Type 2 diabetes – Diagnosis and treatment

DiagnosisType 2 diabetes is usually diagnosed using the glycated hemoglobin (A1C) test. This blood test indicates your average blood sugar level for the past two to three months. Results are interpreted as follows: Below 5.7% is normal. 5.7% to 6.4% is diagnosed as prediabetes. 6.5% or higher on two separate tests indicates diabetes. If the…

Low-Carb Diet May Help Achieve Type 2 Diabetes Remission, Study Finds

“We believe that our meta-analytic summary of published and unpublished data from eight randomized controlled trials using HbA1c thresholds, a first in the literature, will lead to more informed clinical decision making in the management of type 2 diabetes,” wrote the investigators.Research has suggested that restricting dietary intake of carbohydrates, most of which is absorbed…

Type 2 Diabetes

Healthy eating is your recipe for managing diabetes. More than 34 million Americans have diabetes (about 1 in 10), and approximately 90-95% of them have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes most often develops in people over age 45, but more and more children, teens, and young adults are also developing it. What Causes Type 2…

Diabetes: Symptoms, treatment, and early diagnosis

RECALL OF METFORMIN EXTENDED RELEASEIn May 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended that some makers of metformin extended release remove some of their tablets from the U.S. market. This is because an unacceptable level of a probable carcinogen (cancer-causing agent) was found in some extended-release metformin tablets. If you currently take this drug,…

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