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Catalyst: Heart of the Matter Part 2 - Cholesterol Drug War - ABC TV Science

Catalyst: Heart of the Matter Part 2 - Cholesterol Drug War - ABC TV Science | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Should you really be on cholesterol medications?  #Pharma$$$

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New implantable sensor paves way to long-term monitoring - MIT News Office

New implantable sensor paves way to long-term monitoring - MIT News Office | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Carbon nanotubes that detect nitric oxide can be implanted under the skin for more than a year.
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"Such sensors, made of carbon nanotubes, could also be adapted to detect other molecules, including glucose. Strano’s team is now working on sensors that could be implanted under the skin of diabetic patients to monitor their glucose or insulin levels, eliminating the need to take blood samples. ..."

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For Teens - Type 1 Diabetes

For Teens - Type 1 Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
As teenagers with T1D grow and gain independence, they face additional challenges. Read about teens and parents negotiating T1D management at this tricky age.
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TGA recalls blood glucose meters

TGA recalls blood glucose meters | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Pharmacists are being advised that Nipro Australia, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling some models of its TRUEtrack and TRUEbalance blood glucose meters and replacing them with updated devices.
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Mystrom memoir shares story of living with diabetes

Mystrom memoir shares story of living with diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
WASILLA — Diabetes isn’t the whole story of Rick Mystrom’s life, but it would be impossible to tell his life’s story without including diabetes.
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Functionality of the "Bio Reactor" producing insulin (english)

Researchers in Dresden succeed a break-through in the diabetes therapy utilizing artificial pancreas Human beta cells of the islets of Langerhans utilized in...
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Researchers in Dresden succeed a break-through in diabetes therapy utilizing artificial pancreas

Researchers in Dresden succeed a break-through in diabetes therapy utilizing artificial pancreas | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Kamada Reports New Data from an Extension Study of its Phase I/II Trial with Glassia in Pediatric Patients with Type 1 Diabetes - WSJ.com

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A Game Where You Fight Giant Monsters... And Diabetes

A Game Where You Fight Giant Monsters... And Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
No, it's not Captain Novolin. This one actually looks decent. A bit different, but decent.
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Beyond the Myth of the Artificial Pancreas | EE Times

Beyond the Myth of the Artificial Pancreas | EE Times | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The buzz around the artificial pancreas sometimes neglects the realities behind this medical device.
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US Patent Office Issues Patent for Oral Insulin Delivery - Diabetes Health

Diabetes Health - Research: Hydrophobic Polymer Nanospheres. The US Patent Office has issued a patent to Massachusetts-based Aphios Corporation for the oral delivery of insulin.
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We'll wait to see if it will work in humans.

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GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: Noninjectable Insulin Developers Make Progress

Diabetes sufferers may soon be able to avoid the needle.
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Hah - not so soon!

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Herbal Supplements Are Often Not What They Seem

Herbal Supplements Are Often Not What They Seem | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A study using DNA testing offers perhaps the most credible evidence to date of adulteration, contamination and mislabeling in the herbal supplement industry.
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UPDATE 1-Novo Nordisk gets U.S. approval for insulin dose system

COPENHAGEN, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Denmark's Novo Nordisk said on Friday that the United States Food and DrugAdministration (FDA) has approved two insulin pens with a newdosing system, FlexTouch, that makes...
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JDRF Presents New Guide for Parents of Teenagers with Type 1 Diabetes - The Sacramento Bee

--JDRF's Teen Toolkit addresses questions and issues most common to teenagers with type 1 diabetes, with advice on issues from behavior and emotions to school and relationships--
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Strategic Information Group Takes Asante Solutions Live on Fully Validated QAD ERP System

Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 relnofollow
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Scientists Report Transplant Advance for Type 1 Diabetes

Used in single patient, special chamber may allow implantation of insulin-producing cells without rejection
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Kamada announces new data from Glassia Phase I/II trial study in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes

Kamada Ltd., a plasma-derived protein therapeutics company focused on orphan indications, today reported preliminary data from the Company's ongoing extension study of a Phase I/II clinical trial with its lead product Glassia® to treat pediatric...
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Possible cause of juvenile diabetes found in Italy - GazzettaDelSud

Possible cause of juvenile diabetes found in Italy - GazzettaDelSud | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Researchers discover screening for newborns, hope for prevention
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Teplizumab (Anti-CD3 mAb) Treatment Preserves C-Peptide Responses in Patients With New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes in a Randomized Controlled Trial

Teplizumab (Anti-CD3 mAb) Treatment Preserves C-Peptide Responses in Patients With New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes in a Randomized Controlled Trial | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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14-pound Utah baby may be heaviest in US for 2013 | ksl.com

14-pound Utah baby may be heaviest in US for 2013 | ksl.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Joel Jr. was welcomed into the home of a Utah family at a whopping 14
pounds 0 ounces, and may be the largest baby born in the United
States for 2013.
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Diabetics May One Day Measure Blood Glucose With Laser Light, Not Needles - Health News - redOrbit

German researchers have reportedly developed a novel, non-invasive method that uses infrared laser light to help monitor the blood glucose levels of people suffering from Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
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Ellen H Ullman, MSW's comment, October 26, 2013 12:19 PM
not ready for prime time.....