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Re: [IP] New medication for Type 2

On 15 Aug 2003 at 11:34, Lee Turner wrote:

> Has any one heard of a new medication for Type 2 that fights weight gain
> and offers better control.  My wife heard about on some new program, it
> was new type of injection.  I did an internet search but can't find
> anything about it.

You're probably thinking of a new drug being devised by Amylin.  It's 
derived from the saliva of the Gila monster, of all things.  They're 
still in clinical trials, so it won't be available for awhile.  
Here's a news story on it:  

--Jan in Seattle
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