Navigation Links
Exubera could mean the end of an insulin injection era for diabetics

Diabetes and cancer remain the most feared diseases all around the world. Researchers have now come up with an insulin inhaler, potentially offering adult diabetics an alternative to injections// for controlling their blood sugar. The drug is yet to be approved by the FDA.

If approved, the drug, known as Exubera, would mean an end to the insulin injections taken by millions worldwide. The product works by releasing an insulin-powder cloud inhaled via a handheld plastic machine similar to the inhalers used for asthma and allergy. The drug has been in development for a decade and is now backed by a joint venture between Pfizer, Sanofi-Aventis and Nektar Therapeutics.

Pfizer presented several studies showing Exubera controlled blood sugar as well as insulin shots for up to two years in patients with both forms of diabetes. Questions remain about whether adult Type 1 diabetics can expect to achieve tight glycemic control with Exubera.

Up to two-thirds of all diabetics do not adequately control their blood sugar, according to the American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists. Poor control over the long term can lead to blood vessel and organ damage, blindness, and kidney failure and foot ailments.

Despite approval, many would still have to use needles, because the drug is not a replacement for the currently available longer-acting insulin. In addition, patients who smoke will be excluded from taking the drug, because of evidence that damage from cigarettes boosts patients` exposure to insulin.

'To have people rush to the this product saying, `I can throw away my syringes` ... is simply an incorrect message and that needs to be emphasized more,' said Dr. Paul D. Woolf, chief of medicine at Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pa., and acting chair of the advisory panel. I think the use of insulin without a needle, the siren call of that is almost irresistible,' said Rebecca W. Killion, the panel`s patient representative --
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New Drug Exubera (Oral Inhaled Insulin) To Be Monitored By Pfizer
2. Exubera is effective in diabetes patients with cold or flu
3. Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk
4. Beware of the oral patch! It could be cancer!!!
5. Prozac miracle could end in disaster
6. Wonder drug - could end in disaster
7. Pollution could be a risk
8. Fright could be more harmful
9. Pregnant smokers could harm their child
10. Snoring could be a warning
11. Anthrax drug doxycycline could stunt fetal growth
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Exubera could mean the end insulin injection era for diabetics

