Posts Tagged ‘insulin’

Diabetes Month Observance Is Now, November 2018

Diabetes observance month is right now, in November 2018. It is observed every November. It is very important to publicize what diabetes disease is and how it affects your health and quality of life.   Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve…

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FDA Approves New Drug To Combat Diabetes, Weight Gain

The FDA has approved a new diabetes drug that lowers blood sugar and also helps people lose weight.       FDA: New Diabetes Drug The once-a-week injection drug Ozempic (semaglutide) is approved for people with type 2 diabetes. It stimulates the body’s insulin production and reduces appetite.   The drug is from Danish company Novo Nordisk. A company-funded study of 1,200 type…

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Can Artificial Cells Replace Dead Insulin-Secreting Cells

People with diabetes benefit from advances in controlling blood sugar. Nevertheless, they want a cure. Recently, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced results of a study they funded, that successfully replaced dead insulins cells with artificial beta cells (ABC’s) containing real insulin.     Insulin: Artificial Beta Cells Artificial beta cells are specially designed lipid bubbles,…

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