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New diabetes drug improves existing treatments

A new drug developed by the Monash University called ISF402 is aimed at providing a new treatment for type 2 diabetes which improves insulin potency, reduces blood glucose levels and reduces side effects. It was developed particularly for people whose diabetes was caused mostly by obesity and was often insulin resistant. Human trial will begin once an oral version of the treatment is developed.

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About: New diabetes drug improves existing treatments

Date: 22 January 2005

Source: National Nine News

URL: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=12334

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