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Bile Acid-Binding Resin Treats Diabetes
Posted: Friday, February 02, 2007
Colestimide, a resin that binds and eliminates bile acids, seems to be an effective treatment for obesity and type 2 diabetes -- according to a new report.

Type 2 Diabetics Misjudge Calorie Intake
Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2007
A new study by French researchers found that diabetic obese adults tend to report eating far less than they really do, which researchers say can hamper treatment or management of the disease.

Diabetes Drug Reverses SGA-Related Weight Gain
Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Taking metformin with antipsychotic drugs, may counteract the weight gain and possible diagnosis of diabetes.

Type 2’s Unrealistic About Calories
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2006
New research suggests that obese adults with diabetes often say they eat less than they actually do -- a problem that can hinder management of the disease, according to researchers.

Eating Slowly Reduces Caloric Intake by 70%
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2006
“Put your forks down between bites.” Simple yet effective, so start reminding your patients of this simple fact, of eating more slowly can help improve their diabetes.

'Double Diabetes' a New Threat: 1 Plus 2 Equals 3
Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2006
The obesity epidemic is leading more people to develop type 1 and type 2 diabetes disease.

Alarming Message From the 19th World Diabetes Congress
Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2006
That diabetes is fast becoming the epidemic of the 21st century which, now affects a shocking 246 million people worldwide, and is expected to affect over 380 million by 2025 if no action is taken.

Diet Drug Acomplia (Rimonabant) Lowers Blood Sugars and Reduces Weight
Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2006
New study results show patients with an HbA1c level of at least 8.5 when they started taking Acomplia saw their their blood sugar level decrease 1.9 points compared to 0.7 points in patients on a placebo.

Risk of Poor Outcomes From Bariatric Surgery Greater in Elderly
Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2006
For patients aged 65 years and older, adverse event rates exceeded 20%, and in-house mortality was 3.2%.

Januvia Combo Soon to Be Available - JANUMET
Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2006
Within weeks of Januvia being approved, Merck & Co. is ready to come out with a combination product of Januvia and metformin.

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