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Snowboarder hosts camp for kids with type 1 diabetes

Snowboarder hosts camp for kids with type 1 diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A Whitefish couple is hoping to help children with type 1 diabetes learn more about their disease while also learning a thing or two out on the slopes.
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Sheriff and Judge Battle Over Medical Care in Jail

Sheriff and Judge Battle Over Medical Care in Jail | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
In Henderson County, when a judge sent a diabetic inmate to a clinic for medical treatment and ordered the county jail to follow doctor’s orders, an argument erupted over who was accountable for inmates’ health care.
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Scientists show how insulin-producing cells may fail in diabetes, how they might someday be restored

Two new studies led by UC San Francisco (UCSF) scientists shed new light on the nature of beta cells, the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas that are compromised in diabetes.
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FDA marketing regulations include pharma employees' Facebook - In-PharmaTechnologist.com

FDA marketing regulations include pharma employees' Facebook - In-PharmaTechnologist.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
In-PharmaTechnologist.com FDA marketing regulations include pharma employees' Facebook In-PharmaTechnologist.com The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has drafted social media guidelines for pharmaceutical companies, regulating the Facebook and...
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Blood Glucose Meter Sends Results Wirelessly To iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®

Blood Glucose Meter Sends Results Wirelessly To iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch® | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
MILPITAS, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People living with diabetes can now check, manage and share their blood sugar results as conveniently as they check everything else in their lives – wirelessly, on their iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®.
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BioTechniques - An assay for small scale screening of candidate β cell proliferative factors using intact islets

BioTechniques - An assay for small scale screening of candidate β cell proliferative factors using intact islets | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Current protocols for screening proliferative factors for β cells ex vivo are time-consuming, require cell lines or dissociated islets, and often entail expensive specialized screening equipment.
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Andromeda Announces the Acceptance of Two Manuscripts for Publication Describing Its Phase 3 DIA-AID 1 Study

Andromeda Announces the Acceptance of Two Manuscripts for Publication Describing Its Phase 3 DIA-AID 1 Study | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
YAVNE, Israel -- Andromeda Biotech Ltd. announces that two peer-reviewed articles were accepted for publication in Diabetes Care. The publications, which discuss clinical results from the phase 3 DIA-AID ...
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What is the role of autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes? A clinical perspective - Springer

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H2 Launches Health2Sync, A Tech-Savvy Way To Help Diabetics Manage And Track Their Glucose | TechCrunch

H2 Launches Health2Sync, A Tech-Savvy Way To Help Diabetics Manage And Track Their Glucose | TechCrunch | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Today at the TechCrunch Hardware Battlefield at CES, H2 debuted its Health2Sync technology, a combination of hardware and software aimed at helping diabetics..
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Tight glycemic control in pediatric ICUs questioned : Clinical Endocrinology News

Tight glycemic control did not significantly affect the number of days alive and free from mechanical ventilation among children cared for in intensive care units following cardiac surgery, according to a report published online Jan.
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The Hush-Hush Google X Team Is Secretly Meeting With The FDA About Its Next Project

The Hush-Hush Google X Team Is Secretly Meeting With The FDA About Its Next Project | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
They're talking medical devices.
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Jess Slater on target for the Tokyo Olympics

Jess Slater on target for the Tokyo Olympics | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Jess Slater, of Cleckheaton, is adamant that living with type 1 diabetes will not deter her from achieving her Games target, writes Emma Wilkinson
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Know the potential side effects - they are not pretty! Type 2 #Diabetes Treatment FARXIGA™ (dapagliflozin)

FARXIGA™ (dapagliflozin) is an FDA approved adult type 2 diabetes treatment used with diet and exercise to improve glycemic control.
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Google X building 'smart' contact lens to measure glucose levels for diabetics

Google X building 'smart' contact lens to measure glucose levels for diabetics | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
There's no doubt that Google is becoming a full-fledged hardware company, but the latest Google X project is a lot different that tablets and smartphones — the company just announced that it's...
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Echo Therapeutics Hires Product Development Management Executive - WSJ.com

Echo Therapeutics Hires Product Development Management Executive - WSJ.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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New test could simplify diagnosis of celiac disease

New test could simplify diagnosis of celiac disease | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A new blood test being developed can rapidly and accurately diagnose celiac disease without the need for prolonged gluten exposure.
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Children with diabetes: Virginia families fight for rights

Children with diabetes: Virginia families fight for rights | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Seven Virginia families are fighting to remove obstacles they say they faced when they sent their diabetic children to public schools in Virginia.
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Diabetes: Targeting endoplasmic reticulum to combat juvenile diabetes : Nature Reviews Endocrinology : Nature Publishing Group

Limited options for clinical management of patients with juvenile-onset diabetes mellitus call for a novel therapeutic paradigm.
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HelpAround: A Crowdsourced Safety Net for People With Diabetes

HelpAround: A Crowdsourced Safety Net for People With Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
I have no doubt that HelpAround will benefit the diabetes community. Our lives depend on supplies, after all, but with our busy lifestyles and scattered minds, forgetting something is a real risk.
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Type 1 diabetes—progress and prospects : The Lancet

Type 1 diabetes—progress and prospects. By - The Lancet
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link with a report on paediatric diabetes in UK

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Leonard Thompson, First Human To Be Administered Insulin For Diabetes – January 11, 1922

Photograph by MR HYDE
Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas which is central to regulating carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body.
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Everyday Health Announces Winners of Awards for Innovation in Digital Health at 2014 International CES - The Sacramento Bee

Everyday Health Announces Winners of Awards for Innovation in Digital Health at 2014 International CES - The Sacramento Bee | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire/ -- Everyday Health, a leading digital health and wellness company, along with the Digital Health Summit, announce the winners for the inaugural Everyday Health Awards for Innovation, honoring outstanding achievement in technology...
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Low doses of common anticancer drugs can protect against diabetes

A new study has shown that very low doses of a cancer drug protect the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas and prevent the development of diabetes mellitus type 1 in mice.Researchers from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the...
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