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2009-10-20 07:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A meta-analysis of clinical data published today in Diabetologia, the medical journal for the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), demonstrated that the Novo Nordisk long-acting insulin Levemir® (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection) was not associated with any increase in the incidence of cancer when compared to human insulin(1,2). The analysis conducted by Novo Nordisk assessed the relative risk...

2009-07-06 07:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that the results of the long-term, 5-year study of Lantus(R) (insulin glargine [rDNA] injection) versus NPH insulin on progression of retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes, published on-line in Diabetologia (DOI 10.1007/s00125-009-1415-7) showed similar effects on retinopathy and overall safety in the two treatment groups. This is the longest controlled study ever reported...

2009-06-06 10:00:00

- A1C and FBG Results for Patients 65 and Under Treated with Lantus and NPH were Similar - NEW ORLEANS, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis U.S. presented results of a new study, "Safety and Efficacy of Insulin Glargine Compared With NPH Insulin in Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: Results from a Pooled Analysis," that examined the safety and efficacy of Lantus(R) (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection) compared to insulin NPH in older adults with type 2 diabetes. The study,...

2008-08-12 09:01:36

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the most significant driver of growth in the type 1 diabetes market will be the shift in the standard of care away from regular human insulins and neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin to more-expensive rapid-acting insulin analogues and long-acting insulin analogues. Short-acting insulin analogues provide a more rapid...


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