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New Dual Artificial Pump- Still in Development
Sep 5, 2014 | 
Tandem is in partnership with the JDRF to develop a dual hormone pump which will continue to be funded, as Tandem reaches different milestones. Once approved by the FDA, this novel and groundbreaking medical device will have two hormone chambers. One chamber for insulin, the second chamber for a different hormone that supports different therapies. “At this time, insulin is the only approved hormone for an insulin pump,” says Susan Morrison, Chief Administrative Officer from Tandem Diabetes Care.
Alzheimer's New Name: Type 3 Diabetes
Sep 4, 2014 | 
When news about a startling new insight into the cause of Alzheimer's disease first emerged in 2005, it was highly speculative. But now the evidence for it has become very strong: Alzheimer's is a form of diabetes, and the name being given to it is type 3.
Eylea Earns FDA Approval To Treat Diabetic Macular Edema
Sep 3, 2014 | 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the eye drug Eylea for the treatment of diabetic macular edema, according to the drug makers Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Research Says It’s Okay To Go Nuts Since Tree Nuts Might Help Lower Cholesterol and Glucose Levels
Sep 2, 2014 | 
According to a new study, those who regularly eat tree nuts including almonds, cashews, walnuts, pistachios and chestnuts have lower triglyceride levels (less fat in the blood), as well as lower blood glucose levels compared to those in the control group that did not eat nuts.
My 24 Year Old Son Killed Himself
Sep 1, 2014 | 
This anonymous comment is being posted as an article about men with type 1 diabetes that commit suicide. We continue to have new posting on this dated article ,#212. As a parent, I cried my way through the piece. The sage advice this particular parent presents us with about her son; apologizing for being bipolar, diabetic and attempting suicide, is priceless. She reminds us that applauding the living we have experienced through ease and pain, is just as important to remember.
Diabetes Health: What You Need for Injections Crossword Puzzle Solution for #18
Sep 1, 2014 | 
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Diabetes Health: What You Need for Injections Crossword Puzzle #18
Aug 31, 2014 | 
Test your knowledge to see how well you understand what you need for injections.
Latest Otelixizumab Study Showed No Beta Cell Benefits
Aug 29, 2014 | 
Low doses of the GlaxoSmithKline drug otelixizumab did not preserve the function of the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas in those newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, according to recent research.
Claudia Graham- Staying Ahead of The Trend
Aug 28, 2014 | 
Vice President of Global Access at Dexcom, Claudia Graham not only has type 1 diabetes, but she is someone who is professionally involved with the latest trends in media and medical devices for over two decades.
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