Tag: "diabetes drugs"

Trajenta Is Often A Dangerous Drug, Despite Findings In Mice

| June 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

The headline “Diabetes drug protects against heart disease” recently caught my attention, so I read on. It appears that Trajenta was found to prevent early markers of heart disease in mice. The trouble is, this drug is already known to help cause heart problems in humans, along with other dangerous side effects. Researchers at the […]

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More Actos Dangers And Side Effects

| April 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

In my last blog post, I reported on a new study linking the use of diabetes drug Actos with a 63 per cent higher risk of bladder cancer. But that isn’t the only risk that goes up when you start taking this drug. You are also putting yourself in line for several other serious health […]

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Diabetes Drug Cancer Link Confirmed

| April 19, 2016 | Comments (0)

I have written before on Real Diabetes Truth about the dangers of the diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone). It has been suspected for over a decade of causing bladder cancer. Now, a new study confirms those suspicions, finding Actos use linked with an overall 63 per cent increase in bladder cancer risk. The higher the dosage, […]

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Tresiba: Another “New” Diabetes Drug – But Still No New Benefits

| December 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

Why does Big Pharma keep churning out new diabetes drugs, even when they are no better than the old ones and are often more dangerous? I told you in an earlier post here about Tresiba, an insulin analogue drug that the German Health Care Institute (IQWiG) found had “no hint of added benefit”. US regulators […]

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Diabetes: When Less Medication Means Better Health

| November 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

Anyone taking medication to get their blood sugar or blood pressure down, or to control their cholesterol levels, has probably been told that they will need to stay on it indefinitely. Of course, as we have said many times on The Real Diabetes Truth, there are many natural ways of treating these conditions and reducing […]

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GLP-1 Agonists Could Raise Blood Sugar Levels

| November 3, 2015 | Comments (0)

In April this year, I wrote here how diabetes drugs called GLP-1 agonists could increase the risk of colon cancer, adding to earlier evidence linking them with acute pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and thyroid tumours. Despite these obvious dangers, your doctor might still be convinced that the benefits to be gained from these drugs outweighs their […]

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Diabetes Drugs That Weaken Your Bones

| October 8, 2015 | Comments (0)

I have written several times on The Real Diabetes Truth about the dangers associated with a group of diabetes drugs called thiazolidinediones, or glitazones, which make type 2 diabetes patients more sensitive to insulin, so helping them control their blood sugar levels. But if you take these medications, it is likely that other aspects of […]

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Dodgy Data On Diabetes Drugs

| July 30, 2015 | Comments (0)

If you ever think about the development of diabetes drugs and diabetes research, you may have a vision of many hundreds or even thousands of dedicated, white-coated individuals all over the world, working selflessly with the same aim in mind – to end the dreadful health burden of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and […]

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Tresiba: Another Useless And Potentially Dangerous Diabetes Drug

| July 9, 2015 | Comments (7)

People with type 1 diabetes need to use insulin medication daily and, as I pointed out in an earlier post here, more and more type 2 diabetics are also being prescribed insulin. Developing new ‘insulin analogues’ – drugs that do the same job as insulin in the body – has become a major growth area […]

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A Widely Used Class Of Drugs Raises Dementia Risk

| February 26, 2015 | Comments (0)

If you have diabetes and you’re feeling a bit low, you’re in good company. Around one in every four people with diabetes suffers at least one episode of depression, with women being more susceptible than men. In fact, diabetes is known to be closely linked with both depression and dementia. According to the latest research, […]

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