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6 08, 2020

Gvoke: Ready-to-Use Glucagon Pen

By |2020-08-06T16:06:09-04:00August 6th, 2020|Diabetes, Diabetes Medications|0 Comments

Low blood sugar, referred to as hypoglycemia, can be a concerning thought for individuals with diabetes. Hypoglycemia is a reality for most people with diabetes as they experience a wide variety of signs and symptoms. These may range from mild shakiness to loss of consciousness. Some individuals may not experience any symptoms at all. Hypoglycemia [...]

14 07, 2020

Lyumjev: The Newest Ultra-Rapid-Acting Insulin

By |2020-07-14T12:50:08-04:00July 14th, 2020|Diabetes, Diabetes Medications|0 Comments

In June 2020, the FDA has approved a new “ultra-rapid-acting” insulin: Lyumjev (LOOM-jehv) by Eli Lilly. This insulin can be used for adults that have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Ultra-rapid-acting insulin is designed to reduce blood sugar spikes that generally happen after a meal. It will initiate competition with Novo Nordisk’s “ultra-fast-acting” insulin, [...]

28 10, 2016

Freestyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device

By |2017-01-08T12:52:43-05:00October 28th, 2016|Diabetes, Diabetes Medications, Health, Manage Diabetes|Comments Off on Freestyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device

HEADS UP! Did you know that we were the very first office in the United States to obtain the Freestyle Libre for our patients! You can say we are "AHEAD" of the game!               Please share if you know someone who would benefit from this new continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device.

10 03, 2014

Do you want more options for treatment of diabetes? Join a research study at GDI!

By |2014-03-10T10:25:54-04:00March 10th, 2014|Diabetes Medications, Health, Manage Diabetes|0 Comments

Everyone asks for new, better, safer medications for treatment of their diabetes. However, do you realize the only way new options can make it to the market is for the FDA (which regulates all drugs and medical devices in the U.S.) to approve them. In order for FDA to consider that, in turn, the makers [...]

13 01, 2014

FDA approves a new diabetes medication.

By |2014-01-13T08:21:31-05:00January 13th, 2014|Diabetes Medications, Manage Diabetes|0 Comments

FDA approved dapagliflozin (Farxiga) on January 8, 2014 for treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes not controlled with diet and exercise. This medication is the second in the class of drugs which block reabsorption of glucose by the kidney and thus lower blood sugar by increasing its excretion in the urine. Last year canagliflozin [...]

7 08, 2013

What’s the 1-800-BAD DRUG today?

By |2017-01-08T12:52:43-05:00August 7th, 2013|Diabetes Medications, Wellness|0 Comments

Isn’t it amazing that seemingly every other TV commercial urges you to: “If you or a loved one have suffered losses in this case, please click the link below and your complaint will be sent to a drugs & medical lawyer who may evaluate your Januvia/Byetta/Victoza/put another drug from the incretin category here claim at [...]

27 01, 2013

New Diabetes Drugs Approved

By |2013-01-27T19:12:59-05:00January 27th, 2013|Diabetes Medications|0 Comments

Did you know that the FDA just approved three new drugs for treatment of type 2 diabetes on January 25, 2013? One is called Nesina (common name alogliptin) and two combination drugs using Nesina with metformin (called Kazano) and Nesina with Actos (called Oseni). Nesina will be fourth medication in the class of "DPP-4 inhibitors" (others already [...]

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