• INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Glucagon] Insulin Pump Helps Woman Escape Kidnapping
    If you have any instances when diabetes needles, meters, pumps, CGMs, or glucagon kits were used in such a situation, I’d love to hear about it. sponsor. In an incredible turn of events, a nursing student with diabetes escaped a kidnapping because she was wearing an insulin pump. All the while, he repeatedly threatened to kill her. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Glucagon] NIH Funds Four Artificial Pancreas Trials
    These trials will focus on fully automated insulin delivery systems, as well as an automated insulin and glucagon delivery system. This is the big home-stretch study to get Beta Bionics’ glucagon and insulin pump system to the finish line of applying for FDA pre-market approval. sponsor. Israel, and in several European countries.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Glucagon] Ketones and Exercise – What You Need to Know
    In Type 1 diabetes, ketone levels can rise even without starvation, if insulin levels drop too much and levels of other hormones like glucagon and catecholamines rise. This may be because this new class of medications drops insulin needs to very low levels and may increase glucagon levels. sponsor. Rapid weight loss. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Glucagon] 25 Facts to Know on Exercise on Type 1 Diabetes
    During aerobic exercise, insulin secretion decreases and glucagon secretion increases. This past month, researchers from more than a dozen leading diabetes and exercise research teams published guidelines on how to exercise with Type 1 diabetes. From the report, we’ve pulled out 25 important findings: Why You Really Should Exercise. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Glucagon] 25 New Recommendations on Exercise on Type 1 Diabetes
    During aerobic exercise, insulin secretion decreases and glucagon secretion increases. This past month, researchers from more than a dozen leading diabetes and exercise research teams published guidelines on how to exercise with Type 1 diabetes. From the report, we’ve pulled out 25 important findings: Why You Really Should Exercise. sponsor.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017
    [Glucagon] 1.05m grant to Cambridge diabetes firm
    Arecor's liquid glucagon is an important addition to its speciality diabetes pipeline and will offer a vastly superior glucagon rescue treatment for severe hypoglycaemia and may have further applications in enabling dual hormone artificial pancreas systems
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
    [Glucagon] Investigational Semaglutide Tied to Improved Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes
    Semaglutide, a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist, is associated with improvements in glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes, according to the phase IIIa, industry-funded SUSTAIN 1 trial published in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. The manufacturer applied for FDA approval in December
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017
    [Glucagon] Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibition by Saxagliptin prevents.
    Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor activation delays the progression of diabetic nephropathy in rodents. The NOD-like receptor 3 inflammasome plays an important role in DN
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017
    [Glucagon] YMCA Alleged Discrimination Settlement Reached
    The settlement agreement requires the YMCA of Metro Chicago to administer the emergency medicine glucagon to program enrollees with Diabetes who have requested it
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Glucagon] YMCA in Chicago settles discrimination complaint
    She'd been told staff couldn't administer an emergency shot called glucagon for low blood sugar, and she would need to be accompanied by a family member who could give the shot The complaint was filed on behalf of a 9-year-old girl with diabetes on a YMCA swim team.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Glucagon] 20 Questions to Ask a New Endocrinologist
    When would you recommend glucagon? This edited excerpt is from The Savvy Diabetic – A Survival Guide (reprinted by permission): You can, and should, ask to meet an endocrinologist or doctor before you choose to become a patient in their practice. Most often, doctors will give you 15 minutes to meet and ask questions. sponsor. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Glucagon] 20 Questions Every Person with Type 1 Should Ask a New Endocrinologist
    When would you recommend glucagon? This edited excerpt is from The Savvy Diabetic – A Survival Guide (reprinted by permission): You can, and should, ask to meet an endocrinologist or doctor before you choose to become a patient in their practice. Most often, doctors will give you 15 minutes to meet and ask questions. sponsor. sponsor.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2016
    [Glucagon] Diabetes News: Anti-Malaria Drug Turns Glucagon-Producing Alpha.