(Date:9/20/2014)... Baja, Mexico (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 ... properties, including Villa del Palmar Cabo San Lucas, Villa ... in relation to Hurricane Odile, with plans to welcome ... October. , As of Sept. 19, all members and ... returned home, thanks to a coordinated effort with government ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Australia (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 ... are contributing to greater waste treatment volumes. However, ... increasingly diverting waste from landfill. According to IBISWorld ... governments have implemented strategies aimed at reducing the ... of waste recycled and recovered.” Still, a large ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Ticket Down is a reputable source ... popular ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation promo code ... next step in the entertainment business. The 21-year-old from Boca ... and entertainment business, but is closing in on “Pop Diva” ... album, will hit the road next year on the “Honeymoon ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... York (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 ... to grow in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP ... Drug Administration (FDA) have voted overwhelmingly to recommend ... in men be subjected to further study in ... a report published on September 18th by Bloomberg.com, ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Lifeinsurancequoteterm.net has released a new blog post explaining the ... provides for vulnerable family members. , Providing financial ... priority for every provider. It is now possible to ... visiting a doctor. , Life insurance plans that ... to $300,000, but only to healthy applicants. Clients who ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Villa Group Resorts in Cabo Largely Unharmed, Plan to Re-open Early October 2Health News:Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 2Health News:Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 3Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in Chicago/Rosemont, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Saint Paul, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Oklahoma City Go On Sale Today 2Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in Chicago/Rosemont, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Saint Paul, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Oklahoma City Go On Sale Today 3Health News:As Testosterone Lawsuits Grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Overwhelming Vote Calling for Further Study of Testosterone Heart Risks 2Health News:As Testosterone Lawsuits Grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Overwhelming Vote Calling for Further Study of Testosterone Heart Risks 3Health News:No Medical Exam Life Insurance Provides Financial Protection for Families 2
... , TUESDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Could drinking one ... a woman,s odds of premature delivery? A new ... looked at the soft drink habits of nearly 60,000 Danish ... 2002. The investigators found a link between the intake ...
... after leaving a violent or controlling relationship, the mental health ... a new study suggests. Researchers found that in the ... showed poorer mental health, became more depressed and maintained high ... off than women who stayed in abusive relationships. However, ...
... Cost but not convenience plays a significant role in attitudes ... age of 26, according to the authors of a recent ... the two vaccines for human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the ... Administration approved for females from 9 to 26 years of ...
... patients to unnecessary radiation and adds to healthcare costs, ... October issue of the journal Radiology that ... curb imaging overutilization. "In most cases, an ... guides a medical treatment and is fully justified, because ...
... DENVER (August 23, 2010) While success is surely sweeter ... and organizations that fail spectacularly often flourish more in the ... Desai, assistant professor of management at the University of Colorado ... Academy of Management Journal , focused on companies and organizations ...
... were awarded 15 new U.S. patents this past year, ... to 97. More than 150 applications are in ... million for 2010-11, NJIT ranks as a leader in ... The patents were awarded from July 1, 2009-June ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study Suggests Link Between Diet Sodas, Preterm Delivery 2Health News:Study Suggests Link Between Diet Sodas, Preterm Delivery 3Health News:Mothers abused by partners see decline in mental health even after relationship ends 2Health News:Mothers abused by partners see decline in mental health even after relationship ends 3Health News:Survey of American women finds STD vaccine viewed positively 2Health News:Radiologists call for national strategy to address medical imaging overuse 2Health News:University of Colorado Denver Business School study shows failure better teacher than success 2Health News:15 new US patents awarded this past year to NJIT researchers 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014  4WEB Medical announces the ... foot and ankle osteotomy implants on the market ... Society annual meeting in Chicago . ... of a surgeon,s osteotomy needs with 74 size options included ... had smaller offerings of only 15 to 18 implant sizes, ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014 The American Association for Homecare ... and Manufacturing has joined the AAHomecare Corporate Partner Program. ... Diamond have been actively involved in AAHomecare for ... has quickly grown into a major global manufacturer of ... allows AAHomecare to increase efforts on behalf of the ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014 Five MinuteClinic walk-in medical ... Memphis metropolitan area. Three clinics opened in ... month. A fourth clinic will be added in Springfield ... Bartlett is expected to open October 22.  MinuteClinic ... in the United States . The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:4WEB Medical Unveils 3D-Printed Osteotomy Truss System 2Drive Medical Design & Manufacturing Joins AAHomecare Corporate Partner Program 2MinuteClinic Walk-in Medical Clinics Opening in Memphis 2MinuteClinic Walk-in Medical Clinics Opening in Memphis 3
... ... a new market research report is available in its ... , http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164367/Immunoassay-Instruments---Global-Market-Trends.html , Immunoassay and ... due to the innovation of new technologies and introduction ...
... , NEW ... market research report is available in its catalogue: , ... Perspective , http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164320/Electrodes-for-Medical-Devices---A-Global-Market-Perspective.html , Electrodes in ... nerve cells that are created by chemical reactions. Medical ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Immunoassay Instruments - Global Market Trends 2Reportlinker Adds Immunoassay Instruments - Global Market Trends 3Reportlinker Adds Immunoassay Instruments - Global Market Trends 4Reportlinker Adds Immunoassay Instruments - Global Market Trends 5Reportlinker Adds Immunoassay Instruments - Global Market Trends 6Reportlinker Adds Immunoassay Instruments - Global Market Trends 7Reportlinker Adds Electrodes for Medical Devices - A Global Market Perspective 2Reportlinker Adds Electrodes for Medical Devices - A Global Market Perspective 3Reportlinker Adds Electrodes for Medical Devices - A Global Market Perspective 4Reportlinker Adds Electrodes for Medical Devices - A Global Market Perspective 5Reportlinker Adds Electrodes for Medical Devices - A Global Market Perspective 6Reportlinker Adds Electrodes for Medical Devices - A Global Market Perspective 7
CEMEX Fast Set is a solution for multiple indications and preferences. It is a self-contained delivery system in a convenient 70gm size....
... Techno-Aide provides the highest level ... highest quality lead protective eyewear. ... + tolerance allowed. Mfg supervised by ... All lens meet or exceed standards ...
This flexiable metal clip-on easily attaches to most frames and allows for excellent radiation protection. Not available with side shields or in prescription....
All New Ultra Pb Series Glasses...
Medicine Products: