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FDA Approves J and J New Class of Drug for Diabetes 2, Expelling Sugar Via Urination by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 30 Mar 2013 1:04am Some MDs are cautious with the results and use so far as the drug is basically using a “side effect” as a treatment.  I wrote this up a few months ago on how it differs from current products on the market.  It’s not cheap though as anything new goes for more money and at almost $9 a tablet, it will be interesting to see how it sells. John ... Read on »
Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Drug Canagliflozin Manages Blood Sugar Levels in a New Way by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 08 Jun 2012 11:30am 1 Comment This is a new drug said to give Merck some competition but there needs to be a little more data on side effects the article states.  Sugar is sent from the body through urination which doesn’t’ normally happen until high glucose levels are reached.  J and J has filed for regulatory clearance to sell the drug in the US.  Some MDs are cau ... Read on »
Good A1C, but still leaking sugars from the kidneys by Anil Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:16pm I visited the doctor a few days ago. He ran some blood and urine tests. Results were interesting - A1C - 6.6 Ya, I was expecting higher. But seems like there was sugar in the urine. so it means that kidneys are leaking stuff. The doctor thinks that I might be a higher risk even though my A1C is in good control. Something about some fo ... Read on »
Humble, Pesky Herb Rescues Blood Sugar At Lightning Speed by Total Health Breakthroughs Patient Expert Posted Fri 19 Feb 2010 2:00am In India, they call it madhumeha, or “sugar urine.” In the U.S., we call it diabetes. Either way, it’s a blood sugar nightmare that can lead to heart disease, kidney failure, nerve damage, blindness, and more. Everyone knows someone with diabetes because it is epidemic in the United States. Over 20 million people suffer from it ... Read on »
Diabetes Updates - New Diagnostics, Increasing Rates, and Implications for Health Reform, CER, etc. by Michael D. Miller Medical Doctor Posted Wed 17 Jun 2009 7:05pm Changes in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes is a great example for understanding how healthcare delivery constantly evolves based upon new discoveries.  And the history of these changes may help illuminate some thinking about health reform and the development and use of comparative effectiveness research (CER). First, a little backgroun ... Read on »
How Mr. Banting Lost 35 lbs in 8 months even though he drank a lot of alcohol. Part II by Kim K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 10:50pm "He cut back on calories, which failed to induce weight loss but did leave him exhausted and beset by boils. He tried walking, riding horseback, and manual labor. His weight increased. He consulted the best doctors... He tried purgatives and diuretics.His weight increased..." (from Part I) Part II. "Luckily for Banting, he consulted a surge ... Read on »
Ayurveda and chronic diseases part II by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 11:42pm *Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition caused by increased levels of glucose(sugar) in the blood. this condition is caused in particular when our body does not produce enough of hormone insulin which helps in proper breakdown and utilisation of glucose. Insulin is produced by the pancreas (a gland behind the stomach) which helps to move gluc ... Read on »
Women Do This 24% Better Than Men by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Jul 2011 12:00am ……get proper medical check ups. When men get sick or have any symptom, they complain, ignore it, try a remedy they read online, or do anything EXCEPT go seek medical help. Case in point:  my husband.  He works in as a pharmacy manager in a hospital and while at work (did I mention he works in a hospital?) had to be physic ... Read on »
Diabetes by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Diabetes :: Diabetes mellitus is a nutritional disorder, characterised by an abnormally elevated level of blood glucose and by the excretion of the excess glucose in the urine. It results from an absolute or relative lack of insulin which leads to abnormalities in carbohydrates metabolism as well ... Read on »
Dapagliflozin by John Shelmet Medical Doctor Posted Mon 28 Jun 2010 2:34am Its a new drug, first in the class of SGLT2 inhibitors, to treat diabetes and it's been co-developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca. It lowers blood sugar and weight via its mechanism of increasing the amount of sugar dumped in the urine. It works via inhibition of sodium-glucose co-transporter (SGLT2) in the renal (kidney) tubules and ... Read on »