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What factors are associated with insulin-related hypoglycemia?

Background Insulin is a cornerstone of type 1 diabetes treatment and is increasingly introduced early in the treatment course for patients with type 2 diabetes. However, it remains one of the most challenging and limiting aspects of diabetes medical management.  This is due to complexities in dosing and…


Statins increase blood glucose levels and weight gain

A new study has produced strong evidence that statins(anti-cholesterol therapy) can lead to increased weight gain and a modest increase in Type 2 Diabetes risk, but the benefits of statins still outweigh the risks says the experts. The study was published by a team of…


Patent, Brand and Generic Named Drugs: Confused?

I have noticed in recent times that there is a lot of confusion amongst patients in regards to the names of their medications. Having done some investigation into this, it appears to be around certain medications that have come off of patent and the pharmacy is…