Navigation Links
NAVIGATOR Shows Valsartan Delayed Progression to Type 2 Diabetes in At-Risk Cardiovascular Patients With Impaired Glucose Tolerance
Date:3/14/2010

EAST HANOVER, N.J., March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a landmark study involving more than 9,000 people showed that the high blood pressure medicine valsartan delayed progression to type 2 diabetes in patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), a common pre-diabetic condition.

Primary data from the NAVIGATOR (Nateglinide And Valsartan in Impaired Glucose Tolerance Outcomes Research) trial, initiated in 2001, were presented today at the American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting in Atlanta and simultaneously published online in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study assessed whether valsartan or the oral anti-diabetic agent nateglinide could delay progression to diabetes or reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events in people with IGT and cardiovascular disease or risk factors.

"Obesity and hypertension are global health epidemics, and many of these patients have problems with impaired glucose tolerance. From numerous studies, we know that patients with IGT have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease," said Dr. Robert Califf, Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research at Duke University School of Medicine and Director of the Duke Translational Medicine Institute, Durham, NC, USA. "It is critical that we continue to search for pharmacolog
'/>"/>

SOURCE Novartis
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Related biology technology :

1. Community Health Solutions of America Engages Chronically Ill Members With MEDais Risk Navigator Suite
2. Elseviers BrainNavigator Research Tool to Launch new Features at Neuroscience 2009 Show
3. Sigma-Aldrich Acquires ChemNavigator, Inc., to Provide Researchers With Industry-Leading Chemical Compound Selection and Procurement Services
4. Smiths Medical to Promote and Distribute Abbotts FreeStyle Navigator Continuous Glucose Monitoring System
5. New Study Shows Nu-Tek's Modified Potassium Chloride Improves Yields in Meat Processing
6. Daclizumab shows potential for new immunoregulatory approach to treating MS
7. Mescal worm test shows DNA leaks into preservative liquids
8. Boost for Prostate Cancer Screening - Report Shows Mortality Reduction as High as 31%
9. Study Shows Pine Bark Improves Microcirculation, Retinal Swelling And Visual Acuity In Early Diabetic Retinopathy
10. UCBs Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol), Shows Rapid and Sustained Clinical Response in Adult Patients Living with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
11. Tiny test tube experiment shows reaction of melting materials at the nano scale
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/21/2015)... Tunnell Consulting, Inc. today ... senior statistician and Principal, a position to which she ... management and analysis of complex and large data sets ... “We’re delighted to have Julia join the Tunnell team ... Dr. Philippe Cini, Group Vice President and leader of ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 This ... history, especially for lawns. US Patented Pearl’s Premium ... for lawns around the country that are coming out ... that addresses a number of major global concerns related ... the “non-grass” grass – the alternative to the standard, ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... The global genotyping market is expected ... forecast period of 2015 to 2020 to reach $17.0billion ... drug discovery and development process and to provide personalized ... to this,heavy investments by key manufacturers to offer advanced ... market growth. Browse 113 market data tables & 37 ...
(Date:5/20/2015)...  Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University, ... from The Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Foundation ... will be the centerpiece of the University,s major ... Kravis Research Building, two stories high, will be ... city blocks following the shoreline of the East ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Julia O’Neill Joins Tunnell Consulting’s Operational and Process Improvement Practice 2Breakthrough 4th Generation Low Maintenance Lawn Seed Offers Solution to California Drought 2Genotyping Market Growing at 22.3% CAGR to 2020: Research Based on Technology, Applications, Opportunities, Challenges and Key Players. 2Genotyping Market Growing at 22.3% CAGR to 2020: Research Based on Technology, Applications, Opportunities, Challenges and Key Players. 3Genotyping Market Growing at 22.3% CAGR to 2020: Research Based on Technology, Applications, Opportunities, Challenges and Key Players. 4Genotyping Market Growing at 22.3% CAGR to 2020: Research Based on Technology, Applications, Opportunities, Challenges and Key Players. 5The Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Provides Landmark Gift of $100 Million to The Rockefeller University 2The Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Provides Landmark Gift of $100 Million to The Rockefeller University 3The Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Provides Landmark Gift of $100 Million to The Rockefeller University 4
