From the monthly archives:

January 2010

Bone Mineral Density in Charcot’s Neuroarthropathy

January 26, 2010

Tweet A reduction in bone mineral density is know to be a problem in those with Charcot’s neuroarthropathy. A reccent study by Christensen et al (Bone mineral density in diabetes mellitus patients with and without a Charcot foot) investigated 49 people with diabetes, of which 24 had a charcot’s foot. They compared bone mineral desnity […]

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New genes linked to Type 2 diabetes identified

January 26, 2010

Tweet News from Diabetes UK: A new understanding and possible treatment for Type 2 diabetes could be on its way after one of the largest genetic studies to date discovered nine new genes linked to the condition. The genes and blood glucose levels of over 120,000 volunteers were studied by scientists from 174 research centres across […]

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FDA approves Victoza (liraglutide) for type 2 diabetes treatment

January 26, 2010

Tweet The FDA announced today that they have approved Victoza (liraglutide), a once-daily injection to treat type 2 diabetes in some adults. Here are some snippets from the press release: Victoza is in a class of medicines known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists that help the pancreas make more insulin after eating a meal. […]

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