FDA Issues Warning About Rare Infection with Commonly Used Diabetes Medication

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning patients and doctors about a rare but serious infection that has been reported with a common class …

New Medications for Diabetes Management Have Additional Heart Benefits

A drug used to manage diabetes may reduce heart disease and death in people with diabetes regardless of their cholesterol levels and whether they are …

Down the Inhaled Insulin Path: The Road to Approval and Acceptance

Since the discovery of insulin over 85 years ago, scientists have been looking for ways to get it into the bodies of people without having to use …

Xeris Pharmaceuticals Submits New Drug Application for Glucagon Rescue Pen

Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc., submitted an NDA to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday for its Glucagon Rescue Pen, the company’s lead …

Medicaid Expansion Leads to Greater Access to Diabetes Medications

Prescriptions for diabetes medications increased in the first two years after states expanded eligibility for Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care …

Blood Pressure Medication Found Effective as Type 1 Diabetes Therapy

Human clinical trials reveal a common blood pressure medication may be a safe and effective therapy for type 1 diabetes. It’s the first drug …

Insulin in a Pill: Daily Injections Maybe a Thing of the Past

Researchers at Harvard have developed an “insulin pill” that could change the way people manage their diabetes.  This could affect …

Study: Neonatal Diabetes can Effectively be Treated with Tablets Instead of Injections

Researchers at the University of Exeter in England reveal that treatment of neonatal diabetes with sulphonylurea tablets is just as successful as …

Understanding Insulin: Short-Acting to Long Acting, and Many More

There are several varieties of insulin, ranging from the short-acting to the long-acting insulin, and many more.  The truth is that all insulin is …

Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes

Many people with type 2 diabetes will eventually require insulin to keep their diabetes in control. In fact, most experts believe we wait too long in …