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Generic for Common Hypoglycemia Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a generic version of an injected drug used to treat very low blood sugar.
Youth Increasingly at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
The threat of type 2 diabetes has continued to increase for young people in recent years. But there are ways to avoid this disease.
Common Diabetes Rx Recalled
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public about additional voluntary recalls of certain metformin products.
An Automatic Insulin Pump for Young Kids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new automatic insulin pump for use in young children with type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes Rx Approved for Heart Failure
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first diabetes medication of its class to treat a certain type of heart failure.
Diabetes Rx Gets Label Change
A class of diabetes medications just got a safety labeling change.
Lyrica Generic Is a Go
Lyrica is now available as a generic.
First Interoperable Insulin Pump Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new type of insulin pump.
Celebrating National Diabetes Month
It's National Diabetes Month, and you can celebrate by learning how to better manage your diabetes.
'Smart' Glucose Monitoring System Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system.