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Is Inhaled Insulin Still Safe After 2 Years?
Posted: Thursday, May 03, 2007
The safety of inhaled insulin is holding up at 2 years in an ongoing study, with adverse pulmonary effects being small, occurring early, and proving reversible on cessation of the drug.

Argentine Cow Clones to Produce Human Insulin in Milk
Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Argentine scientists have created four cloned and genetically modified calves capable of producing human insulin in their milk. The newborn Jersey heifers -- who the scientists have named Patagonia 1, 2, 3 and 4 -- will start producing the human hormone when they reach adulthood.

Traditional Insulin Compares Well Against Analogs
Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Newer long-acting insulin analogs are only marginally better at preventing nighttime hypoglycemia than traditional NPH insulin, found investigators here in a systematic review.

Study Points to New Direction for Pancreas Cell Regeneration
Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Past studies in tissue culture have suggested that one type of pancreas cell could be coaxed to transform into insulin-producing islet cells.

Can Tight Glucose Control Increase Mortality in Critically Ill Patients?
Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2007
The study showed that "intensively lowering blood glucose to a target of 81 to 108 mg/dL does not benefit critically ill patients and may well increase their risk of…

Insulin Glargine: Eight Years Later
Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2007
Insulin Glargine has become the most widely used insulin in the USA owing to its long duration of action without a pronounced peak. This introduction of a new form of insulin has made a dramatic effect on the ability of people to control their blood sugars. But is it being used properly? Should it be given once or twice a day?

Pig Islets Successful After 10 Years in Human Without Using Immunosuppression
Posted: Thursday, April 05, 2007
Living Cell Technologies Limited announced it has published evidence outlining the survival and identification of live porcine islet cells and insulin production in a human patient 10 years after receiving a pig islet cell transplant.

Risks OF Tight Glucose Control In ICU Outweigh Benefits
Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2007
Intensive care physicians need to "think hard and long" about aiming for tight glycemic control. "We need to be very conservative about starting insulin regimens the minute someone comes into the ICU."

A Neuropeptide Found In The Brain Stimulates Insulin Production
Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2007
A new Joslin Diabetes Center-led study has shown conclusively that a neuropeptide, melanin concentrating hormone (MCH), found in the brain and known for its role in increasing appetite in people, plays a role in the growth of insulin-producing beta cells and the secretion of insulin.

MannKind Corporation Will Submit for FDA Approval for It’s SUPRA Inhaled Insulin
Posted: Thursday, February 08, 2007
It has been described by Jay Skyler, a leading diabetologist, as the first in a new class of diabetic therapies, "Supra-Rapid Acting Insulin’s", that can change the way diabetes is treated.

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