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The FDA will delay allowing the type 2 drug empagliflozin to enter the U.S. market until "previously observed deficiencies" at the plant where it is manufactured are fixed.
0 comments - Mar 23, 2014 -
The name alone is a mouthful. Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors are one of the newest class of drugs meant to treat type 2 diabetes, but you can be forgiven if the name doesn't trip lightly off your tongue. The conspicuously vowel-free abbreviation--SGLT2--isn't much better.
0 comments - Jan 30, 2014 -
A Massachusetts-based research firm concludes that the first-world market for type 2 drugs and treatments will increase from $27 billion in sales in 2012 to $47 billion in 2022.
0 comments - Oct 18, 2013 -
If you Google "type 2 diabetes drugs," one website lists the names of 92 drugs that medical professionals have prescribed at one time or another to treat diabetes.
0 comments - Sep 17, 2013 -
A new, first-in-its-class drug for type 2 diabetes has just been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Invokana works by blocking re-absorption of glucose by the kidneys and stimulating urination, which removes glucose from the bloodstream.
0 comments - Jun 27, 2013 -