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Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Appoints Joshua Rednik President and CEO - The Sacramento Bee

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) today announced the appointment of Joshua Rednik as its new President and CEO effective January 6, 2014.
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Dario Is a Connected Gadget For Managing Diabetes

Dario Is a Connected Gadget For Managing Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Dario, a connected gadget for diabetes management, could be called a Square for people who have diabetes.
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Two ways to beam your diabetes data to your smartphone

Two ways to beam your diabetes data to your smartphone | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Walt Mossberg reviews two new meters from iHealth and LifeScan--small steps toward better diabetes care.
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Irving jail staff knew diabetic inmate had no insulin before death

Two employees have been suspended and a lawsuit and criminal charges are possible over Sarah Tibbett’s death after two days in jail
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FDA Reviewers Flag Leptin Shot AEs

FDA Reviewers Flag Leptin Shot AEs | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The investigational leptin analog metreleptin (Myalept) is most effective for patients with generalized lipodystrophy, but raises concerns about side effects such as lymphoma and immunogenicity, FDA r...
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Study Shows Wii Fit Can Help Control Diabetes | Wii U

Study Shows Wii Fit Can Help Control Diabetes | Wii U | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Research article suggests that playing Wii Fit can help improve physical activity, glucometabolic control and quality of life.
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JAMA Network | JAMA Internal Medicine | Rates of Complications and Mortality in Older Patients With Diabetes Mellitus:  The Diabetes and Aging Study

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Anne Peters: The Year in Diabetes

Although some of the year's advances represented only small steps for diabetes, they are steps toward improved care and quality of life for millions of patients.
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MannKind is seeking approval for diabetes inhaler system by spring

MannKind is seeking approval for diabetes inhaler system by spring | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
MannKind Corp. in Valencia is attempting to revolutionize the treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with its first product: an inhaled form of insulin powder called Afrezza that would eliminate the need for most injections.
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Celiac Disease Foundation Unveils New Healthcare Practitioner Directory

Comprehensive Directory Makes it Easier to Find Local Practitioners who Understand Celiac Disease (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) launched the nation’s most comprehensive on...
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When I tried the tool, every practitioner in my area came up with "knowledge of celiac disease - not available".  This is less than helpful.  Hope this will be fixed in the future.

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Sunday Funnies: Giving Diabetes the Cold Finger

Sunday Funnies: Giving Diabetes the Cold Finger | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
      Winter temperatures have arrived, and with them, one more "fun" little challenge for us PWDs (people with diabetes)...   Brrr. Our fingers and BGs are shivering!
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Harvard Researchers Find Potential Clue to Solving Type 1 Diabetes | News | The Harvard Crimson

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The American Diabetes Association/JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Sourcebook: Jane L. Chiang, Anne L. Peters, Lori M. Laffel: 9781580404785: Amazon.com: Books

The American Diabetes Association/JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Sourcebook [Jane L. Chiang, Anne L. Peters, Lori M. Laffel] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for Canagliflozin/Metformin Fixed-Dose Combination Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes | NEWS.GNOM.ES

RARITAN, N.J. , Dec. 12, 2013 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) today announced it has received from the U.S
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'G4 Platinum' wirelessly monitors glucose levels

'G4 Platinum' wirelessly monitors glucose levels | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Technology and health care collide. Terry Gregg, Dexcom CEO, discusses advancements to help diabetes patients wirelessly monitor their blood sugar levels.
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Gluten Free Therapeutics Launches Celi*Vites

Breakthrough supplements for celiacs target body, bones and blood.
Kennebunkport, Maine (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Gluten Free Therapeutics (http://www.glutenfreetherapeutics.com) announce the launch
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DPP-4 Inhibitors and Heart Failure in Diabetes: Be Vigilant

Physicians say diabetes patients with or at risk for heart failure should not be precluded from receiving DPP-4 inhibitors; rather, they should be monitored closely, at least for the first 6 months.
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FDA concerned new diabetes pill from Bristol-Myers may do more harm than good

The experimental medicine, being developed with AstraZeneca, may increase risk of bladder cancer and liver damage, according to FDA staffers
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TGA opts to keep Avandia restrictions

TGA opts to keep Avandia restrictions | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Australia is holding firm on its stance towards rosiglitazone, despite a US decision to finally lift the cardiovascular warnings from the troubled diabetes drug.
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Insulet Corporation : Insulet Announces Commercial Agreement With Amgen | 4-Traders

BEDFORD, MA -- -- 12/10/13 -- Insulet Corporation , the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, today announced an agreement with Amgen...
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What Price Diabetes Care? Affordability Is New Buzzword

What Price Diabetes Care? Affordability Is New Buzzword | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A shake-up is needed in the diabetes world if medications are to be made more affordable; an essential aim, given that 80% of diabetes now occurs in low- and middle-income nations, experts say.
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Diabetic teen completes 30km challenge around World Islands

Diabetic teen completes 30km challenge around World Islands | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Guy Welchman, 13, who has Type 1 diabetes, told 7DAYS he took part in the event to inspire other diabetic children that nothing is impossible if you put your mind to it. He said: 'I look at the...
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Quantified Self to Essential Self: mind and body as partners in health - O'Reilly Radar

Quantified Self to Essential Self: mind and body as partners in health - O'Reilly Radar | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
"What are you tracking?" This is the conversation at Quantified Self (QS) meetups. The Quantified Self movement celebrates "self-knowledge through numbers." In our current love affair with QS, we tend...
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Time lag of glucose from intravascular to interstit... [Diabetes. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 23 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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