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Approval for Continuous Glucose Monitor

Abbott Pharmaceuticals’ FreeStyle Navigator Continuous Glucose Monitoring System, which provides minute-by-minute information about the rate and direction of changes in blood sugar levels, has been approved for diabetics.


Approval for Adjunctive Drug to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

The FDA has approved Welchol (colesevelam hydrochloride) to reduce blood glucose in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus in combination with metformin, sulfonylureas, or insulin, either alone or in combination with other agents, according to Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., of Parsippany, N.J.

New Dosage for Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes

Depomed, Inc., of Menlo Park, Calif., has received approval for 1,000-mg strength tablets of Glumetza (metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets), which is indicated alone or in combination with a sulfonylurea or insulin as an adjunctive therapy to improve glycemic control in adult type 2 diabetes patients.

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