09/15/2014 - 2:14pm

Sales of the popular Type 2 diabetes drug metformin may get a boost if physicians begin prescribing the medicine as a prophylactic in people who don’t have diabetes. A recent study published in the diabetes journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism and conducted by scientists from Cardiff University found that patients treated with metformin could live longer than people without diabetes.

09/15/2014 - 2:14pm

While Google and Alcon figure out the next wireless 007-style eyewear to help manage diabetes, there are device manufacturers today who are developing next-generation blood-glucose meters. 

09/15/2014 - 2:14pm

Dick Tracy has nothing on the wearable gadgets under development to help people better police their diabetes. Wearable technologies in its totality — which include Google Glass and the Apple Watch — are part of a booming market that’s expected to swell to $20 billion by 2015 and is further expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 40% over the next six years.

09/15/2014 - 2:14pm

Close to half (40%) of the U.S. adult population — roughly 126 million — is expected to develop Type 2 diabetes at some point during their lifetime, according to a study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology in August.

09/09/2014 - 10:54am

AstraZeneca's once-weekly Bydureon (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension) pen now is available in pharmacies across the United States, the company announced.

09/05/2014 - 9:21am

Univision on Thursday announced the official sponsors for its singing reality competition, “Va Por Ti” (This One’s For You) , a co-production of Televisa and Univision. 

09/03/2014 - 9:56am

To help encourage early detection of diabetes in communities around the United States, Sam’s Club Pharmacy will host free diabetes screenings to both members and non-members on Sept. 13.

08/26/2014 - 10:51am

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Co. announced that Jardiance (empagliflozin) tablets are now available by prescription in pharmacies across the United States.

08/25/2014 - 11:20am

Nipro Diagnostics announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved its True Metrix self-monitoring blood-glucose system, as well as the True Metrix Pro professional monitoring blood-glucose system.