FDA Approves Victoza for Kids 10 and Older With Type 2 Diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved Victoza (liraglutide) injection for the treatment of pediatric patients 10 years or older …

Abbott Launches New HbA1c Test to Aid in the Diagnosis of Diabetes

Abbott today announced that its Afinion™ HbA1c Dx assay is now available for use on the Afinion 2 Analyzer, as well as the Afinion AS100 …

Finding New Ways to Detect Risk of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Researchers from Joslin Diabetes Center have identified a genetic factor linked to the development of diabetic peripheral neuropathy, using a …

U Mich: Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children Vaccinated Against ‘Stomach Flu’ Virus

Vaccinating babies against a virus that causes childhood “stomach flu” greatly reduces their chance of getting so sick that they need …

Dance Biopharm Announces Encouraging Data from Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Inhaled Insulin

Dance Biopharm recently presented phase 2 trial results for its inhaled preservative-free human insulin, Dance 501, for the treatment of Type 2 …

NIH: Vitamin D Does Not Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in People at High Risk

Taking a daily vitamin D supplement does not prevent Type 2 diabetes in adults at high risk, according to results from a study funded by National …

Biocorp Announces European Approval of Its Mallya Device

Biocorp, a French company specializing in the development and manufacturing of medical devices and smart drug delivery systems announced that its …

Springbuk And One Drop Partner To Bring Data-Driven Condition Management

Springbuk, a leading employer-facing health intelligence platform, announced a national preferred partnership with One Drop, a leader in healthy …

Farxiga Cuts Risk of Kidney Disease in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Astra Zeneca announced promising results of a phase 3 trial of Farxiga, which showed to reduce the progression of kidney disease or renal death in …

Undetected Diabetes Linked to Heart Attack and Gum Disease

People with undetected glucose disorders run a higher risk of both heart attack and gum disease, according to researchers at Karolinska Institutet in …