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Effectively managing diabetes means controlling diet, exercising and taking medications to help keep blood sugars in check. However, sometimes, if one medication isn't successful, a second medication has to be added. A new study examined if patients with diabetes who have a second medication added to their...
A new study published in JAMA has shown that weight-loss surgery, including gastric bypass, banding, and stapling surgeries, may help type 2 diabetes patients stay in remission for up to 15 years, an article in Bloomberg Businessweek reports. Researchers compared diabetic patients who underwent...
Reuters reports that while statins may be beneficial for lowering cholesterol, taking too high of a dose may actually increase a patient's risk of developing diabetes, according to new research published in BMJ. Researchers looked at data collected from a cohort of 137,000 patients, all of whom were...