These Two Diabetes Drugs Could Completely Change Weight Loss and Obesity Treatment

For most of our lives, there has been no good weight loss drug. While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a small number of pharmaceuticals for weight loss, each has had critical drawbacks, such as moderate effectiveness, bad side effects, or a limit on how long they may be taken. Over the decades, […]

Can the Miracle Drug Metformin Also Help You Lose Weight?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Arvind Sommi Metformin is the world’s most common diabetes medication and can improve diabetes management. Research suggests that metformin might lead to weight loss in certain people – read more to learn about this common claim. Metformin is one of the first treatment options considered for […]

7 Healthy and Easy Keto Avocado Recipes

Avocados have always been popular amongst the low-carb, Paleo, and Keto crew but have become even more mainstream as of late. It helps that more people are understanding that it isn’t fat that makes you fat. Avocados are also extremely versatile as they can be eaten alone, used in a recipe, and even as substitutes […]

Study: Even Leaner People with Type 2 Diabetes Can Achieve Remission

A new study has demonstrated that weight loss can lead to remission from type 2 diabetes even for people that are not overweight. We already know that some people with type 2 diabetes can achieve remission, but most research suggests that it generally requires dramatic weight loss. So where does that leave patients with type […]

Bariatric Surgery – Is It the Right Option for You?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza Bariatric, or weight loss, surgery could help you achieve a healthier weight and better manage your diabetes. However, this option is not for everyone. Find out what makes you a good candidate for this procedure, what the different types of bariatric surgeries are, […]

Are Your Diabetes Drugs Making You Fat?

A new study of government statistics has found that 20% of American adults are using prescription medications known to cause weight gain. The survey revealed that antidiabetic drugs are the second most commonly used class of obesogenic drugs. A whopping 5.7% of the nation’s adults are using potentially fattening drugs to treat diabetes – that’s […]

How I Crushed Type 2 Diabetes in Only Weeks and Completely Changed My Outlook on Life

Editor’s note: We found Rey’s remarkable story in the diabetes online community, and asked him if he would share it with us. Rey experienced extraordinary rapid success by following a precise diet and medication regimen immediately after diagnosis with type 2 diabetes. His improvement was incredible, but others making the same changes may not experience […]

5 Simple and Healthy Summer Swaps

The warm weather is finally here, and the pandemic is subsiding. For me that means a lot of barbeques and entertaining in my backyard. It is very easy to be a people pleaser and get what you think everyone else wants, but that could leave you dealing with a roller coaster of blood sugars. When […]

Two Brothers Take Control of Their Type 2

Peter and Johnny are brothers and good friends of mine, we were lucky enough to meet through our sons. They both have type 2 diabetes, just like their dad did. Just recently, they promised each other to begin taking their health seriously – and the changes they’ve made have been inspiring. I want to share […]