FDA clears potential blockbuster diabetes drug from drugmakers Bristol-Myers and AstraZeneca

FDA approves new diabetes drug Onglyza

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators on Friday approved a potential blockbuster diabetes drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and partner Astrazeneca PLC.

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Researchers to begin implanting pig cells in humans as experimental treatment for diabetes

Researchers to implant pig cells in diabetics

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealand biotech company began a trial Thursday that will implant cells from newborn pigs into eight human volunteers as an experimental treatment for their diabetes.

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NZ researchers to begin implanting pig cells in humans as experimental treatment for diabetes

NZ researchers to implant pig cells in diabetics

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealand biotech company began a trial Thursday of an experimental treatment for diabetes in which cells from newborn pigs will be implanted into eight human volunteers.

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Educators prepare to tackle diabetes among American Indian children with new program

New program to tackle diabetes among young Indians

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A special curriculum aimed at tackling the growing prevalence of diabetes among American Indian children has been developed by health officials, tribal leaders and educators from across the country.

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Diabetic population headed by travellers and kids

travellersThough people may argue that diabetes is mostly age related and people should go for regular walks, a recent study can make you turn by a 180 degree. The two separate studies have shown a high rise of diabetic affected population among the travellers and kids below 5.

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Product Recalls: Quick-set infusion sets used with insulin pumps

Recalls: infusion sets for diabetes patients

The following recall has been announced:

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Type I diabetes can be restrict by controlling immune system

diabetes-type-ITests under way to see if controlling immune system might curb Type 1 diabetes

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How type1 and type2 diabetes differs in diagnosis?

type-1-diabetesThis is a query most of you have. You wonder why some one is diagnosed to have type1 diabetes when in the texts you will find that this is a genetic disease (from birth). Also in other cases, there is a very thin line of difference in symptoms for type1 and type2 diabetes mellitus. In this article we have attempted to cover a few differences that we found would be comprehensive and important for you.

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Lack of vitamin D may leads to diabetes and other dreaded diseases: Beware teens

Lack of vitamin D may make teens fat.

WASHINGTON - Lack of vitamin D is not only bad for the bones, it may also lead to fatter adolescents, according to a new study. The study of more than 650 teens age 14-19 has found that those who reported higher vitamin D intakes had lower overall body fat and lower amounts of the fat in the abdomen, a type of fat known as visceral fat, which has been associated with health risks such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and hypertension.

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Anti-blood cancer drug capable of treating diabetes:Korean researchers discovered

It is sometimes observed that a boy who is good in studies also excels in sports. But can you imagine a drug eradicating one life-threatening disease equally capable of combating another complicated disorder? Well it is quite possible.

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