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Derek Rapp - JDRF

JDRF President Derek Rapp on Artificial Pancreas System Approval

Derek Rapp, JDRF President and CEO, celebrates FDA’s Approval of the Medtronic Hybrid Closed Loop System, with the feeling that it will significantly improve...
Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G

First Artificial Pancreas Approved by FDA for Diabetes

The FDA has approved the first automated insulin delivery device, also known as an artificial pancreas, which adjusts insulin levels with little or no...
coronary artery bypass grafting surgery

Diabetes and CABG Surgery: Arteries Lead to Better Outcomes

More diabetic patients survive when only arteries are used for bypasses during coronary artery bypass grafting surgery, according to new findings.Diabetic patients who undergo...
Obalon Balloon System for Weight Loss

Obalon Balloon System for Weight Loss, FDA Approves Marketing

The Obalon Balloon System, a weight-loss system that uses gastric balloons to occupy space in the stomach, has been approved by the FDA for...

Steviva Ingredients Earns SQF Certification

Steviva Ingredients, makers of diabetic-friendly sweeteners, has earned it's Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 certification for their Guilds Lakes area facility.To say Steviva...
Immune Matched Stem Cells

New Method Prevents Retinal Transplant Rejection, May Treat Retinal Diseases

A new treatment that prevents retinal transplant rejection using immune-matched stem cells may be used to treat age-related macular degeneration and other retinal diseases.Stem...
Salmon - Good Source of Good Cholesterol

Too Much ‘Good’ Cholesterol Not So Good, Leads to Premature Death

Researchers were surprised to learn that too much 'good' cholesterol increases a person's risk of dying early, the same result as when their levels...
Kellogg's Recall Hits 25 States

Kellogg’s Recall Hits 25 States Due to Listeria Monocytogenes

Kellogg's announced today that they are recalling certain lots of their Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles due to potential health risk.Battle Creek, MI -...
Trevo device for Stroke

Devices to Reduce Disability in Stroke Patients Cleared for Marketing

The FDA has approved the marketing of two devices from Trevo that, when used within 6-hours of the onset of stroke symptoms, can reduce...

Nationwide Hyoscyamine Sulfate Recall; Treats Multiple Conditions

Hyoscyamine sulfate, which treats a number of conditions, is being recalled for being either too potent or not potent enough, which can lead to...
Sugar Industry Blames Fat for Heart Disease

Sugar Industry Cherry Picked Data to Blame Fat for CHD

A disturbing report published by JAMA details the lengths the sugar industry has gone to since the 1950's to cast fat as the cause...
Doctors Not Following Guidelines on Diabetes and Statins

38% of At-Risk Diabetics Not Getting Recommended Treatment

Research reveals important gaps in care, showing that certain people with diabetes are not being prescribed treatment by their doctors that could prevent cardiovascular...
Marine Cone Snail for Diabetes Treatment

Study: Snail Venom May Help Treat Diabetes

Researchers have found that venom extracted from a species of snail could be used for diabetes management.New research has found that venom extracted from...

Premature Babies More Likely to Develop Dysglycemia

Data from a longitudinal study following the health of extreme preemies since their birth shows that they are at a greater risk of abnormal...
Glucagen Recall

Recall: Novo Nordisk GlucaGen HypoKit for Hypoglycemia

Novo Nordisk Inc. issued a voluntary nationwide recall of GlucaGen HypoKit due to detached needles on the syringe in the kit.Novo Nordisk Inc. is...
Pollution and Diabetes

Air Pollution Increases Diabetes Risk, Says New Study

According to researchers, people who are exposed to greater levels of air pollution where they live have a greater risk of developing diabetes, as...

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