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The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) approved Symlin, an injectable drug to control blood sugar for adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Symlin is to be used in addition to insulin therapy in ...


Patients with type 2 diabetes who take Metformin seem to be at lower risk of cancer than those not treated with Metformin. Metformin, widely given to patients with type 2 diabetes, works by reduci ...


Exenatide ( Byetta ) reduced HbA1c with no weight gain and no increased incidence of hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes failing to achieve glycemic control with Metformin. Exenatide is t ...


FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Exenatide ( Byetta ), also known as synthetic exendin-4, injection as adjunctive therapy to improve blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabet ...


Diet and lifestyle modifications can substantially reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. A study showed that eating low-fat dairy products may lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Hyon K. C ...


A study showed that Minocycline, a common antibiotic, may slow or prevent diabetic retinopathy. Researchers, from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, at Hershey, found that Minocycl ...


A study found that the diabetes drug Pioglitazone ( Actos ) reduced carotid artery intima-media thickness ( IMT ). Patients taking Pioglitazone also experienced significant reductions in insulin res ...


Results from a Phase III study indicated that Muraglitazar ( Pargluva ), an investigational compound, significantly decreased hemoglobin A1c ( HA1c ) levels at 24 weeks versus placebo in patients with ...


A temporary rise in blood glucose levels in people with both types of diabetes can interfere with their ability to think quickly and solve problems. The study has been published in Diabetes Care. ...


Increasing physical activity can greatly increase the health of people with type 2 diabetes, by reducing the risk for heart disease and helping to prevent other diabetes-related complications. Now ...


People with diabetes may be at higher risk for cardiovascular problems when air pollution levels are higher, according to a new study of Boston-area residents. The ability of the blood vessels to cont ...


An enzyme that initiates inflammation has been directly linked to insulin resistance and resulting type II diabetes by researchers at the University of California, San Diego ( UCSD ) School of Medicin ...


A woman has been successfully treated for her type 1 diabetes through a procedure performed at Carolinas Medical Center. Paul F. Gores has led a multi-disciplinary team through a series of three pa ...


Results of a multi-center study, which screened more than 2,000 men, found sexual dysfunction to be the most common symptom experienced by men with diabetes and low testosterone ( hypogonadism ). In ...


Over the past few years, researchers have discovered another risk factor for developing high blood glucose and diabetes: low birth weight. In a study with mice, Joslin Diabetes Center researchers hav ...