Content about Anti-diabetic drugs

August 29, 2010

Novo Nordisk has launched a mobile dosing app for healthcare professionals that prescribe the drug...

PRINCETON, N.J. Novo Nordisk has launched a mobile dosing app for healthcare professionals that prescribe the drug maker's insulin products.

NovoDose, which is available for download on iTunes, allows physicians to select the type of insulin they want to research and review suggested guidelines for dosing, titration and even blood glucose goals for their patients. The app also provides important safety information on the products, and only those who self-identify as healthcare professionals can download the app.

August 15, 2010

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has expanded its artifical pancreas program with an initiative that...

July 20, 2010

A Chinese drug maker has had three of its drugs included in the country’s list...

June 27, 2010

A recently approved drug for Type 2 diabetes made by Novo Nordisk worked better than...

June 24, 2010

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis has made a deal with U.S. drug maker Metabolex to license...

June 21, 2010

Generex Biotechnology Corp. will be among the companies exhibiting at an upcoming American Diabetes Association...

June 20, 2010

Swiss drug maker Roche has started a risk-mitigation plan in the late-stage clinical trial of...

June 13, 2010

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has invested $11.9 million in Andromeda Biotech, a company that develops diabetes...

June 6, 2010

Becton, Dickinson and Co. has launched what the company calls the world's smallest insulin pen...

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. Becton, Dickinson and Co. has launched what the company calls the world's smallest insulin pen needle.

The BD Ultra-Fine Nano provides glucose control of typical longer insulin pen needles but with less pain upon injection, BD said.

 

May 31, 2010

Amylin has named a new SVP research and development and SVP and chief medical officer,...

May 20, 2010

More and more, the local food-drug supermarket-pharmacy combo is on the front line of the...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT More and more, the local food-drug supermarket-pharmacy combo is on the front line of the nation’s epic battle against the roaring diabetes epidemic. And given the natural alliance between pharmacy-based health-and-wellness programs on the one hand, and a well-conceived, nutritionally sound program in the food aisles for diabetics and other customers with special health concerns on the other, it’s a fitting place to wage such a fight.

May 20, 2010

A commonly prescribed diabetes drug may cause a vitamin deficiency over time, a new study...

May 16, 2010

Northeastern supermarket chain Price Chopper has launched a diabetes management program designed to increase patients’...

May 2, 2010

Novo Nordisk is asking diabetics to show off how they flex -- their insulin pens....

March 29, 2010

A study published online in the journal Diabetes Care indicated that a once-daily diabetes drug...

March 25, 2010

Oramed Pharmaceuticals has finished a mid-stage clinical trial of a pill-based treatment for Type 2...

March 18, 2010

Offering free metformin to diabetes patients in the deep South is a lot like setting...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT Offering free metformin to diabetes patients in the deep South is a lot like setting up shop in the middle of Phoenix and announcing that free water is available to any dehydrated customers. That’s because when you place a map of Publix’s locations on top of a map showing where in the country diabetes is most prevalent, you’ll see that Publix is located in the U.S. diabetes hot spot. So why do it?

March 16, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted an approval application for a combination pill for...

March 15, 2010

Mylan has settled patent litigation cases with Takeda concerning two diabetes drugs, the generic drug...

March 14, 2010

Drug makers Eli Lilly, Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Alkermes encountered a speed bump in their efforts...

March 14, 2010

Publix launched the first phase of its new diabetes management system, a multifaceted program designed...

March 9, 2010

The market for diabetes drugs will be worth $37 billion by 2018, up from $20...

March 9, 2010

The sooner people with diabetes start taking metformin, the longer the drug remains effective, according...

February 16, 2010

A new injectable Novo Nordisk drug for diabetes is on the shelves, the Danish drug...

February 10, 2010

A specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine disorder treatments will present results of two phase...