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From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells

Harvard stem cell researchers today announced that they have made a giant leap forward in the quest to find a truly effective treatment for…

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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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Dr. Bernsteins Diabetes University

I realize not everyone likes or follows Richard Bernstein. He asks his patients and followers to follow a narrow and diligent path and he…

Started by Brian (bsc)

9 Dec 12
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Major Milestone in Communications Standards for Diabetes Devices

JDRF-funded program at the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation establishes open communication standards to enhance diabetes management and…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

1 Dec 11
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Australian ABC Catalyst - Low Carb Diets

I have to say I am quite impressed with Dr Maryanne Demasi, a science journalist with ABC in Australia. She seems very competent, objective…

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0 Nov 25

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Survey Provides Insights into Hispanic Attitudes Towards Diabetes

Results reveal Hispanics are aware of and worried about diabetes, but there is a need for better education WASHINGTON, DC, RIDGEFIELD, CT a…

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0 Nov 19

Needleless Insulin Delivering Patch | MIT-CHIEF emphasizes U.S.-China collaboration in tackling major issues through entrepreneurship

Full article HERE In 2011, China’s legislature endorsed a national five-year plan that emphasized, among other things, the need for a boost…

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0 Nov 19

Tandem Diabetes Care Expands Diabetes Data Management Access with Diasend Partnership

Full press release HERE SAN DIEGO, CA, November 12, 2014 Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufact…

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0 Nov 19

New retrospective data showed empagliflozin reduced A1C, body weight and markers of abdominal fat in adults with type 2 diabetes

See full press release HERE. RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, November 17, 2014 – Empagliflozin tablets reduced hemoglobin A1C (a measu…

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0 Nov 18

AACE - Safety Alert Regarding Blood Glucose Monitor Accuracy

AACE is issuing this safety alert to inform our members of the inaccuracy of many blood glucose monitoring systems currently available, and…

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3 Nov 17
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Glooko Announces Integration of Wearable Activity and Biometric Monitors into Diabetes Management Platform

Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 Glooko Inc., announced today the integration of activity, weight and blood pressure data fr…

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0 Nov 12

Abbott FreeStyle® Libre Approved for Sale - Sensor Based Glucose Meter

Abbott has gotten EU approval for sale of it's new glucose metering system that has a sensor that lasts up to 14 days. It allows you to tes…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

33 Nov 11
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From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF receives $200,000 grant from Novo Nordisk

Grant given to support programs aimed at bringing together people touched by diabetes for positive change BERKELEY, CA: December 4, 2014 – Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) has received a grant of US$200,000 from Novo Nordisk to support programs aimed at Read on! →

Guest Post: World Diabetes Day 2014 on Twitter… sifting through the data

At Symplur we track hashtags, keywords, user accounts, and pretty much anything else on Twitter that has to do with healthcare. We collect the data and then build countless ways to slice it up so that we’re able to better Read on! →

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