Navigation Links
British School Kids With Diabetes Gain First Time Freedom From Injections With New Insulin Pump Guidelines
Date:8/31/2008

ries in terms of diabetes management with less than 1% of Type 1 cases using an insulin pump in the UK, compared to many other countries such as US and Germany where 15-20% use a pump(iv). With a five fold increase in the number of under fives diagnosed over the past 20 years(v), and 1 child in 1,000(vi) affected, access to insulin pump therapy is essential for children to have the opportunity to live as close to a normal a life as possible and feel less 'controlled' by their diabetes as Dr Barnard's adolescent study amongst pump users found.

Dr Barnard continued: "The new guidance should hopefully open up access to children and their families and pumps are then provided according to need, choice and suitability."

Insulin pumps are not suitable for everyone and they need thorough explanation and training. People can find out more by visiting http://www.accu-chek.co.uk where they can experience the Accu-Chek Spirit online simulator, the most advanced insulin pump from Roche which closely mimics the pancreas by delivering insulin every three minutes(vii).

About Roche

Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups in the fields of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. As the world's biggest biotech company and an innovator of products and services for the early detection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, the Group contributes on a broad range of fronts to improving people's health and quality of life. Roche is the world leader in in-vitro diagnostics and drugs for cancer and transplantation, and is a market leader in virology. It is also active in other major therapeutic areas such as autoimmune diseases, inflammatory and metabolic disorders and diseases of the central nervous system. In 2007 sales by the Pharmaceuticals Division totalled 36.8 billion Swiss francs, and sales by the Diagnostics Division totalled 9.3 b
'/>"/>

SOURCE Roche
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. GeneSeek Selects the British Midlands as Base for New UK/European Operations
2. The University of Nottingham in the British Midlands Announces Development of Possible Hepatitis C Vaccine
3. Three Studies by Independent Scientists Highlighting Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT) to be Presented this Week at the British Mass Spectrometry Societys 29th Annual Meeting
4. Video: New Survey Shows Three in Four School Nurses Have Students at Risk for Severe Allergic Reactions Who Do Not Bring Auto-Injectable Epinephrine to School
5. BNBI Employees Donate 1,000 Backpacks to Frederick County School Children
6. University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Becomes a GeneGo Center of Excellence
7. Pittsburgh Region Middle School Students Participate in Hands-on Tissue Engineering Summer Camp
8. CET Life Sciences Center Welcomes Belmont University School of Pharmacy as New Tenant
9. Results of Study in Pre-School Children Published in Clinical Pediatrics Adds to Support for Importance of Dietary DHA Intake
10. LI-COR(R) Biosciences and Tiger Woods Learning Center Collaborate to Develop High School Curriculum in Genetics
11. Digirad Corporation Signs Letter of Understanding With Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/30/2015)... , June 30, 2015  NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren ... month on his first mission to the International Space ... 8 to 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 7. ... Star City, Russia . The interviews will ... Television highlighting his mission training. To schedule an ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... -- Today, Americord Registry, one of the fastest growing cord blood ... partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, as the newest member ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150630/226958LOGO   "We are thrilled about Andrew ... Smithmyer , CEO of Americord. "He brings a wealth of ... Americord,s growth and vision." Andrew Horne ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... With its latest polyacrylonitrile ... to achieve faster flow rates in comparison to nylon or polyethersulfone (PES). ... to allow easy liquid flow while trapping particulates as small as 0.2 micron ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... 30, 2015 , ... The maximum number of shares proposed to be purchased ... shares of unvested restricted stock). On June 29, 2015, the last trading day prior ... reported on the OTCBB was $2.29 per share. , The tender offer will expire ...
Breaking Biology Technology:NASA Astronaut Preps for First Space Station Mission, Available for Media Interviews 2Americord Registry Announces Andrew Horne as Advisory Board Member 2New Nanofiber Membrane Provides Fast, Efficient Filtration 2Cryo-Cell Commences Tender Offer to Purchase its Common Stock, Up to 750,000 Shares at $3.25 per Share 2Cryo-Cell Commences Tender Offer to Purchase its Common Stock, Up to 750,000 Shares at $3.25 per Share 3
... saliva can be used to quickly and effectively screen for ... children, says research in the June 2 issue of the ... at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) found saliva ... samples were used, and 97.4 percent of babies when the ...
... curtain about to rise on a much-anticipated new era of ... for food, fuel, and other uses scientists are reporting a ... corn, tomatoes, rice and other food crops. Their article appears ... Jorge Gardea-Torresdey and colleagues at The University of Texas ...
... 2011 VWR International, LLC, a global leader ... that it acquired the business of BioExpress Corp. ... in 1985, BioExpress is a well-respected distributor in ... offers over 200 well-known, multi-national brands, including its ...
Cached Biology Technology:Saliva is effective in screening for CMV infection in newborns, says NIH-funded research 2Saliva is effective in screening for CMV infection in newborns, says NIH-funded research 3VWR International, LLC Acquires BioExpress Corp. 2
(Date:6/23/2015)... 2015 Research and ... the "Body-Worn Temperature Sensors Market - Global ... 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. ... the global body-worn temperature sensors market. The global ... the basis of types, care setting, patient demographic, ...
(Date:6/23/2015)... Fla. , June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... management and authentication solutions, today announced enhanced functionality ... multi-factor authentication solution.  The enhancements build on ... of the DigitalPersona Altus platform and provide ... compatibility. In today,s environment of ...
(Date:6/18/2015)... , June 18, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market announces that ... featured segment on "Money on the Mark", scheduled to air ... June 20 th . The ... be from 7:00 to 8:00pm EST. NXT-ID, Inc.,s CEO ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Body-Worn Temperature Sensors Market - Global Industry Analysis 2Crossmatch Releases Enhanced DigitalPersona Altus Advanced Authentication Functionality 2NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 2NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 3
... of cholesterol is necessary for the formation of brain ... university Karolinska Institutet. The results, which are published in ... scientists to cultivate dopamine-producing cells outside the body. ... and demonstrates that the formation of dopamine-producing neurons during ...
... The United Kingdom and Singapore are focussing on innovative ... collaboration between the two countries in the water industry. ... are meeting today to share the latest in water ... the strategic area of water security. Gracing ...
... The study , Over a period of two years, ... of Copenhagen, have investigated physiological, sociological and psychological aspects ... adult premenopausal women have participated in the study. , ... randomly divided into three groups: One soccer group, one ...
Cached Biology News:Nanyang Technological University and UK partners heightens cooperation in water industry 2Nanyang Technological University and UK partners heightens cooperation in water industry 3Women's soccer -- get fit while having fun 2Women's soccer -- get fit while having fun 3
... generation bulk reagent dispenser offering unrivalled level ... and biotech laboratories. Based on the proven ... has been designed for effortless high speed ... multiple plate types including 1536. Through the ...
Multidrop DW is a high-speed automated dispenser for Deep Well plates, 1.1 ml test tubes and 96-well plates. Designed for accuracy and precision, the Multidrop DW dispenses up to eight different reag...
Buckets for 2 racks of 5 tubes, type Stago/Hitachi...
...
Biology Products: