Navigation Links
VIVUS' Qnexa Shows Significantly Improved Blood Sugar Control Through Weight Loss In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Date:6/8/2009

- Year-Long Phase 2 Diabetes Study Results Presented at ADA Annual Meeting -

NEW ORLEANS, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, diabetes and sexual health, today announced that data from a year-long phase 2 trial (DM-230) evaluating Qnexa(TM) in patients with type 2 diabetes are being highlighted in an oral podium presentation at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 69th Scientific Sessions (abstract 361-OR). The study demonstrated that Qnexa, an investigational new drug, significantly reduced patients' hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) -- a key indicator of blood sugar control -- and helped patients achieve and maintain significant weight loss. The study also showed that Qnexa had a positive impact on other risk factors associated with diseases prevalent in people living with diabetes.

"While it is widely known that type 2 diabetes can be treated through weight loss, the currently approved weight loss therapies have limitations. The optimal diabetes therapy will not only enable patients to control their blood sugar by lowering glucose levels to the desired range, but will also help patients achieve meaningful weight loss," said W. Timothy Garvey, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and presenter. "The HbA1c reduction seen in this study of Qnexa is significant. The 9.4 percent weight loss observed in these patients -- on average more than 20 pounds -- is compelling, not only because of the amount, but more importantly the ability to maintain the weight loss over a year. These results suggest that Qnexa has the potential to play an important role in diabetes management with respect to blood sugar control and susta
'/>"/>

SOURCE VIVUS, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine news :

1. New Diabetes Drug Shows Promise in Trial
2. Vaporized viral vector shows promise in anti-cancer gene therapy
3. New Survey Shows Americans Strongly Support Guaranteed Dental Coverage in Healthcare Reform
4. Global Testing Shows No Variation in Swine Flu Virus
5. New Study Shows Many U.S. Contact Lens Wearers Do Not Comply With Recommended Replacement Schedules
6. Protein may be strongest indicator of rare lung disease, study shows
7. People who wear rose-colored glasses see more, University of Toronto study shows
8. Computer modeling shows strategies to rein in epidemics need to be retooled for rural populations
9. New study shows people with mental health problems receive inadequate medical care
10. The Killing of George Tiller: Video "Thine Eyes" Shows True Face of Pro-life Movement in the Face of 'Terrorist' Accusations
11. New Market Research Study Shows Lung Cancer Treatments Differ Significantly by Both Age and Geography
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 Many people complain about their dependence ... each morning is put on glasses to see their clock ... individuals also may be dissatisfied with their vision even when ... may cause difficulty driving, especially at night due to glare. ... one’s golf ball, see the TV, sew or cross stitch, ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter ... autism patients with just a single dose of the hormone ... emotions, Japanese researchers report. Known as the "love hormone," ... bonding between lovers, and between mothers and their children. ... key area of the brain that has long been associated ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... During his 37 years in dental practice, Dr. Arthur ... a steady stream of college students shadow him in order ... on to dental school and some are now practicing dentistry ... college students find success. , For students interested in applying ... to see a realistic view of what goes on in ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... headache sufferers to record the severity and regularity of ... Griffith research study. , A new approach to the ... with their triggers and is being led by Professor ... Health program. , He has developed an approach designed ... their headaches called Learning to Cope with Triggers (LCT). ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ... new scholarship for law students this week. The scholarship will ... of abused children and their families. , Steinger, Iscoe and ... past abuse, and want tomorrow’s attorneys to do the same. ... States each year according to the nonprofit Childhelp ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cataract Surgery: New Technology for Reduced Dependence on Glasses 2Health News:'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism 2Health News:'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism 3Health News:Arthur Bruce Dental Helps College Students 2Health News:Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Offers Child Advocate Scholarship 2
... Prepare Nurses for the Future of Healthcare , ... ... meet the growing demand for highly qualified nurse administrators, nurse leaders ... to launch its fully online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) ...
... that 20 percent of women experience excessive or ... lives, particularly as they approach menopause. A new, ... preserves the uterus, while decreasing menstrual bleeding and ... in the January issue of Obstetrics and ...
... 5 One in ten people will suffer from a,seizure ... with epilepsy.,Medication will help approximately two-thirds of the people with ... other alternatives. , "Epilepsy ended my ... Marquette University . "I would have seizures in front ...
... Chilcott Limited (Nasdaq: WCRX ) announced today ... CEOs Unscripted Conference on Thursday, January 8, 2009 at ... be Roger Boissonneault, President and Chief Executive Officer and ... Chilcott,s presentation will be webcast live for all interested ...
... the disease falls short, study finds, , , MONDAY, Jan. 5 ... living to older ages, thanks to medical advances. But the ... Americans may not be ready for the additional challenges that ... spend appropriate time to think of a way to successfully ...
... Resolving to eat more fish, which contain,long-chain omega-3 ... especially for those with heart disease, according to current,research. ... Newsletter electronic,publications summarize findings that seafood omega-3s protect the ... An Italian study with nearly 7,000 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Benedictine University Launches New Online Program, Master of Science in Nursing 2Health News:Benedictine University Launches New Online Program, Master of Science in Nursing 3Health News:Mayo researchers offer new insight into effectiveness of procedure to stop heavy menstrual bleeding 2Health News:Mayo researchers offer new insight into effectiveness of procedure to stop heavy menstrual bleeding 3Health News:Ending Epileptic Seizures 2Health News:Diabetes Epidemic Now Poses Challenges for Nursing Homes 2Health News:Diabetes Epidemic Now Poses Challenges for Nursing Homes 3Health News:Eating More Fish a Wise New Year Resolution, Studies Show 2
(Date:7/29/2014)... COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. , July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... remote-controlled catheter (MARC) which could allow physicians to see ... stroke may hold promise, according to study authors who ... Surgery (SNIS) 11 th Annual Meeting in ... findings stand to advance the field of neurointervention, a ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... , July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MHG ... provider, has launched its Medical Equipment and ...  These services are tailored to the cruise industry,s ... prompted industry operators to propose that they should ... Medical,s new program is intended to create standardized ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014  Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... its second quarter 2014 financial results after the Nasdaq ... then host a live conference call and webcast to ... Thursday morning, August 7, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern ... access the live conference call by dialing 866-952-1907 (US) ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Technology May Improve Visualization Of The Brain During Stroke Treatment 2New Technology May Improve Visualization Of The Brain During Stroke Treatment 3MHG Medical Management Services Aims to Change Cruise Industry Standard With New Equipment Maintenance Program 2Neurocrine Biosciences Announces Conference Call And Webcast To Report Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2
Quantitative determination of cortisol levels in serum and urine. Cross-reactivity with dexamethasone: 0.2% (suppression test).Time to first result: 30 minutes....
... IMMULITE 2000 assays are ... the IMMULITE 2000, a ... immunoassay analyzer. IMMULITE 2000 ... centralization, and a rapidly ...
... from KUBTEC is a dual capability system with ... representation of the specimen under test. While the ... images, the micro focus source also allows the ... standard 2D images. The 50 mm x 50 ...
... Provides Microsoft Windows-based urodynamics for fast, ... where logic, efficiency and economy are ... designed with modularity and expandability in ... diagnostic tools and establish a complete ...
Medicine Products: