California picks generic drug company Civica to produce low-cost insulin
Gov. Gavin Newsom, who blasted pharmaceutical companies for gouging Californians, is moving ahead with state-branded insulin.
Some, not all, ultraprocessed foods linked to type 2 diabetes
The increased risk applies only to certain types of ultraprocessed foods, say researchers, who call for their consumption to be limited.
TikTok’s fave weight loss drugs: Link to thyroid cancer?
The TikTok videos may continue, the celebrity chatter may increase, and we, as physicians, will continue to look to real-world data with...
High caffeine levels may lower body fat, type 2 diabetes risks
Previous short-term studies have linked caffeine intake with reductions in weight and fat mass.
Can particles in dairy and beef cause cancer and MS?
Researchers found single-stranded DNA rings that originated in viruses, which they named bovine meat and milk factors, in the intestines of...
Study Design, Population, and Key Outcomes of DECLARE-TIMI 58 Compared With Other Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials for Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors
Can SGLT2 inhibitors limit acute kidney injury in type 2 diabetes?
Contrary to the initial concerns that SGLT2 inhibitors might increase the risk of acute kidney injury, new data indicate that this complication is...
‘Breakthrough’ study: Diabetes drug helps prevent long COVID
Metformin led to a 42% drop in long COVID among people who had a mild to moderate COVID-19 infection.
What’s it like to take Ozempic? A doctor’s own story
‘With the rising popularity of weight loss drug injections, I’ve received many questions from patients about the pros, cons, and costs,” doctor...
Causal link found between childhood obesity and adult-onset diabetes
Bigger children have increased risks for almost all subtypes of adult-onset diabetes, a Mendelian randomization study indicates.
Two FDA clearances add diabetes technology options
The FDA has cleared Abbott Freestyle Libre versions 2 and 3 for integration with automated insulin delivery systems and Bigfoot Biomedical’s...