Navigation Links
New treatment for diabetics

A researcher from America has developed a micro capsule coated with silicon, which could save the diabetics from the usual insulin injection.This microchip works by absorbing nutrients from the body //and stimulates the insulin- producing cells.Some diabetics have to inject insulin more than onece a day to maintain their blood sugar levels.

The device is being developed by Tejal Desai of the University of Illinois at Chicago Ms Desai, who presented her findings to a meeting of the American Vacuum Society in San Francisco, said: "The capsule essentially acts as a bioreactor - it contains insulin-secreting cells that borrow nutrients from the body to keep producing insulin indefinitely. "As long as the body produces glucose, the cells will respond with insulin."

There are two types of diabetes. Type 1 is known as insulin-dependent diabetes. It destroys the cells in the pancreas that produce the hormone insulin, needed to control blood sugar levels. It usually develops early in life, and sufferers may need at least one insulin injection every day.

Type 2, or non-insulin dependent diabetes is the most common form of the disease, and usually affects people later in life. Patients with the condition do not make enough insulin, or cannot use it properly, which means they cannot move blood sugar into the cells. Sugar then builds up in the bloodstream and causes health problems. Type 2 diabetes can be controlled by regular exercise and diet control, though some also need extra insulin. However Desai sad that it will need a lot more testing before diabetic patients can use it.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery
2. Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments
3. Now umbilical cord helps in stroke treatment.
4. Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap
5. Breast cancer treatment to be determined by gene test
6. Hemopurifier may revolutionise AIDS treatment
7. New drug helps boost cancer treatment
8. Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis
9. Experimental treatment for Ebola Virus Shows promising results in mice
10. Radioactive Seeds used in Prostate Cancer treatment can migrate with the body
11. New dimension in the treatment of female sexual dysfunction
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: New treatment for diabetics

(Date:7/25/2014)... As reported by Wood TV 8 in the article ... a nearly 500-person increase in heroin related overdose deaths in ... 1999 and 2002, the toll increased to 728 during the ... drug users in Michigan have turned to heroin after getting ... price of both substances, noting that an 80-milligram pill can ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... and MOSI officially announced a transformational partnership that will unite ... a difference in the Tampa Bay community. Florida Hospital presented ... support needed to keep the science center moving forward. ... Theatre from film to a state-of-the-art digital 3D projection system. ... state of Florida, and it is one of the first ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014 Merrill Corporation ... technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, healthcare and ... data room business, Merrill DataSite, has been recognized ... by GrowthBusiness at the M&A Awards 2014 event. ... achievements of entrepreneurs, management teams, advisors and financiers ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... North York, ON (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A ... St. Michael’s Hospital revealed that 39 percent of all children ... see a dentist. , The survey looked at 2,505 children during ... were all around four years of age. The final result ... had any dental care. Many of these children were from lower-income ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Parker Waichman LLP, a national law ... on a recent tobacco lawsuit in which a Florida ... in punitive damages. Cynthia Robinson brought the lawsuit against ... is Cynthia Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and ... Court, Escambia County, Florida; Case Number 2008 CA 000098. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Rise in Heroin Use, Overdose Deaths in Michigan 2Health News:Florida Hospital Donates a Two Million Dollar Transformational Gift to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) 2Health News:Florida Hospital Donates a Two Million Dollar Transformational Gift to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) 3Health News:Florida Hospital Donates a Two Million Dollar Transformational Gift to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) 4Health News:Merrill DataSite Recognized as “Technology Provider of the Year” by GrowthBusiness at the M&A Awards 2014 Event 2Health News:North York Dental Provides Services to Toronto Children in Light of Growing Demand 2Health News:North York Dental Provides Services to Toronto Children in Light of Growing Demand 3Health News:A Florida Jury Awards Widow More Than $23 Billion in Punitive Damages in a Lawsuit Brought Against Tobacco Maker, R.J. Reynolds, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 2Health News:A Florida Jury Awards Widow More Than $23 Billion in Punitive Damages in a Lawsuit Brought Against Tobacco Maker, R.J. Reynolds, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 3
... sickest still going without, study finds , , TUESDAY, April 22 ... in some improvements for seniors but no real revolution in ... Medicare beneficiaries are less likely to forego basic needs such ... are still skipping meds due to burdensome costs. , "It,s ...
... VNUS(R) Medical,Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNUS ), ... invasive treatment of peripheral vascular disease,explains interruption of ... 2:00 p.m. PT/5:00 p.m./ET. As a result of ... place as planned., Interested parties are encouraged ...
... Spreading rumors and gossiping may not cause bruises or ... type of bullying could linger into early adulthood, a ... a study of 210 college students, UF researchers discovered ... adolescence and depression and anxiety in early adulthood, according ...
... People with bipolar,disorder and depression can find hope ... Health Care Decision Support system, available,through the Web site ... resources to support health decisions including:, -- ... depression;, -- links to online and ...
... ... wellness, CHICAGO, ... the fourth annual Health at Work Award, honoring,organizations who have demonstrated ... the world,s largest,provider of employee assistance programs and worldwide leader in,GuidanceResources ...
... risk greatest week after meds begin , , TUESDAY, April ... drugs are 60 percent more likely to develop pneumonia in ... a new study shows. , The risk is greatest during ... gradually decreases, say Dutch researchers. , "The risk of developing ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Shows Mixed Results 2Health News:Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Shows Mixed Results 3Health News:Social form of bullying linked to depression, anxiety in adults 2Health News:Social form of bullying linked to depression, anxiety in adults 3Health News:HAP Offers Web-Based Support for Depression and Bipolar Disorder 2Health News:HAP Offers Web-Based Support for Depression and Bipolar Disorder 3Health News:ComPsych Launches Fourth Annual Health at Work(SM) Award Call for Entries 2Health News:Antipsychotic Drugs Linked to Pneumonia in Elderly 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014  Restore Health, ... and compounded pharmaceuticals, announced that it is now ... unique to each individual based upon their particular ... by understanding the interaction between a patient,s genetics ... "We,re very excited to provide this new service ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Calif., July 24, 2014  Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ... blood analysis systems, today reported financial results for the ... First quarter overview: , Revenues of $47.5 million, ... Diluted EPS of $0.21, up 50% over last year,s ... market revenues of $7.2 million, up 20% over last ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , July 24, 2014 ... ), a leading provider of medication and supply ... hold a conference call Thursday, July 31, to ... What:  , Omnicell Second Quarter 2014 earnings ... 2014, 1:30 p.m. PTWho:  , Randall Lipps, chairman, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Restore Health Launches Pharmacogenetic Testing, Enhancing Its Suite of Personalized Medicine Goods and Services 2Restore Health Launches Pharmacogenetic Testing, Enhancing Its Suite of Personalized Medicine Goods and Services 3Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 2Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 3Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 4Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 5Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 6Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 7Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 8Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 9Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 10Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 11Omnicell to Release Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Results on July 31 2
Reliavac 100cc evacuators offer a more constant suction profile than silicone evacuators. 100cc capacity is easy for patient to carry. Bottom emptying port reduces chance of contamination....
100cc silicone evacuator with hubless flat drain and trocar...
Used following open gallbladder procedure to drain bile. Often attached to Bard bile bag....
Hubbed drains are made of translucent silicone and include a full-length X-ray opaque stripe....
Medicine Products: