Clinical Applications for Berberine

Clinical Applications for Berberine Health-e-Solutions comment: Berberine is well-researched relative to most other supplements for the treatment of diabetes. It has considerable research showing it is safe and effective for managing blood sugars – as effective as...

New Understanding of Diabetes and Kidney Disease

(Source) Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified biological mechanisms by which glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), a gut hormone, protects against kidney disease, and also mechanisms that inhibit its actions in diabetes. The findings, which are by the...

Diabetes Drug Target Identified

(Excerpt) New research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) points to the naturally produced protein apolipoprotein A-IV (apoA-IV) as a potential target for a new diabetes therapeutic. Patrick Tso, PhD, professor in the UC Department of Pathology and Laboratory...

Incretin Mimetics and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer?

(Source) FDA has launched an investigation on an unpublished study suggesting that incretin mimetics are associated with pancreatic cancer…. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is evaluating an increased risk for pancreatitis and precancerous cellular...

Can Incretins Work in Type 1 Diabetes? At what Cost?

(Excerpt) Adding the type 2 diabetes drug liraglutide (Victoza) to insulin therapy improves glycemic control in patients with type 1 disease, researchers said. Paresh Dandona, MD, of State University of New York Buffalo, reported that in a small preliminary study...