Diabetes Information/Diabetes Drug News

January 3, 2019

Study Eases Concern That Common Diabetes Med Might Harm Bones

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have type 2 diabetes and you’re taking canagliflozin to help control your blood sugar, a new study […]
December 26, 2018

Do Your Gut Bacteria Affect Your Diabetes Meds?

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The bacteria living in your digestive system might determine how your body processes diabetes medications, a new review suggests. […]
December 21, 2018

Some Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Heart Risks

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Two common classes of type 2 diabetes drugs may lower blood sugar levels, but new research suggests those same […]
December 20, 2018

Scientists Get Closer to Generating Cells Lost to Diabetes

THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with diabetes often don’t have enough insulin-producing beta cells to control their blood sugar, but a combination of […]
November 15, 2018

Certain Diabetes Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Amputation

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A specific class of diabetes medication appears to double the risk of losing a leg or foot to amputation, […]
October 14, 2018

Diabetes Can Make Weight-Loss Harder. Here's Help

SUNDAY, Oct. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Because of the medications they take, losing weight can be difficult for people with diabetes. Diabetes medications are a […]
October 9, 2018

Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed in Adults

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s not always easy — even for doctors — to tell if someone has type 1 or type 2 […]
July 19, 2018

Adding or Switching Diabetes Drugs Can Put Patients at Risk: Study

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Using sulfonylurea drugs with or instead of metformin to control blood sugar increases type 2 diabetics’ risk of serious […]
January 4, 2018

Goodbye, Needles? Patch Might Be the Future for Blood-Sugar Tracking

THURSDAY, Jan. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Developers of a new patch hope to eliminate a big barrier in type 2 diabetes treatment — painful finger-sticks […]