Are Prescription Diabetic Drugs Causing More Harm Than Good?

Current research reports show that type 2 diabetic patients are being over-treated with glucose-lowering and insulin drugs. The reports show that taking these prescription drugs provide more risks and hassles than benefits showing that diabetic drugs could be causing more harm than good.

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Diabetic Drug Liraglutide Decreasing Heart Disease Risks

According to a multi-center study, treatment with the diabetic drug, Liraglutide, along with diet and exercise has led to weight loss and a decrease in cardiovascular health problems, which includes high blood pressure and high cholesterol. The study is very promising when it comes to Liraglutide decreasing heart disease risks.

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Greenland Scientists Break Diabetic Genetic Code

Recent ground-breaking genetic research has discovered the reasons behind the high incidence of type 2 diabetes in Greenland. This information comes from a study based on blood samples retrieved from 5,000 people, which is roughly 10 percent of the population of Greenland which may prove scientists have broken the diabetic genetic code.

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The Bionic Pancreas

Researchers report that the bionic pancreas implements a glucose monitor, an insulin pump and a smart phone to control blood sugar levels. Studies show that is has helped more than two dozen diabetics to live without the hassles that come with having diabetes such as having to prick their fingers for testing several times a day.

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New Study Shows Meditation Beneficial To Diabetics

Mindfulness; (definition based on study) “heightened sense of present centered self-awareness that fosters non-judgmental observations of emotions, bodily states, and other sensations in the attentional field, leading to mental well-being.”

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Whey Protein Shows Positive Results For Obesity

With the accessibility of fast food in today’s fast paced world, it is no surprise why so many people are finding themselves obese. In fact, there are more people overweight today than there were just ten years ago. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese.

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Low Blood Sugar Can Cause Irregular Heart Rhythms

New Research reveals that dangerously low blood sugar levels can cause prolonged periods of heart rhythm disturbances and other associated heart issues in older patients with Type 2 diabetes. Because of this finding, information can be detected that could provide a clue as to which low blood sugar levels contribute to life-threatening irregular heart rhythms.

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