Category Archives: Type 2

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, …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Genetic Information Linked to Cardiovascular Risks in Type 2 Diabetes

Austrian researchers have recently discovered that certain genetic information could be significant predictors of cardiovascular events in coronary artery disease patients who also have type 2 diabetes. Specifically, this genetic information comes from single nu cleotide poly morphisms found …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Type 2 Diabetes & Immunoglobulin Levels

Researchers from China’s Tianjin Medical University have found that adults living with type 2 diabetes appear to have elevated levels of immunoglobulin A when compared to adults without diabetes. They also had decreased levels of immunoglobulin M and G.…