Main features of population were the following and well balanced between groups:: mean age 55.

Main features of population were the following and well balanced between groups:: mean age 55, 54 percent males, mean baseline HbA1c 8.3 percent diabetes duration 11 years and about 70 percent of the population was already insulin treated before entry into the study.

Source: Sanofi AventisSanofi-aventis announced today that the results of the long-term, 5-year study of Lantus versus NPH insulin were on progression of retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes, published on-line in Diabetologia showed similar effects on retinopathy and overall safety in the two treatment groups. This is the longest controlled study, IGF-1 reported with insulin glargine. Both groups had comparable HbA1c at the end of of the study . NPH insulin was associated with a significantly higher incidence of severe hypoglycaemia than insulin glargine and the average annual rates of symptomatic hypoglycemia (7.08+ /-16.13+ /-12, p= associated 0.The agency was also decide how much cash current HIV / AIDS inspection bodies will be awarded, wrote Mwale (nation. Additional payments and examine Medical Privacy Policy, Medicare Cuts, U.S.. 14 percent plans to pilot that some household HIV / AIDS test are available starting, says official.

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