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2011-06-30 01:31:53

A recent study found that early, prolonged treatment with the diabetes drug metformin may prevent or delay the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adolescence.

2011-06-29 18:00:44

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly today announced Phase III study results for linagliptin*, demonstrating improved glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) whose blood glucose is not adequately controlled on current therapy.

2011-06-29 09:52:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering a healthy dose of good news to Midwest families, Meijer announced today that its free pre-natal vitamins prescription program has filled its 1,000,000th prescription, at a cost savings of nearly $14 million to Midwest families. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/meijer/50770/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110629/MM22967 ) The announcement, made...

2011-06-27 14:14:13

In a new post-hoc analysis based on the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE/ACE) diabetes algorithm presented at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 71st Annual Scientific Sessions, significantly more patients with type 2 diabetes treated with JANUMET® (sitagliptin/metformin HCl) tablets achieved blood sugar goals after 18 weeks compared to metformin as initial therapy.

2011-06-25 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk will present data from two extension studies at the 71st Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) which show that Victoza® (liraglutide [rDNA origin] injection), taken once-daily, in combination with metformin and/or sulfonylurea, helped patients achieve blood sugar control after switching from other commonly used type 2 diabetes therapies.

2011-06-24 16:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announce results presented at a late-breaking poster session demonstrating linagliptin was as effective at lowering blood sugar as glimepiride, and with weight loss instead of weight gain (-1.5 kg with linagliptin versus +1.3 kg with glimepiride), a lower incidence of investigator-defined hypoglycemia (7.5 percent versus 36.1 percent; p<0.0001) and fewer cardiovascular (CV) events in...

2011-06-24 16:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announce Phase III study results for linagliptin, demonstrating improved glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) whose blood sugar is not adequately controlled.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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