News tagged with diabetes medications

Metformin may protect against lung cancer

Metformin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, shows potential in the prevention of tobacco-induced lung tumors, according to early research conducted at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Sep 01, 2010
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When does obesity become a child protection issue?

Childhood obesity alone is not a child protection concern, nor is failure to control weight. But consistent failure to change lifestyle and engage with outside support indicates neglect, particularly in younger children, ...

Jul 16, 2010
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Electronic tracking system can help diabetes patient care

An electronic system with personalized patient information shared by diabetes patients and their primary care providers improved diabetes care and clinical outcomes, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...

Jul 06, 2009
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