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FDA Approves Rybelsus (semaglutide), the First Oral GLP-1 Analog Treatment for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Rybelsus (semaglutide), the First Oral GLP-1 Analog Treatment for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Print this page PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rybelsus (semaglutide) tablets 7 mg or 14 mg for adults with type 2 diabetes that… Read More »

Mediterranean Diet Protects Against Type 2 Diabetes

Research shows that a Mediterranean-style diet and diets low in available carbohydrates can offer protection against type 2 diabetes. From a total of 22,295 participants, actively followed up for just over 11 years, 2,330 cases of type 2 diabetes were recorded. To evaluate dietary habits, all individuals completed a list of questions, and the scientists… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: One overlooked but essential part of managing your condition

Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. Overtime, rising blood sugar levels can pose serious health risks such as heart disease and strokes. The key to staving off the risks is to lead a healthy lifestyle. The trouble is, getting people to change their ways can… Read More »

Staying Healthy With Type 2 Diabetes

You might have heard that type 2 diabetes is the “better” form of diabetes to have (compared with type 1), but that’s not exactly right. While some people with type 2 can control the condition with oral medication and simple lifestyle tweaks, others need stronger treatment. What’s more, the long-term consequences of having type 2… Read More »