... HEIGHTS, N.J., Feb. 16, 2011 Zymes LLC is ... two-year $476,000 grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation,s ... titled, "Evaluation of the Neuroprotectivity Ability of Zymes, ... disease): Preclinical Validation and Dose Optimizations for Clinical Study" ...
... Pa., Feb. 16, 2011 Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... it has been engaged in negotiations with a publicly traded ... merger.  As a result of the recent increases in the ... acquirer has terminated merger negotiations. As has ...
... An important milestone toward the realization of a large-scale quantum ... quantum control of light, were accomplished by a team of ... The study, published in the Feb. 7 issue of ... Zhejiang University, China, and NEC Corporation, Japan. The experimental effort ...
Cached Biology Technology:Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Grant to Zymes LLC 2Tengion Addresses Recent Trading Activity in its Common Stock 2International team of scientists says it's high 'NOON' for microwave photons 2
(Date:4/13/2015)... 13, 2015 According to ... Biometrics Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020", the global biometrics ... around 14% till 2020. The biometrics market is ... implementation and review of biometric management systems. The ... products with greater efficiency, are resulting in increasing ...
(Date:4/8/2015)... , April 8, 2015  Infinisource, a ... and services, and Morpho, a leading supplier of ... to produce the market,s most advanced biometrically-enabled time ... iSolved NXG time clock is setting a bold, ... labor data for the small and mid-size employer. ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... GOTHENBURG, Sweden , April 2, 2015 ... revenues for Q1 2015 attributed to somewhat higher than ... company in the year-end report 2014 that revenues for ... MSEK that the company reported for Q4 2014. The ... continue to be negative. The complete interim report will ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Biometrics Market to Cross US$ 21 Billion by 2020: TechSci Research 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 3Fingerprint Cards Revises Revenues for Q1 2015 2
... in nature, drives the incredible diversity of flowers? This ... as an ,abominable mystery., The answer has become a ... Calgary whose research on the subject is published today ... Letters . Drs. Jana Vamosi and Steven Vamosi ...
... cacao genome is complete, a consortium of academic, governmental, ... performed much of the sequencing work, which is described ... of the Cacao Genome Database project. Despite being ... Cacao Genome Database scientists say one of their chief ...
... , , , , , ... AUDIO: When men outnumber women, the women tend ... for more information. , , , , ... , , , , , , , ...
Cached Biology News:Toward resolving Darwin's 'abominable mystery' 2Chocolate farmers could benefit from newly sequenced cacao genome 2Chocolate farmers could benefit from newly sequenced cacao genome 3Chocolate farmers could benefit from newly sequenced cacao genome 4Women: Hope to marry young? Head to Alaska, steer clear of Alabama 2Women: Hope to marry young? Head to Alaska, steer clear of Alabama 3Women: Hope to marry young? Head to Alaska, steer clear of Alabama 4
... incorporating a wide range of next-generation features ... a new standard for flexible laboratory solutions. ... including pipetting, dilution, dispensing, and integrations ... as powerful and flexible as it is ...
... incorporating a wide range of next-generation features ... a new standard for flexible laboratory solutions. ... including pipetting, dilution, dispensing, and integrations ... as powerful and flexible as it is ...
... Use in any standard fixed-angle microcentrifuge ... g.,Spin- centrifuge tube filters consist ... a centrifuge tube. They filter by ... HPLC sample preparation, removal of cells ...
... and you reduce the chance of error. ... 8000. Developed using Beckman Coulters extensive experience ... electrophoresis technology, the CEQ 8000 is a ... automatically fills the capillary array with a ...
Biology Products: