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FREE SPEECH ZONE | We Take S.H.O.T.s

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There are only so many things that will get a college student motivated enough to wake up at 7:00 on a Saturday morning and walk 5k on an autumn day in Minnesota when it is barely above freezing temep...
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Did Celiac Disease Cost Jennifer Esposito Her Job?

Did Celiac Disease Cost Jennifer Esposito Her Job? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Actress Jennifer Esposito, star of CBS' Blue Bloods, is claiming publicly that she has been put on leave from the show because of a misunderstanding of her limitations due to her celiac disease diagnosis.
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SAN JOSE, California, October 25, 2012: C8 MediSensors Gains CE Mark Approval for the C8 MediSensors Optical Glucose Monitor(TM) System for People with Diabetes | PRNewswire | Rock Hill Herald Online

C8 MediSensors Gains CE Mark Approval for the C8 MediSensors Optical Glucose Monitor(TM) System for People with Diabetes
Published: October 25, 2012

 

 

By C8 MediSensors

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 25, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ --

A new non-invasive continuous glucose monitor is approved for marketing in Europe

C8 MediSensors, Inc. (http://www.c8medisensors.com) has today announced it received CE Mark approval for its Optical Glucose Monitor System, allowing the device, a new non-invasive continuous glucose monitor (nCGM), to be marketed in Europe.

Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/10/25/4365373/c8-medisensors-gains-ce-mark-approval.html#storylink=cpy

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Insulin Shock: Texas Teenager Tasered Twice By Cops

Insulin Shock: Texas Teenager Tasered Twice By Cops | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

Another incident in a long trend of what can only be called police brutality. A diabetic Texas teenager was tasered twice by an officer after going into insulin shock and crashing his car. The reason for the tasering was that he was unable to obey the officer’s orders....

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Medtronic Engages Cardiologists in 'World Diabetes Day'

Efforts Aim to Raise Awareness of Link Between Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease

MINNEAPOLIS -- Oct. 24, 2012 -- Reinforcing its commitment to people with diabetes, Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) is promoting its long-standing partnership with the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) through a new initiative surrounding "World Diabetes Day" on Nov. 14 that aims to engage interventional cardiologists worldwide in raising awareness of the connection between diabetes and coronary artery disease....

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The Folly of Defunding #Diabetes Research

The Folly of Defunding #Diabetes Research | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Woody Johnson, owner of the New York Jets, says that one of every $10 spent on health care in the U.S. treats the disease and its complications.
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Blind Runner To Take On 10K At Walk To Stop Diabetes - CBS Denver

Blind Runner To Take On 10K At Walk To Stop Diabetes - CBS Denver | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Kerry Kuck isn't letting anything stop him from lacing up his sneakers for Step Out: The Walk To Stop Diabetes.
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Indigenous Perspectives on Diabetes 10 of 10

Spiritual Leader Chief Arvol Looking Horse (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) discusses cultural ways to combat diabetes.
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N.J. officials call for investigation into police treatment of diabetic shock victims

N.J. officials call for investigation into police treatment of diabetic shock victims | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The concerns were prompted by an article in the Sunday Star-Ledger about how troopers wrestled a Pennsylvania man to the ground after failing to recognize he was suffering from diabetic shock...
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Diabetic man testifies he was yelling for food when Toronto cop kicked him

Diabetic man testifies he was yelling for food when Toronto cop kicked him | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A man allegedly assaulted by a Toronto police constable while in custody testified Tuesday that he was yelling for a sandwich to control his diabetes when the officer approached his cell and booted him in the face.
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JewelPUMP Insulin Delivery Platform with Smartphone Remote Control

JewelPUMP Insulin Delivery Platform with Smartphone Remote Control | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Debiotech of Lausanne, Switzerland is bringing to the worldwide market its JewelPUMP insulin delivery device.
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Mining the Internet for Speedier Alerts on Drugs

Mining the Internet for Speedier Alerts on Drugs | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Scientists are sifting through massive quantities of freely available data scattered across the Internet, aiming to catch potentially deadly problems with prescription drugs more quickly—even ahead of federal regulators.
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Family: Service dog for diabetic child fails at job

Family: Service dog for diabetic child fails at job | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Have you ever heard of a dog that can alert a diabetic when their blood sugar gets too high? Earlier this year KHOU 11 News told you about a little boy in Cleveland who got one of those service dogs but things didn’t turn out as planned.
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Flying With Diabetes

The video highlights Douglas Cairns' flying projects in the USA and to the North Pole to raise awareness of diabetes and efforts by www.pilotswithdiabetes.co...
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Bayer cancels diabetes device unit sale: paper

Bayer cancels diabetes device unit sale: paper | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Bayer AG has called off the sale of its blood glucose meters business for now, Financial Times Deutschland reported, citing industry and financial sources.According to the paper,...
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Hyaluronidase + Insulin Formulation Cuts Postprandial Glucose Excursions : Family Practice News

Hyaluronidase + Insulin Formulation Cuts Postprandial Glucose Excursions : Family Practice News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
BERLIN – Bolus, mealtime dosages of a new formulation of insulin paired with recombinant human hyaluronidase to speed insulin’s absorption and action led to significantly reduced postprandial, glycemic excursions in a randomized study of 113...
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ViaCyte gets funding for potential diabetes cure

ViaCyte gets funding for potential diabetes cure | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
San Diego-based ViaCyte Inc. received a $10.1 million grant from California's stem cell agency to prepare for clinical trials of a living artificial pancreas for diabetics.
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Navigating Airport Security with an Insulin Pump and/or Sensor

New technologies are constantly being developed for diabetes management. It is impossible to know in advance all of the possible ramifications relating to patient care and safety. A recent report1 and editorial2 raised concern about the effects of pressure changes during air travel on insulin delivery from an insulin pump. A similar situation may exist with current airport safety screening and insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices. There is a potential for problems, and people need to be made aware of currently recommended practices. With all of the changes a person makes with airplane travel (including food intake, stress, and exercise), along with the potential for technological difficulties, more frequent self-monitoring of blood glucose levels remains highly recommended......

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Welcome to the Insulin Dependent #Diabetes Trust's Newsletter

Welcome to the Insulin Dependent #Diabetes Trust's  Newsletter | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust is a charity based in the UK listening to people with diabetes and their carers and supporting their needs.

 

Animal insulins continue to be available – statement from Wockhardt UK

 

First ever mandatory care standards to improve the level of care of children and young people with diabetes

 

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Chronic electrical stimulation may help treat gastroparesis symptoms

Diabetic patients who suffer from a common complication of diabetes called gastroparesis may find that chronic electrical stimulation (ES) at specific acupuncture points could relieve gastroparesis symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, early satiety,...
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Concerns Exist Following FDA Approval of Generic Version of Actos

October 18, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Concerns Exist Following FDA Approval of Generic Version of Actos...
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San Diego’s Cebix Names CEO, Raises $30.9M to Advance Diabetes Drug | Xconomy

San Diego’s Cebix Names CEO, Raises $30.9M to Advance Diabetes Drug | Xconomy | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
San Diego-based Cebix is moving ahead in its development of C-peptide replacement therapy for treating diabetes-related microvascular problems.
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Study Published in Annals of Internal Medicine Finds That Sleep Deprivation -- Even for a Short Time -- Has a Direct and Harmful Effect on Fat Cells, an Effect That Could Lead to Major Health Issue...

Study Published in Annals of Internal Medicine Finds That Sleep Deprivation -- Even for a Short Time -- Has a Direct and Harmful Effect on Fat Cells, an Effect That Could Lead to Major Health Issue... | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

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Possible Celiac Disease Drug Treatment ALV003 Fast Tracked by FDA - Celiac.com

Possible Celiac Disease Drug Treatment ALV003 Fast Tracked by FDA - Celiac.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The drug ALV003, a potentially promising treatment celiac disease, made by Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has received Fast Track designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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Behind the Nobel Prize: the stem cell revolution - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Behind the Nobel Prize: the stem cell revolution - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
While they might not be household names, Gurdon and Yamanaka have helped kick-start an entire new field of regenerative medicine.
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