CONCLUSIONS – Metformin reduces the development of diabetes over 15 years. The subsets that benefitted the most include subjects with higher baseline fasting glucose or HbA1c and women with a history of GDM.
You can access the abstract and full study online at this link to the Diabetes Journal.
The commentary article at this link is also an interesting read.
More Evidence for a Prevention-Related Indication for Metformin: Let the Arguments Resume!
Must read if you’re an underwriter. Here.
The new study included 9,000 adults without a diabetes diagnosis. The participants got both an A1c test and an oral tolerance glucose test, and the researchers compared the results. The researchers found the A1c test didn’t catch 73 percent of diabetes cases that were detected by the oral glucose test. “The A1c test said these people had normal glucose levels when they didn’t,” Chang Villacreses said.
Nuts Linked With Lower CV Risk in Diabetes
More info: https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/dietnutrition/78173
Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes
There are no quick-fix solutions, as obesity is not an external problem. It is an internal metabolic issue.
Dr. Rita Nawar Tobias
Interesting article on a weight care clinic in Dubai. This article is worth five minutes of your time.
You think you know something until you start asking questions to seek the truth. Quite a few followers liked my post of Dr. Lustig’s TedX speech. Here are some videos of Dr. Lustig’s presentation at Yale in 2012 for those who want to dig a little deeper on the topic of sugar.