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Newswise Alarming increases of Type 2 diabetes in children are no closer to being managed successfully according to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine showing common diabetes-control medications failed to work in children.
In a large new trial looking at ways to slow the progression of type 2 diabetes in children and teens, the addition of a second drug to the mainstay treatment metformin was only marginally more effective at controlling blood sugar than metformin
Metformin, "the only pill approved in the U.S. for treatment of children with type 2 diabetes is proving surprisingly ineffective, according to a new study, heightening worries about the fast-growing and largely preventable disease," reports the Wall
AskDMine@diabetesmine.com Robin from New Jersey, type 1, writes: I'm a recently diagnosed Type 1, and my insulin requirements seem to change pretty often. Even when I eat the same healthy meals and have roughly the same activity level, my BGs
The company began the shipment of generic Fortamet (metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets). Fortamet is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to lower blood glucose for patients 17 years of age or older. Fortamet had combined brand
The American College of Physicians is urging patients with newly diagnosed diabetes and back pain not to opt for the latest-and-supposedly-greatest. It's part of a new campaign to steer patients (and their doctors) to what the College of Physicians
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Several new research findings presented this week at the American Association of Cancer Research's annual meeting in Chicago provide some reassuring news for cancer survivors -- and possible steps they can take to lower their risk of having a relapse.
Large babies are twice as likely to become overweight adults. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are giving 400 obese women the diabetes drug metformin during pregnancy. The drug should reduce the amount of energy reaching the baby in the
1 April 2012 Babies are being medicated in the womb in an attempt to prevent them from being born obese. In a world first, dangerously overweight mothers-to-be in four British cities have started taking a diabetes drug during their pregnancy. The