There is no insulin pill…. yet.

The search for a pill formulation of insulin has been long-standing.  Yesterday Novo Nordisk, the world's biggest insulin manufacturer abandoned its efforts to make an oral form of insulin.  The…

Two shots in one

Yesterday the US Food and Drug Administration approved two new medications - both are shots & each is a combination of two different classes of medication in one shot: a basal long-acting…

Closer to the Artificial Pancreas

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first closed-loop insulin-pump sensor system for the diabetes market.  The MiniMed 670G hybrid closed looped system, often referred to as an “artificial pancreas,”…

New Study Questions Effectiveness of Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

New study questions Type 2 diabetes treatment "No evidence glucose-lowering drugs help ward off long-term complications, researchers say." This is a massive statement so we sought our medical director, Dr.…