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| | JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER
JULY 29, 2013 [Beta Cell, Euglycemia] Ask Joslin: About Insulin
In most cases, if you have type 2 diabetes, over time, the beta cells (they make insulin) in the pancreas wear out and additional injected insulin is needed to keep the blood glucose under control. Where can I inject insulin? Insulin should be injected into fatty tissue.
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| | BETA BUDDIES
AUGUST 5, 2013 [Beta Cell, Euglycemia] A GOOD Day!
What is Type 1 Diabetes: It is an autoimmune disease in which a person''s own body (white blood cells) attack the insulin producing cells (beta cells) in the pancreas. Due to the subsequent lack of insulin, the body''s cells are unable to use sugars for fuel.
| | ANNETICS
FEBRUARY 27, 2008 [Beta Cell, Euglycemia] Lucky Mice! Research News Flash
In a study reported in today's issue of New Scientist and re-quoted by the BBC , scientists Terry Strom and colleagues at Harvard Medical School in Boston have been able to not only halt the damaging immune attack on the beta cells, but by adding a 4th drug to their cocktail, have also seen a resulting increase in the number of insulin-producing beta cells. normal blood sugar) was due to the ability of remaining beta cells to produce insulin.
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SCOTT'S WEB LOG [Beta Cell, Euglycemia] Scott's Web Log: Commentary on the JDRF "Artificial Pancreas.
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
That project aims to reduce the significant manual effort required of patients and their caregivers in todays intensive insulin therapy protocols, and hopefully expand the amount of time patients spend in the target glucose range (euglycemia
) doctors recommend to maintain optimal health. Scotts Web Log 40, consultant, writer, speaker, brother, son, friend, partner, diabetic, former pumper, thinker, dreamer. MORE >>
SCOTT'S WEB LOG [Beta Cell, Euglycemia] Scott's Web Log: Casey Johnson Died of DKA; Could Diabulemia Be To.
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
The National Institutes of Health and some of the medical literature seem to acknowledge this: "To achieve glycemic control, many patients must walk a tightrope, balancing euglycemia
against the danger of low blood glucose. Indeed, for many individuals with diabetes, episodes of severe hypoglycemia are the major obstacle to the achievement of euglycemia
and the prevention of long-term complications. MORE >>