FDA Approves Novo Nordisk’s Levemir Insulin for Pregnant Women with Diabetes

The U.S. FDA has approved Novo Nordisk’s Levemir insulin (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection) for use by pregnant women with diabetes, giving it a Category B classification, indicating that it does not increase the risk of harm to the unborn baby.
The label update makes Levemir the first and only basal insulin analog to have this classification… Read more

Paula Deen’s Diabetes: Are We Getting the Right Message?

The blogosphere was thrumming about whether the Food Network’s down-home Southern queen, Paula Deen, has Type 2 diabetes. Yes, by now you know she does. It doesn’t bother me that she kept it “close to my chest” as she announced … Read more

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