Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Diabetes research network launched (Diabetes Mellitus)


Diabetes research network launched
West Lothian Courier - Aug 29 3:35 AM
A major initiative to boost research into diabetes has been described by doctors as a "significant step" in the fight against the disease. The Scottish Diabetes Research Network (SDRN) has been set up to help develop better treatment for the condition, which affects around 160,000 Scots.Save to My Web

Bayer Profit Increases 11%, Farm Chemicals Unit Lags (Update10)
Bloomberg.com - Aug 29 8:33 AM
Aug. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Bayer AG, Germany's largest drugmaker, said second-quarter profit rose 11 percent, helped by sales of aspirin and diabetes treatments. The company plans to cut 1,500 jobs at its farm chemicals unit, where revenue slid.Save to My Web

Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces That Their New ETC BioMedical System Boosts Wound Care
SYS-CON Media - Aug 30 8:40 AM
Environmental Tectonics Corporation ('ETC' or the 'Company') today announced that the WOUND HEALING CENTER at suburban Philadelphia's Bryn Mawr Hospital is now operating ETC BioMedical's new BARA-MED(R) XD hyperbaric chamber to support the critical healing of chronic wounds. This latest model features greater internal patient space and uses BARA-PRESS(TM), the ETC advanced design computer control Save to My Web

Psoriasis Cure Now Launches 'Back to School' Resources for Parents of Children with Psoriasis
[Press Release] PR Web - Aug 30 12:02 AM
"Psoriasis Cure Now" has released new resources at PsoriasisKids.org to help parents of children with psoriasis as their kids head back to school. The resources include a new podcast of an interview with a leading pediatric dermatologist discussing how to treat psoriasis in children and how to help them cope with it; and a fact sheet on psoriasis in children that parents can print off the Save to My Web

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Sunday, August 27, 2006

Obesity: A Weighty Health Problem (Diabetes Mellitus)


Obesity: A Weighty Health Problem
?????, South Korea - Aug 27, 2006 A nutritionally balanced and low calorie diet (ranging from 400 to 1500 conditions associated with obesity such as high cholesterol, diabetes, and hypertension

Diabetes research could aid in Alzheimer's fight
Globe and Mail, Canada - Aug 25, 2006 Drugs already developed for diabetes, as well as other treatment strategies such as changes in diet and exercise, may prove useful in treating and preventing

Children s Disease Linked to Diet and Enzyme Activity
FinanceVisor.com (press release), CA - Aug 26, 2006 Many of children s health problems such as ADD, obesity, autism, asthma, depression, and diabetes actually stem from poor food choice and faulty digestion

Proper diet should fix chronic grogginess
Sentinel-Standard, MI - Aug 24, 2006 You are taking a lot of medications for hypertension, diabetes, thyroid, and arthritis, which makes me wonder if a combination of these or one may cause your

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Friday, August 25, 2006

HEART DISEASE (Diabetes Mellitus) - According to the American Academy of Periodontics,


HEART DISEASE - According to the American Academy of Periodontics,
The Signal - Aug 24 1:47 AM
HEART DISEASE - According to the American Academy of Periodontics, sufferers of periodontal disease may be twice as likely to suffer a heart attack and nearly three times as likely to suffer a stroke as those without this oral disease.Save to My Web

A primer on diabetes
Duluth News Tribune - Aug 21 1:10 AM
What is diabetes?Save to My Web

Health Center studies diabetes-depression link
The Pueblo Chieftain - Aug 23 5:18 AM
A Pueblo Community Health Center program that helps diabetes patients by addressing their depression is showing signs of promise. It's common for diabetes patients - and patients with other chronic diseases - to have some form of depression, according to Diane Rikhof, the program's director. Less common is a coordinated program of care for both the diabetes and the depression - yet that Save to My Web

Obesity, chronic disease drive Medicare costs up
USA Today - Aug 21 9:01 PM
Obesity and certain chronic conditions such as diabetes were major factors driving virtually all Medicare spending growth for the past 15 years, according to a new analysis of Medicare cost and patient data.Save to My Web

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - The twin effects of anxiety and fear


The twin effects of anxiety and fear
Jamaica Observer - Fear is capable of exacerbating many conditions including hypertension, diabetes mellitus, peptic ulcer disease, hair loss and acne. When the body is faced with fear, it sets in motion a series of events that if repeated over the long term can gravely

