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Press Releases from 2004
  1. Animas to Acquire Key Cygnus Technology; Acquisition to Help Animas Develop and Broaden Its Next-Generation Glucose Monitoring Product Portfolio. (19 December 2004)
  2. Medical Products Agency permit a Phase II clinical trial with the Diabetes vaccine Diamyd(TM) in children who have recently succumbed to insulin-dependent diabetes. (19 December 2004)
  3. MicroIslet Announces Human Islet Transplantation Studies at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. (19 December 2004)
  4. $13 million grant creates Wallace H. Coulter Center for Translational Research at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. (19 December 2004)
  5. Medtronic And Novo Nordisk Announce Agreement To Enhance And Simplify Diabetes Management. (28 November 2004)
  6. Grants Target Better Predictors for Type 1 Diabetes. (14 November 2004)
  7. Biocon Launches Insugentm - The New Generation Bio-insulin. (14 November 2004)
  8. Medtronic Introduces Full Therapeutic Management Offering With New Insulin Pumps And Web-Based Diabetes Management System. (7 November 2004)
  9. FDA Alternate Site Clearance Offers BD Blood Glucose Meter Users More Convenience. (7 November 2004)
  10. Long-term safety of transplanted pig cells to humans confirmed. (7 November 2004)
  11. Medical School announces findings in diabetes therapy. (7 November 2004)
  12. Animas Acquires Technology for Disposable Insulin Micro-pumps and Micro-needles. (31 October 2004)
  13. Study at Joslin shows ease of introducing technology to kids with diabetes. (31 October 2004)
  14. Case biomedical engineers develop first sliver-sized sensor to monitor glucose levels in diabetics. (24 October 2004)
  15. CleoTM 90 Infusion Set from Smiths Medical Gains FDA Clearance. (19 October 2004)
  16. American Association of Diabetes Educators Names Theresa Garnero Educator of the Year. (17 October 2004)
  17. American Diabetes Association Expands Outreach to Schools with third national School Walk for Diabetes Season. (17 October 2004)
  18. Cerner Launches $25-Million, 10-Year Initiative to Provide Personal Health Records to Kids with Diabetes. See also Diabetic kids connect online with doctors. (17 October 2004)
  19. Transition Therapeutics' Receives Clearance to Initiate a Clinical Trial for E1-I.N.T.(TM) in Type I Diabetics. (17 October 2004)
  20. Diamyd starts larger trial in type 2 diabetes patients in Sweden. (10 October 2004)
  21. BROTHER Announces New Pricks & Pumps Competition (1 October 2004)
  22. Animas Announces Notification to IR 1200 Users, Reaffirms Guidance (28 September 2004)
  23. Health Canada Approves Animas IR 1200 Insulin Pump for Distribution (17 September 2004)
  24. Novo Nordisk: Levemir - the New, Predictable Basal Insulin Analogue - Realising the Potential. (12 September 2004)
  25. New Data on Exubera® Showed Sustained Blood Glucose Control and Pulmonary Function in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. (12 September 2004)
  26. SpectRx, Inc. Announces New Short Catheter SimpleChoice®easy and easy Pro Insulin Pump Infusion Sets. See also the image comparing needle and catheter lengths. (12 September 2004)
  27. FDA Approves Antidepressant Cymbalta® for Treatment of Pain Caused by Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Which Affects Up to 5 Million Americans. (12 September 2004)
  28. Cygnus Offers Special Price Promotion for GlucoWatch G2® Biographer Products. (5 September 2004)
  29. New Imaging Technology Shown to Detect Early Signs of Type 1 Diabetes in Animal Models. (5 September 2004)
  30. 2004 Olympic Gold-Medalist Swimmer Gary Hall Jr. Joins Forces with BD to Inspire Americans to Improve Their Diabetes Care. (1 September 2004)
  31. Smiths Medical MD begins shipping CozMore(TM) Insulin Technology System. (31 August 2004)
  32. Aussie Band Tours to Raise Awareness on Stem Cell Research. (29 August 2004)
  33. Transition Therapeutics Licenses Diabetes Regenerative Therapy to Novo Nordisk A/S. (29 August 2004)
  34. American Diabetes Association Launches ClubPed. (22 August 2004)
  35. Abbott Laboratories Increases Its Commitment To Diabetes Camps And Children With Diabetes — Camps To Receive More Than $100,000 In 2004, Diabetes Educators Recommend Children To Receive Scholarship Support. (15 August 2004)
  36. FDA Approves OptiClikTM, New Insulin Pen System. (15 August 2004)
  37. Joslin Diabetes Center launches research section on developmental and stem cell biology. (15 August 2004)
  38. Geron Announces Publication Showing Human Embryonic Stem Cells Possess Unique Immune Properties. See also Human Embryonic Stem Cell Programs, including Stem Cell Programs : Diabetes. (1 August 2004)
  39. New Drug Application for Exenatide Submitted to FDA for Type 2 Diabetes. (30 June 2004)
  40. Michigan Doctor To Bike Across America To Help Cure Niece. (27 June 2004)
  41. Diabetes advocate sets out to raise awareness of the growing diabetes epidemic in developing countries. (27 June 2004)
  42. Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards Will Bring Two Young People To The US Open. (18 June 2004)
  43. Research discovery identifies new strategy against diabetes. (18 June 2004)
  44. Texas Sisters Win Video Competition With Inspiring Story Of Conquering Disease. (13 June 2004)
  45. Generex Biotechnology Demonstrates Efficacy of Oral Delivery of Insulin at American Diabetes Association's 64th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions. (13 June 2004)
  46. Diabetech(R) Announces GlucoDYNAMIX(TM; Real-Time Intensive Management Protocols for Diabetes. (6 June 2004)
  47. Cozmonitor Receives FDA Approval (1 June 2004)
  48. Insulin analogues insulin detemir (Levemir®) and NovoRapid® [NovoLog in the US ed] are superior to traditional treatments according to a new study. (30 May 2004)
  49. Medtronic MiniMed Recalls Paradigm® Quick-set® Plus Infusion Sets. (23 May 2004)
  50. Abbott Diabetes Care Launches New Precision Xtra(TM) Blood Glucose Test Strip. (23 May 2004)
  51. BD Discontinues BD(TM) Pen Mini and BD(TM) Pen (10 May 2004)
  52. Bristol-Myers Squibb and Metrika Announce Exclusive U.S. Supply Agreement for A1cNow® Diabetes Monitor. (21 April 2004)
  53. Halle Berry to Kick Off National Diabetes Education Campaign with the Entertainment Industry Foundation and Novo Nordisk. See also Halle Berry to Kick Off National Diabetes Education Campaign With the Entertainment Industry Foundation and Novo Nordisk and Diabetes Aware. (4 April 2004)
  54. ASCENSIA Dream Fund Winner Launches Search For Teens With Diabetes To Conquer Scuba Diving. (15 March 2004)
  55. Hitachi Develops Non-Invasive Blood Sugar Monitoring Device. (29 February 2004)
  56. Disetronic Medical Systems, Inc. introduces the Tender "mini", a new infusion set. (25 February 2004)
  57. The band BROTHER is sponsoring a contest called Pricks and Pumps - Living with Diabetes. (22 February 2004)
  58. Aventis Submits OptiClik(TM) Insulin Delivery Device for Approval For Administering Lantus®. (15 February 2004)

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