A couple of days ago the Food and Drug Administration sent out an alert that it suspects a connection between some of the 30 reported cases of pancreatitis among people with diabetes who take Byetta and the fact that they are taking it. The FDA’s alert disturbed Wall Street.
Our doctors commonly prescribe ACE inhibitors and ARBs when we have high blood pressure. They help protect our hearts.
Practically every day the media reports on another new herb, vitamin, or mineral that supposedly will help us control or even cure our diabetes. It’s been almost impossible even for people who try to keep up with diabetes developments to know which of these supplements might help us.
A pill form of GLP-1 may be coming. That’s the gist of a late breaking abstract at the American Diabetes Association’s annual convention that concluded at noon today. The embargo on this abstract expired a few minutes ago.
The high point of the second day of the American Diabetes Association convention in Chicago has been not something I learned about diabetes in general. It is instead what I learned about myself.
Hypos are in the news, thanks to prosecutors in Redwood City, California. They arrested Doug Burns for assault and resisting arrest last month after police sprayed him with Mace and wrestled to the ground outside of a movie theater where they thought he was drunk.