‘Painless’ Glucose Monitors: Do They Help Patients With Diabetes?

In the nation’s battle against the diabetes epidemic, the go-to weapon being aggressively promoted to patients is as small as a quarter and worn on the belly or arm. A continuous glucose monitor holds a tiny sensor that’s inserted just under the skin, alleviating the need for patients to prick their fingers every day to check blood sugar. The monitor […]

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Steglatro

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. STEGLATRO® This medicine is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identificationof new safety information. You can help by reporting any side effects you may get.You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems. Ertugliflozin pyroglutamic acid Consumer Medicine Information What is in […]

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Trajenta

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TRAJENTA CMI0133-09 Tablets linagliptin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Trajenta. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes educator. All medicines have risks […]

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Diabetes in mice cured rapidly using human stem cell strategy

Researchers have converted human stem cells into insulin-producing cells and demonstrated in mice infused with such cells that blood sugar levels can be controlled and diabetes functionally cured for nine months. The findings, from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, are published online Feb. 24 in the journal Nature Biotechnology. “These mice had very severe diabetes […]

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