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Giving transplanted cells a nanotech checkup

Researchers have devised a way to detect whether cells previously transplanted into a living animal are alive or dead, an innovation they say is likely to speed the development of cell replacement therapies for conditions such as liver failure and...
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Sonia Sotomayor Shows She's The Least Guarded Supreme Court Justice

Sonia Sotomayor Shows She's The Least Guarded Supreme Court Justice | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
She puts it all out there.
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Low vitamin D levels may increase risk of Type 1 diabetes

Having adequate levels of vitamin D during young adulthood may reduce the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes by as much as 50 percent, according to researchers at Harvard School of Public Health.
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‘Crowdfunding’ Making It Easier For Cash-Strapped Families To Pay For Medical Care - CBS Los Angeles

‘Crowdfunding’ Making It Easier For Cash-Strapped Families To Pay For Medical Care - CBS Los Angeles | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Cash-strapped families are embracing the concept of
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"fundraising companies may take a percentage of your donations. GoFundMe.com, for instance, takes 5 percent. Donors are urged to research the cause before giving."
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Where's The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties : NPR

Where's The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties : NPR | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The fast food giant said this week that some of its burgers in Britain and Ireland were found to contain horsemeat. That's prompted a Twitter campaign and threats of a boycott.
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Is there a difference between eating defenseless pigs/cows/horses/chickens?
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Is there a difference between eating defenseless horses/cows/pigs/chickens?

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Diabetic schoolgirl shares story with Royal

Diabetic schoolgirl shares story with Royal | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A diabetic teenager met The Duchess of Cornwall and a British Hollywood actor to share her story of balancing her condition with the pressures of school and exams.
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Weiss, team shed light on insulin-cell interaction

Weiss, team shed light on insulin-cell interaction | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The days when diabetes patients may no longer have to endure daily insulin shots are one step – one big step – closer to becoming a reality.
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Nobel goal for new UMass Medical School research center

Nobel goal for new UMass Medical School research center | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Craig C. Mello was the first person at University of Massachusetts Medical School to win the Nobel Prize, but he won't be the last.
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Orange staffers under investigation after comments about students with disabilities – Sentinel School Zone – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Sentinel education reporters blog about local Central Florida and Orlando-area schools and the education system.
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Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk in $1 billion net profit on strong sales of insulins

COPENHAGEN - Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S on Thursday reported a 23 per cent growth in fourth-quarter net profit on strong sales of diabetic drugs and gave a positive outlook as regulators ...
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That's a LOT of insulin.  Wish there was a cure for diabetes!

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Pharmaceutical Company Achieves Positive In-Vitro Testing Results Diabetes Drug

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, January 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Crown Marketing Pharmaceuticals (OTC: CWNM) announced today...
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Looking for a diabetes cure in Minnesota

Last year, researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota set out to conquer diabetes within 10 years. We'll hear about their progress.
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Gluten-Free, Whether You Need It or Not

Gluten-Free, Whether You Need It or Not | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Avoiding gluten, a protein found in wheat, is a must for those with celiac disease, but many people are self-diagnosing and going gluten-free in a bid for a healthy diet.
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Adult diabetes drug may work in very obese youths

Adult diabetes drug may work in very obese youths | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A drug originally approved to treat adults with diabetes may also help severely obese youths lose some weight, according to a new study.
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Attorney shares her struggle with diabetes in new book

Attorney shares her struggle with diabetes in new book | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Amy Ryan, who has type 1, has written 'Shot: Staying Alive With Diabetes.'
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Rare disorder no longer clouds Coto native's vision

Rare disorder no longer clouds Coto native's vision | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
News: Rare disorder no longer clouds Coto native's vision | seedman, feinerman, austin, surgery, eye, vision, lens, began, dad, parents
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Diabetes rates rising among First Nations girls

If more isn't done to ad-dress rising diabetes rates - particularly among First Nations girls in Saskatchewan - the consequences will be felt by generations.
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The step-by-step approach to better blood sugars and a healthier 2013: walking | diaTribe

The step-by-step approach to better blood sugars and a healthier 2013: walking | diaTribe | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Simple and doable!

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U.S. Releases Nutritional Rules for Snacks at Schools

The guidelines encourage schools to offer low-fat and whole-grain snacks or fruits and to limit sugary drinks.
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Tandem Diabetes Care Acquires Patents, Other IP from Smiths Medical

Tandem Diabetes Care Acquires Patents, Other IP from Smiths Medical | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Tandem Diabetes Care Inc., a well-funded startup that sells insulin pumps featuring touch screens, is moving further into the diabetes-treatment space with the acquisition of intellectual property from Smiths Medical ASD, the medical-technology...
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No added benefit from linagliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes

Linagliptin has been approved since August 2011 to improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
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ViaCyte's Role as a Leading Cell Therapy Company Bolstered with the Issuance of 20 Patents in 2012

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on developing new approaches to treat major diseases through the application of a stem cell-derived ...
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CES 2013: Dexcom

Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline" broadcasts from the 2013 International CES in Las Vegas. Dave Graveline interviews _____Terry Gregg from Dexcom about thei...
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Joslin scientists find first human iPSC from patients with maturity onset diabetes of the young

Joslin scientists find first human iPSC from patients with maturity onset diabetes of the young | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston report the first generation of human induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with an uncommon form of diabetes, maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY).
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