Category «Diabetes»

New Online Resource For The Treatment Of Diabetes Can Be Customized

Each year 1.6 million people over 20 have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. The disease is becoming one of the most serious health problems of our time in nearly 24 million people affected – it is 7.8 percent of the U.S. population, or about the status of the population of …

November is American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes month, the time to exchange a few words the importance of diabetes and the importance of diabetes avoidance and control. For years, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) was used in this month, the odds of growing the awareness of the disease and its severe impediments. Under the ADA, nearly 24 million …

Health Ministry Forbid ‘Diabetes’ Medicine

The UAE Ministry of Health has cancelled the registration and forbidden distribution of the drug Amzylite and all products that carry this component. The decision was made after testing proved that the trading composition of the drug is different from that registered at the ministry which is contrary to the rules of the UAE. Dr …

Air Pollution Linked to Risk of Diabetes

One in the United States, another in Germany reports strong proof that diabetes rates climb with growing air pollution in the form of little airborne particles. “Although before studies had hinted at this possibility, the data were mostly from small studies or from animals exposed to high levels of particulate matter,” notes Aruni Bhatnagar, a …

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Approved by NICE

Patients suffering from type 2 diabetes will be able to benefit from an injectable drug that NICE has approved for use by the NHS. NICE gave its backing to wider use of once-a-day Victoza (liraglutide), designed to help patients stabilise their blood sugar levels. The drug can be used on obese people as well as …

U.K. Regulator Says GSK’s Diabetes Drug Should Go

There is a flurry of activity surrounding the controversial Avandia diabetes pill. The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency says the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) drug “no longer has a place on the UK market.” The chair of the European Medicines Agency scientific advisory group on diabetes argues the pill should be withdrawn. And the same …

Experts Says Diabetes Drug Increases Heart Attack Risks

London, Sep 6 (IANS) Medical experts have urged a ban on Avandia, a drug taken by up to 100,000 diabetic patients in Britain, because it increases risks of heart attack. The Commission on Human Medicines said the “risks of rosiglitazone (Avandia) outweigh its benefits” and called for prompt action. Clinical pharmacologist Yoon Loke of the …

One in ten Cypriots will develop diabetes

AROUND ten per cent, or between 60,000 and 70,000 Cypriots suffer from diabetes and one third of those people will not even be aware they have it until four to seven years after the onset of the disease. A study carried out between 2005 and 2010 on 485 patients – 280 men and 205 women …