Diabetes

Certain Antibiotics Increase The Risk Of Hypoglycaemia In Diabetics

You’re feeling fine, then all of a sudden you’re dizzy, shaky, feel your pulse racing, and start sweating. Having your blood sugar suddenly drop, resulting in hypoglycaemia, is a common risk for all diabetics. But now, a study published last month in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is sounding an alarm — a […]

Is Stress Linked To Diabetes?

There’s no refuting the fact that stress lies at the root of many of today’s health concerns. For instance, stress reduction is known to be an effective way to help your immune system fight the flu and other viruses. It’s also known that when we find ways to reduce stress in our lives, other health […]

2-in-1 Diabetes Drug Could Be A Deadly Duo

The type 2 diabetes drug Farxiga (dapagliflozin) is probably one of the most dangerous drugs approved in the past 4 years. For several years AstraZeneca struggled to get Farxiga approved and finally managed to push it past medical authorities in the UK and Europe in 2012, and in the US in January 2014. Its approval […]

Don’t Fall For The Latest Hype Surrounding Metformin

If you think cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are the only drugs that are praised for the (apparent) ability to ‘cure’ almost every ailment under the sun, think again. In fact, there’s a gang of researchers so smitten with the side effect ridden type 2 diabetes drug metformin that they believe everyone should be taking it. Crazy […]