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JDRF-Funded Islet Encapsulation Program Reaches Historic Milestone

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First Ever Person with Type 1 Diabetes Receives Experimental Encapsulated Human Stem Cell-Derived Beta Cell Replacement Therapy New York, NY, October 29, 2014 — JDRF, the leading research and…Continue

Novo Nordisk Announces US Launch of NovoFine® Plus, A New Needle for Patient with Diabetes

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PLAINSBORO, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, today announced the availability of its shortest and thinnest pen needle, NovoFine® Plus, in the United States.…Continue

Lilly Diabetes/American Diabetes Association Announce Multi-Year Renewal of Drive to Stop DiabetesSM Program with Roush Fenway and Ryan Reed

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On the eve of American Diabetes Month® and World Diabetes Day in November, Lilly Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association have announced a multi-year renewal of their successful Drive to Stop…Continue

U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepts filing of new drug application for empagliflozin/metformin fixed-dose combination

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RIDGEFIELD, Conn., and INDIANAPOLIS, October 21, 2014 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the filing of a New Drug Application (NDA) for empagliflozin plus immediate-release…Continue

 

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Brian (bsc) replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'Novo Nordisk Announces US Launch of NovoFine® Plus, A New Needle for Patient with Diabetes'
"Don't these look just like the BD Nano needles that have been out for a while?"
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"There are, as yet, no permanent cures for type 1 diabetes, Even the pancreas transplants that Me mentions are NOT permanent cures. The vast majority of recipients need to return to insulin injections within 18 months to 2 years of having had the…"
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Lilly Diabetes/American Diabetes Association Announce Multi-Year Renewal of Drive to Stop DiabetesSM Program with Roush Fenway and Ryan Reed

On the eve of American Diabetes Month® and World Diabetes Day in November, Lilly Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association have announced a multi-year renewal of their successful Drive to Stop DiabetesSM NASCAR program with Roush Fenway Racing and NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) driver Ryan Reed.“I am very excited for the opportunity to move forward and expand the program,” said Reed, who at the age of 17 was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. “As someone who was diagnosed and told that my…See More
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepts filing of new drug application for empagliflozin/metformin fixed-dose combination

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., and INDIANAPOLIS, October 21, 2014 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the filing of a New Drug Application (NDA) for empagliflozin plus immediate-release metformin hydrochloride fixed-dose combination, an investigational compound being studied for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Empagliflozin plus metformin is part of the Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) Diabetes alliance portfolio. “Type 2 diabetes is a…See More
Oct 22
brboyer replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'DexCom Share Approved by the FDA'
"I never really understood why companies limit themselves to less than 50% of the US smartphone market by only providing Apple compatible products. Worldwide it's more like 25%."
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DexCom Share Approved by the FDA

Announced today that the much anticipated DexCom Share has been FDA approved, does not require a prescription, will begin shipping on October 22nd, but is not covered by insurance. Cost is $299You can read the full news release here: MarketWatchMore directly quoted from the Dexcom website:"Through secure…See More
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ASTRAZENECA LAUNCHES FIT2ME™, A FREE CUSTOMIZED DIET AND LIFESTYLE SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES

(WILMINGTON, Del., OCTOBER 15, 2014) – Recognizing that each person with type 2 diabetes is unique, AstraZeneca today announced the launch of Fit2Me, a free diet and lifestyle support program that allows people with this complex disease to create a diabetes care plan that is custom fit to their likes and dislikes. Fit2Me is the first multi-platform, customizable diabetes platform…See More
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ASTRAZENECA LAUNCHES FIT2ME™, A FREE CUSTOMIZED DIET AND LIFESTYLE SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES

(WILMINGTON, Del., OCTOBER 15, 2014) – Recognizing that each person with type 2 diabetes is unique, AstraZeneca today announced the launch of Fit2Me, a free diet and lifestyle support program that allows people with this complex disease to create a diabetes care plan that is custom fit to their likes and dislikes. Fit2Me is the first multi-platform, customizable diabetes platform…See More
Oct 15
Denise replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"The encapsulation piece is what Doug Melton's group is currently partenering with MIT on. That's the next piece of solving the puzzle-finding a way to encase the beta cells in a membrane that the human body won't attack. ViaCyte is…"
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Andy replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"From what I've read, this appears to be different. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that what they say about not having the autoimmune problem is true"
Oct 12
LizBa replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"I don't know enough to say it is the same treatment, but to my layperson understanding they are very similar. From the Viacyte website: Source Much more information on the website above."
Oct 12
Steve Mann replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"The study referenced above has been recruiting for a month. Its definitely the same treatment? w/encapsulated stem cells? Thanx, Steve"
Oct 11
Steve Mann replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'From human embryonic stem cells to billions of human insulin producing cells'
"This is soooo promising!!!!"
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