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2009-06-11 13:14:13

Taking the diabetes medications metformin and rosiglitazone together reverses the adverse effects on bone of rosiglitazone treatment alone in an experimental model, according to a new study done in rats.

2009-06-10 07:00:00

LOS ALTOS, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- InteKrin Therapeutics Inc presented Phase 2a clinical study results at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting in New Orleans demonstrating that once a day oral treatment with INT131 provides anti-diabetic efficacy consistent with maximal dose thiazolidinedione (TZD) therapy but with less hematocrit reduction and weight gain. The 4 week double blind placebo controlled study of INT131 in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) patients previously...

2009-06-08 10:30:00

US researchers said on Sunday that diabetics with stable heart disease do just as well taking drugs alone as getting quick angioplasty or bypass surgery to open blocked heart arteries.

2009-06-08 05:22:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., June 8, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Research presented at the American Diabetes Association's 69th Scientific Sessions points to increased risk for people with diabetes associated with two widely used drug classes; while another study shed new light on a different class of drugs that faced increased scrutiny from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Researchers from Medco Health Solutions, Inc.

2009-06-05 16:15:00

RECORD trial also demonstrates durable blood sugar control over time with Avandia LONDON, RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., and NEW ORLEANS, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical trial results presented today at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting show that overall rates of cardiovascular hospitalization and cardiovascular death are similar in patients taking Avandia (rosiglitazone) compared to those receiving metformin and sulfonylurea. Results from the 4,447-patient Rosiglitazone...

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.

2009-05-28 07:00:00

LOS ALTOS, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- InteKrin Therapeutics, Inc.

2009-05-15 09:45:00

- Welchol Added to Metformin Significantly Reduced A1C and LDL-C in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes - Open-Label Extension Study Demonstrated the Safety and Durability of Welchol for up to 78 Weeks of Treatment PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

2009-05-14 12:02:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: SPEX), an innovator in biotechnology for diabetes therapy, and a provider of technical and regulatory consulting services to food, supplement, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, today announced that, on May 12, 2009, its Board of Directors elected a new, independent Director, Thomas B.

2009-04-14 09:51:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When concerns were raised about the safety of the diabetes medication, rosiglitazone, in May 2007, many patients and their doctors made the decision to discontinue use of the drug. A study published today in Endocrine Practice by Dr.

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