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The MD Magazine Diabetes condition center provides clinical news and articles, information about upcoming conferences and meetings, updated clinical trial listings, and other resources.

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FDA Warning: Disabling Joint Pain Seen in Diabetes Drugs
The US Food and Drug administration today issued a warning that the type 2 diabetes medicines sitagliptin (Januvia/Merck) linagliptin (Tradjenta/BI), and alogliptin (Nesina/Takeda) “may cause joint pain that can be severe and disabling.”
The US Food and Drug Administration approved a new glycemic control treatment for type 2 diabetes for adults, a combination product made of empagliflozin (Jardiance/ Boehringer Ingelheim) and metformin hydrochloride. It will be marketed as Synjardy in a joint venture with Eli Lilly.
With a rallying cry of "Hands off Our Legs" protestors are due to picket the US Department of Health and Human Services over a proposed Medicare rule change that would affect amputees.
A sleep apnea device may effectively slow the progression of diabetes in at risk patients.
Study shows intramuscular injected bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells may be able to restore the myelin sheath and nerve cells in diabetic sciatic nerves.
It may be cool to sip on a Coca-Cola that features your name right on the product, but a report that’s been making the rounds details the metabolic roller coaster ride that drinking even a single can unleash on the body.
A new investigation of the molecular and cellular mechanisms that produce diabetes may explain the strong association between cystic fibrosis and pancreatic complications.

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