PAHO Basic Health Indicator Data Base
Pan American Health Organization - As in previous years, diabetes mellitus was in third place, with a rate of 56 per 100,000; hypertensive diseases (4.1 per 100,000) and accidents (32 per 100,000) were fourth and fifth, respectively. SPECIFIC HEALTH PROBLEMS Analysis by

Doctor delves into aging's effect on our systems
Burlington Free Press - Because of my basic interest in nutrition, the sources of protein that provide the precursors for making glutathione and the way that diseases such as diabetes mellitus influence our ability to make glutathione are of great interest because oxidative

Diabetes mellitus through the ages
Sentinel & Enterprise - Agencies attentive to the health of Americans have been increasingly concerned about the rising number of diabetics in the adult population. A recent collaborative study initiated by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has

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Monday, August 21, 2006

TolerRx gets orphan drug designation for diabetes drug (Diabetes Mellitus)


TolerRx gets orphan drug designation for diabetes drug
PharmaBiz - Aug 21 3:41 AM
TolerRx, Inc. announced that the company's lead product, TRX4, has received orphan drug designation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of new-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus.Save to My Web

New Data Demonstrates Minimal Interactions Between Omacor(R) (Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters) and Simvastatin
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 17 7:00 AM
Reliant Pharmaceuticals today announced the publication of new data in the July edition of the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology finding the co-administration of Omacor with simvastatin has minimal interaction between the two drugs.Save to My Web

Enzyme Replacement Drug Found To Be Effective Treatment For Hunter Syndrome
Science Daily - Aug 21 3:13 AM
An article reporting results from a pivotal clinical trial that helped gain U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for the first treatment for Hunter disease has been published online by the journal Genetics in Medicine.Save to My Web

Veteran fights for benefits
Lancaster News - Aug 20 6:23 AM
For Korean War veteran E.L. Knight, a Lancaster County resident who's been trying for 30 years to get service-connection benefits, the fight continues.Save to My Web

Popular tubers increase risk of heart disease, diabetes, study says
The Jamaica Observer - Aug 20 12:11 AM
A new study coming out of the Caribbean Health Research Council (CHRC) is suggesting that regular consumption of the well-liked ground provisions dasheen and cassava - staples that, along with yam, banana, breadfruit, rice and dumpling are the bases of the Jamaican diet - may actually not be good for us.Save to My Web

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Joint replacement poised for boom (Diabetes Mellitus)


Joint replacement poised for boom
Bradenton Herald - A recent study found the occurrence of Type 2 diabetes has doubled over the last 30 years. Another estimated that a third of U.S. adults - more than 73 million - have diabetes or may be developing it. It's driven by sedentary lifestyle and obesity

New Guidelines for Management of Hyperglycemia of Type 2 Diabetes CME
Medscape News - To earn CME credit, read the news brief along with the CME information that follows and answer the test questions. Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) for physicians; Family Physicians - up to 0.25 AAFP Prescribed credit(s

Share a Recipe
KOLD-TV - 2. Benefits for Young Children Findings from Child Asthma Prevention Study Recent study findings from the Childhood and fish oils found a 30 percent reduction in patient triglyceride levels, particularly among subjects with Type I diabetes who

Tennis Elbow
WXIX - of many companies, clinics and nutritionists offering this type of genetic analysis across the United States, with prices ranging from less than $100 per screen to well over $2 of risk factors for heart disease) and for a propensity for diabetes

Resistance Training May Improve Insulin Sensitivity in Overweight
Medscape News - Insulin resistance is thought to be a core defect in the pathophysiology of obesity-related comorbidities in children, such as type 2 diabetes," write Gabriel Q. Shaibi, MD, from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and colleagues

Complete Health Calendar
Quad-Cities Times - Class describing pre-diabetes and what can be done to prevent Type 2 diabetes, 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, Genesis-Illini Campus, lower level Larson Center, Silvis, Ill. Cost: $20/person plus one guest. Registration: (309) 792-4385. Diabetes

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Saturday, August 19, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Liberia: Chinese Tianshi Company Team Visits Veep Boakai


Liberia: Chinese Tianshi Company Team Visits Veep Boakai
AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 9:27 AM
A Chinese Traditional Medicine Company, Tianshi Health Industry, which has its root in Asia is in the country to contribute to the health needs of Liberians.Save to My Web

Fear of the Unknown Drill
RedNova - Aug 17 3:15 PM
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Broken teeth filled her mouth. Infections plagued her each month. Then, doctors diagnosed Pamela Lerch, of Oakley, Calif., with diabetes. "I reached a point where there was nothing I could eat," 55-year- old Lerch said.Save to My Web

CARE FOR MENTALLY ILL: Report: Group home rules fail
The Myrtle Beach Sun News - Aug 18 12:06 AM
Outdated state rules mean that mentally ill people in adult-care and nursing homes across North Carolina are receiving inadequate treatment from understaffed, untrained personnel, according to a report Thursday.Save to My Web

Belen mayor keeps sense of humor despite cancer diagnosis
Valencia County News-Bulletin - Aug 18 5:57 PM
Belen At age 46, Ronnie Torres felt great. He was on his feet every day at the hair salon he owns, living an active life as mayor of Belen. But, you never know, so he went to his doctor for a routine physical exam.Save to My Web

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Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - National MENTOR Holdings, Inc. To Hold Conference Call BOSTON


National MENTOR Holdings, Inc. To Hold Conference Call BOSTON
dBusinessNews.com - CLOSE-PROXIMITY WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY SET TO IMPROVE THE MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES Boston -- Cambridge Consultants today reveals an EDT to discuss its financial results for period April 1 to June 29, 2006. As of the close of business on June 29, 2006

Share a Recipe
KHNL News 8 - 1. Benefits for the Developing Infant New Findings from Harvard Medical School When it comes to the developing fetus and fish oils found a 30 percent reduction in patient triglyceride levels, particularly among subjects with Type I diabetes who

Latest News
dBusinessNews.com - Many of these diabetes related deaths are from cardiovascular complications. Most of them are premature deaths when the people Cambridge Consultants Inc., 451 D Street, Boston MA 02210, USA. Tel: +1 617 532 4700; Fax: +1 617 737 9889; www

Going the Distance: Walkathons Help Others and You
KHNL News 8 - Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Race for the Cure Walk to Cure Diabetes References 1. Dunn, A.L., Marcus, B.H., Kampert, J.B Type and intensity of activity and risk of mobility limitation: the mediating role of muscle parameters. Journal

Does Chadwick have 'Talent'?
Herald Tribune - The winner gets a $1 million prize. On Tuesday night, Sarasota Syesha Mercado was died on July 7 at his home in Cambridge from "complications arising from his diabetes" Check them out here: http://youtube.com/results?search=syd +barrett&search_type

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Monday, August 14, 2006

Childhood Obesity Caused (Diabetes Mellitus) By 'Toxic Environment' Of Western Diets, Study Says


Childhood Obesity Caused By 'Toxic Environment' Of Western Diets, Study Says
Science Daily - Aug 11 9:14 PM
A UCSF researcher has determined that a key reason for the epidemic of pediatric obesity, now the most commonly diagnosed childhood ailment, is that high-calorie, low-fiber Western diets promote hormonal imbalances that encourage children to overeat.Save to My Web

Analysis Provides Additional Data for PREZISTA as Part of HIV Combination Therapy
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
Additional safety and efficacy data for PREZISTA 300mg tablets, an anti-HIV medication, will be presented Tuesday, 15th August, at the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto, Canada.Save to My Web

Cardium Acquires Excellarate Product Candidate for Chronic Diabetic Ulcers and Related Technology and Assets From
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
Cardium Therapeutics, Inc. today announced its acquisition of the wound healing technology and related assets of the Tissue Repair Company , a privately-held, San Diego-based company focused on the development of growth factor therapeutics for the potential treatment of tissue wounds such as dermal ulcers, which affect millions of diabetic patients.Save to My Web

Logical Therapeutics, Inc. Launches Operations with Seed Capital from PA Early Stage Partners
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 10 6:27 AM
Logical Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held company specializing in inflammation, announced today that it has completed a Seed round of financing in partnership with PA Early Stage Partners.Save to My Web

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Sunday, August 13, 2006

SORRY TO 'INBRED' VOTERS (Diabetes Mellitus)


SORRY TO 'INBRED' VOTERS
Daily Mirror - Aug 12 1:10 AM
AN MP apologised yesterday for saying a rise in diabetes among his constituents might be because they were "inbred". Save to My Web

You may not like getting old, but don't let it make you sick
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Aug 11 4:48 PM
Getting older doesn't have to be linked with getting sick. It's true, aging can increase your risk for developing...Save to My Web

JANUVIA(TM) (Sitagliptin Phosphate) Receives Approval In Mexico
[Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 08 5:30 AM
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.----Aug. 8, 2006--Merck & Co., Inc. announced today that JANUVIA has been approved in Mexico as an oral, once-daily medicine for type 2 diabetes. This approval is the first in the world for a new class of oral drugs for type 2 diabetes (dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors) that enhances the body's own ability to lower blood sugar when it is elevated.Save to My Web

