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Groundbreaking Insulin Pill Nearing Market
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel, diabetes, insulin )

- 2278 days ago -
For 100 years, scientists searched for a way to deliver insulin orally instead of by injection. Now an Israeli team claims it's found the solution. Phase 2 clinical trials are coming.
Insulin Resistance, Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Plaques Associated With Alzheimer's Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, disease, food, illness, medicine, insulin, type II diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, plaques )

- 3190 days ago -
People with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes appear to be at an increased risk of developing plaques in the brain that are associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to new research published in the August 25, 2010, issue of Neurology®
Diabetic Girl, 6, Has Life Saved Four Times a WEEK By Dog Which Knows When She Needs Insulin
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'hypo-alert' hounds, insulin, low )

- 3256 days ago -
Like most children, Rebecca Farrar adores her family's dog - but the six-year-old diabetic has a particularly special reason. Her young pet Shirley is one of the country's only 'hypo-alert' hounds who SMELLS when Rebecca's blood sugar reaches dangerous
New Form of Insulin Can Be Inhaled Rather Than Injected
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, healthcare, insulin, inhaler )

- 3346 days ago -
Scientists have described a new ultra-rapid acting mealtime insulin (AFREZZA(TM)) that is orally inhaled for absorption via the lung. Because the insulin is absorbed so rapidly, AFREZZA's profile closely mimics the normal early insulin response seen ...
Dolphins Have Diabetes Off Switch
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, dolphins, diabetes, insulin, fasting, news, research, glucose, food, disease, warning, brain )

Dr Kathi
- 3378 days ago -
Research is showing "bottlenose dolphins are resistant to insulin - just like people with diabetes. But in dolphins, they say, this resistance is switched on and off. " When they go into fasting mode, their glucose level does not affect them....
Honey May Improve Insulin Sensitivity.
Health & Wellness  (tags: bees, honey, research, insulin, sugar, food, health, healthy )

- 4151 days ago -
Experimental evidence suggests that consumption of honey compared to some other sweeteners may improve blood sugar control and insulin sensitivity.
Health Ministry Approves 'Revolutionary' Diabetes Drug
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, diabetes, diabetic, insulin, medicine, type 2, humans, research )

- 4230 days ago -
The Health Ministry has approved the marketing of Byetta, an injectable drug for patients with type 2 diabetes whose blood sugar levels are not well controlled with oral drugs and who do not take insulin. The drug - also known as "Lizard Spit," since the

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