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Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches, and other food into energy needed for daily life. It is estimated that diabetes affects more than 150 million people worldwide and is estimated to reach a staggering 300 million by the year 2025.

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September 29, 2016, 05:33 GMT
The FDA gave its approval to Medtronic's MiniMed 670G, the first automated insulin delivery system for type 1 diabetes patients. The artificial pancreas ...

September 29, 2016, 04:15 GMT
29 (Xinhua) -- A new Australian study has found that a baby's birth weight is genetically linked to its chances of developing a type 2 diabetes and heart ...

September 29, 2016, 02:45 GMT
(WJTV) - You have the chance to become somebody's hero this Sunday, October 2, 2016, at the Mississippi's "Walk for Diabetes". The Walk starts are ...

September 29, 2016, 02:33 GMT
Over the next decade I grew larger, expanding around the middle and, to my complete horror, developed type 2 diabetes - whereas Clare maintained ...

September 29, 2016, 02:00 GMT
CHANDIGARH: Dr Rajesh Vijayvergiya from PGI has said risk factors like physical inactivity, smoking and diabetes was more hazardous for women as ...

September 29, 2016, 01:37 GMT
The device offers type 1 diabetics"greater freedom to live their lives without having to consistently and manually monitor baseline glucose levels and ...

September 29, 2016, 01:15 GMT
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The first automated insulin delivery device for type 1 diabetes has been approved by the U.S. Food ...

September 29, 2016, 00:53 GMT
The FDA has approved the first closed-loop automated insulin delivery system, also known as an artificial pancreas, for patients with type 1 diabetes.

September 28, 2016, 23:56 GMT
For diabetes patients, managing blood sugar levels through insulin pens, needles or pumps is a necessary hassle -- but it might be far easier to ...

September 28, 2016, 23:00 GMT
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first artificial pancreas device for people with type 1 diabetes in the United States.

September 28, 2016, 22:37 GMT
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease caused by a mistaken attack on healthy insulin-producing cells in the body, destroying them. Insulin is a ...

September 28, 2016, 22:26 GMT
The first-ever artificial pancreas for treating diabetes will hit the market in spring of 2017. Medical device maker Medtronic MDT 0.08% on Wednesday ...

September 28, 2016, 22:26 GMT
The Medtronics MiniMed 670G artificial pancreas is approved for people 14 years of age and older with type 1 diabetes. The FDA is the first regulatory ...

September 28, 2016, 22:26 GMT
The approval was based on a clinical trial that included 123 people with type 1 diabetes who used the MiniMed 670G hybrid closed-loop system for 3 ...

September 28, 2016, 22:15 GMT
People with Type-2 diabetes are 50% less likely to be overweight when they're living with a partner compared to Type-2 diabetics who are unmarried, ...

September 28, 2016, 22:15 GMT
A baby's birth weight is genetically linked to its chances of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease later in life, a new study has found.

September 28, 2016, 22:15 GMT
WASHINGTON -Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their ...

September 28, 2016, 22:13 GMT
The Food and Drug Administration approved for sale a significant advance toward a so-called artificial pancreas for Type 1 diabetes patients, ...

September 28, 2016, 22:03 GMT
At noon, Barbara Van Walleghen, a registered nurse at L&C's Family Health Clinic, will provide a short presentation on diabetes, including a question ...

September 28, 2016, 21:41 GMT
The American Diabetes Association is roping in A-list celebrities for a new campaign that seeks to raise awareness about the disease, following in the ...