Aradigm Corporation Names Igor Gonda President, Chief Executive Officer
RedNova - Aug 10 6:17 PM
Aradigm Corporation (NASDAQ: ARDM) today announced that, as part of its new strategic focus on development and commercialization of products for prevention and treatment of respiratory disease, it has named Igor Gonda, Ph.D. as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Gonda will succeed Dr.Save to My Web

MP sorry for "inbreeding" comments
Reuters.co.uk - Aug 11 7:52 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - A Labour MP apologised on Friday for saying that "inbreeding" may have contributed to a rise in diabetes among children in his Norfolk constituency.Save to My Web

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Saturday, August 12, 2006

By Sholeh Patrick (Diabetes Mellitus)


By Sholeh Patrick
Coeur d'Alene Press - Aug 11 2:19 AM
Like the incessant creation of new holidays by card vendors, awareness weeks have become so numerous they're tripling up.Save to My Web

HEALTH HAPPENINGS
Bradenton Herald - Aug 12 12:12 AM
The Herald welcomes information on health-related events open to the public. The deadline for submitting information is noon Friday, eight days ahead of Saturday publication. Information - including time, date and place - can be dropped off, mailed to The Herald, P.O. Box 921, Bradenton, FL 34206, or faxed to 745-7097. For a complete listing of health events, visit lucy.fox@cancer.org.Save to My Web

Ryckman: Double duty
Rocky Mountain News - Aug 08 12:43 AM
If exercise and diet were to duke it out in the battle for weight reduction, which one would win through losing? If you said diet, you're right - in the short term. If you said exercise, you're right - for the long haul.Save to My Web

Around The Nation
Manila Bulletin - Aug 12 9:59 AM
Former Minister Conrado F. Estrella and Manuel (Lolong) M. Lazaro, chairman and president of Philippine Constitution Association (Philconsa), respectively, announced that Philconsa will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 15, 2006, at 12 noon, at the Sampaguita Room of the Manila Hotel, with Chairman Camilo Sabio of the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) as guest of Save to My Web

New Study Reveals Rett Syndrome Can Strike Males
Science Daily - Aug 12 9:13 AM
A new study has found that the genetic flaw responsible for Rett syndrome can strike males, even where there isn't a family history of the rare brain disorder.Save to My Web

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NovoNorm may offer advantages (Diabetes Mellitus) in elderly diabetics


NovoNorm may offer advantages in elderly diabetics
RedNova - Aug 10 12:18 PM
By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters HealSave to My Web

SGS Feature: 'Helping Stem Diabetes With Nanoswarm'
Gamasutra - Aug 11 12:55 PM
Today's main feature written for Gamasutra sister site Serious Games Source, which deals with games created for training, health, government, military, educational and other uses, takes a look at the upcoming serious game Nanoswarm: Invasion from Inner Space from Archimage. Specifically, the site sat spoke with Archimage's Victoria Thompson, DrPH concerning the game, as well as Archimage's Save to My Web

Golf notices
Honolulu Advertiser - Aug 10 6:28 AM
OngoingHawai'i State Junior Golf Association is seeking volunteers for all tournaments around the state. Remaining 2006 Events: Aug. 26-27, U.S. Army Jr. Classic, W.J. Nagorski G.C., O'ahu; Sept. 16-17, HSJGA Junior Tour Series, Puakea G.C., Kaua'i; Oct. 7-8, HSJGA Junior Tour Series, Waikoloa G.C., Hawai'i; Oct. 21-22, HSJGA Junior Tour Series, Kahili G.C., Maui; Nov. 4-5, Kiahuna Jr. Classic, Save to My Web

Babies are getting fatter too
USA Today - Aug 10 6:09 AM
There seems to be disagreement over just what a fat baby is, but USA TODAY's Nanci Hellmich writes that the journal Obesity says the percentage of babies under 6 months old who were overweight or on the brink of becoming...Save to My Web

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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Thiazide Diuretics May (Diabetes Mellitus) Be First-Line Antihypertensives for Diabetic


Thiazide Diuretics May Be First-Line Antihypertensives for Diabetic
Medscape News - Optimal first-step antihypertensive drug therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) or impaired fasting glucose levels (IFG) is uncertain," write Paul K. Whelton, MD, MSc, from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and colleagues from the

