Compounding Pharmacies for Semaglutide Cause Concern April 13, 2024, 11:24 a.m.
In June, the FDA released a warning about the new antiobesity medications, stating it had received reports of adverse events after people self-administered semaglutide from a compounding pharmacy. The warning also states that compounding pharmacies may be selling salt forms of the active ingredient, including semaglutide sodium and semaglutide acetate, though the FDA is not aware of any basis for compounding a drug using semaglutide salts that would meet federal requirements.
Concerns Rising Over Risk that Ozempic May Cause Birth Control to Fail April 9, 2024, 12:32 p.m.
Health experts urge women not to use Ozempic or similar drugs to increase fertility, due to increased risks of birth defects and miscarriage.
Diabète de type 1 : deux nouveaux traitements pour ralentir la progression de la maladie Dec. 17, 2023, 12:24 p.m.
Deux nouveaux médicaments qui permettent de ralentir la progression, à son stade précoce, du diabète de type 1, font l'objet d'une publication récente dans une revue médicale anglaise. Des médicaments pas encore disponibles sur le marché français, pour une maladie qui touche plus de 250.000 personnes dans notre pays.
WeightWatchers Launches New GLP-1 Support Program Dec. 16, 2023, 4:03 p.m.
WeightWatchers' new GLP-1 program offers daily nutritional and activity targets, recommended foods, recipes, food and activity tracking, a digital community, virtual workshops and access to coaches 24/7. 
Insulin-secreting skin implant found to reverse diabetes in mice Dec. 6, 2023, 9:36 p.m.
The work is based on an invention by Minglin Ma of Cornell who conceived of a detachable polymer thread containing thousands of islet cells covered by a thin hydrogel covering that could be inserted into a patient's belly without inducing an immune reaction. Shapiro was already working on a diabetes skin implant with similar qualities and upon stumbling on Ma’s work had the idea of combining the two approaches. This proved very successful. “And indeed it worked! By combining the two, it really did improve the skin site for engrafting cells without the need for anti-rejection drugs. The data are very compelling,”.
Diabetes Treatment Gets Sci-Fi Upgrade with 3D Printed Microdevice Eye Implant Nov. 6, 2023, 11:58 a.m.
In a revolutionary step forward, researchers have 3D printed a biohybrid microstructure designed specifically for diabetes treatment. This innovation, stemming from a collaboration between the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Karolinska Institutet, introduces a medical microdevice intended for the human eye, providing a fresh road for cell-based medical treatments for the rising global population affected by diabetes type 1 and 2. To achieve this, the team utilized Nanoscribe‘s 3D printing technology and materials.
Acteurs du Diabète - Acteurs du Diabète Sept. 25, 2023, 8:02 a.m.
Novo Nordisk recherche des solutions qui reposent sur des technologies à la pointe et des approches créatives pour adresser les challenges associés au diabète et à ses complications. Avez-vous des solutions innovantes pour soutenir les patients dans le diagnostic et la prise en charge de leur diabète et de ses complications ? Alors ce concours est fait pour vous!
Diabetes management app features - Klinio July 31, 2023, 5:22 p.m.
Work, family, and other responsibilities can take up so much time that it gets hard to focus on eating healthy, exercising, and losing weight. If you have diabetes, balancing out life and wellness can become a real issue. Klinio diabetes app was designed to reflect the needs of people who want to fight diabetes but can hardly find the time. It’s not your typical app. It’s a virtual assistant and app for people with diabetes that offers advanced features to help you take better care of diabetes.
Study Reveals Surprising Link Between Low-Dose Daily Aspirin and Diabetes June 22, 2023, 1:40 p.m.
The study, conducted over a five-year period and involving a large cohort of participants, analyzed the medical records of over 50,000 individuals. The researchers discovered that those who had been taking low-dose aspirin on a daily basis had a 20% higher risk of developing diabetes compared to those who did not take aspirin.
Apple Watch Blood Glucose Monitor Could Revolutionize Diabetes Care Feb. 27, 2023, 1:07 p.m.
The goal of this secret endeavor — dubbed E5 — is to measure how much glucose is in someone’s body without needing to prick the skin for blood. After hitting major milestones recently, the company now believes it could eventually bring glucose monitoring to market, according to people familiar with the effort.
À quelle température doit-on conserver l’insuline ? Feb. 4, 2023, 2:16 p.m.
Les fabricants d’insuline ont coutume d’indiquer que les flacons non ouverts d’insuline doivent être conservés au réfrigérateur à une température comprise entre 2°C et 8°C et qu’un flacon déjà ouvert ne doit pas être exposé à des températures supérieures à 25°C-30°C pendant sa durée d’utilisation qui, selon le produit, peut varier de dix jours à huit semaines. Les fabricants recommandent de se débarrasser de l’insuline sortie du réfrigérateur pendant une période spécifiée, que le flacon ait été déjà ouvert ou non et pas encore utilisé. Pour la majorité des produits, ce délai est de quatre semaines.
Beer and Diabetes: Can I Still Drink Beer? Jan. 23, 2023, 9:59 a.m.
People with diabetes must consume beer with caution. Read on to know more about the relationship between beer and diabetes.
Artificial pancreas successfully treats type 1 diabetes Jan. 17, 2023, 2:16 p.m.
A glucose sensor is placed under the skin to automatically calculate, with an algorithm, how much insulin to deliver via a pump. This means people with type 1 diabetes no longer have to closely monitor levels of sugar in their blood manually and take daily injections. They can also monitor readings on their smartphones through a system where they upload the number of carbohydrates estimated to be consumed during a meal.
The TELE-DD Randomised Controlled Trial on Treatment Adherence in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Comorbid Depression Dec. 26, 2022, 11:43 a.m.
Clinical depression is associated with poorer adherence to hypoglycaemic medication in patients with diabetes mellitus, leading to poorer glycaemic control, diabetes management, and increased complications. The main aim of the TELE-DD trial was to demonstrate the efficacy of a proactive and psychoeducational telephonic intervention based on motivational interviewing and collaborative care to reduce nonadherence and improve prognosis in individuals with diabetes mellitus and concurrent depression.
The Emotion That May Cause Type-2 Diabetes Dec. 26, 2022, 11:41 a.m.
Prolonged loneliness can lead to type-2 diabetes, research suggests. An absence of deep, positive relationships is the key factor, rather than a simple lack of contact.
Efficacy of a Connected Insulin Pen Cap in People With Noncontrolled Type 1 Diabetes Dec. 26, 2022, 11:40 a.m.
Using the functionalities of Insulclock resulted in a 13.9% increase in the total number of insulin injections in the active group mainly due to an improvement in the doses taken on time (13.5%). The increased number of mistimed doses in this group probably reflects a rescue of otherwise lost injections.
Connected insulin pens now compatible with FreeStyle LibreLink app Nov. 27, 2022, 5:25 p.m.
People living with diabetes in the UK who use Abbott’s FreeStyle LibreLink app with FreeStyle Libre glucose sensing technology, can now connect it to Novo Nordisk’s smart connected pens.
FDA Warning Potential Cybersecurity Risk on Medtronic MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pump System Sept. 26, 2022, 9:47 a.m.
The FDA is alerting medical device users about a cybersecurity risk for the Medtronic MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pump System (for example: MiniMed 630G and MiniMed 670G). There is a potential issue associated with the communication protocol for the pump system that could allow unauthorized access to the pump system. If unauthorized access occurs, the pump’s communication protocol could be compromised, which may cause the pump to deliver too much or too little insulin.
DiabiLive - Startup France French Tech Bordeaux July 1, 2022, 1:20 p.m.
Plateforme digitale intégrée et collaborative à destination des patients diabétiques insulino-requérants, de leurs aidants et de leurs professionnels de santé.