Tag Archives: Diabetes

Holiday risks for kids with diabetes

Holiday fun and weekend distractions cause a dangerous drop-off in children and teens with type 1 diabetes taking their medication, a University of Adelaide study shows. The break from school-week routines saw a 20 per cent reduction in adherence to taking medications to manage their condition. The research, published in the journal Archives of Disease… Read More »

FDA Approves Qternmet XR (dapagliflozin, saxagliptin and metformin hydrochloride) for Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Qternmet XR (dapagliflozin, saxagliptin and metformin hydrochloride) for Type 2 Diabetes Print this page  3 May 2019 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Qternmet XR (dapagliflozin, saxagliptin and metformin hydrochloride) extended release tablets as an oral adjunct treatment to diet and exercise to improve glycaemic control in adults with… Read More »

Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Intensive hypertension therapy may lower death risk

According to a new study, intensive treatment for high blood pressure may reduce the risk of death from any cause, including cardiovascular disease, in people with type 2 diabetes. New research suggests that intensive blood pressure treatment may help those with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is one of the most common and costly chronic conditions… Read More »