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Interested in Incretins? Learn More Here

One of the fastest growing medication classes for people with type 2 diabetes are the incretins.  Injectable like insulin but without two of insulin’s less desirable side effects, weight gain and  risk of hypoglycemia, they are becoming a drug of … Continue reading

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7 Highly Effective Skills for Living with Diabetes

When you are first diagnosed with diabetes, it is often overwhelming. There is so much you need to know and do. Often, the pills or insulin the doctor prescribes are the easiest part of the “self-management” regimen. AADE: The American … Continue reading

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The Joslin Clinic Opinion on Avandia

Not long ago, the Food and Drug Administration placed further restrictions on the use of Avandia (Rosiglitazone) or any medication that contains Avandia (Avandamet or Avandaryl). The restriction came out of concern for increased risk of heart attack from drug … Continue reading

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