Tag Archives: Medication

AskNadia: The History of the Implantable Insulin Pump

Dear Jeff,

 I have had diabetes for 28 years and wore two different insulin pumps for a total of 8 years. I quit the insulin pump because of scarring issues that lead to insulin effectiveness issues. Now after many years,

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Lubiprostone Acts as Effective Constipation Treatment for Diabetes

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A new study has found that lubiprostone is an effective and safe way to treat chronic constipation in diabetes. This medication can decrease colonic transit time …

AskNadia: Is Bad Breath and Dry Mouth from My Diabetes

Dear Nadia,

Ever since I have had type 2 diabetes, I seem to have bad breath and a dry mouth. How do I know if this is from my diabetes?

Sean

Dear Sean:

Bad breath and dry mouth can be …

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Lubiprostone Acts as Effective Constipation Treatment in Diabetes

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A new study has found that lubiprostone is an effective and safe way to treat chronic constipation in diabetes. This medication can decrease colonic transit time and …

Diabetes Health in the News: Weight-Loss Efforts Not Affected by Obesity Gene

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A new study has found that the presence of the “obesity gene” doesn’t impact a person’s ability to lose weight. This includes weight-loss efforts in the form …

Diabetes Health Type 2: Is High Blood Sugar a Legitimate Cause of Emotional Instability?

It appears that I am an a typical diabetic. I am a type 2 who was not obese at the time of diagnosis at age 44. In addition, I wound up on insulin within six months of diagnosis, after I …

AskNadia: Which Diabetes Tests Should I Order

Dear Nadia,

I am pre-diabetic, or  I was. My A1c has been in the normal range for about a year now. However, for the last two months, I have been suffering from hypoglycemia. The first few times my numbers were