March 18, 2008

From the News Wire: FDA OKs Novolog for Kid's pumps

Well it is news to me, that this is news. I just fugured people have been using it all along.

FDA Approves NovoLog(R) for Use in Insulin Pumps by Children and Adolescents

March 18, 2008

Novo Nordisk (NYSE: NVO) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved NovoLog® (insulin aspart [rDNA origin] injection) for continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) by external insulin pump in pediatric patients between the ages of 4 and 18 years. NovoLog® is the first and only insulin analog approved for this use.

Also

DiObex and Camurus Sign License Agreement for the Development of DIO-901 in FluidCrystal(R) Extended Release Technology

Say what? - DIO-901(very low dose glucagon)

SAN FRANCISCO and LUND, Sweden, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- DiObex and Camurus announced today that they have signed a license agreement to develop DIO-901(very low dose glucagon) in the Camurus drug delivery technology, FluidCrystal(R). The development candidate is an extended release formulation of low dose glucagon for the prevention of insulin-induced hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes.

2 comments:

Penny said...

My son has been using NovoLog in his pump for a little over 2 years now. He was 3 when he started. I didn't realize it was news either.

BTW, he was on Lantus at the age of 3 also which is not FDA approved for that age. I guess we're just breaking laws all over the place.

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