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2009-06-06 10:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced its pipeline of oral antidiabetic compounds, establishing itself in the type 2 diabetes therapeutic area.

2009-06-06 10:00:00

Two-year study presented at the American Diabetes Association's 69th Scientific Sessions shows investigational product comparable to standard insulin therapy in pulmonary function tests NEW ORLEANS, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AFRESA(R) (insulin human [rDNA origin]) Inhalation Powder is a well-tolerated, ultra rapid acting insulin with changes in pulmonary function tests comparable to usual antidiabetic treatment, according to data presented today at the American Diabetes Association's...

2009-06-05 07:00:00

Today's announcement hurts thousands of Avandia patients, counsel says HOUSTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted Houston trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm says "useless trick science" is the basis for a new study being unveiled today in New Orleans by drug maker GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) about the side effects caused by the company's diabetes medication Avandia, which reportedly has been linked to heart problems in thousands of patients. Mr.

2009-05-14 08:30:00

Results show improved insulin sensitivity and lower glucose levels without the side effects of current therapies KALAMAZOO, Mich., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolic Solutions Development Company (MSDC) announced today that its lead compound, MSDC-0160, can improve insulin sensitivity and lower blood glucose levels in humans without the side effects of current therapies when taken over a 28-day period, according to preliminary data derived from the company's Phase IIa clinical trial.

2009-05-08 08:14:00

Approximately 60 Percent of Patients Reached American Diabetes Association's Recommended Average Blood Sugar Level PRINCETON, N.J., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced results from the TITRATE(R) study showing that Levemir(R) (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection), taken once-daily, substantially lowered average blood sugar.

2009-04-21 07:30:00

- Ben Vereen to Extend National Diabetes Awareness Campaign in Six Additional Cities - BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tony Award-winning actor and Broadway star Ben Vereen will reprise his role as a diabetes advocate and again Take the Stage for Diabetes Awareness with sanofi-aventis U.S.

2009-04-21 07:30:00

Ben Vereen to Extend National Diabetes Awareness Campaign in Six Additional Cities BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tony Award-winning actor and Broadway star Ben Vereen will reprise his role as a diabetes advocate and again Take the Stage for Diabetes Awareness with sanofi-aventis U.S.

2009-04-15 07:34:00

Researchers at the University of Toronto and St.

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2009-04-14 12:41:56

The majority of patients with type 1 diabetes who underwent a certain type of stem cell transplantation became insulin free, several for more than three years, with good glycemic control, and also increased C-peptide levels, an indirect measure of beta-cell function, according to a study in the April 15 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on diabetes.

2009-03-03 08:33:21

A major international diabetes study of more than 52,000 patients from eight countries has shown that using biphasic BIAsp 30 insulin resulted in significant clinical improvements and greater patient satisfaction.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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