Bydureon Diabetes Drug, Side Effects

Bydureon Diabetes Drug, Side Effects

Bydureon is a once weekly form of Byetta, an increasingly popular diabetes medication. It has a variety of effects that make it a useful treatment for diabetes.  Most importantly, it helps lower blood sugar and has tended to help people lose weight. Effects Bydureon...
10 Tips for Living With Type 1 Diabetes

10 Tips for Living With Type 1 Diabetes

If you have Type 1 Diabetes, it can sometimes feel like you’re trapped in an extremely confusing maze. There is so much information out there, and a lot of it is contradictory. Websites, television, newspapers, different medical personnel, friends and family, and...
Metformin: Benefits, Side Effects

Metformin: Benefits, Side Effects

Metformin, brand name Glucophage You may be taking or considering metformin if you have Type II diabetes, “prediabetes,” or, though the scientific evidence for its use isn’t so solid, polycystic ovary syndrome. Metformin works in several ways. It helps certain...

Farxiga – A New Drug for Diabetes

As diabetes affects millions of people worldwide and the disease has no cure but can only be managed and treated, there is constant ongoing research in finding new treatment options.  Type 1 diabetes is when no insulin is produced by the body and it often affects...
Nesina, a New DPP-4 Inhibitor for Diabetes

Nesina, a New DPP-4 Inhibitor for Diabetes

Nesina, generic alogplitin, is a new medication for Type II diabetes. It is generally meant to be used when the diabetes is not properly controlled, generally by metformin, but has been tested with a variety of medications and by itself alone. It is part of a new...