    DIABETES NEWS: Anti-Malaria Drug Turns Glucagon-Producing Alpha Cells into Insulin-Producing Beta Cells. The results of this study, which was partially funded by the JDRF have been published in the journal Cell and indicate that diabetic fish, mice, and rats were all treated successfully with artemisinins
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2016
    [Glucagon] 2016 Was the Last Best Year for the Artificial Pancreas
    An initial 11-day trial in a real world setting proved the insulin-and-glucagon system’s safety and effectiveness. (If There were major advancements in automated insulin delivery this year, and also a large debate over the name for such a system. Below, we sum up the biggest artificial pancreas-themed stories of the year: sponsor. sponsor.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016
    [Glucagon] Novo Nordisk Files for Regulatory Approval of Once-Weekly Semaglutide for Type-2 Diabetes
    Novo Nordisk has submitted a new drug application to the FDA for semaglutide, a glucagon-like peptide-1 analogue administered once weekly for the treatment of adults with type-2 diabetes.
  • D-MOM  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2016
    [Glucagon] {3 Little Diabetes Things} 12.04.2016
    We are always on the hunt for a bag that will hold Q’s pump, low supplies, glucagon, her phone, and her CGM without being too big. I sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes. Today I’m sharing three products that Q has been using. Sugar Medical Callie Crossbody Bag*. We love the variety of styles.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2016
    [Glucagon] Diabetes may have a new cure in Platypus venom
    The study found that platypus produces hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 -- normally secreted in the gut of both humans and animals for stimulating the release of insulin to lower blood glucose, but insufficient to maintain proper blood sugar balance
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016
    [Glucagon] Liraglutide doesn't affect gastric emptying in type 1 diabetes
    from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, and colleagues examined the effect of the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist liraglutide on counterregulatory responses and GE rate during hypoglycemia in individuals with T1DM in a 12-week randomized trial 21 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. Christian Seerup Frandsen, M.D.,
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2016
    [Glucagon] {Kids First, Diabetes Second} Hyperglycemia (High Blood Sugar)
    Causes of high blood sugar include: eating food without the proper amount of corresponding insulin; eating high-sugar-content foods that aren’t matched by the insulin; hormones such as growth hormone, glucagon, and adrenaline; steroids, which are sometimes prescribed for other medical conditions; illness; growth spurts; menstruation; and anger.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2016
    [Glucagon] New Study Reports Diabetes Medication Could Treat Addiction
    A relatively new class of drugs, glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists, have had much success in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Now, these drugs may offer support in the treatment of addiction and drug abuse
  • SCOTT'S WEB LOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
    [Glucagon] Changes in the Price of Insulin, In Graphics (and Vote 'Yes' on 61 in California)
    cWvNRz for my post), that incident was remarkably familiar to people who have to buy insulin, glucagon and supplies needed to manage diabetes. Suddenly, everyone was remakably empathetic to the persons who need to pay more than $300 for an EpiPen. But as I already noted in my preceding post (see https://goo.gl/cWvNRz graphically.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016
    [Glucagon] Dual-Hormone ILet Poised to Begin FDA Testing in 2017
    The iLet (formerly known as the “bionic pancreas”) is a compact dual-reservoir pump and controller which takes a CGM reading at five-minute intervals to activate delivery of insulin or glucagon through separate side-by-side cannula lines. sponsor. Dr. Damiano believes the iLet is now nearly poised to commence FDA clinical trialing. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016
    [Glucagon] The Pushback Against the Artificial Pancreas
    Even adding glucagon doesn’t begin to cover what the pancreas does to control blood sugar. The pancreas releases insulin and glucagon, hormones that control blood sugar.; The pancreas has several functions, but two hormones specifically for blood sugar control – both insulin and glucagon. Kristin J. Kelly E. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016
    [Glucagon] How did the 670G and the iLet Perform in Trials?
    The results of two recent trials, as reported by Medscape , show the promise of both the 670G and those of another system, Beta Bionic’s iLet, a combination insulin-and-glucagon system. In contrast, the iLet, by Beta Bionics, is being billed as a more automated artificial pancreas system that incorporates both insulin and glucagon.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
    [Glucagon] Why I Call the 670G an Artificial Pancreas
    Most experiments focused on a system that automates insulin delivery (single-chamber), but a few focused on a system that delivers both insulin and glucagon (dual-chamber). Commentary. No sooner did news break that the FDA had approved the Medtronic 670G did debate start over whether it deserved to be labeled an artificial pancreas. sponsor.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
    [Glucagon] FDA Approves First-Ever Artificial Pancreas for Commercial Sale
    After the editor caught his breath from the news, he realized the term might be better reserved for a dual-chamber pump system that includes glucagon. . Ladies and gentlemen, the future is now. The FDA released a press release that matter-of-factly announced what once sounded like science fiction has now become science. with Type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Glucagon] Novo Nordisk Recalls More than 70,000 Glucagon Kits
    The injectable glucagon kit is considered a weapon of last resort in combatting a bout of hypoglycemia. In fact, many people who care for those with Type 1 choose to call 911 and forgo using the glucagon kits altogether. Lilly also makes a glucagon emergency kit; this recall does not affect that product. sponsor. Subscribe here.
