Tag Archives: Diabetes

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 »

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S.

(Reuters Health) – The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver disorders linked to drinking or hepatitis are becoming less common, researchers say. For the study, researchers examined nationwide health survey data collected in five cycles between 1988 and 2016.… Read More »