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GEN | News Highlights:ViaCyte Receives More Funding for Diabetes Stem Cell Therapy

JDRF, a global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) agreed to provide additional funding for the development of a novel stem cell therapy by ViaCyte.
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Parents want children with diabetes treated the same

Parents want children with diabetes treated the same | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Diabetes rates in children are sky rocketing, with experts predicting a 23% increase by 2050 in type one diabetes. Those increasing numbers are affecting daycare centers and schools. When Jared Kuper
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More than a dozen test positive for hepatitis after insulin pen concerns - The Buffalo News

At least 13 people have tested positive for hepatitis, after undergoing screening offered by Olean General Hospital because of the possibility insulin pens were inadvertently reused, the Olean Times Herald reported today.
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Biosimilars Market Expected to Soar

- Frost & Sullivan will present global trends, challenges and opportunities with a focus on Europe at the 2nd...
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Small Diabetes Organization AYUDA Teaches Self-Care and Social Change

Small Diabetes Organization AYUDA Teaches Self-Care and Social Change | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
AYUDA is different than other humanitarian diabetes organizations, and I am fascinated by its proposition. First, it brings diabetes education and human resource support, not medical supplies, to local diabetes communities in need.
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Diabetes Mellitus: Beta Cell Glucose Tipping Point Discovered - Study

Diabetes Mellitus: Beta Cell Glucose Tipping Point Discovered - Study | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
According to the American Diabetes Association, 8.3 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes. The disease can lead to nerve loss, blindness and death. In a study published recently in the journa...
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Health Testing on Mice Is Found Misleading in Some Cases

Health Testing on Mice Is Found Misleading in Some Cases | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Mice have been the species of choice in the study of human diseases, but a new paper offered evidence that the mouse model has been totally misleading for sepsis, burns and trauma.
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Freescale Technology Enables the OmniPod® Insulin Pump for Hassle-Free Diabetes Care - News Press Release | PharmiWeb.com

Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) has designed a fully integrated
microcontroller (MCU) solution that powers the second generation of Insulet’s
OmniPod, the revolutionary tubeless, wireless insulin pump.
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Global Diabetes Symposium, 1 of 12: Introductions & Welcome | Einstein Multimedia

Global Diabetes Symposium, 1 of 12: Introductions & Welcome | Einstein Multimedia | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Multimedia news and features from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Video and audio segments on medical research, campus events and student life. [LIVE]
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Donate to Life for a Child | International Diabetes Federation

Donate to Life for a Child | International Diabetes Federation | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Tax relief on charitable donations varies greatly from country to country. If you are donating from Australia, Canada, Netherlands, United Kingdom or the USA, your donation is eligible for tax deductibility.
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Long Knife father, daughter shed light on coping with diabetes

Long Knife father, daughter shed light on coping with diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Staff Sgt. Eugenio Rivera and his daughter Naiomi stretch out prior to going on a run Feb.6, at Fort Hood, Texas. Rivera, a combat engineer assigned to C Company, 4th BSTB, 4th BCT, 1st Cav.
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For Kids With Chronic Conditions, a Looming Insurance Battle | KQED

For Kids With Chronic Conditions, a Looming Insurance Battle | KQED | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Children with conditions like asthma, Down syndrome and diabetes need all sorts of support services to thrive, not just survive. But many of these services are not strictly medical.
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A Social Networking Approach To Public Health Research Raises Hypoglycemia Awareness - The Sacramento Bee

Using social tools, study probes the magnitude of hypoglycemia and promotes behavior change among participants
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Johnson & Johnson and other insulin producers sued on wrongful death claims | Louisiana Record

Johnson & Johnson and other insulin producers sued on wrongful death claims | Louisiana Record | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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This has nothing to do with insulin producers. But it does have to do with "alleged" meter /strip inaccuracy.
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Bioprinting overview at Economist Ideas

An introduction to 3D bioprinting for regenerative medicine and consumer applications from the Economist Ideas Conference at Berkeley on March 28, 2012.
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Benaroya Research Institute announces $4.4 million grant for type 1 diabetes

In a major effort to advance discoveries in type 1 diabetes research, the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason established the T1D Exchange Biobank Operations Center with a $4.4 million grant from The Leona M.
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Joslin's Susan Bonner-Weir, Ph.D., named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

PHYSorg Science News Wire : Joslin's Susan Bonner-Weir, Ph.D., named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow -- a press release is provided to you ìas isî with little or no review from Phys.org staff.
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New device out of UVA changes game for Type 1 Diabetes

New device out of UVA changes game for Type 1 Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
It is the seventh leading cause of death. Diabetes , whether Type 1 or Type 2 can be extremely dangerous. But in the case of Type 1, the University of Virginia is a major player when it comes to making it more manageable.
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Therapy gives diabetics new hope - National - Mid Ulster Mail

Therapy gives diabetics new hope - National - Mid Ulster Mail | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Scientists in Belfast could soon be able to save the sight of millions of diabetes sufferers by utilising the human body
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Colorado lawmakers' vote on 'biosimilar' drugs draws international attention - Denver Business Journal

A bill requiring that a Colorado patient's doctor be notified if a pharmacist substitutes...
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iDoctor: Could a smartphone be the future of medicine? - Video on NBCNews.com

iDoctor: Could a smartphone be the future of medicine? - Video on NBCNews.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: One of the world’s top physicians, Dr. Eric Topol, has a prescription that could improve your family’s health and make medical care cheaper. The cardiologist claims that the key is the smartphone.
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United Nations agency head calls for swift measures to stop diabetes and other diseases | WNN – Women News Network

United Nations agency head calls for swift measures to stop diabetes and other diseases | WNN – Women News Network | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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gulftoday.ae | Schools should take better care of diabetic children: Official

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