Diabetes

Fizzy Drinks Can Age You As Much As Smoking

Last week, I told you about the global soft drinks manufacturer, Coca-Cola, launching its ‘version’ of milk, called Fairlife. In a press statement, Coca-Cola said that Fairlife’s proprietary milk filtering process will increase protein by 50 per cent and reduce sugar by 30 per cent; it will also be lactose-free and apparently will taste better. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]