Category Archives: Type 2

Living With Type 2: A Nutty Way to Help Control Diabetes

Carbohydrates can increase blood sugar levels in people with diabetes, as well as contribute to weight gain.  A recent study shows that eating two ounces of raw, dry, or roasted nuts daily as a replacement for two ounces of other …

Flashback Friday: How Diabetes Topics in the News Can Start to Feel Like a Game of “Telephone”

A past Wall Street Journal article shows once again how misinformation about diabetes-related topics can be spread by even the most expert journalists.

The article, headlined “Eli Lilly to Pay for Right to Sell Diabetes Treatment Outside U.S.,” begins, “Eli …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Metformin Best For Heart Safety

Metformin is the most frequently prescribed standalone medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Now, a new study has found that this drug is actually better for the heart than most of its closest competitors.

This result …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Depression Could Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Certain Patients

A new study suggests that people with depression, are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, in addition to metabolic risk. This includes risk factors like unhealthy cholesterol levels, hypertension, and obesity.

This study examined about 2,500 Canadian participants, …