Category Archives: Metformin

Type 2 Diabetes: Panicking After Your Diabetes Diagnosis

My best friend from high school, Katherine, married a wonderful man who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes a little over six years ago. John Schaaf, now 63, lives with Katherine in Berkeley, Calif., and works is retired from Chevron

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: How Metformin Works in Gut Not Bloodstream

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Researchers recently made a major breakthrough regarding metformin, the popular diabetes drug. In the past, researchers believed that this drug worked in the blood …

Singer-Songwriter Has Type 1.5

By Brenda Neugent

Valerie June was exhausted, but initially thought it was her busy schedule, and maybe a bit of jet lag.

The 27-year-old singer-songwriter was juggling a burgeoning music career along with numerous part-time jobs to keep herself afloat …

Life With Type 2: The Power of Naming

This is not a religious essay, so please don’t take the example below wrong.

In Genesis, after God creates Adam, he tells him to go about naming the things that God has created-the animals, plants, and landscapes of the newly

New Type 2 Drugs Change Treatment Decisions

Metformin, the cornerstone in treating type 2 diabetes, saw an increase in usage among type 2s from 23 percent of that population in 1997 to 53 percent in 2012. But that increase has since plateaued due to the introduction of …