Navigation Links
New drug proven to tackle Type 2 Diabetes

A new drug called Rosiglitazone capable of controlling Type 2 diabetes has been given the green signal by researchers, Researchers// content that this drug is capable of reported in The Lancet ,a renounced British medical journal . Researchers content that this drug is capable of reducing Type 2 Diabetes by 60%.

The results of a 3 year long study named DREAM(for Diabetes Reduction Approaches with Medication )conducted at Royal Victoria Hospital led by endocrinologist Jean-Francois Yale have shown that in every thousand cases of “pre-diabetes” treated with Rosiglitazone,144 new cases were prevented. The drug exhibited a capability to bring down blood sugar levels to normal. This 25 million dollar study which was funded by 3 drug companies and Canadian Institutes of Health Research studied 5,000 patients recruited from over 21 countries. Canada itself has a staggering 2 million diabetics currently and is expected to cross 3 million by year 2010.

Such a breakthrough would immensely benefit individuals with a strong history of Diabetes running in the family, or were either parent or both are already known diabetics. However it has to be kept in mind that predominantly it is only a well balanced diet and regular exercise that have been proven to pay rich dividends in controlling the late onset type of diabetes, as proven in research studies. Though currently rosiglitazone is being used only as a second line treatment for diabetics, it may soon be used as a front line therapy for nearly 8% of people with high blood sugar world wide.

Rosiglitazone is still not proven in its efficacy to stall onset of Diabetes in those who fall in the high risk group or if there could be a relapse of diabetes if it is withdrawn from a patient. Nearly 2 million Canadians are diabetic. The Canadian Diabetes Association predicts that number will rise to 3 million by 2010.

It's not known yet whether the drug prevents or delays diabetes or whether i ts effects disappear once patients stop treatment.


MS
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. TELITHROMYCIN - the proven effective new drug for cap
2. Partial-Breast Irradiation an Unproven Therapy
3. The Use of Radio Frequency Identification ( RFID) to tackle the growing menace of counterfeit drugs
4. Guidelines to tackle bird flu pandemic
5. U.S. unprepared to tackle bird flu
6. Meeting to tackle Chikungunya
7. AIDS to be tackled through Computer Games
8. Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India
9. Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand
10. Thirty minutes of work up per day reduces the risk of Diabetes
11. Diabetes on the rise
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2016)... AZ (PRWEB) , ... May ... ... Actûrus , is happy to announce the launch of its brand ... the funnel model to reflect the dynamic landscape of modern consumer decision-making. ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... Development Team ... Plugin for FCPX. , "This new layered style transition tool will keep a ... Austion - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , TranSweep is an all new ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... In Madeira Beach Florida, a small town with 4,300 residents ... an organization, Madeira Beach United, to oppose two development projects undertaken by their city ... a high rise urban environment. , According to the Tampa Bay Times ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... Portland, OR (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... social customs. In an industry filled with chemical-laden beauty products, one company is going ... importantly, good for you: Mad Hippie. The rising star in the green space is ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Women’s athletic apparel company GRACEDBYGRIT ... pop-up shop for three consecutive weekends. The pop-up shop is a great way ... a community full of women who appreciate the most premium goods and vibrant ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/24/2016)... -- Cirujanos holandeses han puesto en marcha ... a compartir sus mejores prácticas por el mundo y ... de Europa, África, Asia y ... que combina la transmisión en vivo con mensajería instantánea ... Educación   "Imagine un médico de Medicines sans ...
(Date:5/24/2016)...   , Study met both ... in , Excellent plus Good ... of the ascending colon   ,      ... announced new positive data from the phase III MORA study for ... litre PEG with ascorbate. The study met both primary endpoints showing ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ARANZ Medical  Ltd a specialist ... has been named the Coretex Hi-Tech Emerging Company of the ... Dr Bruce Davey , CEO of ARANZ Medical says, ... good to be recognised for the work we are doing ... in 35 countries around the world from Sub-Saharan Africa through ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: