NPC Archive Item: NICE guidance on liraglutide▼ for type 2 diabetes

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 11 November 2010 NICE has issued guidance on the use of liraglutide▼ for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Liraglutide 1.2mg is a dual therapy option only in very limited […]

NPC Archive Item: Rosiglitazone: withdrawal from clinical use

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 24 September 2010 Suspension of marketing authorisations for rosiglitazone (Avandia® and the combination product with metformin, Avandamet®) has been recommended by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), following concerns over excess […]

NPC Archive Item: Are higher doses of insulin glargine associated with cancer?

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 13 July 2010 New data show that insulin glargine is not associated with an increase in cancer (07/08/12) Since these materials were published, ORIGIN (2012), a 6-year randomised controlled trial, has […]

NPC Archive Item: Insulin use may increase mortality in type 2 diabetes

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 15 April 2010 A large observational study found a statistically significant association between all-cause mortality and exposure to insulin in people with type 2 diabetes, with nearly a three times […]

NPC Archive Item: Update on glitazones and cardiovascular risks

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 19 March 2010 In a recent Science Advisory, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology Foundation have summarised the currently available data on the cardiovascular risks […]

NPC Archive Item: Statins and risk of diabetes

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 01 March 2010 This meta-analysis found statin therapy was associated with a small increase in the absolute risk of developing diabetes. However, for people in whom statin therapy is […]