Content about Diabetes mellitus

May 10, 2010

CVS Caremark has launched a new program, Pharmacy Advisor, which is aimed at strengthening pharmacy...

May 10, 2010

CVS/pharmacy is stepping up to the battle against diabetes by expanding its loyalty program to...

May 9, 2010

Patients treated with an investigational drug for Type 2 diabetes showed improved A1c levels in...

May 9, 2010

MinuteClinic is offering free A1c tests, sponsored by Bayer Diabetes Care, through June 12 to...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. MinuteClinic is offering free A1c tests, sponsored by Bayer Diabetes Care, through June 12 to help those patients with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels.

May 6, 2010

Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Mike Rogers, R-Mich, have introduced the Medicare Access to Diabetes...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Mike Rogers, R-Mich, have introduced the Medicare Access to Diabetes Supplies Act, a bill that exempts small pharmacies from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ final competitive bidding program for Medicare Part B durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies.

May 5, 2010

Cellnovo, a London-based medical device company, and Home Diagnostics, a leader in diabetes products, on...

May 5, 2010

An investigational Type 2 diabetes pill is safe, according to results of a mid-stage clinical...

May 3, 2010

Bayer Diabetes Care on Tuesday announced its sponsorship of the contest “Give Back. Simply Win.”...

May 2, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a possible link between drugs commonly used to...

May 2, 2010

Latinos have higher rates of developing visual impairment, blindness, diabetic eye disease and cataracts than...

BETHESDA, Md. Latinos have higher rates of developing visual impairment, blindness, diabetic eye disease and cataracts than non-Hispanic whites, researchers that were part of the "Los Angeles Latino Eye Study" have found. According to a press release issued by the National Eye Institute on Saturday, these are the first estimates of visual impairment and eye disease development in Latinos.

May 2, 2010

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic may have found a link between colorectal cancer and diabetes...

NEW ORLEANS Researchers at the Mayo Clinic may have found a link between colorectal cancer and diabetes in older women.

The findings, which are being presented at the American Gastroenterological Association's annual meeting, Digestive Disease Week 2010, examined data from 37,695 participants of the Iowa Women’s Health Study, which enrolled women ages 55 to 69 years in 1986 and remains ongoing. Of these women, 2,361 reported a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes and 1,200 developed colorectal cancer.

May 2, 2010

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

May 2, 2010

A combination of a biotech drug and laser treatment may improve vision in patients with...

April 29, 2010

Patients with a kidney disease caused by diabetes that receive high-dose vitamin B therapy are...

NEW YORK Patients with a kidney disease caused by diabetes that receive high-dose vitamin B therapy are more likely to have decreased kidney function and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, a new study found.

April 27, 2010

Although the majority of Americans are concerned about developing diabetes, many aren't taking the necessary...

April 21, 2010

A new study published in the April 7 issue of Adolescent Health suggested that teens...

A new study published in the April 7 issue of Adolescent Health suggested that teens with Type 1 diabetes may undergo stress when managing their condition.

April 13, 2010

Walgreens is reaffirming its commitment to diabetes prevention by becoming the founding partner of the...

DEERFIELD, Ill. Walgreens is reaffirming its commitment to diabetes prevention by becoming the founding partner of the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance, a program designed to treat and manage diabetes, along with the YMCA of the USA.

April 7, 2010

Alliance Health Networks has moved Diabetic Connect onto its new advanced social networking platform where...

SALT LAKE CITY Alliance Health Networks has moved Diabetic Connect onto its new advanced social networking platform where Alliance Health’s newer properties, including Sleep Connect, Health Exchange, Arthritis Connect and several other health-focused social networking sites, now operate.

April 7, 2010

Patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in Pittsburgh were more likely than similar patients nationwide...

PITTSBURGH Patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in Pittsburgh were more likely than similar patients nationwide to receive A1c, blood glucose, serum cholesterol, ophthalmologic or urine glucose tests than those in other areas, but best-performing regions use the same management services at a higher rate, according to a report released Wednesday by the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health.

 

March 31, 2010

MinuteClinic officially announced the introduction of new health-condition monitoring services for patients with diabetes, high...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. MinuteClinic officially announced the introduction of new health-condition monitoring services for patients with diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and asthma.

March 30, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services is offering $27 million in grants to chronic...

March 30, 2010

A Kansas State University researcher is exploring the use of a fruit and its effect...

March 30, 2010

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis and U.S.-based AgaMatrix will develop blood-glucose monitoring devices that use an...

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...