FDA Safety Changes: Avandia, Premarin, Razadyne/Razadyne ER CME/CE
Medscape News - Rosiglitazone is indicated for use as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It may be used as monotherapy, in combination with a sulfonylurea, or concomitantly with a sulfonylurea and

How to treat obesity ..
eMaxHealth.com - Excessive body weight has been shown to correlate with various diseases, particularly cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus type 2, sleep apnea, and osteoarthritis. Obesity is both an individual clinical condition and is increasingly viewed as a

Acquired Leukonychia Totalis
New England Journal of Medicine - A 72-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and peripheral vascular disease was hospitalized with chest tightness and acute shortness of breath. She reported a four-month history of worsening dyspnea on exertion, orthopnea, and a

Teenage Obesity Increases Risk Of Premature Death
Food Consumer - Obesity brings with it a lot of associated problems like type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, heart disease, poor self-esteem, and a lower health-related quality of life. The answer to losing

The Biology of Schizophrenia CME/CE
Medscape News - To put this "number needed to treat" (NNT) in perspective, the recently published Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS) [42] showed that atorvastatin markedly reduced vascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The NNT with

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Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Surprisingly common hormonal disorder finally being diagnosed By Bill (Diabetes Mellitus)


Surprisingly common hormonal disorder finally being diagnosed By Bill
Montgomery Advertiser - She began following a low-carb diet and convinced a doctor to put her on Glucophage, or metformin, which is used to treat Type 2 diabetes. Since then it has become an increasingly common treatment for PCOS, helping to restore regular menstrual cycles

Diabetes takes toll, but victims can help selves
Wisconsin State Journal - The Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, operated by the state Division of Public Health, found that people who did 30 minutes of physical activity each day and improved their diet reduced their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 58 percent.

Seafood: New Research on Its Health Benefits
KXAN - Moreover, the study concluded that increasing the proportion of omega-3 fatty acids in the diet significantly reduced Moreover, in a 1998 issue of Diabetes Care , a meta-analysis of studies on diabetes and fish oils found a 30 percent

Sweeteners take up shelf space, but aren't cure-all
Detroit News - But with two-thirds of the American population now either overweight or obese, and cases of diabetes now through the roof, have But dietitians say that reading labels is still the best way to determine whether a food has a place in a healthy diet, as

TheCardioBlog.com Blog
Orlando Sentinel - People who eat a diet heavy in vegetables and fruits, low-cal dairy, whole grains and lean meats. Those who consume more to ask was if these people perceived themselves as overweight, and thus unhealthily at risk for heart disease and diabetes. The

Protein Linked to Insulin Resistance in Humans
WCAX - The finding, reported in the June 15 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , could lead to better screens for insulin resistance, a new test that could better assess the effects of diet and exercise programs on reducing diabetes risk, and new

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Monday, August 07, 2006

Depomed 2Q Loss (Diabetes Mellitus) Widens


Depomed 2Q Loss Widens
MSN MoneyCentral - ProQuin is used to treat urinary tract infections and Glumetza is a treatment for type-2 diabetes. Wall Street forecast a loss of 19 cents per share, the average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial, on projected sales of $1.8

Going the Distance: Walkathons Help Others and You
WIS-TV - your aerobic endurance, 1 reduces cardiovascular risks, 2 promotes weight loss, 3 and prevents loss of mobility due to aging. 4 It can even lower mortality among people with diabetes. 5 Type and intensity of activity and risk of mobility

Tennis Elbow
WREG - of many companies, clinics and nutritionists offering this type of genetic analysis across the United States, with prices ranging from less than $100 per screen to well over $2 of risk factors for heart disease) and for a propensity for diabetes

eGene's HDA-GT12(TM) System Used by City of Hope National Medical
Genetic Engineering News - 8/7/2006 2:30:00 PM EST BIOWIRE eGene Inc. ( OTCBB:EGEI ), developer of a The company sells cartridges that are specific to the type of analysis to be research, City of Hope is a world-renowned leader in the fight against cancer, diabetes

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Thursday, August 03, 2006

Glycaemic index update (Diabetes Mellitus)


Glycaemic index update
Health 24 - 4) Control of diabetes mellitus and other conditions involving insulin The speakers at a recent symposium on GI foods concurred that there is sufficient scientific evidence available to conclude that: "The habitual intake of foods with low GI

