April 29, 2011

According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Wednesday, young people with diabetes face substantially higher medical costs than children and teens without the disease. The study found annual medical expenses for youth with diabetes were $9,061, compared with $1,468 for youth without the disease.

April 12, 2011

A diabetes education program developed by Johns Hopkins researchers significantly improved long-term blood-sugar control among patients.

March 31, 2011

Patients diagnosed with high blood-glucose levels that cannot control the condition over time likely will develop such eye-related complications as retinopathy 10 years later, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Ophthalmology.

March 31, 2011

A drug used to treat diabetes also may prevent it, according to a new study published in the journal Experimental Biology and Medicine.

March 15, 2011

While several drugs to treat Type 2 diabetes are on the market, researchers have found that the best first-line option is metformin.

March 14, 2011

A drug maker focused on development and commercialization of diabetes treatments unveiled its accelerating clinical development plans of two drug candidates.

March 11, 2011

A late-stage trial of a biologic treatment for Type 1 diabetes appears to have failed, according to results announced Friday.

March 3, 2011

Endo Pharmaceuticals has launched a recently approved testosterone gel for men.

February 25, 2011

Over the years, a fatty liver has become an indicator of obesity and insulin resistance among humans, but researchers have found that people with fatty livers are five times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than their healthier counterparts.

February 23, 2011

The makers behind a popular Type 2 diabetes treatment have included data from two clinical studies in an update to the drug's prescribing information.

February 11, 2011

A multicultural study that will appear in the March issue of the Journal of Renal Care underscored the relationship between kidney disease and diabetes, and the need for greater awareness of this link.

February 3, 2011

Drug maker Eli Lilly and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will fund research to find ways to regenerate insulin-producing cells in patients with Type 1 diabetes.

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.

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

Smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a report in the Jan. 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.

January 4, 2011

The magazine of the American Diabetes Association has released its annual consumer guide in its January issue.

January 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical testosterone replacement therapy made by Endo Pharmaceuticals, Endo said last week.

December 2, 2010

Merck announced on Thursday it has inked a deal to acquire an insulin maker.

November 24, 2010

Eli Lilly and Australian drug maker Acrux have received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a testosterone replacement therapy for men, the two companies announced Tuesday.

November 15, 2010

A leading charitable funder of and advocate for Type 1 diabetes research and a drug...

November 11, 2010

Joining the International Diabetes Federation to raise awareness about the chronic disease, the American Diabetes...

November 7, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first and only once-a-day metformin extended-release plus dipeptidyl...

November 3, 2010

One of the nation's largest drug store chains and its retail clinic subsidiary will offer...

October 18, 2010

There may be a link between Type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer among men, according...