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Does Detemir Cross the Placenta in Women with Diabetes?

The relatively new long-acting insulin analog needs to be studied to determine its absorption pharmacokinetics… Insulin detemir (IDet) is a relatively new long-acting insulin analog that offers improved absorption pharmacokinetics and slower tissue distribution due to high plasma protein binding. As IDet is increasingly used for treatment of insulin-requiring diabetes, …

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High Calorie Consumption after GDM Leads to Increased Insulin Resistance in Hispanic Women

The women also experienced reduced beta cell function…. Researchers from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, assessed associations between dietary intake and rates of change in insulin resistance and β-cell function in Hispanic women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Sixty-two nondiabetic Hispanic women with pregnancies complicated by GDM …

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MedPockets for Women with Diabetes

MedPockets for Women with Diabetes  For women patients who are looking for a convenient way to carry their diabetes meds and other necessities. Includes four built-in pockets perfect for insulin pumps, glucose meters, prosthesis, other essential health items, or personal items including cell phones, money, keys, credit cards, etc. Fashionable, …

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