Medications for Diabetes Treatments
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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Invokana (canagliflozin) was approved by the FDA on March 29, 2013. It's a first-in-a-class medication for patients with type 2 diabetes. This once-daily pill works in a totally new way - by forcing the body to lose extra sugar by the way of the kidney by spilling it in the urine. Studies have shown improved [...]
Do you have type 2 diabetes which has not been controlled by pills? Has your doctor mentioned you might need to start insulin ? If so, please contact us now. We are recruiting patients for a study looking at a new long-acting insulin. If you are qualified, all exams, blood tests, medications and supplies are [...]
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 [...]