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
    [Glucagon] Rise Up
    Not as bad as some others, but we don't have an extra $500/mo to pay for insulin, and then the pump supplies, forget having glucagon - every month, until we reach our deductible. I remember when Glucagon was $100 per dose. I just received glucagon from our mail order pharmacy. I don't have all the answers. I'm just a blogger.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
    [Glucagon] {Type 1 Tuesday} September 2016
    Glucagen is in the orange box, Lilly glucagon is in the red box.). Diabetes Athletes Celebrities D-Mom Moments Diabetes Forecast Magazine Glucagon Product Recalls Type 1 TuesdayHere are some tidbits that I have found interesting and wanted to share… D-Mom Moments. It was a “Shelby moment” for sure! RECALL ALERT.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2016
    [Glucagon] How Stress Hormones Raise Blood Sugar
    All the other hormones—including stress hormones, sex hormones, growth hormones and glucagon—cause the liver to secrete glucose back into the bloodstream. (excerpted from Think Like A Pancreas: A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes With Insulin by Gary Scheiner MS, CDE, DaCapo Press, 2011). The key is to look for patterns. Subscribe here.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016
    [Glucagon] Sanofi Submits New Data on Insulin Glargine/Lixisenatide Pen for Diabetes
    Sanofi has submitted updated information on a pen delivery device as part of its new drug application for the investigational once-daily, fixed-ratio combination of basal insulin glargine 100 U/mL and the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist lixisenatide for the treatment of adults with type-2 diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016
    [Glucagon] Ready-to-Use Rescue Pen Successfully Treats Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Patients
    Dasiglucagon, formerly known as ZP4207, is a glucagon peptide analogue with physical and chemical stability in liquid solution Encouraging results have been reported from a phase 2 trial of a single-dose version of dasiglucagon as rescue treatment for severe hypoglycemia in insulin-dependent patients with type-1 diabetes.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2016
    [Glucagon] {Kids First, Diabetes Second} Tips For Navigating The School Day
    Stock the supply kit with a blood glucose meter and test strips, fast-acting sugar for treating low blood sugar, glucagon, and snacks and water in case they are there for a long time. This is the first of three monthly excerpts about taking type 1 diabetes to school. Tips For Navigating The School Day. Lunch Time. Substitute Teachers. Thanks!
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2016
    [Glucagon] Adlyxin Gets FDA Approval to Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    Adlyxin is a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist, a hormone that helps normalize blood sugar levels Over time, high blood sugar levels can increase the risk for serious complications, including heart disease, blindness and nerve and kidney damage.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016
    [Glucagon] Back to School with Diabetes | The Basics
    Do you have prescriptions for your insulin, syringes, pen needles, testing supplies, ketone strips and glucagon? Will you keep glucagon available and who will you teach to use it? This month the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about preparing to go back to school. This story was originally posted on Aug. 1, 2011. Educate. Alcohol.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016
    [Glucagon] Glucagon the Sole Focus of a Bionic Pancreas Trial
    Glucagon – it’s not just for emergencies anymore. According to a Healio Endocrine Today report , 22 adults with Type 1 were hooked up to bionic pancreas devices that only delivered glucagon or a placebo, not insulin. In other words, glucagon did its job to regulate everyday blood sugar swings and counter insulin.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Glucagon] American Diabetes Association is a Joint Plaintiff in Lawsuit, Filed Today, to Fight.
    The policy prohibits Army CYSS staff from administering insulin or glucagon and from assisting with carbohydrate counting, which effectively excludes all children with diabetes from access to Army CYSS programs
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
    [Glucagon] {Kids First, Diabetes Second} Sharing the Diagnosis
    Go over the signs and symptoms of low blood sugar, including treatment using the “rule of 15s” (see chapter 4), how and when to use glucagon, signs and symptoms of high blood sugar, and when to check for ketones. Today I talk about how to share the diagnosis with other children, family, and caregivers. Sharing the Diagnosis. Caregivers.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016
    [Glucagon] Antidiabetic effects discovered in the appetite hormone CART
    The study shows that the appetite hormone CART not only controls the sensation of satiety, but it also helps increase insulin secretion and decrease glucagon production. CART is a hormone that has mainly been studied in the brain's centre for appetite control
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016
    [Glucagon] Massachusetts School Diabetes Care is Very Nurse-Centered
    Metropolitan Boston is home to institutions housing world-class diabetes care clinics and research facilities, yet Massachusetts is one holdout where school glucose testing, administration of insulin, and even emergency glucagon injections must be performed by or directly supervised by a school nurse. Want more Type 1 news? Subscribe here.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
    [Glucagon] Liraglutide enhances high-dose insulin treatment in Type 2 diabetes
    The addition of the glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist liraglutide improves short-term outcomes and treatment satisfaction in patients who have uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes despite high doses of insulin, shows a randomised trial. The 35 patients assigned to receive subcutaneous injections of liraglutide 1.8
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016
    [Glucagon] Managing Diabetes Care at Camp
    Speak with your child’s health care provider about low dose glucagon as an option for treating low blood sugars at night. Photo by Arthur Pollock. Last week we talked about how to choose a camp when your child has diabetes, and this week we will discuss how to help your child manage their diabetes at camp. Diabetes Camps. stated.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
    [Glucagon] Substandard Type 1 Diabetes Care in Utah School Alleged
    State statutes and regulations permit students to self-administer diabetes medications, school officials to administer emergency glucagon, and school nurses to delegate insulin injections and pump adjustments. The school at first refused to refund Chloe’s prepaid tuition, but then retreated and revealed that the money had already been spent.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016
    [Glucagon] A Life Of Diabetes: Part 2
    Before I went on the CGM which is probably 15 or 20 years ago, once every couple of months [my wife would have to] give me glucagon. And so she gave me the glucagon, and we were fine. Anyway, Gordon put me on a CGM and my wife has not had to give me glucagon once since then. On Changing Methods of Management. On Missing Pizza.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Glucagon] Albumedix tech key to Chinese efforts to develop once-a-week diabetes drug
    The collaboration - financial terms of which were not disclosed - will use Albumedix' albumin to extend the half-life of a modified glucagon-like-peptide albumin conjugate called Albenatide that is being developed for the Chinese market.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [Glucagon] Diabetes on the Racetrack: For Charlie Kimball It’s A Numbers Game
    The person who changes his inside front tire is trained to give both insulin and glucagon through his suit into his thigh. You would be amazed at how quickly they pull into and out of the pit and I am sure that needing insulin or glucagon would slow down the pit stops considerably. All opinions are my own.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
    [Glucagon] Research Suggests Diabetes Drug Acts Differently from Previous Theories
    The researchers found that metformin does not limit the action of the hormone glucagon, specifically glucagon-stimulated glucose production from the liver A Mayo Clinic study suggests laboratory findings do not tell the whole story of how the diabetes drug metformin works to limit the level of glucose in the blood.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016
    [Glucagon] Bigfoot’s Artificial Pancreas Could Hit the Market by 2018
    There are several companies and groups of researchers racing to bring an artificial pancreas to market, be it one that automates insulin delivery or one that does this and provides glucagon, as well. In 2015, Bigfoot made a splash by acquiring the pump manufacturing assets of the now-defunct Asante Solutions. Have you reached that goal?
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [Glucagon] The AAA’s of Diabetes Management
    Hopefully they can show that it lowers A1c’s, reduces diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), reduces severe hypoglycemia requiring medical attention and the use of rescue glucagon kits, reduces long term complications such as diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy, and reduces incredibly costly hospital stays. seven years. Insulin Pump.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016
    [Glucagon] Nasal Glucagon Proves Effective in Latest Trial
    Anyone who has had to inject glucagon during a crisis would gladly reach for something easier to use, if it were available, but only if that alternative were just as effective in staving off hypoglycemia. During the study, all 75 participants that had injectable glucagon met that blood sugar rise goal within 30 minutes. Research
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [Glucagon] Study compares effectiveness of insulin regimens for patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes
    of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, and colleagues compared the outcomes of once-daily injection of basal insulin vs a once-daily injection of the combination of basal insulin degludec and the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist liraglutide in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. Buse, M.D.,
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016
    [Glucagon] G-pen may aid hypoglycemia with type 1 diabetes
    Mini-dose glucagon administered using a stable, ready-to-use G-Pen Mini glucagon may be an effective option for mild to moderate hypoglycemia in adults with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online Feb. 9 in Diabetes Care. Morey W. Haymond, M.D.,
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
    [Glucagon] The Aftermath of a Fatal Diabetes-Related Accident
    The woman’s 87-year-old passenger was administering glucagon to the driver when first responders arrived, and remarked, “I have to do this a lot when she gets this way.”. Pennsylvania is a state that has a tough “driving while diabetic” law. Within a day of the crash, a 91-year-old passenger in that car succumbed to her injuries. Living
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
    [Glucagon] The Aftermath of a Fatal Diabetes-Related Accident
    The woman’s 87-year-old passenger was administering glucagon to the driver when first responders arrived, and remarked, “I have to do this a lot when she gets this way.” Pennsylvania is a state that has a tough “driving while diabetic” law. Within a day of the crash, a 91-year-old passenger in that car succumbed to her injuries.
  • CANADIAN D-GAL  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2016
    [Glucagon] Oops, I did it again.
    get a new box of glucagon and learn to mini-gluc myself. I won't apologize for putting the song in your head as you read this post. I couldn't help myself! I did it again. Twice in 14 months I accidentally overdosed on insulin. It sounds so much more badass when I say I OD'd. What I'm really saying is that I'm a f **g turd sandwich. 260!!!!!
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2016
    [Glucagon] Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Managing Diabetes in High Altitudes (Part I)
    She recommends healthy, easy to eat carbohydrates like granola bars, fast acting glucose, meter and test strips, a glucagon kit in case of emergency, as well as spare insulin and needles. Zack McCune snowboarding in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Most people think of the beach when they think vacation. Traveling to Remote Places. Facing the Cold.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016
    [Glucagon] The Stomach Flu…not again!
    I had the glucagon at the ready and was googling and messaging friends trying to remember how to do “mini glucagon.” None of this is medical advice, see the disclaimer below. The stomach flu has hit Q for the third time this winter. And of course it picked the absolute worst day to strike. 3am and Q is up puking. ketones.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2016
    [Glucagon] Filming the ViaCyte Type 1 Cell Experiment
    The pouch holds clusters of immature cells deigned to mature to produce insulin, glucagon, and hormones. The device delivers insulin and glucagon hormones into the circulatory system. Research into possible functional cures for Type 1 diabetes is often open-ended, with no guarantee of success. In the U.S., market. Research
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2016
    [Glucagon] Filming the ViaCyte Type 1 Stem Cell Experiment
    The pouch holds clusters of immature beta cells, glucagon, and nutrients for the cells. The device delivers insulin and glucagon hormones into the circulatory system. Research into possible functional cures for Type 1 diabetes is often open-ended, with no guarantee of success. That’s the great irony of it,” Castillo added. market.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
    [Glucagon] Glucagon Patch Performs Well in Phase II Trial
    In 2015, the pharmaceutical company Zosano Pharma conducted a Phase II trial on a glucagon patch to test the patch’s safety and efficiency. Researchers found that applying two glucagon patches was just as effective at combating hypoglycemia as two intramuscular injections of a glucagon solution. Patch not pictured here.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
    [Glucagon] Glucagon Patch Performs Well in Phase II Trial
    In 2015, the pharmaceutical company Zosano Pharma conducted a Phase II trial on a glucagon patch to test the patch’s safety and efficiency. Researchers found that applying two glucagon patches was just as effective at combating hypoglycemia as two intramuscular injections of a glucagon solution. Patch not pictured here.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
    [Glucagon] Glucagon Patch Performs Well in Phase II Trial
    In 2015, the pharmaceutical company Zosano Pharma conducted a Phase II trial on a glucagon patch to test the patch’s safety and efficiency. Researchers found that applying two glucagon patches was just as effective at combating hypoglycemia as two intramuscular injections of a glucagon solution. Patch not pictured here.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2016
    [Glucagon] Duration of type I diabetes affects glucagon and glucose responses to insulin-induced hypoglycemia.
