Publication: Diabetes.co.uk

First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Takeda fails to overturn USD9 billion award for Actos cancer cover up

Takeda, manufacturers of the drug, Actos, have failed to overturn the award of $9 billion for covering up risks of bladder cancer associated with the drug.Takeda and marketing partner Lilly were charged with $9 billion punitive charges in April this year ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Can insulin make people with diabetes obese

A new study has found evidence to suggest that high levels of insulin could contribute to the risk of obesity in people with . The research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showed that insulin treatment can trigger ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

NICE calls for more evidence on type 2 diabetes drug Jardiance

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has said it is "minded not to recommend" the new diabetes drug treatment, Jardiance (empagliflozin), until it has more information from the drug's manufacturer.The new medication from Boehringer ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

US company crowdfunding to develop basal insulin patch

A start up company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to continue work on developing a basal insulin patch for treating diabetes.In an age where pain relief and nicotine patches are commonplace, it might seem a wonder why an insulin patch ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Type 2 diabetes drug Empagliflozin launched in US

A new medication for called empagliflozin is now available at pharmacies across the USA following recent approval from the country's health regulatory body.The drug's manufacturers, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly, announced in a statement that empagliflozin ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sulphonylureas linked with higher risk of heart disease in women

A study of nurses with diabetes in the US shows that long term use of sulphonylureas could increase the risk of . Sulphonylureas are a widely prescribed class of drug for . The medication stimulates the pancreas to release more insulin. is a condition ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Team Novo Nordisk bringing diabetes cycling initiative to the UK

A team of diabetic cyclists are to race in the UK for the first time today as they continue their mission to inspire, educate and empower people affected by diabetes.Team Novo Nordisk is the first all-diabetes professional cycling team, with every member ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Gestational diabetes linked with higher diabetes risk in obese children

Children that developed in the womb whilst their mothers had gestational diabetes were over 3 times more likely to develop glucose intolerance according to the results of a new clinical study.Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that develops during ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Hormone amylin linked to cause of diabetes

A naturally produced hormone that is produced at the same time as insulin appears to be involved in the cause of both main types of diabetes according to researchers.The research team showed that when clumps of the hormone amylin formed in the pancreas, ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Leicester diabetes clinics set for general hospital move

Hospital diabetes services in Leicester are to be relocated after it was announced that a diabetes outpatient department will open at Leicester General Hospital next month.The opening of the new department will see diabetes outpatient clinics currently ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Implanted islet cells for type 1 diabetes gets approval for human trials

The US have approved human trials for a new technique of implanting insulin producing islet cells.The product that has received approval is called VC-01, with VC standing for 'virtual cure'. VC-01 involves a capsule, called the Encaptra drug delivery ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

New potential way to regenerate beta cells in type 1 diabetes revealed

Scientists in the USA say they have uncovered a new way to re-start insulin production in patients with . In a study, published online July 31 in the journal Cell Death and Disease, researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 01 2014]

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"We found that mice lacking the receptor for glucagon cannot get fat unless they are given the high levels of insulin found in mice (and humans) that have " commented Dr. Michael Roth, Professor of Biochemistry at UT Southwestern and a member of the university's Touchstone Diabetes Center...
She added that while there is "good evidence which shows that empagliflozin is clinically effective", more information is needed "to demonstrate that it is cost effective when compared with other treatments the NHS already provides."
"Stepping up levels of exercise doesnt have to be off limits for people with diabetes, provided it is discussed and planned with the individuals healthcare team."
Justin Dobson, operational manager for medicine at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, said: "By moving to the General, we are uniting our services. As a result, we hope to offer a better experience for our patients."

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Can insulin make people with diabetes obese [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
Takeda fails to overturn USD9 billion award for... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
NICE calls for more evidence on type 2 diabetes... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
US company crowdfunding to develop basal insuli... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Type 2 diabetes drug Empagliflozin launched in US [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
Sulphonylureas linked with higher risk of heart... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
Team Novo Nordisk bringing diabetes cycling ini... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Gestational diabetes linked with higher diabete... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Leicester diabetes clinics set for general hosp... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]
Implanted islet cells for type 1 diabetes gets ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]
New diagnostic tool for type 1 diabetes gets US... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
Hormone amylin linked to cause of diabetes [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
Online tool uses hospital blood glucose reading... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
Overweight and healthy but still at increased r... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
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Diabetes complications cost GBP22 million per day [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 13 2014]
Lantus maker Sanofi buys inhaled insulin Afrezza [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Aug 12 2014]
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