Navigation Links
Byetta Treatment for Three and a Half Years Associated with,Reductions in Cardiovascular Risk Factors in People with Type 2,Diabetes

- BYETTA also Showed Sustained Improvements in Blood Glucose Control and Progressive Weight Loss -

CHICAGO, June 23, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company today announced results from a study that showed BYETTA(R) (exenatide) injection sustained improvements in blood sugar levels and progressive weight loss through three and a half years of therapy. BYETTA treatment was also associated with improvements in cardiovascular risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes. These findings were presented at the 67th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in Chicago.

People with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk for various cardiovascular problems, including high blood pressure and cholesterol. In this study, 151 people with type 2 diabetes who had taken part in a 30-week placebo-controlled trial were followed in open-label extension studies. After three and a half years, participants using BYETTA (10 mcg) twice daily with oral medication showed sustained reductions in blood sugar as measured by A1C (-0.8 +/- 0.1 percent) and fasting blood glucose (-24 +/- 4 mg/dL), consistent with findings from previous studies.

Treatment with BYETTA in combination with common oral medications was also associated with progressive weight loss (-11.68 +/- 1.1 lbs), improved triglyceride levels (-44.4 +/- 12.1 mg/dL or 12 percent), and lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure (-3.5 +/- 1.2 mmHg or 2 percent and -3.3 +/- 0.8 mmHg or 4 percent, respectively). Results also showed an increase in HDL, or "good" cholesterol levels after three and a half years (+8.5 +/- 0.6 mg/dL or 24 percent) and a decrease in LDL, or "bad" cholesterol levels (-11.8 +/- 2.9 mg/dL or 6 percent).(1,2)

"The sustained improvements in blood glucose control and the secondary benefits of progressive weight loss seen with BYETTA are well documented," said David Ken
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine technology :

