SGLT-2 Inhibitors Can Treat Heart Failure, Too

A new guideline issued by major American heart health authorities has recommended an important diabetes drug for the treatment of a form of heart failure. SGLT-2 inhibitors, a class of drugs used as a glucose-lowering medication for type 2 diabetes, were officially validated as an effective treatment for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, a […]

Which Type of Exercise Is Best for Managing Diabetes, Aerobic Exercise or Weightlifting?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Tom Lang What are the different types of exercise and how do they affect your glucose levels?  Exercising is one of the best ways to manage your diabetes. But which type of exercise – aerobic or anaerobic (which includes weightlifting and resistance training) – is […]

What Are SGLT-2 Inhibitors and How Can They Help Your Heart?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Mary Barna Bridgeman SGLT-2 inhibitors can protect your heart! This type of medicine is recommended for people with type 2 diabetes who have heart disease or risk factors related to heart disease. Learn about the use of these medicines, including side effects, their effect on […]