreas produces little or no insulin. This forces patients to take insulin by injection. ViaCyte's product is an implant that could reduce or eliminate the need for daily insulin injections....
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Philosys receives FDA clearance for iPhone-connected glucometer | mobihealthnews

Philosys receives FDA clearance for iPhone-connected glucometer | mobihealthnews | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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