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American Diabetes Association Announces Jane Chiang, MD, as New Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Community Information

American Diabetes Association Announces Jane Chiang, MD, as New Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Community Information | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2013) - The American Diabetes Association, the nation's largest voluntary health organization leading the fight to Stop Diabetes®, is pleased to announce that Jane Chiang, MD, of Los Altos, Calif., has been...
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Crystal Bowersox with Montë Mar in Berkeley: an epic music night! | Ask Manny Hernandez

Crystal Bowersox with Montë Mar in Berkeley: an epic music night! | Ask Manny Hernandez | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Make sure to watch the video - what a talent!

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Putting an end to the #diabetes crisis - Boston Globe

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From the summit and the supplement, a consensus has emerged that the following are needed in order to increase prevention efforts:

• Expanded screening to identify individuals with pre-diabetes;

• Expanded employer, health plan, and government consciousness and support for diabetes prevention;

• Enhanced access to clinical programs for diabetes prevention;

• Greater patient awareness and education regarding diabetes prevention; and

• Continued research into diabetes prevention interventions.

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Colorado bill ensures full access to meds | Colorado Springs Business Journal

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Nigeria spends N78.5bn per annum to import insulin

Nigeria spends about $500m (about N78.5bn) every year on the importation of insulin, Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency, Prof. Bamidele
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FDA OKs Janssen's Ivokana for Diabetes

The FDA has given a thumbs-up to a first-in-class medication for type 2 diabetes, but with a stipulation that the drugmaker conducts multiple postmarketing studies.
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Lots of CAUTION

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Living with coeliac disease: a grounded theo... [J Hum Nutr Diet. 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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Chances and risks of SGLT2 inhibitors - Springer

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I'm not a fan of this class of drugs.  Too many potential side effects.

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Mary Poppins’ Madeline Trumble visits with Dallas child with diabetes, donates signed poster and more to JDRF gala

Mary Poppins’ Madeline Trumble visits with Dallas child with diabetes, donates signed poster and more to JDRF gala | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Madeline Trumble, star of Mary Poppins at the Dallas Summer Musicals production at the Music Hall at Fair Park, never let growing up with Type 1 diabetes stop her from pursuing her dreams, as she told me in my story.
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FDA OKs first-of-its-kind diabetes drug from J&J

The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind diabetes drug from Johnson & Johnson that uses a new method to lower blood sugar.
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Merck unit sues India's Glenmark over diabetes drug

Merck unit sues India's Glenmark over diabetes drug | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
MUMBAI (Reuters) - A unit of U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co sued India's Glenmark Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday for infringing its patent on two diabetes drugs.
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The Human Touch Amid Big Data Medicine - Review of ‘When Doctors Don’t Listen’

The Human Touch Amid Big Data Medicine - Review of ‘When Doctors Don’t Listen’ | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Two books detail the problems in American medicine today, from the costs to depersonalization, but offer different paths to a possible solution.
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Cochrane study misses the mark on efficacy data for digital diabetes interventions | mobihealthnews

Cochrane study misses the mark on efficacy data for digital diabetes interventions | mobihealthnews | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Eli Lilly, insurers at odds over new type of dru

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 "They say the bill is an attempt by major biotech firms to thwart coming generic competition to their costly and highly profitable biologic drugs, many of which will soon lose patent protection. Of the top 10 best-selling biologics, most will lose U.S. patent protection in the next seven years, opening the way for lower-cost generic versions to grab billions of dollars of sales from brand products that include insulin and human growth hormone."

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FreeStyle Navigator II pricing in the UK

FreeStyle Navigator II pricing in the UK | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
I thought it was worth mentioning the Abbot FreeStyle Navigator pricing in the UK. £450 for the Receiver (2 year warranty) £500 for the Transmitter (1 year warranty) suggestion is it lasts for 1-1....
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Faster Insulin: Short and Sweet « Insulin Nation - Technology. Science. Therapy.

Faster Insulin: Short and Sweet « Insulin Nation - Technology. Science. Therapy. | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Is Celiac Becoming More Common?

Is Celiac Becoming More Common? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Rates of celiac disease -- a condition where people's immune systems react to gluten found in wheat, rye and barley -- increased between 2000 and 2004, but then stayed nearly the same from 2004 onward, according to a new study.
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Schools turn bitter for diabetic kids - The Times of India

“I too have diabetes. Stop acting,” That’s how a teacher in a city
school reacted when Class 10 student Aisha fainted in her class last
month, when her blood sugar level dropped.
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NASCAR’s Miguel Paludo Races With Diabetes | Diabetes Forecast Magazine

NASCAR’s Miguel Paludo Races With Diabetes | Diabetes Forecast Magazine | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Compromised quality of life in patients with both... [Diabet Med. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

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Sanofi Building New Factory In Vietnam

The move is part of a fast-growing trend among major international pharmaceutical companies to put factories and research centers in emerging markets that the industry increasingly is targeting for growth.
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Crossing the finish line With clinical trials complete, private funds are needed to gain FDA approval for human islet transplants| University of Minnesota

Crossing the finish line With clinical trials complete, private funds are needed to gain FDA approval for human islet transplants| University of Minnesota | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The Minnesota Medical Foundation helps people everywhere lead healthier lives by advancing health-related research, education, and care at the University of Minnesota.
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