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Once-Weekly Tanzeum for Type 2s Now Available
Sep 9, 2014 | 
Tanzeum (albiglutide), a once-weekly injectable drug for type 2s from GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), USA is now available at pharmacies throughout the United States. The FDA approved U.S. sales on April 15.
Computerized Data Causes Some Patients To Lie To Protect Security, Study Finds
Sep 8, 2014 | 
Electronic health records might save time and paper, but some patients say they find themselves not being truthful when they see their physicians using them.
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Study Shows New Wound Care Technology
Sep 6, 2014 | 
A new wound-care dressing developed by a California firm has been shown to not only reduce the cost of treating wounds, but also to improve the outcomes of those treatments.

That’s good news for diabetics. According to statistics, about 15 percent of those with the disease develop chronic wounds – most often foot ulcers – that can result in amputation.

The was study, conducted at the Southwest Regional Wound Care Center in Lubbock, Texas. They found, Enluxtra Any Wound dressing developed by OSNovative Systems, Inc., reduced medical costs of chronic wound care by 30 percent. In part because it replaces many different products. Including primary foam, the gelling agent alginate, hydrogel dressings, hydro-conductive fiber, super-absorbent collagen, opaque dressing, hydrocolloid, gauze and combination dressings.

Any Wound dressing, crafted of FDA-approved polymers, is designed to sense and accommodate the different parts of the wound that need hydration or absorption, and a single dressing can remain in place for up to seven days.
Alzheimer's New Name: Type 3 Diabetes
Sep 4, 2014 | 
When news about a startling new insight into the cause of Alzheimer's disease first emerged in 2005, it was highly speculative. But now the evidence for it has become very strong: Alzheimer's is a form of diabetes, and the name being given to it is type 3.
Eylea Earns FDA Approval To Treat Diabetic Macular Edema
Sep 3, 2014 | 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the eye drug Eylea for the treatment of diabetic macular edema, according to the drug makers Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
UC Berkeley Study Assails Misleading Health Claims About "Alternative" Beverages
Aug 27, 2014 | 
Berkeley, CA—While sales of sodas are slipping, the huge category of alternative sugary beverages, which includes energy, sports, tea and fruit drinks, is growing rapidly, bolstered by false and misleading health claims, according to a study just released by the University of California, Berkeley.
‘Smart’ Wound-Care Technology Reduces Costs By More Than 30%
Aug 26, 2014 | 
Study finds self-adapting dressing significantly reduces cost of care while providing better clinical outcomes and simplifying wound-care procedures.
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