    The glucagon response to hypoglycemia, which fulfills a primary role toward restoring the plasma glucose level, is blunted or absent in most patients with type I diabetes.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2016
    [Glucagon] Caregivers 101: What to Do When Caring for a Child with Type 1 Diabetes
    Glucagon to treat an extremely low blood glucose level. Caring for someone’s child who has type 1 diabetes is a big responsibility. Educator Heidi Quinn, M.S., L.D.N., C.D.E. , leads these classes, along with a nurse educator from the pediatric team Today, Heidi shares her words of wisdom and advice on the Joslin Blog. Insulin shots?
  • CANADIAN D-GAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2016
    [Glucagon] old school: Lows vs. Highs
    I've never been hospitalized or ever used glucagon. I didn't think lows vs. highs were a thing until I had a few comments back in response to my post on D-hacks. Ergo, many highs and many lows will inevitably ensue. Lows are a result of too much insulin and not enough glucose. Or too much exercise and not enough fuelage (read:carbs).
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [Glucagon] 10 Big Deals in Type 1 Treatment in 2015
    Nasal glucagon proved safe for kids. The human trials conducted by Locemia Solutions provided hard evidence that the days of injectable glucagon might be numbered. Making glucagon treatment more user-friendly could make the difference between riding out a bad low at home and taking a trip to the hospital. Thanks, FDA).
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [Glucagon] 10 Big Deals in Type 1 Treatment in 2015
    Nasal glucagon proved safe for kids. The human trials conducted by Locemia Solutions provided hard evidence that the days of injectable glucagon might be numbered. Making glucagon treatment more user-friendly could make the difference between riding out a bad low at home and taking a trip to the hospital. Thanks, FDA).
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [Glucagon] 10 Big Deals in Type 1 Treatment in 2015
    New insulin formulations don’t eliminate the risk of hypoglycemia, sadly, so that’s why it’s big news that… Nasal glucagon proved safe for kids. The human trials conducted by Locemia Solutions provided hard evidence that the days of injectable glucagon might be numbered. Let’s hope they come to praise nasal glucagon, not to bury it.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015
    [Glucagon] Nasal spray may give diabetics faster treatment for low blood sugar
    The trial results showed that the nasal spray is nearly as effective in treating hypoglycemia as the only option currently available, a glucagon powder that must be mixed with water, drawn into a syringe and then injected into muscle
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2015
    [Glucagon] The 2015 Type 1 Naughty and Nice List
    Locemia invested a lot of time and money into creating a nasal glucagon formula that has done really well in human trials. the leader in injectable glucagon, to come in and buy them up. Santa Claus and the NSA aren’t the only ones making lists and checking them twice. See if you agree: Naughty. Naughty. Better late than never, right?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2015
    [Glucagon] The 2015 Type 1 Naughty and Nice List
    Locemia invested a lot of time and money into creating a nasal glucagon formula that has done really well in human trials. the leader in injectable glucagon, to come in and buy them up. Santa Claus and the NSA aren’t the only ones making lists and checking them twice. 1993 is calling, Glenn, and they want their word back. Oops….never
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2015
    [Glucagon] What if the School Nurse is Busy?
    Also, by a 2015 amendment to state law, a parent or guardian may authorize a school employee without a nursing license to administer glucagon injections if a school nurse is unavailable to do so. Unfortunately, access to diabetes care during the school day varies wildly from school district to school district, and from state to state. Livin
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2015
    [Glucagon] What if the School Nurse is Busy?
    Also, by a 2015 amendment to state law, a parent or guardian may authorize a school employee without a nursing license to administer glucagon injections if a school nurse is unavailable to do so. Unfortunately, access to diabetes care during the school day varies wildly from school district to school district, and from state to state.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015
    [Glucagon] The Patchwork Problem of School Diabetes Care
    According to the American Diabetes Association, 29 states and the District of Columbia permit teachers, administrative personnel, and coaches to administer insulin injections and emergency glucagon, if staff are given proper training. In practice, it’s a bit more complicated than that. Insulin administration in school is a little less clear.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015
    [Glucagon] The Patchwork Problem of School Diabetes Care
    According to the American Diabetes Association, 29 states and the District of Columbia permit teachers, administrative personnel, and coaches to administer insulin injections and emergency glucagon, if staff are given proper training. In practice, it’s a bit more complicated than that. Insulin administration in school is a little less clear.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
    [Glucagon] Review of new once-weekly Type 2 diabetes drugs
    Once-weekly glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists differ in their efficacy and safety profiles, according to new research by the University of Leicester. Compared to other once-weekly GLP-1RAs which are licensed and available, dulaglutide 1.5mg and once weekly exenatide showed the greatest reduction of HbA1c and fasting plasma glucose
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
    [Glucagon] No clear choice among newly available once-weekly diabetes medications
    A systematic evidence review and meta-analysis fails to clarify which once-weekly glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist treatments have the most favorable safety and efficacy profile for treating type 2 diabetes.
