Liquid metformin now available in US

February 26, 2020
The only FDA-approved liquid formulation of extended-release metformin is now available in the United States, according to a press release from Sun…

In the Journals

C-reactive protein dictates postoperative insulin requirements

February 26, 2020
Adults with type 2 diabetes who undergo surgery need more insulin following surgery, particularly if they experience increased C-reactive protein…

CDC: 13% of US adults have diabetes, with fewer new cases

February 25, 2020
Approximately 34.1 million U.S. adults — more than 1 in 10 —have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and 7.3 million of those adults who met…

FDA grants dulaglutide CV indication for diabetes with or without established CVD

February 24, 2020
The FDA approved the GLP-1 receptor agonist dulaglutide for the reduction of major adverse cardiovascular events for adults with type 2 diabetes who…

In the Journals

Beta-cell dysfunction typifies type 2 diabetes without obesity

February 24, 2020
The response to a glucose-potentiated arginine test varied between those with and without obesity among a cohort of adults with type 2 diabetes…

In the Journals

Domestic abuse elevates risk for CVD, diabetes, all-cause mortality

February 23, 2020
Women who survived domestic abuse were found to be at greater risk for developing CVD, type 2 diabetes and all-cause mortality compared with women…

Beta cells with ‘super powers’ hold potential for improved diabetes care

February 23, 2020
Creating and protecting durable beta cells could be the key to future treatments and even a cure for diabetes, according to a 2020 winner of one of…

Insulet announces partnerships with Abbott, Dexcom for its tubeless artificial pancreas system

February 22, 2020
Insulet this week announced separate partnerships with Abbott and Dexcom to integrate continuous glucose monitoring technology with its tubeless…

New drug combination induces human beta-cell regeneration at unprecedented rates

February 21, 2020
GLP-1 receptor agonists, widely used to treat type 2 diabetes, can be converted into “potent beta-cell regenerative drugs” when combined…

In the JournalsFDA News

FDA publishes final guidance to streamline biosimilar insulin development

February 20, 2020
The FDA on Thursday published a final rule outlining the application process for a new pathway for biological products, including biosimilar…

In the Journals

Pregnancy complications more frequent with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes

February 20, 2020
Missing a type 2 diabetes diagnosis before pregnancy may lead to complications during pregnancy and delivery for mothers and their children…

Minnesota state Senate advances emergency insulin access bill

February 19, 2020
A Minnesota state committee last week advanced a bill that would provide access to insulin for residents unable to afford the medication on an…

In the Journals

Discontinuing antidepressants, lowering dose alleviates treatment-induced type 2 diabetes

February 19, 2020
Japanese adults may be at greater risk for type 2 diabetes if they take antidepressants, but high HbA1c can be addressed by taking a lower dose or…

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Coming soon to your smartwatch: CGM for healthy adults

Endocrine Today, February 2020
Continuous glucose monitors have revolutionized diabetes care since the first such device was approved by the FDA for personal use in 2005. Today…

Diabetes in Real Life

Effective weight-management strategies in diabetes must address stigma

Endocrine Today, February 2020
Maintaining a healthy weight can be a successful strategy for type 2 diabetes prevention and management. However, anyone who has tried to make and…

In the Journals

Weight-loss that remits type 2 diabetes normalizes beta-cell function

February 18, 2020
Adults with type 2 diabetes who lose enough weight to enter diabetes remission are also able to recapture normal beta-cell capacity, according to…

In the Journals

Regular thyroid testing recommended regardless of diabetes type

February 18, 2020
Thyroid dysfunction is common among people with diabetes regardless of type, suggesting that biochemical thyroid screening should be a part of…

In the Journals

‘No difference’ between endovascular, open vascular surgeries for diabetic foot ulcers

February 17, 2020
Adults with diabetic foot ulcers and peripheral artery disease who receive revascularization surgery are at no greater risk for amputation or death…

Effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals extend to obesity, osteoporosis, IQ and beyond

February 16, 2020
Although causality is difficult to prove definitively, mounting evidence suggests adverse health consequences of endocrine-disrupting among humans…

Novel once-daily pill reduces HbA1c in type 1 diabetes

February 15, 2020
An investigational, once-daily pill added to optimized insulin therapy was shown to reduce HbA1c among adults with type 1 diabetes during a 12-week…