UNC Health Talk

Category: Diabetes

John B. Buse

November 7, 2012

Head-to-head trial of two diabetes drugs yields mixed results

Daily injections of liraglutide were slightly more effective than weekly injections of exenatide in lowering blood sugar and promoting weight loss. However, patients had fewer negative side effects on exenatide once weekly.

Clinical Trials, Diabetes, Research

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August 16, 2012

Prediabetes: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore It

Meteorologists can often warn us of impending bad weather. Doctors can often do the same with our health--warning us when we're at risk for a serious disease. An example: a condition called prediabetes...

Diabetes

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July 5, 2012

Antibodies reverse Type 1 diabetes in new immunotherapy study

Scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have used injections of antibodies to rapidly reverse the onset of Type I diabetes in mice genetically bred to develop the disease.

Diabetes, Immunology, Studies, Treatment

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