In with the new, out with the old... Byetta vs. Victoza... Sometimes changing up diabetes meds can kind of feel like dealing with temperamental pets.

 

News nuggets from around the diabetes community

State of the Union: It's Time to Cure Diabetes
President launching new precision medicine initiative to better treat, cure diseases like diabetes.
'Robotic Pancreas' Appears On American Idol
Carlos Santana's nephew Adam Lasher shows off Dexcom G4 during live performance.
Metformin: A Great Lakes Disaster?
Wisconsin researchers find diabetes drug being discharged into Lake Michigan, affecting fish.

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Thanks to the talented Mike Durbin, who blogs at My Diabetic Heart and shared recently that he's switched up his own diabetes meds. Hope the new med regime is going well and that your new dog Vic isn't biting, Mike!

 
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