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2015
    [Glucagon] Type 1 Diabetes looks like.
    It’s a school principal injecting glucagon into a student who is on the ground, unresponsive from a low blood sugar. A blond boy who just finished third grade and has been losing weight. His parents think it’s from a growth spurt, but he's pale. Something isn't right. He wants cake. It all depends on that number. He gets combative.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
    [Glucagon] Could Formoterol be the New Glucagon?
    This doesn’t mean formoterol will be replacing glucagon anytime soon. This study would be just the first step to proving the drug controlled hypoglycemia as well as glucagon. It would also need to be tested against glucagon in head-to-head trials. This sparked the idea to test its preventative capabilities on hypoglycemia.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
    [Glucagon] Could Formoterol be the New Glucagon?
    This doesn’t mean formoterol will be replacing glucagon anytime soon. This study would be just the first step to proving the drug controlled hypoglycemia as well as glucagon. It would also need to be tested against glucagon in head-to-head trials. The post Could Formoterol be the New Glucagon? Hypoglycemia Treatment
  • THE D-LOG CABIN  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2015
    [Glucagon] A Rendevous With the Artificial Pancreas
    The side table was stocked with 4 glucagon kits, testing stuff, Dexcom stuff, 8 glucose liquids, 4 large jars of glucose tabs and other random diabetes supplies.(I Last weekend, my dreams came true. Well, kind of.It kind of weekend getaway, as it were. Because of traffic, it took 5.5 hours to get down there and 6 to get back. lovely, nu?)
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2015
    [Glucagon] Lilly Acquires Rights to Nasal Glucagon
    One of the biggest pharmaceutical companies is placing a big bet that nasal glucagon is going to get FDA approval in the near future. has acquired the worldwide rights to a nasal glucagon product being developed by Locemia Solutions, according to a recent press release. Eli Lilly and Co. Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2015
    [Glucagon] Lilly Acquires Rights to Nasal Glucagon
    One of the biggest pharmaceutical companies is placing a big bet that nasal glucagon is going to get FDA approval in the near future. has acquired the worldwide rights to a nasal glucagon product being developed by Locemia Solutions, according to a recent press release. Eli Lilly and Co. Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2015
    [Glucagon] Lilly Acquires Rights to Nasal Glucagon
    One of the biggest pharmaceutical companies is placing a big bet that nasal glucagon is going to get FDA approval in the near future. has acquired the worldwide rights to a nasal glucagon product being developed by Locemia Solutions, according to a recent press release. Eli Lilly and Co. Hypoglycemia Treatment
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015
    [Glucagon] Joslin Patient Lobbies for Diabetes Rights in School
    The bill in New Hampshire stated that only nurses could administer the Glucagon shot,” said Skye. Without a nurse present to administer Glucagon in the instance of hypoglycemia, Skye had to compromise her extracurricular interests to keep herself healthy. Bill 71 isn’t the first Glucagon law of its kind. Nancy Stiles. Calif.,
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2015
    [Glucagon] Lilly Acquires Phase III Intranasal Glucagon from Locemia Solutions
    Intranasal glucagon, which is currently in Phase III clinical trial testing, could be the first needle-free rescue treatment for severe hypoglycemia. Intranasal glucagon uses a proprietary glucagon nasal powder formulation that is delivered in an emergency situation using a single-use, ready-to-use device
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2015
    [Glucagon] Lilly buys rights to intranasal diabetes treatment
    Intranasal glucagon could be "the first needle-free rescue" for the hypoglycemia and "an important innovation for people with diabetes" condition, Lilly said. Financial terms were not disclosed
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
    [Glucagon] Diabetes medication can reduce food intake
    A new dissertation at Sahlgrenska Academy shows that medication used for type-2 diabetes wich mimics the gut-brain hormone glucagon-like peptide-1, can affect the brain's reward system and reduce the intake of food Many studies have focused on how much we eat when we are hungry, but sometimes we eat just to feel better.
