Alternative Treatments for Diabetes

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Exploring an alternative treatments for Diabetes has gained wide popularity today. People seem to intuitively grasp that there are natural treatment options to diabetes control that cannot always be definitively proven in a research facility. The term alternative medicine covers a wide range of treatments not normally associated with western, or established, medical practice. Despite … Read more Alternative Treatments for Diabetes

Smoking and Diabetes – It’s Like Throwing Gas on a Fire!

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WARNING! Do we really need to give a warning about smoking and diabetes? Well, we will. The following may be GOOD for your health. Nonetheless, maybe you are just a little bit curious about some gruesome and disturbing statistics. Isn’t everyone? And, hopefully, you are a little curious about how to quit smoking, if you … Read more Smoking and Diabetes – It’s Like Throwing Gas on a Fire!

Dapagliflozin – New Treatment For Type 2 Diabetes?

In a recent late-stage clinical trial, the results of a new diabetes drug known as “dapagliflozin” were announced in Vienna, Austria, the location of a meeting by the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). The drug is a sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor and is taken once a day to inhibit renal … Read more Dapagliflozin – New Treatment For Type 2 Diabetes?

Bariatric Surgery as a Diabetes Treament

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Bariatric surgery and diabetes seems to be a phrase gaining popularity recently. Living in Miami, practically every day I see billboards or hear radio commercials soliciting bariatric and gastric bypass surgery patients. While not aimed just at diabetics, the trend for this type of surgery is growing. In fact, there are approximately 200,000 of these … Read more Bariatric Surgery as a Diabetes Treament

Diabetes Gene Therapy – Prevention and Cure Possibilities

Is there a “diabetes gene”? A gene that could simply be “turned off” to avoid or at least significantly reduce the possibility of getting diabetes. How about a gene that cures diabetes? Unfortunately, like stem cell research, genetic research is far from conclusive. In fact, after reading some recent press reports, I was hoping for … Read more Diabetes Gene Therapy – Prevention and Cure Possibilities