Diabetes

Insulin pill may delay type 1 diabetes in some

(HealthDay)—It's often said that timing is everything. New research suggests this may be true when giving an insulin pill to try to prevent or delay type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes

Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?

Medications

EU OKs Bristol-Myers, AstraZeneca diabetes drug

(AP)—Drugmakers Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and AstraZeneca PLC say their experimental diabetes pill has gotten its first major approval, in the European Union.