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Study could help develop new oral medicines - Brown Daily Herald

Researchers examined the digestion of particles in rat intestines, providing insights into oral drug delivery.
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Chong-Su Cho indicated that additional insight into the mechanism is necessary before this knowledge can be applied to drug delivery in humans. He said other barriers remain, such as protein drugs degrading while the microsphere is made.

Encapsulating drugs in small biodegradable spheres could “protect a protein from the harsh environment” of the intestine, Daniel Cho said.

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Diamyd-Licensed Technology Cures Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

Diamyd-Licensed Technology Cures Type 1 Diabetes in Mice | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Researchers have confirmed findings that combinations of GABA and ABT works synergistically as a treatment in the NOD mouse model of type 1 diabetes....
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Sanofi Diabetes is on a Mission to Support Children, Parents and Carers of Children with Type 1 Diabetes through Gaming | Business Wire

Sanofi Diabetes is on a Mission to Support Children, Parents and Carers of Children with Type 1 Diabetes through Gaming | Business Wire | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The New Mission T1D app, created by Sanofi Diabetes to address the need for greater understanding of T1D amongst children, parents and carers, friends
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Sensor Implant Measures Blood pH in Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes In Control is a free weekly diabetes newsletter dedicated to helping medical professionals in diabetes care better help their diabetes patients.
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I've been saying for years we need a sensor to detect to avoid DKA  - wish they could combine it with CGM 

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Free online course on diabetes from University of Copenhagen via Coursera - begins September 2, 2014.

Free online course on diabetes from University of Copenhagen via Coursera - begins September 2, 2014. | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Take free online classes from 80+ top universities and organizations. Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company partnering with Stanford University, Yale University, Princeton University and others around the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We believe in connecting people to a great education so that anyone around the world can learn without limits.
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The URL is https://www.coursera.org/course/diabetes ;

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The Nightscout Project | We Are Not Waiting

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Timing of Gluten Introduction and Islet Autoimmunity in Young Children: Updated Results From the BABYDIET Study

Timing of Gluten Introduction and Islet Autoimmunity in Young Children: Updated Results From the BABYDIET Study | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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The Lifetime Cost of Diabetes and Its Implications for Diabetes Prevention

The Lifetime Cost of Diabetes and Its Implications for Diabetes Prevention | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Mylan A Tough Contender In The Biosimilar Anti-Diabetes Race

Mylan A Tough Contender In The Biosimilar Anti-Diabetes Race | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Mylan Inc (NASDAQ:MYL) is now head-to-head with other pharmaceutical giants like Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) and Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in competing to launch a biosimilar of Sanofi SA (ADR)\'s (NYSE:SNY) drug Lantus, which is expected to go off-patent by early 2015.
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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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#Diabetes: Medtronic warns on insulin pump overdose | MassDevice.com On Call

#Diabetes: Medtronic warns on insulin pump overdose | MassDevice.com On Call | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Medtronic issues a warning letter to MiniMed Paradigm pump users after receiving reports that some patients had accidentally given themselves overdoses of insulin.
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Novo Nordisk drops inflammation business to focus on diabetes

Novo Nordisk drops inflammation business to focus on diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has stopped research and development activities in inflammatory disorders to concentrate on the prevention and treatment of diabetes, its
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Diabetes expert bringing patient-centered conference to Missoula

Diabetes expert bringing patient-centered conference to Missoula | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A diabetes specialist is bringing his nationwide program to Missoula to empower people with diabetes to increase their understanding of the disease and take control of their lives.
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Diabetic Pune teen conquers Macchu Picchu

Diabetic Pune teen conquers Macchu Picchu | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Eshaan Shevate did not let Type 1 diabetes deter him from completing an arduous trek to the 15th century Inca ruins at Macchu Picchu, Peru.
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Autologous Nonmyeloablative Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes: A Multicenter Analysis

Autologous Nonmyeloablative Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes: A Multicenter Analysis | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Osteopontin Is a Strong Predictor of Incipient Diabetic Nephropathy, Cardiovascular Disease, and All-Cause Mortality in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

Osteopontin Is a Strong Predictor of Incipient Diabetic Nephropathy, Cardiovascular Disease, and All-Cause Mortality in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Novel Pumping Technology Allows Precise Miniaturized Drug Delivery #diabetes

Novel Pumping Technology Allows Precise Miniaturized Drug Delivery #diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Medical Design Technology covers the new products, services, and technologies that are available to the designers and manufacturers of medical devices. Incorporating a comprehensive and community-based content approach, MDT keeps the medical device manufacturing industry up to date with the latest developments in this growing and increasingly competitive field.
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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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