Category Archives: Food And Drug Administration (FDA)

AskNadia: Best Margarine to Use for My Cholesterol

Dear Nadia,

I am a type 2 diabetic who uses medication and insulin. At night, I take cholesterol medication and check my blood pressure. My cholesterol is in the normal range. I use vegetable margarine for my toast, and I …

FDA Recall: Bi-Lo Supermarket Recalls Ground Beef Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

By Diabetes Health Staff

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Class II Recall

074-2015

Health Risk: Low

May 1, 2015

Congressional …

FDA Approves Two-In-One Diabetes Treatment For Type 2

By Brenda Neugent

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a two-in-one diabetes treatment that combines two type 2 treatments.

Glyxambi combines empagliflozin, a sodium glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitor that blocks the absorption of excess glucose by the kidneys so …

Insulin Pens are Not for Sharing: Diabetes Health Editor’s Note

The FDA reminds us why sharing insulin pens may create long terms health concerns. While some people do save on costs when reusing and or sharing insulin pens, the possible long term complications are not worth the savings.

By Food …