Actos - Drug Description
HealthCentral.com - ACTOS (pioglitazone hydrochloride) is an oral antidiabetic agent that acts primarily by decreasing insulin resistance. ACTOS is used in the management of type 2 diabetes (also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus [NIDDM] or adult-onset

In the interests of patients, Roche will consider all options
WebWire - Pancreatic cancer is the tenth most frequently occurring cancer in Europe.3 The main risk factors for pancreatic cancer include advanced age, cigarette smoking, a high-fat diet, diabetes mellitus, chronic inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis

The glycaemic index and diabetes
Health 24 - The pancreas is not able to make sufficient insulin - this results in so-called type I, or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, where patients have to use insulin injections to control their blood sugar levels. The pancreas does produce insulin, but

Genetic Variations Increase Stroke Risk in Young Women
Medscape News - The researchers then looked at whether these variations were influenced by standard stroke risk factors, such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, smoking status, cardiovascular history, and oral contraceptive use. Hypertension, diabetes mellitus

FDA Safety Changes: Sarafem/Prozac, Avandamet, Focalin XR CME/CE
Medscape News - Rosiglitazone/metformin tablets are indicated for first-line use as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus when treatment with rosiglitazone and metformin dual therapy is appropriate.

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New Brand of Water Leaves Consumers Feeling Good


New Brand of Water Leaves Consumers Feeling Good
Yahoo! News (press release) - Aug 1, 2006 up with Water Fight and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the world's largest charitable funder of research into type 1 diabetes and its

Tablet hope for genetic diabetes
BBC News, UK - 1 hour ago Medical School in Devon. He said the sulphonylurea treatment did not work for Type 1 diabetes patients. However, the switch to tablets

Mixed bag for Pfizer on Lipitor ruling
Pharma Times (subscription), UK - 1 hour ago Excellence ruled should only be used for patients proven to have a phobia of needles, is indicated for the treatment of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Alizyme gets green light for final trials of anti-obesity pill
Life Style Extra, UK - Aug 2, 2006 diseases such as Type II diabetes, is viewed by analysts as a future blockbuster product, with the potential to generate annual sales of more than 1 bln usd.

Iceland or Bust!
Guelph Tribune, Canada - Aug 1, 2006 pleasant, she said. Kristen Hazlett, 28, has had Type 1 diabetes for 16 years. She convinced her mom to run with her. "I would've

Rideau Valley Diabetes Services expanding programs in Brockvill
Brockville Recorder and Times, Canada - Aug 1, 2006 an education program titled One Step Closer for adults with Type 2 diabetes and their People may call 1-877-321-4500 to register or for more information

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Tuesday, August 01, 2006

"Electronic Nurse" Hits the Market Can Improve Health Outcome (Diabetes Mellitus) and Lower Cost Of Healthcare


"Electronic Nurse" Hits the Market Can Improve Health Outcome and Lower Cost Of Healthcare
SYS-CON Media - Aug 01 1:30 PM
ALR Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ALRT)announced today that they have now shipped product to fill the initialpurchase order for their ALRT500 Home Health Management system. The ALRTsystem is the first-in-kind in the US in an affordable, portable and aneasy to use system that reminds patients to take medications, treatments orother actions as well as allow for remote monitoring and Save to My Web

Stem Cell Therapy International Names Dr. Sean C. Orr, MD, to Its Medical and Scientific Advisory Board
SYS-CON Media - Jul 31 10:19 AM
Stem Cell Therapy International, Inc.,(PINKSHEETS: SCII) a company in the field of regenerative medicineproviding research, development and the treatment of patients with stemcell transplantation therapy, today appointed Dr. Sean C. Orr to itsMedical and Scientific Advisory Board. He is currently Medical Director ofthe Stroke Center of the Jacksonville (FL) Baptist Health System.Save to My Web

Unanue named Paul and Ellen Lacy Chair of Pathology
[Press Release] Washington University School of Medicine - Aug 01 2:37 PM
Aug. 1, 2006 -- Emil R. Unanue, M.D., has been named the Paul and Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.Save to My Web

Biotech's Slide Slows in July
RedNova - Aug 01 12:10 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- It could have been worse for biotech ... President Bush's veto that nixed a bill seeking to expand federal funding of embryonic stem-cell research and escalating conflict in the Middle East -- negative news that usually plays havoc with the capital markets.Save to My Web

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Mourns Passing of Board Member Jonathan Spicehandler, MD
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 01 5:29 AM
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced with sadness the passing of Jonathan Spicehandler, MD, a valued member of its Board of Directors.Save to My Web

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