Category Archives: Brenda Neugent

Diabetes Health Type 2: Low protein diet may not maintain muscles

By Brenda Neugent

A new study suggests that eating enough protein is as important as limiting carbs for those with type 2 diabetes.

Research has shown that insulin resistance not only impacts the body’s ability to use blood glucose; it …

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 …

Rural Regions Pay Doctors More Than Urban Areas

By Brenda Neugent

New research finds that doctors in rural areas such as the American West are paid more than physicians in highly competitive regions such as Boston or San Francisco.

According to the San Francisco-based startup Doximity, a networking …

Wal-Mart expansion may play role in America’s obesity epidemic

Not only can Wal-Mart take some blame for the loss of many locally-owned businesses, the chain’s Supercenters could also be responsible for the nation’s expanding waistlines.

According to researchers, the nation’s obesity problem directly corresponds to the rise of Wal-Mart, …

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 …

Cost of Having Diabetes Has Doubles By Brenda Neugent

As cases of diabetes go up, so do the costs associated with the disease.

According to new analysis, the costs associated with diabetes have more than doubled in the past two decades. With the average diabetes patient spending $2,890 more …