Content about Diabetes

June 13, 2010

A new interactive game that launched on Facebook this week seeks to help diabetic adults...

June 13, 2010

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

June 10, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it was evaluating data from two clinical trials...

June 9, 2010

Bayer on Wednesday received a silver Medical Design Excellence Award for its Countour USB meter,...

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. Bayer on Wednesday received a silver Medical Design Excellence Award for its Countour USB meter, the company announced. The MDEA recognizes excellence in medical product design and manufacturing.

 

"Winning a Medical Design Excellence Award is quite an honor," stated Rick Kates, Bayer global senior director, digital health. "We're gratified that the innovation and hard work that went into bringing this product to life has been so richly recognized.”

 

 

June 9, 2010

CVS/pharmacy is bringing its To Your Health community wellness program to the Washington, D.C., area...

June 9, 2010

An investigational insulin made by MannKind works at least as well in patients with Type...

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.

 

June 6, 2010

African-Americans seeking help with their Type 2 diabetes management can look no further than a...

INDIANAPOLIS African-Americans seeking help with their Type 2 diabetes management can look no further than a free webisode series on FACE-Diabetes.com.

Part of Eli Lilly's Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered Diabetes initiative, the F.A.C.E. webisode series provides virtual diabetes-friendly cooking demonstrations, culturally relevant eating and lifestyle tips, and useful advice from a physical fitness expert and certified diabetes educator.

June 6, 2010

In the world of retailing, nothing speaks to consumers quite so loudly and clearly as...

June 6, 2010

An investigational treatment for a complication of diabetes that often leads to blindness worked better...

June 6, 2010

An innovative approach to controlling both the human and financial toll of diabetes is taking...

June 3, 2010

Findings published in the online edition of Diabetes Care have indicated that diabetics under a...

June 1, 2010

A maker of blood-glucose meters, infusion pumps and other diabetes management tools was awarded by...

May 31, 2010

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

May 31, 2010

Computerized systems may be able to detect early eye problems related to diabetes, according to...

NEW YORK Computerized systems may be able to detect early eye problems related to diabetes, according to a University of Iowa analysis.

May 26, 2010

Military service members that experience post-traumatic stress disorder are at risk of developing diabetes, according...

May 24, 2010

Researchers presented findings at the 110th general meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in...

SAN DIEGO Researchers presented findings at the 110th general meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in San Diego that suggested an association between Type 1 diabetes and enteroviral infections.

May 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration approved blood-glucose test strips from Abbott....

May 23, 2010

The American Diabetes Association congratulated Bret Michaels on winning NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" and raising...

May 23, 2010

Researchers at Stanford University presented an environment-wide association study, a systematic examination of the contributions...

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 19, 2010

Prescription spending for chronic medications used by children increased 10.8% in 2009, 5% of which...

ORLANDO, Fla. Prescription spending for chronic medications used by children increased 10.8% in 2009, 5% of which was triggered by drug utilization and higher medication costs, according to the Medco "2010 Drug Trend Report."

 

May 19, 2010

A nonprofit organization's Web site -- which connects people touched by diabetes and raises diabetes...

BERKELEY, Calif. A nonprofit organization's Web site -- which connects people touched by diabetes and raises diabetes awareness -- and a children's hospital have developed an app that measures and shares blood glucose levels.

Diabetes Hands Foundation's TuDiabetes.org and Children's Hospital Boston have launched TuAnalyze, which supports sharing of diabetes information throughout the community and feedback of community-level diabetes information to users.

May 18, 2010

A fruit-flavored water brand is pledging to curb diabetes in the United States with a...