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Novo’s Sales Assault on U.S. Diabetes Market Sets Rivalry

Drugmakers led by Novo Nordisk A/S and Merck & Co. are increasing sales efforts for their top- selling diabetes drugs to grab as much of the market as possible ahead of a wave of new therapies.
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GEN | News Highlights:AstraZeneca, Hadasit Launch Drug Discovery Alliance

Partners will discover,develop new treatments in pharma giant's core areas of cancer, respiratory diseases and diabetes
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Biomarker Panel Could Provide Simpler Type-I Diabetes Detection

Biomarker Panel Could Provide Simpler Type-I Diabetes Detection | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
According to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, an estimated 3 million Americans are living with type-1 diabetes (T1D), and as many as 80 people are di
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Little STING could go long way in avoiding arthritis, type 1 diabetes, report researchers

A little STING could go a long way in helping treat or even avoid autoimmune diseases such as arthritis, type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis, researchers report.
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Israeli Developed ‘No Blood’ Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Measures Color of Skin gluco – Algemeiner.com

Israeli Developed ‘No Blood’ Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Measures Color of Skin gluco – Algemeiner.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Cnoga's non-invasive no blood glucose meter for diabetics. Photo: Cnoga Medical Ltd. 20130909
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Will Drug Companies Truly Allow More Transparency on Drug Study Data? | New York Legal Examiner | New York New York Personal Injury Lawyer

Will Drug Companies Truly Allow More Transparency on Drug Study Data? | New York Legal Examiner | New York New York Personal Injury Lawyer | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Experts and patient advocates to discuss growing concerns around blood glucose test strip accuracy

The Diabetes Hands Foundation announced today that it will send diabetes advocate Bennet Dunlap to participate on a panel September 9, 2013 aiming to address the growing concerns around blood glucose test strip accuracy.
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Mum launches online bid to wipe out ‘dead in bed’ syndrome

Mum launches online bid to wipe out ‘dead in bed’ syndrome | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A mother has won the support of more than 200 people in her call for more research into the syndrome that she believes killed her 19-year-old son.
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Dapagliflozin explored in type 1 diabetes  : Clinical Endocrinology News

Dapagliflozin explored in type 1 diabetes  : Clinical Endocrinology News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
CHICAGO – Even as dapagliflozin’s resubmitted application for marketing approval for treatment of type 2 diabetes is being scrutinized by the Food and Drug Administration, the drug is under study as a novel potential oral therapy for type 1 diabetes.
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Not a fan - very concerned about the side effects

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Joint Guidelines Urge Diabetes Dx Based on HbA1c

Joint Guidelines Urge Diabetes Dx Based on HbA1c | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Clinicians should use glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) to diagnose diabetes, according to new recommendations in diabetes, prediabetes, and cardiovascular disease from two European societies.
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Hostel clinic helps the homeless with diabetes

Hostel clinic helps the homeless with diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Endocrinologists and diabetes educators are improving the health of some of the most marginalised people with diabetes in Sydney’s notorious Kings Cross.
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Biosimilars Bill Secures Final Approval in California State Legislature - Awaits Governor’s Signature

Biosimilars Bill Secures Final Approval in California State Legislature - Awaits Governor’s Signature | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A bill updating California’s pharmacy substitution law to allow greater patient access to more affordable FDA-approved biologic medicines is headed to the Governor’s desk after passage in the Senate in a 30 to 2 vote.
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Diabetes Hands Foundation Commends the Diabetes Technology Society (DTS), Food and Drug... -- BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diabetes Hands Foundation Commends the Diabetes Technology Society (DTS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for First Steps to Protect Diabetes Patients.
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Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News - Universal Celiac Screening Put to the Test

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Measures of Glucose and its Variability Are InterRelated

Measures of Glucose and its Variability Are InterRelated | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Hemoglobin A1c HbA1c and glycated albumin GA are interrelated and correlate with retinopathy and nephropathy, while only HbA1c correlates with cardiovascular disease.
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NY school district says no to diabetes service dog

NY school district says no to diabetes service dog | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A diabetic 11-year-old whose family paid $20,000 for a dog trained to sniff out blood sugar swings at school is being tutored at home after the school district refused to
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CeQur's insulin pump draws $27M Series B

CeQur's insulin pump draws $27M Series B | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Ten months after winning a CE mark for its new insulin delivery device, Switzerland's CeQur has nailed down a new $27 million financing round to help support its European commercial ramp-up. Funding will also help back regulatory efforts in the U.S.
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Autoimmune disease strategy emerges from immune cell discovery | Science Codex

Autoimmune disease strategy emerges from immune cell discovery | Science Codex | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Scientists from UC San Francisco have identified a new way to manipulate the immune system that may keep it from attacking the body’s own molecules in autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.
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The researchers, led by immunologist Mark Anderson, MD, PhD, a professor with the UCSF Diabetes Center, have discovered a distinctive type of immune cell called an eTAC, which puts a damper on immune responses.

Anderson’s research team found that eTACs reside in lymph nodes and spleen in both humans and mice, and determined that they could be manipulated to stop the destruction of the pancreas in a mouse model of diabetes. The study appears in the September issue of the journal Immunity.

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Parents: 2nd grader with diabetes struggling with care at school

Parents: 2nd grader with diabetes struggling with care at school | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The school year is off to a rough start for a Chesterfield family fighting to make sure their daughter's medical needs are being met.
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‘Fat letters’: Schools sending reports of students’ BMIs to parents

‘Fat letters’: Schools sending reports of students’ BMIs to parents | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Many students already stress about the grades on their report cards, but now, some students are worrying about a whole new scholastic measurement: their body mass index (BMI).
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Back to School Meals & Snacks for Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Kids | NFCA

Back to School Meals & Snacks for Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Kids | NFCA | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders and improving quality of life for those on a lifelong gluten-free diet.
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Diabetic mother-of-two is kicked out of McDonald's for injecting herse

Diabetic mother-of-two is kicked out of McDonald's for injecting herse | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Sarah Pike, 36, right, of Banbury, Oxfordshire, used her EpiPen to help increase her blood sugar level before tucking into her meal at this McDonald's restaurant.
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Wow did they get things wrong - "Epipen to increase blood sugar?"
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Life-saving supplies inside Jupiter girl's missing purse

Life-saving supplies inside Jupiter girl's missing purse | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A missing purse could lead to major medical and financial issues for a 12-year old girl in Jupiter. She and her family are asking for the public to help to find the important items inside.
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Nanotechnology for implantable sensors

Nanotechnology for implantable sensors | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
hanks to nanotechnology, medical research is moving quickly towards a future where intelligent medical implants can continuously monitor their condition inside the body and autonomously respond to changes such as infection by releasing...
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