Diabetes

Yet Another Side Effect-Ridden Diabetes Drug Hits The Market

It looks like the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is out to set a record for approving more (and more dangerous) diabetes drugs this year than ever before. The latest diabetes drug is called Trulicity. It’s a once-a-week injection from the drug maker Eli Lilly… My guess is that Eli Lilly picked the name […]

Pre-Diabetes: Behold A New Disease On The Horizon…

Recently, the US Centres for Disease Control reported that after almost 20 years of a steady uphill climb, it now looks like new cases of type 2 diabetes in the US are beginning to reach a plateau. While that sounds like something to be celebrated, not everyone is happy… because as you can imagine, less […]

Jardiance linked to worrying side effects…

Type 2 diabetes sufferers really get a raw deal… As if it’s not enough that they have to monitor almost every bite they take, they also need to be on extra high red alert when it comes to the prescription drugs they take… drugs that are supposed to help them, not harm them. The usual […]

Diabetics — Beware of this potentially dangerous hypertension drug

If you have diabetes and suffer with high blood pressure, there’s a best-selling hypertension drug that could potentially put your life in danger. The drug is called Benicar. It’s generic name is Olmesartan and it is also sold under the brand names of Benicar HCT, Azor and Tribenzor. Not the yellow brick road… By now […]