Summary: A brief review of the top reports in 2017 on prediabetes and type 2 diabetes treatments, including new ones and those in the pipeline. [This article first appeared on the LongevityFacts.com website. Author: Brady Hartman.] A paper published in the Lancet shocked the public last year when they reported that 40% of Americans walking around today would develop type 2 diabetes. While… Continue reading "Breakthroughs in Diabetes and Prediabetes Treatments (Our Best of 2017)"
Summary: Prediabetes treatment options can include an inexpensive pill called metformin and lifestyle changes. The latter is shown to be the best solution. [Author: Brady Hartman. This article first appeared on the website LongevityFacts.com. ] What Is Prediabetes? Prediabetes is an early diagnosis of diabetes—you can think of it as a warning sign. It’s when your blood-sugar level is higher than normal, but it’s not high enough… Continue reading "Can Metformin Prevent Diabetes?"
Summary: More than 1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes, and 90% of them don’t know it. The disease remains largely undetected. Because people aren’t getting treatment, the condition kills 50% more people than its big sister, diabetes. This article provides a free online tool to assess your risk. Prediabetes treatment helps to prevent type 2 diabetes and adds… Continue reading "What Everybody Ought To Know About Prediabetes"