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Trends in Treating Diabetes
Diabetes is a big problem in the US — and thus, it is a big focus of doctors, researchers and pharmaceutical companies alike. New medications and developments alter how diabetes is treated.
Diabetes Rx Go Head-to-Head
With all the available treatment options for type 2 diabetes, it can be hard to tell which one is right for which patient. A recent study addressed this difficulty with a comparison of two medications.
Victoza Proves to Have Higher Efficacy than Januvia
Novo Nordisk announced that the US Food and Drug Administration FDA) has approved to update the product label for Victoza ( liraglutide [ rDNA ] injection). Research data shows superior blood sugar control and weight reduction.
Pregnant Diabetics and Taking Levemir
The insulin drug Levemir , whose generic name is detemir , has been moved from a riskier category of medications for pregnant women to a less risky category by the FDA.