Tag Archives: Medication

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Finerenone Benefits Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy

Click here to listen to the audio recording of Diabetes Health in The News. Researchers have found that the MRA called Finerenone has been shown to benefit patients living with diabetes nephropathy.  A recent study indicated improved kidney function markers in patients,  when the drug was added to an RAS blocker. Additionally, these patients showed … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Finerenone Benefits Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetes Health in the News: Genetic Testing Babies with Diabetes Can Help

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Sep-8_-2015_-3_52_26-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to the audio version of   Diabetes Health In The News Researchers have found that the genetic testing of babies diagnosed with diabetes can be beneficial for treatment. Genetic testing could provide doctors with important information on how to … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News: Genetic Testing Babies with Diabetes Can Help

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

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Sep-8_-2015_-3_38_00-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to the audio version of   Diabetes Health In The News Researchers recently made a major breakthrough regarding metformin, the popular diabetes drug. In the past, researchers believed that this drug worked in the blood stream, but recent studies … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: How Metformin Works in Gut Not Bloodstream

The History of Diabetes

For 2,000 years diabetes has been recognized as a devastating and deadly disease. In the first century A.D. a Greek, Aretaeus, described the destructive nature of the affliction which he named “diabetes” from the Greek word for “siphon.” Eugene J. Leopold in his text Aretaeus the Cappodacian describes Aretaeus’ diagnosis: “…For fluids do not remain … Continue reading The History of Diabetes