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Xeris Pharmaceuticals announces trials of dosing soluable glucagon

Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Xeris"), a clinical stage, specialty biopharmaceutical company developing novel, non-aqueous formulations of…

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Combined glucose sensor and infusion set

http://newsroom.medtronic.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=251324&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1936694&highlight= Press Release Printer Friendly Ve…

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Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) is pleased to announce the launch of the DTS Surveillance Program for Cleared Blood Glucose Monitors

Foster City, Ca. May 20, 2014—Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) is pleased to announce the launch of the DTS Surveillance Program for Clear…

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Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism

Work by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Auckland suggest that both major forms of diabetes, type-1 and type-2, are the res…

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Nipro Diagnostics Announces FDA Clearance of 2 Meters Which "Exceeded minimum accuracy criteria for new, more stringent ISO 15197:2013 performance requirements for accuracy"

Today (August 25, 2014), Nipro Diagnostics, Inc., which is a company traditionally best known for selling low-cost meters under the brand n…

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FDA Allows Marketing of First ZnT8Ab Autoantibody Test to Help Dagnose Type 1 Diabetes

August 20, 2014 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of the first zinc transporter 8 autoantibody (ZnT8Ab) test t…

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0 Aug 22

ViaCyte Study Green-Lighted by US FDA

Important encapsulation project milestone quickly achieved! ViaCyte announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is allowing…

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1 Aug 19
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Metformin could extend the lifetime of both diabetics and non-diabetics

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/280725.php Metformin is approved in the US as a treatment for type 2 diabetes. A new study by Card…

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0 Aug 9

Insulet and Dexcom Agree to Develop a CGM-Integrated Personal Diabetes Manager

New Insulet PDM Will Receive Dexcom G5 CGM Sensor Signals BEDFORD, MA, Aug 05, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Insulet Corporation PODD -0…

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1 Aug 6
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U.S. Senate Seeks to Help Medicare-Eligible Americans Gain Access to CGMs

On Wednesday, July 30, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Co-chairs of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, introduced le…

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0 Aug 4

FDA approves Jardiance to treat type 2 diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Jardiance (empagliflozin) tablets as an addition to diet and exercise to improve glyce…

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0 Aug 4

Insulin pumps lead to lower A1C levels for insulin-dependent type 2s

- See more at: http://diabeteshealth.com/read/2014/08/02/8336/insulin-pumps-lead-to-lower-a1c-levels-for-insulin-dependent-type-2s/#sthash.…

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2 Aug 3
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Thermalin Funded to Develop Novel New Insulins

Company raises $5.9M in first tranches of Series B Boston, MA and Cleveland, OH – July 28, 2014 – Thermalin Diabetes, the developer of nove…

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0 Jul 29




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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