1. Point of Care Strep Tests Speed Treatment, Lower Costs
2. Rapid HIV Testing Increases Possibility of Treatment
3. Data Available From Erbitux Phase III Study in First-Line Treatment of Advanced Lung Cancer
4. Pixantrone Combination Therapy for First-line Treatment of Aggressive Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Results in Reduction in Severe Toxicities Including Heart Damage When Compared to Doxorubicin-based Therapy
5. AVI BioPharma Partner Cook Medical Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment for APPRAISAL Phase II Clinical Trial for Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
6. BusinessWeek Article Highlights Promising Breakthrough Treatment for Advanced Coronary Artery Disease
7. TransPharma Medical Announces Positive Results of Phase I Clinical Trials for Transdermal Delivery of hPTH (1-34) for Osteoporosis Treatment
8. TMC125 Showed Significant Virologic Response at Week 24 in Treatment-Experienced HIV Patients With NNRTI Resistance in Phase 3 Trials
9. New Phase 3 Study Published in The Lancet Evaluates Efficacy and Safety of Prezista/Ritonavir vs. Kaletra as Part of HIV Combination Therapy in Treatment-Experienced Adults With HIV
10. BusinessWeek Article Highlights Promising Breakthrough Treatment for Advanced Coronary Artery Disease
11. Peer Reviewed Journal Article Indicates Repros Proellex Exhibits Potential for New Approach to the Treatment and Prevention of Breast Cancer
Post Your Comments:
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "United States General ... key market data on the United ... report provides value, in millions of ... within market categories – Bronchoscopes, Laryngoscopes, ... Gastroscopes, Duodenoscopes, Laparoscopes, Hysteroscopes, Sinuscopes, Resectoscopes, ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014  For Cloud Pharmaceuticals, ... design and development, partnering is an integral part ... to design new drugs and identify early stage, ... to further their development. The company also partners ... support this business model, Cloud Pharmaceuticals will be ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014  Diplomat, the nation,s largest independent ... Dreyer to the Board of Directors on September ... will also serve as chair of the Audit Committee. ... of accounting, financial, compliance and operating experience in the ... served as chief financial officer, chief operating officer and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:United States General Surgery Devices Market to 2020 - Endoscopy, Bariatric Surgery, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents 2United States General Surgery Devices Market to 2020 - Endoscopy, Bariatric Surgery, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents 3United States General Surgery Devices Market to 2020 - Endoscopy, Bariatric Surgery, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents 4United States General Surgery Devices Market to 2020 - Endoscopy, Bariatric Surgery, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents 5Cloud Pharmaceuticals Announces Partnering Sessions and Presentation Schedule 2David Dreyer Appointed to Diplomat Board of Directors 2
... (NASDAQ: SVA ), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical ... results for the period ended June 30, 2011. ... increased 52.5% year-over-year to $15.7 million, compared to $10.3 million. ... EPS was $0.02 per share. Cash and cash ...
... Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA ) today announced ... 2011, as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. ... 13 years before departing in March to work for a ... who has been a key contributor to Arena," said Jack ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 2Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 3Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 4Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 5Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 6Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 7Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 8Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 9Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 10Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 11Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 12Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 13Sinovac Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results 14Robert Hoffman to Rejoin Arena Pharmaceuticals as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer 2Robert Hoffman to Rejoin Arena Pharmaceuticals as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer 3
(Date:9/21/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 ... enabled more generic drugs to inundate the market, thereby ... Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industry. According to data from Industry ... has cost the industry $1.8 and $2.5 billion in ... brand-name drugs losing patent exclusivity, which has hampered revenue ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... September 21, 2014 The Illinois ... will host a statewide symposium ( tinyurl.com/ILBHC14 ) ... and their Families. Sponsored by the VNA Foundation, ... Cash Grant, and Health & Disability Advocates, the ... the Hilton Hotel in Springfield, IL. The ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... -- Young women starting college understand the benefits of ... eat. But they aren,t confident they can follow through ... study. The study involved 268 female college ... Exercising and Eating Right program. The students answered food-related ... if they were very busy with school work, were ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 ... Fenofibrate (CAS 49562-28-9) Industry, 2009-2019 is a ... and Chinese Fenofibrate (CAS 49562-28-9) industry. The ... Fenofibrate (CAS 49562-28-9) including its classification, application ... and China’s top manufacturers of Fenofibrate (CAS ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... An experienced review website in the ... ranking list and announced that FatCow ( http://www.top10bestseohosting.com/go/FatCow.com/ ), ... , There has been a boom in websites ... in an increase in the number of web hosting ... very affordable prices. VPS (Virtual Private Server) is the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 2Health News:Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 3Health News:Enhancing Clinical Competence to Serve Veterans, a Statewide Symposium 2Health News:Enhancing Clinical Competence to Serve Veterans, a Statewide Symposium 3Health News: College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds 2Health News:Fenofibrate Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2014-2019 Now Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Fenofibrate Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2014-2019 Now Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Fenofibrate Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2014-2019 Now Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Top10BestSEOHosting.com: FatCow, GoDaddy And Bluehost Are The Best VPS Hosting Suppliers 2
... the FDA could be one of the most significant advances in ... say doctors involved in the research., ,Diabetes is a disease ... body (type 1 diabetes) or the body does not effectively use ... another hormone -- amylin -- to aid in the treatment of ...
... survey is a worldwide investigation of sociocultural and political ... network of social scientists. It includes questions about how ... their lives. ,It showed that average happiness has ... War II, although incomes have risen. ,The analysis ...
... death in many people, but previous research has not looked ... study focuses on depression in elderly people living in the ... ,The study, involved 250 participants in a community health program. ... of depression and then did so again at 18 months. ...
... care unit patients who receive a preventative round of antibiotics ... more likely to survive their ICU stay. // ... between ICU patients who were given antibiotics and those who ... antibiotics to kill harmful bacteria in the mouth, stomach, and ...
... be at risk for experiencing dangerous falls. ,Researchers studied more ... asked if they // had fallen in the last 12 months, ... medical attention for the falls. ,They also brought all ... history report. ,Results of the study show nearly three ...
... receives for breast cancer be putting her at higher ... ,Studies finds women who underwent simple mastectomy and radiotherapy ... had a radical mastectomy and no radiotherapy to later ... cancer rates were noted among a group of women ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:ICU Survival can be improved by Antibiotic use 2
... the advance of digital imaging technology, ... towards digital formats, allowing for easier ... advance in digital pathology imaging is ... in radiology, and which is continuing ...
Inquire...
PRINCIPLE: The QC-SLIDES™ are specifically designed microscope slides intended to be part of the quality control program to monitor microbiological stains and staining techniques....
Each slide contains a gram positive control of Staphylococcus aureus ATCC ® 25923 and a gram negative control of Escherichia coli ATCC ® 25922....
Medicine Products: