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2009-06-08 17:00:00

- Year-Long Phase 2 Diabetes Study Results Presented at ADA Annual Meeting - NEW ORLEANS, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, diabetes and sexual health, today announced that data from a year-long phase 2 trial (DM-230) evaluating Qnexa(TM) in patients with type 2 diabetes are being highlighted in an oral podium presentation at the American Diabetes...

2008-08-11 06:00:46

By Mary Brophy Marcus Many college-bound freshmen have the same questions about their new roommate: Will she be messy, drink a lot, have a weird boyfriend? Caroline McEnery, who heads to Boston College this month, has a few extra concerns, such as: Will her roommate mind bunking with someone with diabetes? "Some people are uncomfortable with seeing someone stick their finger," McEnery says. She has type 1 diabetes -- a condition in which her pancreas does not make enough insulin, a...

2008-08-01 15:00:53

A blood test used to monitor people under care for diabetes may have far wider use in identifying millions with undetected diabetes, U.S. researchers said. Dr. Christopher Saudek of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore said that the hemoglobin A1c test -- HbA1c -- based on a blood sample, is widely used to keep tabs on how well confirmed diabetics keep their blood sugar, or glucose, in check by showing how much glucose red blood cells have been exposed to for the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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