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Islet Sciences Inc : Islet Sciences Chief Scientific Officer Receives $1.27 million in Grant from JDRF to Create Innovative Diabetes Treatments | 4-Traders

Islet Sciences Inc : Islet Sciences Chief Scientific Officer Receives $1.27 million in Grant from JDRF to Create Innovative Diabetes Treatments | 4-Traders | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Funding Supports Islet Cell Transplantation
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Danish envoy's special focus on diabetic children | Business Recorder

Danish envoy's special focus on diabetic children | Business Recorder | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
`It is estimated in Pakistan obesity has been tripled and blood pressure doubled since 2009. This makes 9.6 million children in Pakistan either overwe
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One in three diabetes patients 'are given the wrong medication while in hospital'

One in three diabetes patients 'are given the wrong medication while in hospital' | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A third of patients in hospitals in England and Wales experienced a 'medication error' during the five-day National Diabetes Inpatient Audit last September.
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Coming Soon: Ever-More-Concentrated Varieties of Insulin. Buyers Beware!

Recently, Lilly held what it called its second diabetes social media summit, although in truth, the company did not fly anyone into Indianapolis for the first summit, so in reality, this was the company's first.
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Nanofiber sensor instantly detects diabetes or lung cancer in breath - Printed Electronics World

Nanofiber sensor instantly detects diabetes or lung cancer in breath - Printed Electronics World | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Nanofiber sensor instantly detects diabetes or lung cancer in breath - Printed Electronics World
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The effects of inpatient hybrid closed... [Diabetes Technol Ther. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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Conclusions: Inpatient HCLC followed by outpatient SAP therapy can provide a safe and effective means to rapidly reverse glucose toxicity and establish near-normal glycemic control in patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.

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Done With Statins (For Now)

“I’d rather die of a heart attack than feel the way I do.” That is how I announced to Jessica on Tuesday that I had decided to stop taking statins...
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JDRF Announces Two Partnerships to Develop Stable, Pumpable Glucagon to Support Advanced Generation Artificial Pancreas Systems | NEWS.GNOM.ES

-- Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and LATITUDE Pharmaceuticals, Inc., will develop two different formulations of soluble glucagon for use in infusion pumps, and better determine their impact in regulating blood-glucose levels in people with type 1...
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Meet Kenya’s youngest diabetic

Meet Kenya’s youngest diabetic | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya, June 18 – Jane has transformed one of her handbags into a diaper bag. The yellow bag’s zipper can’t close because of all the things she packs
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Vijay Viswanathan, MD, PhD, FRCP, Receives American Diabetes Association's Vivian Fonseca Scholar Award - Financial and Business News - MENAFN

Vijay Viswanathan, MD, PhD, FRCP, Receives American DiabetesAssociation's Vivian Fonseca Scholar Award Viswanathan to Be Presented With Award at World
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Novo Diabetes Drug Patent Is Obvious, Fed. Circ. Rules - Law360

Novo Diabetes Drug Patent Is Obvious, Fed. Circ. Rules - Law360 | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The Federal Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a lower court's ruling that a patent covering Novo Nordisk A/S' diabetes treatment Prandin is invalid as obvious, handing a victory to generics makers Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd.
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DARA BioSciences Grants T3D Therapeutics Exclusive Worldwide Rights to Develop and Commercialize DB959

DARA BioSciences Grants T3D Therapeutics Exclusive Worldwide Rights to Develop and Commercialize DB959 | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - June 18, 2013) - DARA BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: DARA), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on oncology supportive care products, announced today that it has granted T3D Therapeutics, Inc.
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Insulin Degludec Lowers Risk Of Recurrent Low Blood Sugar Or Has Similar Risk To Insulin Glargine - Health News - redOrbit

Insulin Degludec Lowers Risk Of Recurrent Low Blood Sugar Or Has Similar Risk To Insulin Glargine - Health News - redOrbit | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Insulin degludec (Tresiba), a new ultra-long-acting insulin, has a similar or reduced risk of recurrent hypoglycemia-- low blood sugar-- compared with the commercially available insulin glargine.
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Knoxville daughter donates kidney to father

Knoxville daughter donates kidney to father | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Michael Fields and his daughter Megan are recovering after surgery at University of Tennessee Medical Center after Megan donated a kidney to her dad.
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Acute Hypoglycemia Impairs Executive Cognitive Function --Doctors Lounge

Acute Hypoglycemia Impairs Executive Cognitive Function --Doctors Lounge | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Did someone pay for this DUH study?

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Plasmid-Encoded Proinsulin Preserves C-Peptide While Specifically Reducing Proinsulin-Specific CD8+ T Cells in Type 1 Diabetes

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Peter Attia: What if we’re wrong about diabetes? | Video on TED.com

As a young surgeon, Peter Attia felt contempt for a patient with diabetes. She was overweight, he thought, and thus responsible for the fact that she needed a foot amputation.
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ADA: Kids' Diet May Impact T1D Damage

ADA: Kids' Diet May Impact T1D Damage | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
CHICAGO -- Omega-3 fatty acids and the amino acid leucine may help preserve beta-cell function in children with recently-diagnosed type 1 diabetes, a SEARCH study analysis suggested.
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Breaking Up with Diabetes

http://www.living-in-progress.com - So, type 1 diabetes and I have been together for about 15 years, but I'm finally ready to admit that I'm just not that in...
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Animas Makes Progress in Development of a First-Generation Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery System With Study Participants Maintaining Safe Glucose Levels... | NEWS.GNOM.ES

WEST CHESTER, Pa. , June 21, 2013 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ -- Animas Corporation announced today further promising results from the second phase of human clinical trials of a first-generation closed-loop insulin delivery system in development.
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Huge falls in diabetes mortality in UK and Canada since mid-1990s | Science Codex

Huge falls in diabetes mortality in UK and Canada since mid-1990s | Science Codex | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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HbA1c Far from Perfect Diabetes Diagnostic

SAN FRANCISCO -- Using glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) to diagnose diabetes may miss more than half of cases, researchers reported here.
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Novo Nordisk diabetes drug patent invalid

Novo Nordisk diabetes drug patent invalid | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A U.S. appeals court found the patent on Novo Nordisk's Prandin diabetes drug in combination with metformin to be invalid.
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Endocrine Experts Call for Review of Potential Risks Associated with Incretin-Based Treatments for Diabetes Mellitus

According to a statement issued today by The Endocrine Society, the current range of data on GLP-1 receptor agonists and DPP-4 inhibitors have significant limitations and are not ideal to be used to validate adverse events.
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The Yeshiva World Medicare: Cost-Saving Changes Coming For Diabetics « » Frum Jewish News

The Yeshiva World Medicare: Cost-Saving Changes Coming For Diabetics « » Frum Jewish News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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