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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.

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.

A Mid-Summer’s Night DREAM: Diabetes Prevention (Part 2- Ramipril Arm)
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
The Dream Study also found that the ACE-inhibitor Altace (ramipril) does not prevent type 2 diabetes in patients with impaired glucose metabolism.

A Mid-Summer’s Night DREAM: Diabetes Prevention (Part 1-Rosiglitazone Arm)
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
The results of a major study released: The Dream Study (Diabetes Reduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication) with over 5000 patients Rosiglitazone reduced the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 62 percent (p<0.0001) relative to placebo among people at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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%.

New Hypertension Pills Cut Diabetes Risk by A Third
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
Researchers have reported that patients given a specific combination of new blood pressure drugs are one-third less likely to develop diabetes than those on older pills.

Galvus® Demonstrates Powerful Blood Sugar Reductions In Phase III Studies
Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2006
Galvus dropped A1c by 1.8% without weight gain.

Steroids Trial Beats Diabetes Blindness
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Australian research has proven the effectiveness of a steroid treatment for a type of diabetic blindness.

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