Tag Archives: Diabetes

FDA OKs Diabetes Drug for Type 2 Heart Failure Risk

Matthew Freeby, MD, director, Gonda Diabetes Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. Gerald Bernstein, MD, program coordinator, Friedman Diabetes Institute, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York. AstraZeneca: Press release, Oct. 21, 2019. The New England Journal of Medicine, Jan. 24, 2019. Invokana web site. GoodRx. WebMD Health

Mediterranean Diet Protects Against Type 2 Diabetes

Research shows that a Mediterranean-style diet and diets low in available carbohydrates can offer protection against type 2 diabetes. From a total of 22,295 participants, actively followed up for just over 11 years, 2,330 cases of type 2 diabetes were recorded. To evaluate dietary habits, all individuals completed a list of questions, and the scientists… Read More »

Gestational Diabetes in the Mother Increases Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Risks for the Whole Family

Kaberi Dasgupta, McGill University You probably know someone with diabetes, as it is an increasingly common disease. In 2017, more than 425 million adults were living with diabetes, and more than 1,106,500 children were living with Type 1 diabetes, globally. There are three common types of diabetes. In Type 1, the body’s immune system attacks… Read More »