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What to know about glimepiride

What to know about glimepiride

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What to know about the side effects of metformin

What to know about the side effects of metformin

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glipizide and metformin

glipizide and metformin

What is glipizide/metformin? What is glipizide/metformin used for? Glipizide/metformin is a combination antidiabetic medication that contains two commonly used glucose (sugar) lowering agents, glipizide (Glucotrol) and metformin (Glucophage). These agents work in different, yet complementary ways to improve blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes. Glipizide is a second generation oral sulfonylurea that […]

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Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health

Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health

People with diabetes, particularly those with type 1 diabetes, may have an increased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if they receive too much glucose lowering therapy. New research now warns that many people with diabetes face that risk. Many people receive too intensive a treatment for diabetes. In 2018, Medical News Today reported on […]

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Glucovance (glyburide/metformin)

Glucovance (glyburide/metformin)

What is glyburide/metformin tablets, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Glucovance (glyburide/metformin) is a combination antidiabetic medication containing glyburide and metformin. Glucovance is used to improve blood glucose (sugar) control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Glyburide is a second generation oral sulfonylurea. It helps to lower blood glucose by stimulating the […]

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Caring Doctors Can Be Life-Changing for Diabetic Patients

Caring Doctors Can Be Life-Changing for Diabetic Patients

Latest Diabetes News MONDAY, Aug. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A kind, understanding doctor could spell the difference between life or death for diabetes patients, a new study suggests. British researchers found that patients had a lower risk of early death if their primary care doctor exhibited empathy. The study included 628 patients in the […]

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glyburide

glyburide

What is glyburide, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Glyburide is an oral, glucose-lowering drug in a class of diabetic drugs called sulfonylureas that is used for treating diabetes. Other sulfonylureas include glipizide (Glucotrol), glimepiride (Amaryl), tolbutamide (Orinase), tolazamide, and chlorpropamide (Diabinese). Insulin is a hormone that is made in the pancreas. When […]

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Keto Diet May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes

Keto Diet May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diabetes News MONDAY, Aug. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The keto diet has plenty of weight-loss devotees who swear by the high fat, low-carb plan. Now, new research from India suggests it may benefit people with type 2 diabetes. The study team found that people following a ketogenic diet for […]

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Health Tip: Living With Hypoglycemia

Health Tip: Living With Hypoglycemia

(HealthDay News) — Hypoglycemia occurs when your blood sugar is too low, says the Hormone Health Network. Latest Diabetes News People with diabetes often develop hypoglycemia, but it is possible for people without diabetes to become hypoglycemic, as well. It’s a good idea to discuss your diet with a doctor or dietician, who may suggest […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Prediabetes

Health Tip: Understanding Prediabetes

(HealthDay News) — Before developing type 2 diabetes, people may have prediabetes, says the American Diabetes Association. Prediabetes is marked by higher-than-normal blood sugar levels that aren’t quite high enough to qualify as diabetes. Latest Diabetes News Prediabetes can be difficult to recognize. People usually find out that they have the condition after being tested […]