Abstract:… of Technologies for Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders and Diseases (R44) . This RFA solicits work on basic, applied, and clinical research on all product and service development related to the mission of the NHLBI... including cardiovascular complications of diabetes… more
Abstract:…, liver and kidney). Furthermore, mitochondrial dysfunction can contribute to cell injury through increasedproduction of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species. Mitochondrial dysfunction is also a component of many chronic diseases such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes,… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Early childhood research indicates that school readiness is a key determinant of a successful transition to school. Between 9.5% and 14.2% of young children experience social-emotional problems that negatively impact school-readiness, and nearly half of children… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Obesity is considered the number one health problem in the US and Europe, affecting 10% to 30% of adult populations. Obese individuals are more likely to acquire a variety of secondary diseases including diabetes, heartproblems, immune… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The program outlined in this application has been designed to accelerate the development and commercialization of a Glucagon Mini-Dose Pen to change the paradigm for treatment of moderate hypoglycemia in insulin-using diabetics. This research… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this program is to further the development of a novel, stable, non-aqueous glucagon formulation as an integral component of a bi-hormonal (insulin-glucagon) pump system for treatment of persons with diabetes. The addition of… more
Abstract:… of a sustained release drug delivery device into the eye. Thus, there is a great need to develop a superior drug delivery system in terms of safety, patient acceptance and efficacy for uveitis. The same product could be used to treat other indications such as diabetic… more
Abstract:…s Corporation (AME) and the University of Minnesota propose to develop a new graphene based continuous glucose monitor with passive wireless readout capability and dissolvable / biocompatiblemetallization layers for use in close-loop glucose control applications. Diabetes is the… more
Abstract:Project Summary / Abstract - EY020017 Phase IIB Competitive Renewal The overall goal of the proposed SBIR program is to implement and evaluate a low cost, portable retinal camera, the DLP-Cam, in a primary care system for diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening. Untreated DR has… more
Abstract:… measurements within interstitial fluid were highly correlated with reference glucose measurements. Moreover, measurements of glucose oscillations within subcutaneous tissue showed clear differences between normal subjects and those with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Further… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Higher vegetable intake has been related to lower risks of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, several cancers, and obesity/adiposity later in life. Yet, children are eating vegetables well below recommended amounts. Parents are important… more
Abstract:… care. In fact, taken together, CVD is the leading cause of death in the United States and is responsible for an estimated 287 billion dollars annually in direct and indirect costs, according the American Heart As the population ages and the incidence of diabetes and obesity… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diabetes is a serious, life-threatening disease caused by improper absorption and metabolism of glucose. Increased glucose levels can lead to an accumulation of toxic sugar degradation products, such as methylglyoxal (MG), in the bloodstream.… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diabetes mellitus (DM) leads to a 3-4 fold higher risk of experiencing ischemic stroke. In addition, DM stroke patients are more prone to develop more and earlier white matter (WM) high-intensity lesions than non DM stroke patients. Treatment… more
Abstract:… the obesogenesis assay sensitivity. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: According to the US Centers for Disease Control more than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7%) are obese. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a common complication of diabetes and a leading cause of vision loss in the United States. Unfortunately, there is no FDA-approved pharmacotherapy for DR. Current treatments in clinical… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is one of the most common and devastating complications of diabetes mellitus, affecting more than 50% of diabetic patients, and is the leading cause of foot amputation. DPN, characterized by peripheral… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The exponential increase of diabetics and the elderly in the U.S. has at least tripled cataract surgeries in just two decades. As many as half of these surgeries will lead to posterior capsular opacification (PCO), which requires follow-up… more
Abstract:… for accelerating to market a new device that will provide an evidence-based, patient-specific solution to a significant public health problem: foot pain. The TrueContour(R) therapeutic insole system was originally conceived for prevention of forefoot injury in diabetes… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pancreatic cancer represents the 10th most common cancer diagnosis, yet the 4th most common estimated cause of death. The only potential curative therapy for pancreatic cancer is surgical resection; however, few patients have tumors which can be respected.… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over three-quarters of Hispanic women in the US are overweight or obese. High rates of excess body weight place these women at heightened risk for a variety of illnesses and health conditions, such as Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease,… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION: Androgen action is the net result of opposing pathways of steroid biosynthesis and metabolism. It is now widely recognized that testosterone (T) is an androgenic precursor of the more potent 5 -dihydrotestosterone (DHT), produced by 5 -reductase type 2. Circulating T and DHT also serve… more
Abstract:… and periodontitis are initiated by chronic infection of the gingival crevice with bacteria such as Porphryomonas gingivalis. Risk for gingivitis is universal, but subjects with haplotypes of IL-1B producing higher IL-1 levels in crevicular fluid, diabetics and… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common, severe complication of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) assisted surgeries, and include coronary artery bypass grafts, valve replacements, aortic aneurisms, and organ transplants. Elderly patients, … more
Abstract:… high risk of falling and multiple disease processes. Moreover, the methods evaluated and refined in this study will be used in future web-based applications focused on exercise training in various disease processes that effect mobility and balance, such as stroke, diabetes,… more
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