  • DIABETES IN CONTROL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
    [Glucagon] Gap in Scientific Knowledge About Some Diabetes Drugs
    In particular, their survey found that one such treatment has the hitherto unrecognized potential to activate receptor sites for the hormone, glucagon. A gap in scientific knowledge about a family of drugs that are used to treat type 2 diabetes has been highlighted in a new study. Journal Of Biological Chemistry Sept 20, 2015
  • NINJABETIC  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
    [Glucagon] My Scariest Moment Yet
    My wife grabbed the glucagon shot and woke my son up to call 911 while she gave me the dose. It was 4AM on Sunday, August 16th. My wife woke up to use the restroom and upon returning to bed noticed that I had the blankets thrown off of me and I was covered in sweat. She knew I was low and grabbed my glucometer to check my bg. BEEP BEEP.
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
    [Glucagon] Study highlights possible knowledge gap over effects of some diabetes drugs
    Scientists have found that some drugs from a group of anti-diabetic treatments may, in certain circumstances, act on glucagon receptors in the body, meaning that they could also potentially enable the release of sugar into the bloodstream.
  • YOUR DIABETES MAY VARY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
    [Glucagon] T1D Exchange Abstracts at European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)
    From: https://t1dexchange.org/pages/t1d-exchange-to-present-several-abstracts-at-the-51st-european-association-for-the-study-of-diabetes-easd-annual-meeting/ Here are some introductory paragraphs from their release to tempt you to read more: New Intranasal Glucagon Effective in Children and Adolescents.
  • DIABETES IN CONTROL  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
    [Glucagon] Editor's Note, DCMS #257
    There is a pump to deliver insulin and a pump to deliver glucagon, however, the “brains” of the system is the glucose reading device. The diabetes newsletters and services have all been carrying articles about the artificial pancreas. There are three basic components to the device. And Diabetes Disasters Averted ([link
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2015
    [Glucagon] L. reuteri supplements may modulate gut insulin metabolism: RCT
    reuteri tablets for four weeks was also associated with 76% and 43% increases in glucose-stimulated glucagon-like peptides -1 and -2 release, wrote researchers from Germany, Denmark and the US Tablets containing Nutraceutix's L. Daily administration of L.
  • DIABETES IN CONTROL  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015
    [Glucagon] Increased Glucagon Levels Paradoxically Associated with Liraglutide
    A recent study lists liraglutide as potentially having an early, unanticipated effect on glucagon in type 2 diabetes patients
  • DIABETES IN CONTROL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
    [Glucagon] Hyperglucagonemia Risk Higher with Liraglutide
    Liraglutide induced an enhanced post-challenge insulin and C-peptide response after the 12-week oral glucose tolerance test and throughout the study period, as well as a reduced post-challenge glycemic excursion, but also increased post-challenge glucagonemia among patients with type 2 diabetes, compared with those who received placebo injection.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Glucagon] Back to School with Diabetes | The Basics
    Do you have prescriptions for your insulin, syringes, pen needles, testing supplies, ketone strips and glucagon? Will you keep glucagon available and who will you teach to use it? This week the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about preparing to go back to school. This story was originally posted on Aug. 1, 2011. Educate. Alcohol.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Glucagon] {Kids First, Diabetes Second} Training School Staff
    It includes: the symptoms of low blood sugar; Q’s usual symptoms and the language she uses to describe them; the rule of 15s; low blood sugar treatments; when to use glucagon and to call 911 if it’s needed; and the symptoms of high blood sugar, along with protocol for checking and treating. More posts about glucagon. Learn More.
  • THE D-LOG CABIN  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2015
    [Glucagon] Wondering "if"
    Along with glucagon scenario plans. My head knows it's impossible.but on days like today and yesterday,my heart whispers "what if? What if you weren't type 1? What if pills were a possibility? What if everything you ever thought you knew about diabetes control is just another option?" I ate 200 carbs yesterday. 150 today. It isn't.(you
  • THE PRINCESS AND THE PUMP  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2015
    [Glucagon] We've Got It In The Bag! Diabetes Supply Bags and What We're Loving Now
    That's where we keep the glucagon, lancets, etc. My only issue with those is that there isn't room for the glucagon and that's a deal breaker for me. You know what's a really hot topic for people with diabetes and/or their parents??? SUPPLY BAGS! Everyone is always interested in what kind of bag you are using! perfect. I love bags.
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