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At first blush, it may be hard to imagine a connection between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. But it’s real—and it’s so strong that some experts are now referring to

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Oral Diabetes Medications

 

A list of oral diabetes medications with advantages, disadvantages, and side effects. Click on the name of a drug for more information.

Actos
Amaryl
Avandia
Cycloset
DiaBeta
Diabenese
Farxiga
Fortamet
Glucophage
Glucophage XR

Glucotrol

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Facts About Type 2

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes.

In type 2 diabetes, your body does not use insulin properly. This is called insulin resistance. At first, the pancreas makes extra insulin to make up

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Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed?

Type 2 diabetes—previously referred to as adult-onset or non-insulin dependent diabetes—accounts for 90 to 95 percent of all diabetes cases in the United States.

It’s characterized by the body’s inability to use insulin effectively. Insulin is

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Type 2 diabetes report strikes back at attempts to protect sugary lifestyles

Leading health experts have released an eight-point plan to help combat rising rates of metabolic conditions such as type 2 diabetes.

Three of the world ‘s top cardiologists have come together and released a report in a bid to create a healthier culture.

Led by NHS consultant cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra, they have compared the impact that sugar has on our health to how tobacco and smoking affected people more than 50 years ago.

The collaboration included Professor Robert Lustig of the University of California San Francisco and Professor Grant Schofield of Auckland University of Technology.

The report states: “We should not wait decades to solve our current problems with sugar. Big tobacco sowed doubt that cigarettes were harmful, confused the public, persistently denied their effects, bought the loyalty of scientists and gave ammunition to political allies.

“Now, the science demonstrating sugar’ s role in diet-related disease is incontrovertible, but science

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Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

People with type 2 diabetes frequently experience certain symptoms. These include:

being very thirsty
frequent urination
blurry vision
irritability
tingling or numbness in the hands or feet
frequent skin, bladder or gum infections
wounds

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