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1 hr ago | GlobeNewswire

Metabolon's Quantose(TM) Prediabetes Tests Now Available in Europe...

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 17, 2014 -- Metabolon, Inc. , a global leader in metabolomics, announced today that it has partnered with Metdia Biotech, S.L. to commercialize its Quantose IR and Quantose IGT prediabetes tests in Europe.

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Related Topix: Metabolon, Research Triangle Park, NC, Biotech, Science / Technology, Medicine, Health, The Federation, Alternative, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

5 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

(10409787) Having Fun: Olivia Allcock, from Newport, at last year's Diabetes Uk Cymru family event.

HAVING a child diagnosed with Type One diabetes can be a frightening and bewildering experience and one that securing the right treatment only goes part of the way to addressing. But other parents in the same situation can provide a valuable source of advice and support, and an event in Cardiff next weekend aims to put people in touch.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Opinion

9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Al Mann Trounces The Afrezza Bear Case In Interview With Noted Diabetes Educator

Why Mann believes the Afrezza/Basal combination is a better solution to the worldwide diabetes epidemic than the "artificial pancreas". "Diabetes in Control," a newsletter directed at diabetes professionals, just published a long, technical interview with Al Mann, MannKind's founder, which answers many questions that have been raised by investors who have been seeking to cast doubt on the future of MannKind's newly approved inhalable fast-acting insulin, Afrezza.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Biotech, MannKind, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Nursing, Pharmacology

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

New classes offered to the sufferers of diabetes

Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center is offering diabetes health management classes. This follows the announcement of having a certified diabetes educator joining the staff.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

KTVK Phoenix

Diabetes education center helps patients understand, manage the condition

Some people call it a health crisis; others, an epidemic. And thousands of people are walking around not even knowing they are affected.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

PR-inside.com

Japan microvascular complications of diabetes market growth fueled by ...

Despite its enormous potential, the MCD market is facing the major global barrier in the sparsely populated pipeline. The diabetic retinopathy segment of the market has recently seen rapid uptake of novel anti-VEGF therapies and is experiencing a strong growth.

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The Asian Pacific Post

Diabetes major concern for South Asians

Diabetes continues to be a major concern for South Asians. But a few simple changes to your diet can help prevent and manage diabetes, heart disease, and even Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Life, Food, Nutrition

Examiner.com

Comprehensive diabetes book: a must-read for patients and their families

The second edition of The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes, written by a team of Johns Hopkins diabetes specialists, is now available The second edition of The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes, written by a team of Johns Hopkins diabetes specialists, is now available Type 2 diabetes is a major healthcare concern in Los Angeles and the rest of the nation. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health notes that diabetes continues to rise in Los Angeles County.

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Related Topix: Health, Los Angeles County, CA, Circulation, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Diabetes affects more children than many people realize

Vacation Bible School was almost over when Brylee's mother picked her up early to take her to a friend's house where Brylee's blood sugar was checked. Brylee's sugar levels were higher than anticipated, she said.

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Related Topix: Health, Vacation Bible School, Family, Kids

South China Morning Post

Novo's weight-loss shot wins backing of U.S. advisers

Students wait in line to get a meal at Wellspring Academy, which is a special school that helps teens and college level students lose weight along with academic courses. Photo: AFP A weight-loss drug from Novo Nordisk helped people get thinner, U.S. regulators said, as the Danish drugmaker became the latest to push a pharmaceutical remedy for America's obesity woes.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Novo Nordisk AS, Medicine

Dynamo Theory

Houston Dynamo Ride to Stop Diabetes

Saturday, September 21, Houston Dynamo Organization will be putting together a team in the American Diabetes Association's "Tour de Cure". The team has gathered around 110 riders and this will be the Dynamo's fourth year participating in the Tour de Cure.

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PhysOrg Weblog

HbA1c more than 5.9 percent can ID diabetes in early pregnancy

An HbA1c threshold of a< 5.9 percent can identify all women with gestational diabetes in early pregnancy, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in Diabetes Care .

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Diabetes Mine

NewsFlash: JDRF Backs & Funds Tidepool's Open Diabetes Data Platform

This morning, JDRF officially announced a partnership with the innovative non-profit Tidepool that's building a "device agnostic cloud platform" to allow diabetes data from various D-devices to be easily accessed, viewed and shared. The specific goal here is to support development of a new " Universal Device Uploader " - a simple software tool that patients will be able to download for free, to connect their devices including insulin pumps and CGM to Tidepool's open platform.

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KHQA-TV Quincy

Pre-diabetes is a chance to be proactive

This disease is a state when the patient has abnormal blood sugar levels, but they are not threatening enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.

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Medical News

ADA Maryland Chapter, WellDoc collaborate to empower patients with type 2 diabetes

The American Diabetes Association Maryland Chapter and WellDoc, a health care behavioral science and technology company, have announced the launch of a collaboration to empower people in Maryland with type 2 diabetes to take control of their diabetes by improving their day-to-day self-management. This announcement marks the beginning of the collaboration between WellDoc and ADA, with many activities to come throughout 2014 and 2015.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

Special alert dog helps 7-year-old suffering from diabetes

UP TO A STORY WE BROUGHT TO YOU LAST YEAR. A SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY FAMILY IS LOOKING AT THE NEW EDITION TO THEIR FAMILY.

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Diabetes Mine

Congrats to America's Choice, Miss Idaho with Diabetes

Fellow type 1 Sierra Sandison unfortunately wasn't crowned the second-ever Miss America with diabetes as we'd all hoped, but the 20-year-old from Idaho is without a doubt a winner in every other way to our Diabetes Community. In case you hadn't heard: On Sunday night, millions tuned in to watch the Miss America 2015 competition on ABC and see Sierra be named America's Choice - meaning she snagged the top number of popular votes in an online video contest that propelled her into the final rounds of the Miss America contest and gave her the chance to show the world how proud she was to show off her insulin pump .

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Medical News Today

Converting stem cells into insulin-producing cells in the fight against type 1 diabetes

University of British Columbia, in collaboration with BetaLogics Venture, a division of Janssen Research & Development, LLC, has published a study highlighting a protocol to convert stem cells into insulin-producing cells. The new procedure could be an important step in the fight against Type 1 diabetes .

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Related Topix: Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

BioSpace

Inflammation May Be Key To Diabetes/Heart Disease Link, Study

Inflammation May Be Key To Diabetes/Heart Disease Link SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2014 - Inflammation may be the reason high blood sugar levels damage blood vessels, raising the possibility that anti-inflammatory medications might someday be used to lower the risk of blood vessel disease in people with diabetes, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Heart Disease, Pharmacology, Spain, World News,

Mon Sep 15, 2014

It's Relevant

Video: 'Diabetes Awareness Week' Kicks off in Greenwich

Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei declared the week of September 15 "Diabetes Awareness Week" in Greenwich. The American Diabetes Association is working with the Town and Greenwich Hospital to bring awareness to the disease that affects over 29 million Americans.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Greenwich, CT, Greenwich Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Fairfield County, CT

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