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Once-a-week shot effective in Glucose Control

November 5, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A newer and longer-acting form of the diabetes drug exenatide (Byetta) taken once a week did better at controlling blood glucose levels compared to its standard formula, according to a new study published recently in the journal, The Lancet.

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Exenatide: Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

December 9, 2017 Category :Healthy News 0

EIi Lilly and Company and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. recently announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Byetta (exenatide) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Exenatide is now approved in the European Union as adjunctive therapy to improve blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes who have not achieved adequate glycemic control on maximally tolerated doses of metformin and/or a sulfonylurea, two common oral diabetes medications. Exenatide is the first in a new class of antidiabetic medicines known as incretin mimetics.

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Top Insulin Pens for Diabetics

July 26, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

The use of insulin pens is fast becoming a norm among diabetic patients for its convenience. Insulin pen offers portability which means it can be carried easily anywhere and conveniently be injected anywhere and anytime. It extinguishes the fear of using needles especially among children. Insulin pen allows diabetics to administer insulin discretely. It has a longer shelf life and more importantly, it allows for administering accurate dosage of insulin.

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