Tag Archives: Diabetes

Coffee can reduce diabetes risk: study

Drinking up to four coffees a day can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, according to a study. However, the benefit is lost if more than four cups of coffee are consumed. Researchers from the universities of Navarre in Spain and Catania in Italy found an “association between coffee consumption… Read More »

Novo Nordisk wins FDA green light for ‘holy grail’ diabetes drug Rybelsus

Game on. Friday, the FDA approved Novo Nordisk’s Rybelsus—or, as industry watchers know it, oral semaglutide—to control blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes patients. And with the drug boasting stellar data and head-to-head study wins against top products in the field, the green light is expected to majorly shake things up. “This ability to now… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes warning: This popular activity could cause a rise in blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. Overtime, unchecked blood sugar levels can pose grave health risks, such as an increased risk of heart disease and strokes. It is well understood that cutting down on certain sugary foods and drinks can help to keep blood sugar… Read More »