Category Archives: Diabetes news

Thousands Sue for Damages Against Cholesterol Drugs as Big Pharma Defends Billion Dollar Industry !

The $100 billion dollar cholesterol-lowering statin drug industry is under attack, as thousands of Americans are filing lawsuits against the manufacturers of cholesterol-lowering drugs such as Lipitor. Research continues to confirm just how dangerous these drugs are, with yet anotherstudy … Continue reading

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Potential diabetes ‘cure’ to end misery of insulin jabs

Great in principle but I wonder how many diabetics will be eligible considering the current economic state of affairs. A snippet… “The British invention will transform the lives of millions who have to endure injections of insulin every day. Health … Continue reading

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The British Dietetic Association a complete unprofessional shambles ?

From the British Dietetic Association website re a recent meeting of members. “Carbohydrate Advice in Type 2 Diabetes – The ‘Hot Potato’ of  ! ! Dietetics?” “The latest UK nutrition guidelines for diabetes suggest an individualised approach to carbohydrate in Type … Continue reading

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Latest approach to diabetes, eat like your grandparents !

And we’re all familiar with the advice – get moving, lose weight, reduce fat in your diet. But one expert is suggesting that the solution could be a diet low in carbohydrates and high in fat. Professor Grant Schofield, from … Continue reading

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ACE inhibitor drugs linked to kidney damage !

Drugs prescribed commonly to diabetics could cause serious kidney problems and result in hundreds of deaths each year, a study suggests. Researchers found that ACE inhibitors and similar drugs, which are used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure and … Continue reading

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“There may be a tipping point approaching” Jay Wortman MD

“There may be a tipping point approaching. I was invited to debate the merits of a low-carb diet for diabetes at a big conference last week. It was a combination of the Canadian Diabetes Association annual conference with the annual … Continue reading

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Skin drug shows ‘promising’ results on type 1 diabetes

Interesting article although I imagine Insulin pens will continue to be a part of my daily routine for many years to come. A snippet below. “A drug that was used to treat a skin disorder has shown signs of being … Continue reading

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