Readers of my postings are probably familiar with the less-than-stellar performance of diabetes drugs. Bottom line, there are significant side effects with virtually every class of these drugs. In several cases, black box warnings appear, and some have even been removed from the market altogether. Moreover, efficacy in terms of lowering blood glucose can be problematic, and many cited studies lack definitive dietary and exercise data of the participants. Some would suggest that this is not by accident.
Category Archives: Diabetes
The perpetual junk science machine that is the food nanny establishment is out with another whopper: sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) cause diabetes. Continue reading
Check out this author’s summary:
An elevated triglyceride level is generally considered a risk factor for the development of type-2 diabetes. However, recent studies suggest, somewhat paradoxically, that genetic risk for elevated triglycerides may protect against type-2 diabetes. Continue reading
Well this study shows mild obesity increases life expectancy but also cardiac events.
Obese type II diabetics live longer and have less cardiovascular events.
Last week’s article, which detailed officialdom’s unrelenting war on e-cigarettes, generated plenty of e-mail and commentary—100 percent of which was favorable. Many commenters were truly dismayed how the public trust could be betrayed by money, egos, fanaticism, or a combination of the three. Others asked how they could fight back; more on that later.
Oh my, says goldilocks, be careful, don’t treat to strictly, it might cause problems.