What antacids do to blood sugar in diabetic people

A class of drugs widely used to treat heartburn and stomach ulcers improve blood sugar control in patients with diabetes when added to their usual treatment, a new analysis indicates. Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com But the same class of drugs -- known medically as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and including agents such as omeprazole … Continue reading What antacids do to blood sugar in diabetic people

WARNING: Beware of these genital-eating drugs!

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors and patients that some widely used diabetes drugs may, in some rare cases, cause a flesh-eating bacterial infection of the genitals. The condition, known as Fournier’s gangrene, developed in a dozen patients shortly after they began taking the medicines between March 2013 and May 2018, the … Continue reading WARNING: Beware of these genital-eating drugs!

How stress and trauma cause overweight, diabetes and cancer in women

Stressful and traumatic events are often very hard to deal with, and it is worse for most women who effortlessly weather the storm with increased waistlines, a new research claims. A 2016 Time Health report showed the number of overweight or obese Americans was reaching alarming heights with a two-third falling in the category.  The study showed … Continue reading How stress and trauma cause overweight, diabetes and cancer in women