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Withdrawal of Rosiglitazone and Sibutramine Enforced

Following a series of tests that show harmful effects of the known anti-diabetes drug rosiglitazone and anti-obesity drug sibutramine, respective manufacturers and health agencies abroad ordered the withdrawal of these two drugs in the world-wide market. Related terms:sibutramine 2011sibutramine in Philippinephilippine fda sibutraminesibutramine withdraw philippinesavailability of sibutramine in philippinessibutramine philippinessibutramine in philippinessibutramine diabetessibutramine 2012rosiglitazone withdrawal […]

Red Wine Compound Lowers Blood Sugar

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that resveratrol—a compound present in red wine—is a promising treatment for type 2 diabetes. However, the researchers were also quick to add that drinking wine or taking resveratrol supplements won’t do diabetic people any good either. Related terms:red wine lowers blood sugarred wine and blood […]

Antipsychotic Drugs may Elevate Hyperglycemia Risk

A new study found that diabetic elderly patients who are prescribed antipsychotic medication for the first time are at an increased risk of hyperglycemia, especially within the first two weeks of medication regimen. The same study also found that serious hyperglycemic episode among some diabetic older patients who recently started an antipsychotic medication was 50 […]

Experts perspective on Pioglitazone

Dr. Elizabeth Paz-Pacheco of the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism of the University of the Philippines–Philippine General Hospital explained the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) showed that despite receiving the best standard of care, patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus suffered progressive deterioration of glycemic control over a period of 10 years. Related […]

An Angel Soaring High

At two years old, what could you have been doing? Of course, most of us would probably not remember. But our parents or grandparents would have told us how hyperactive we were as a kid, or how cute we looked smothered with chocolates on our faces. Related terms:bea diabetes

Metformin: Beyond Lowering Glucose

“There are actually two things that I would like to take into account in diabetes treatment. One is of course lowering of blood sugar, as manifested by lowering of HbA1c, and, more importantly, reduction of weight of type 2 diabetic patients,” shared Dr. Augusto D. Litonjua, founding president of the Philippine Association for the Study […]

Ways to a Fit & Fab Body

Wearing that fabulous-looking swimsuit with all that flab showing is surely depressing (not to mention distracting!), but what should actually depress us more is the fad that obesity complicates the management of type 2 diabetes. It increases insulin resistance and blood sugar levels, and it also increases the risk for dyslipidemia, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. […]

Top Ten Reasons on Not Losing Weight For Diabetics

Misis, tumaba na naman kayo.” “Doktora, hindi na nga po ako kumakain. Isang kutsarang kanin na lang sa tanghali at isang platitong salad na lang sa gabi. Nag wa-walking ako 30 minutes three times a week. Simula nang nagka-diabetes ako, tumaba na ako nang tumaba, doktora! Kahit anong gawin ko.” Related terms:tumaba na akogain weight […]