Diabetes

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 […]

Afrezza — Know the Dangers Of This New Diabetes Drug

The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Afrezza, a fast-acting, insulin powder that’s delivered through a small device that looks like an asthma inhaler. One of Afrezza’s big selling points is that it can be used by both type 1 and 2 diabetics. Could this be what diabetics have been waiting for — […]

Yet Another Dangerous Diabetes Drug Is Approved

Earlier this week, I told you about the dangers of pioglitazone (Actos), a diabetes drug closely related to the banned drug, Avandia. The most serious Actos side effects are bladder cancer and congestive heart failure. In fact, Actos’s cancer risk was enough to get the drug banned in India, Germany and France. Believe it or […]