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Alert on canagliflozin and amputations

An ongoing clinical trial found an increase in leg and foot amputations, mostly affecting the toes, in patients treated with canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet), according to an FDA safety alert.
June 2016

New long-acting insulin drugs approved

Insulin degludec injection (Tresiba) and insulin degludec/insulin aspart injection (Ryzodeg 70/30) were approved by the FDA on Sept. ... Both drugs are contraindicated for patients with diabetic ketoacidosis, according to an FDA.
October 2015

FDA clears marketing of first interoperable insulin pump

The FDA has authorized marketing of the first interoperable insulin pump for patients with diabetes, the agency announced on Feb. ... The FDA reviewed data on dosing accuracy and reliability and assessed the pump's ability to safely communicate with
March 2019

FDA approves new treatment for diabetic foot ulcers

The FDA in January approved an expanded indication for the Integra Omnigraft Dermal Regeneration Matrix to treat certain diabetic foot ulcers that last longer than 6 weeks.
February 2016

Combo of metformin and dapagliflozin approved

A once-daily combination pill of dapagliflozin and metformin HCl extended-release (Xigduo XR) was recently approved by the FDA. ... It is the first once-daily combination of a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor and metformin to be approved by the
November 2014

New indication approved for empagliflozin

Empagliflozin (Jardiance) is approved for a new indication—to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adults with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, the FDA announced on Dec. ... The most common side effects are urinary tract infections and
December 2016

Insulin needles failing to deploy

1 FDA press release announced. Insulet Corporation issued the notification because the failures or delays have resulted in 66 medical device reports, including 3 that required medical intervention. ... The FDA recommends that consumers using products
December 2015

Glucose monitoring system approved specifically for critical care units

The FDA recently approved a new indication for the Nova StatStrip Glucose Hospital Meter System, extending its use to critically ill patients who have been hospitalized. ... This is the first glucose meter cleared by the FDA for use in these patients.
November 2014

Olmesartan passes safety review

The benefits of the angiotensin-receptor blocker olmesartan continue to outweigh the risks for diabetic patients, according to the FDA. ... Overall, the FDA determined that the studies do not clearly show an increased cardiovascular risk and do not
July 2014

Aflibercept approved for diabetic retinopathy in diabetic macular edema

Aflibercept (Eylea) has received expanded approval to treat diabetic retinopathy (DR) in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME), the FDA recently announced. ... Aflibercept was previously approved to treat wet age-related macular degeneration and DME
April 2015

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