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Diabetes Care

People who have diabetes, whether it is the most common type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes, or gestational diabetes, need current, well-researched information on all aspects of the disease. Emaxhealth has expert reporters who provide articles on the latest research as well as important lifestyle guidelines regarding all forms of diabetes.

Leading The Way To Earlier Diagnosis Of Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers at Children's Research Institute recently made significant discoveries in juvenile diabetes diagnosis. Led by Martin Hessner, PhD, associate professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, the research team applied a new approach, finding that type 1 diabetes patients during the honeymoon phase create a unique genomic fingerprint. The research team used a new type of blood test that identifies inflammation associated with type 1 diabetes though a unique genomic fingerprint. Remarkably, this fingerprint is evident years prior to disease onset.

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Tolerx Advancing Novel Type 1 Diabetes Agent Into Clinical Trial

Tolerx is proceeding toward the initiation of a Phase III study of otelixizumab in new-onset type 1 diabetes. Tolerx is initiating this pivotal trial after reviewing the results of the otelixizumab development program with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at an End of Phase II meeting.

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Phosphagenics Initiates Clinical Trial In Type 1 Diabetes

Phosphagenics Limited has received ethics approval to commence treating patients with Type 1 diabetes in a Phase 2 clinical trial using its patented transdermal insulin delivery system, TPM/Insulin. The lead clinical investigators of the trial will be Dr. Michael D' Emden, Department of Endocrinology, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, and William Hsu, who is an Assistant Investigator in the Section on Clinical Research at the Joslin Diabetes Centre and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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