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Anti-diabetic Medication Classification

Diabetes also known as diabetes mellitus is classified as a metabolism disorder. Diabetes occurs when the body produces no insulin, low insulin or when the cells are incapable or cannot accept insulin, this hormone is produced in sufficient quantity by the pancreas. The food consumed by the body is turned into glucose the primary fuel …

Research Findings May Lead to New Drugs For Diabetes

SCIENTISTS AT Trinity College Dublin have come up with a possible new way to treat the onset of type 2 diabetes. They identified a substance that helps to trigger damage associated with the disease, opening the possibility of new drug therapies. Type 2 diabetes is a world health issue given its increasing incidence, largely driven …

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 …

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 …