Researchers report advances in treating diabetes

September 4, 2006

As in years past, this year's American Diabetes Association annual meeting offered attendees the latest scoop on the treatment of this growing disease. Marking this year's presentations were those dealing with investigational oral agents and a simplified algorithm for dosing mealtime insulin. Other sessions highlighted unexpected findings: glucose-lowering properties of a lipid-lowering agent and protection from nephropathy with oral contraceptives.