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The Beneficial Effects of Byetta: An Interview With Amylin
The Beneficial Effects of Byetta: An Interview With Amylin

SK: We’re joined on our show by Craig Eberhard, vice president of sales at Amylin Pharmaceuticals. Hey, Craig, thanks for coming on the show. Amylin has one of the most innovative products that I’ve heard of in years. It’s called Byetta.

Comments 8 comments - Feb 1, 2008 - * * * *

Byetta Dusts Insulin In Year-Long Trial

In a recent randomized study, 69 people with type 2 diabetes who were already taking metformin were given either Byetta or Lantus for a full year. When the results were in, Byetta came out ahead on several fronts.

Comments 10 comments - Dec 11, 2007 - * * * *

Warning About Byetta and Pancreatitis

The FDA has received thirty reports of acute pancreatitis (rapid-onset inflammation of the pancreas) in type 2 patients taking Byetta. Twenty-seven of the thirty patients had one or more risk factors for acute pancreatitis, such as gallstones or alcohol use.

Comments 0 comments - Nov 5, 2007 - * * * * *

Once-Weekly Byetta LAR (exenatide long-acting release): So Far, It Works
Once-Weekly Byetta LAR (exenatide long-acting release): So Far, It Works

It's a fact that Byetta reduces A1c's, post-meal and fasting glucose levels, and weight in people with type 2 diabetes. The drawback is that it's another injection twice a day. In response, Amylin, the maker of Byetta, has developed exenatide LAR, a form of Byetta that is injected only once a week.

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Ginger Graham, former CEO of Amylin
Ginger Graham, former CEO of Amylin

I recently had the privilege of interviewing Ginger Graham, the CEO who led Amylin during the launch of its two first-in-class medicines, Byetta and Symlin.  A fascinating woman with a very personal leadership style, she had the following to say about her past achievements and her future hopes.

Comments 0 comments - Jun 1, 2007 - * * * * *

New Type 2 Drugs Januvia and Byetta Offer Big Benefits
New Type 2 Drugs Januvia and Byetta Offer Big Benefits

The 21st century may be remembered as the time when diabetes became a worldwide epidemic. However, it may also be known as the time when the disease was cured.

Comments 8 comments - May 3, 2007 - * * * * *

Byetta Approved for Use with TZDs
Byetta Approved for Use with TZDs

In December 2006, the injected medication Byetta was approved by the FDA for people with type 2 diabetes who are taking a thiazolidinedione (TZD), but don’t have good control of their blood sugar.

Comments 0 comments - Apr 14, 2007 - * * * *

Byetta: Let’s Talk campaign

Ask yourself: Do I know someone who consistently reaches for a donut over oatmeal, has a standing date with their TV instead of the gym or prefers high-calorie, high-fat fast food to healthy meals? If you answered yes, you may know someone who has type 2 diabetes or is at high risk for developing it.

Comments 1 comment - Apr 4, 2007 - * * * *

Me and My Byetta
Me and My Byetta

Byetta, which came on the market last year, was developed to help people with type 2 diabetes who weren’t getting adequate blood glucose control using other drugs. Any associated weight loss was only incidental.

Comments 16 comments - Aug 1, 2006 - * * * * *

Byetta Changes How You Can Treat Your Type 2 Patients
Byetta Changes How You Can Treat Your Type 2 Patients

John H. Holcombe, MD, is a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine and medical fellow, diabetes, for Eli Lilly and Co.

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