SCANNING PHARMACY SHELVES FOR THE LATEST OFFERings from the drug industry can give you a pretty good idea of what's ailing America. Next year, then, given the sharp increase in diabetes among children, the shelves are sure to be packed with a spate of new remedies and health aids for the diabetic crowd. And with the population living longer, we'll see more and more products for oldsters, including a drug that strengthens bones and an injectable pain-killer. Here are the most promising developments in the pipeline for 2005:
For the millions of diabetics who test their glucose by...