Category Archives: Metformin

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 …

Type 2 Diabetes: Panicking After Your Diabetes Diagnosis

My best friend from high school, Katherine, married a wonderful man who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes a little over six years ago. John Schaaf, now 63, lives with Katherine in Berkeley, Calif., and works is retired from Chevron

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

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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, …

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 …

Life With Type 2: The Power of Naming

This is not a religious essay, so please don’t take the example below wrong.

In Genesis, after God creates Adam, he tells him to go about naming the things that God has created-the animals, plants, and landscapes of the newly