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Ultra-Long-Acting Insulin Degludec, Two New Studies
Posted: Sunday, April 29, 2012
Two published Phase III studies reveal that ultra-long-acting insulin degludec considerably reduced rates of nocturnal hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes by 25%, compared to insulin glargine.

New Path for Diabetes Treatment
Posted: Monday, April 23, 2012
Suppressing the hormone glucagon might lower blood sugar, insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes....

Diabetic Pancreatic Cancer Patients Live Longer with Diabetes Drug
Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
About 80 percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer also have diabetes.

Sugar Production Switch in Liver Offers New Target for Diabetes Therapies
Posted: Monday, April 16, 2012
In their extraordinary quest to decode human metabolism, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered a pair of molecules that regulates the liver's production of glucose....

Anti-VEGF Shot Improves Sight for Diabetes Patients
Posted: Monday, April 16, 2012
Advantages in improved visual acuity seen with bevacizumab injections are maintained long term for diabetic macular edema patients compared with improvements from laser surgery.

Once Weekly Drug May Substitute for Pre-Meal Insulin
Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2012
A new drug has been found to be more effective in reducing postprandial blood glucose than insulin....

Bariatric Surgery Beats Regular Therapy in Obese Diabetes Patients, Independent of Weight Loss
Posted: Monday, April 09, 2012
Bariatric surgery performed considerably better than traditional medical therapy in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, independent of weight loss according to findings from two randomized trials published online....

Periodontal Treatment Saves 1800 Dollars per Year for Diabetes Patients
Posted: Monday, April 09, 2012
Patients with diabetes who are treated for periodontal disease are less likely to see a physician and less likely to be hospitalized. Furthermore, they cost the healthcare system $1800 less per patient per year....

Type 1 Develops More Slowly Than Thought
Posted: Monday, February 27, 2012
Study finds gradual decline in insulin production, which could extend treatment options.

New ACP Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
Posted: Sunday, February 12, 2012
Metformin should be the initial drug for most patients with type 2 diabetes refractory to lifestyle modifications, with a second drug added if needed, according to a new clinical practice guideline from the ACP.

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