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EASD: New EASD/ADA Position Paper Shifts Treatment Goals with 7 Key Points
Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2012
A new position statement for treatment of type 2 diabetes treatment focuses on the individual patient rather than a "one number fits all" HbA1c target.

EASD: Once a Year Exenatide Introduced at EASD
Posted: Monday, October 08, 2012
Continuous long-term delivery of exenatide with Intarcia's osmotic mini-pump system allows optimal dose selection for improved glycemic control, ensures adherence, and improves patient tolerability.

EASD: Merck's Investigational Once-Weekly DPP-4 Inhibitor Significantly Lowered Blood Sugar in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Monday, October 08, 2012
Merck announced Phase IIb data for MK-3102, the company's investigational once-weekly DPP-4 inhibitor in development for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Using Antibiotics in Babies May Increase Risk for Obesity and Diabetes
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2012
New research suggests that giving babies antibiotics between the ages of 10 months and 3 years may increase their chances of being overweight in childhood.

Death Risk Drops by 50% for Diabetes Patients Using Statins
Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2012
Type 2 diabetes patients on statin drugs have lower mortality risk.

New Drug for Diabetes-Related Vision Loss Approved
Posted: Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The new drug Lucentis has been approved to treat diabetic macular edema.

New Strategies for Diabetes Treatment
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2012
Researchers are trying new approaches to treat type 2 diabetes amid widespread uncertainty about the most effective therapies and concerns that current strategies might be doing some patients more harm than good.

A New Diabetes Drug Improves Blood Sugar
Posted: Saturday, July 07, 2012
Gevokizumab, a new diabetes drug, may improve fluctuations in blood sugar and reduce inflammation in patients with type 2 diabetes....

Diabetes Patients' Use of Aspirin May Not Be Effective
Posted: Monday, July 02, 2012
Many patients with type 2 diabetes may be aspirin resistant and a standard aspirin dose may not protect them against blood clots that can cause heart attacks and strokes....

Sulfonylureas Increase Mortality by 50 Percent
Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2012
Data from a large retrospective cohort study suggested that, diabetic patients treated with three commonly prescribed sulfonylurea drugs had a 50% higher mortality risk compared with patients treated with metformin....

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