February 3, 2011

New legislation that supports medication therapy management, which is known to improve patient health outcomes and lower healthcare costs, has been endorsed by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association.

February 2, 2011

Eli Lilly’s and Amylin Pharmaceuticals’ Type 2 diabetes drug, Bydureon, appears to work better at promoting weight loss than drugs made by Takeda and Merck, but it could face a challenger of its own.

February 2, 2011

A collection of relatively new products helped drive up sales and profits at Novo Nordisk, the Danish drug maker said Wednesday.

February 1, 2011

Hollywood, Fla. — The chain that wants to be the top retail destination for wellness has added another plank to its accessible care platform.


Walgreens has allied with the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation to launch a new partnership aimed at helping an estimated 200,000-plus Broward County, Fla., residents affected by diabetes. The new initiative, called Diabetes Research Institute Live Well Broward County, is a joint effort of the DRIF, Walgreens, LifeScan and South Florida physicians.


February 1, 2011

Walgreens on Tuesday announced the implementation of its Walgreens Way to Well Commitment program, a new Walgreens initiative geared toward improving the everyday health of Americans nationwide.

January 31, 2011

Comparison shopping across blood-glucose meters couldn’t be easier than at Walgreens.

January 28, 2011

Spouses of older patients with diabetes tend to experience distress if the diabetic patient has symptoms of depression, according to a new study.

January 28, 2011

Supermarket and retail pharmacy chain Hy-Vee is marking American Heart Month in February with a special ad circular.

January 28, 2011

A drug made by Johnson & Johnson may be effective in reducing pain in patients with a complication of diabetes, according to a late-stage clinical study.

January 28, 2011

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center suggested that taking away the actions of a certain hormone can alter Type 1 diabetes into "an asymptomatic, noninsulin-dependent disorder."

January 27, 2011

Amylin Pharmaceuticals continued to experience losses in sales and profits during fourth quarter 2010 and for the year as a whole, but losses were lower than in 2009, according to financial results released by the drug maker Wednesday.

January 26, 2011

The American Diabetes Association on Tuesday released its year-in-review for 2010 regarding progress being made in the diabetes field.

January 26, 2011

Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Wednesday.

January 24, 2011

Rite Aid on Monday introduced its annual national education and prevention campaign against heart disease in observation of American Heart Month in February.

January 21, 2011

Obesity rates continue to soar among the U.S. population, particularly in children. And the result, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, leads both to “psychosocial problems and to cardiovascular risk factors, such as hypertension, high cholesterol and abnormal glucose tolerance or diabetes.”

January 20, 2011

It seems that MannKind has experienced a setback with a drug designed to control hyperglycemia in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients.

January 19, 2011

Global Industry Analysts on Wednesday released its report on the future growth of the diabetes diagnostics market.

January 19, 2011

In partnership with Bayer Healthcare Diabetes Care and Novo Nordisk, Giant Eagle is offering its customers free in-store diabetes screenings.

January 19, 2011

An insulin pen for children made by Novo Nordisk has won a design award, the company said Wednesday.

January 18, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic diabetes drug made by Mylan, the drug maker said Tuesday.

January 17, 2011

Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will take a legal charge of $3.4 billion related to its promotion of a controversial diabetes drug.

January 13, 2011

The American Diabetes Association is honoring Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, for demonstrating leadership and commitment in stopping diabetes.

January 13, 2011

Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk has created an online resource for diabetes patients that educates them about Novo Nordisk drugs and devices, recipes and nutritional values, and allows them to connect with other patients.

January 13, 2011

Supervalu on Thursday announced the expansion of its exclusive in-store nutritional navigation program, "nutrition iQ," to include the fresh food departments and more robust nutrition information for the center store.