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Type 2 diabetes: Five simple sugar swaps without having to ditch your favourite treats

Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which the level of sugar in a person’s blood is too high. This can lead to serious complications with the heart, nerves, eyes, feet and kidneys. In order to reduce the risk of complications from occurring, people with type 2 diabetes are advised to follow a diet that… Read More »

FDA advisory panel split over Sanofi-Lexicon diabetes drug

(Reuters) – An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was divided over whether to recommend approval of a treatment for type 1 diabetes developed by Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc and France’s Sanofi SA. The panel on Thursday voted 8-8 when asked to assess the once-daily oral medicine, sotagliflozin, an add-on to insulin therapy.… Read More »