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Small Changes in Diabetes Care Exceeds All Expections
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2006
A series of fairly low-tech innovations radically transformed diabetes care in a busy family medicine program in just over a year's time, exceeding insurance company pay-for-performance benchmarks.

Insufficient Sleep Can Cause an Increase A1c by 1.9 Percentage-Points
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2006
Short or poor quality sleep is associated with reduced control of blood-sugar levels in African Americans with diabetes, report researchers.

Man Walking To Raise Awareness of Diabetes
Posted: Monday, September 25, 2006
Andy Mandell has insulin dependent diabetes, but he is not letting that stop him. He wanted to inform people about Type 2 Diabetes, so he went for a walk. He has completed more than 7,650 miles with the last leg of tour ahead of him. He has 10,000 miles to cover.


DDP-4 inhibitors: A New Class of Oral Antidiabetic Drugs – Coming Soon
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
Data emerging on the safety and efficacy of the new oral antidiabetic agents were presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes 2006 Meeting.

MannKind Inhaled Insulin Matches Injections -Study
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
An inhaled insulin being developed by MannKind Corp produces comparable improvements in blood sugar control to rapid-acting insulin analog (RAA) given by injection, researchers said on Saturday.

The Earlier You Get Diabetes, The Worse it Will Get
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
People who develop type 2 diabetes when they're younger than 50 years of age are more likely to experience a worsening of their disease than those diagnosed at an older age.

Optimizing Control in Diabetes (OPTIMIZE) Survey Urges Action NOW!
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
Diabetes experts have warned that urgent action needs to be taken to drastically improve the management of diabetes to prevent a potentially devastating and costly global burden.

Pioglitazone Demonstrates Significant Improvements in Cardiovascular Outcomes
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
Actos® (pioglitazone HCl), an oral antidiabetic medication, demonstrated significant cardiovascular benefits in reducing the risk of heart attack and/or stroke and acute coronary syndrome in patients with type 2 diabetes.

New Positive Data On Levemir, NovoRapid
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
Levemir improves glucose control without weight gain and hypoglycemia.

Significant Glucose-Lowering Efficacy Of JANUVIA™ in Phase III Study
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
New data presented for the first time at the 42nd annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Copenhagen demonstrated a mean reduction in A1C of 2.1% from a mean baseline A1C of 8.8% and a reduction of 2.9% for those with a mean A1c of 11.2%.

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