Content about Diabetes mellitus

August 18, 2010

Revenues for drug maker Spherix fell in second quarter 2010 and for the first six...

August 18, 2010

It seems that women that make less money than their counterparts are more likely to...

TORONTO It seems that women that make less money than their counterparts are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, Canadian researchers found in a new study.

August 17, 2010

Novo Nordisk's website AskScreenKnow.com features new interactive enhancements, offering additional information and resources on diabetes....

PRINCETON, N.J. Novo Nordisk's website AskScreenKnow.com features new interactive enhancements, offering additional information and resources on diabetes.

 

AskScreenKnow.com visitors now can get involved through various interactive features on the site, including:

August 16, 2010

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation launched an awareness campaign in the Denver area to shed...

August 11, 2010

The prevalence of diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease caused by diabetes, has increased among diabetic...

WASHINGTON The prevalence of diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease caused by diabetes, has increased among diabetic adults in the United States, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

August 11, 2010

A pilot study conducted by an endocrinologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is looking to increase...

COLUMBUS, Ohio A pilot study conducted by an endocrinologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is looking to increase medication adherence among adolescent diabetic patients with text message alerts.

August 9, 2010

Dietary habits among African-Americans are relatively the same, regardless of being diagnosed with Type 2...

August 8, 2010

A company that develops healthcare and information management products has applied for a patent for...

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. A company that develops healthcare and information management products has applied for a patent for an insulin-pen tracking and recording device.

 

August 5, 2010

A group that promotes education and awareness around diabetes is calling on the government and...

CHICAGO A group that promotes education and awareness around diabetes is calling on the government and private insurers to use diabetes education as a cost-saving strategy.

 

The American Association of Diabetes Educators hopes to provide diabetes self-management training to patients with prediabetes and recommended that private insurers and Medicare include it as a covered benefit.

 

 

August 5, 2010

One of the many challenges for people with Type 1 diabetes is management of the...

August 4, 2010

An event taking place this week aims to educate African-Americans about diabetes management....

August 4, 2010

African-Americans with Type 2 diabetes taking a Novo Nordisk drug showed improvements in blood sugar,...

August 3, 2010

WellDoc, a healthcare company that develops technology solutions to improve chronic disease management outcomes and...

BALTIMORE WellDoc, a healthcare company that develops technology solutions to improve chronic disease management outcomes and reduce healthcare costs, on Monday announced that it has received Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance to market the WellDoc DiabetesManager System to healthcare providers and their adult patients with Type 2 diabetes.

July 22, 2010

Bayer Diabetes Care has successfully completed certification of its A1CNow+ and A1CNow Selfcheck devices under...

July 22, 2010

In high-risk adults with Type 2 diabetes, researchers have found that two therapies may slow...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. In high-risk adults with Type 2 diabetes, researchers have found that two therapies may slow the progression of diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease that is the leading cause of vision loss in working-age Americans.

July 22, 2010

The American Diabetes Association has expressed its fight to end diabetes with Tour de Cure,...

July 20, 2010

A Chinese drug maker has had three of its drugs included in the country’s list...

July 18, 2010

Research and development pipelines are flowing with a record number of drugs for treating diabetes...

July 18, 2010

Women with Type 1 diabetes may not necessarily reduce their risk of heart disease if...

NEW YORK Women with Type 1 diabetes may not necessarily reduce their risk of heart disease if they consume omega-3 fatty acids, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health study.

July 13, 2010

Diabetica Research Solutions announced that its diabetes energy formula now is available on CVS.com, in...

July 12, 2010

A leader of advanced diabetes management solutions is creating a free program that combines advanced...

July 11, 2010

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has given two research grants to drug maker Biodel to...

July 11, 2010

A week away at summer camp is a tradition for many kids in the United...

July 11, 2010

An enzyme produced by the body may make it easier to detect diabetes, according to...

July 7, 2010

LifeScan last week introduced the new OneTouch Delica lancing system, a lancing product designed to...

MILPITAS, Calif. LifeScan last week introduced the new OneTouch Delica lancing system, a lancing product designed to provide more-comfortable blood-glucose testing.

 

For many individuals, the pain of lancing — which involves piercing the skin with a lancet to draw a small blood sample — can be a barrier. Of those people who quit testing their blood glucose each year, nearly 1-in-6 cite the pain of lancing as the reason, LifeScan reported.