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2014-08-25 12:27:00

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that EndocrinologyNetwork, a leading online community for endocrinologists and other clinicians who treat patients with T2DM--offers a comprehensive coverage on the SGLT2 inhibitors. Another day, another new drug to treat type 2 diabetes (T2DM) - at least that's the way it may seem to some physicians shouldering the therapeutic burden of caring for the 28.5 million persons with the disease in the United States. In May,...

diabetes dynamic duo
2014-08-05 03:30:27

Helmholtz Zentrum München Metformin and SGLT2 inhibitors together reduce the blood sugar levels considerably more effectively than either drug alone. Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München, partner in the German Center for Diabetes Research, report in the journal Diabetes that this is due to a synergetic mechanism. Various active substances in oral antidiabetic agents are frequently combined in the treatment of diabetes in order to achieve an effective reduction in the blood...

2014-06-16 08:28:40

Novel Once-Daily Formulation of Remogliflozin Etabonate Achieves Ideal Safety and Efficacy Profiles RALEIGH, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Islet Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ISLT), a biopharmaceutical company developing new medicines and technologies for the treatment and diagnosis of metabolic disease, presented final results from its two Phase 2b clinical studies evaluating remogliflozin etabonate (a prodrug of remogliflozin, the active inhibitor) at the 74(th) American Diabetes...

2014-06-12 08:29:14

RALEIGH, N.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Islet Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ISLT), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel technologies for the treatment and diagnosis of metabolic disease, announced today it will present three peer-reviewed posters relating to its differentiated sodium glucose transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, remogliflozin etabonate, at the 74(th) American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, June 13-17. Two of...

2014-01-29 16:29:02

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2qlc2k/lexicons_lx4211) has announced the addition of the "Lexicon's LX4211 - FDA canagliflozin decision is key bellweather" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2qlc2k/lexicons_lx4211 ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) LX4211 is part of a new class of type 2 diabetes agents that inhibit the SGLT2...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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