Diet for a Diabetic

Diet for a Diabetic

First, just a little background information on diabetes. Diabetes is a disease not uncommon in society. There are two types of diabetes known as Type 1 and Type 2. People who have Diabetes Type 1 are usually diagnosed when they are children or teenagers. Their...
FDA approves Tradjenta to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

FDA approves Tradjenta to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

There’s some good news for type 2 diabetes patients. Firstly it was the Gastric Bypass Surgery considered to improve insulin reaction. And now, the new drug Tradjenta is used in combination with diet and exercise to help improve blood glucose levels amongst adults in...
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...
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...
Actos – Side Effects, Problems

Actos – Side Effects, Problems

Concerns about Actos You may be considering pioglitazone or Actos to help treat your diabetes.  But you absolutely need to know that Actos has some very serious side effects and that it’s not entirely clear how well it works. Pioglitazone, or Actos, is a very popular...
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...