Diabetes and Cancer? Which diabetic drugs to avoid?


Diabetes and cancer. How do Diabetes drugs play a role? My patients ask me” Do Diabetic Drugs Cause Cancer? ” That is an interesting question. The answer is not yes or not but here Dr. Ergin will explain whether and how diabetic drugs cause cancer. Metformin, Trulicity, Victoza, Ozempic, etc all are sometimes blamed for causing cancer. Is that true? Does diabetes cause cancer by itself? Which diabetic drugs cause cancer in reality? Are they totally safe or should you avoid certain diabetes drugs to avoid cancer?

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Type 2 Diabetes – Your Body Makes Your Weight Loss Efforts More Challenging

If you’re overweight and a person who has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, we hate to bring you bad news. In your quest to better your health, your body is going to deliberately make your efforts more difficult. It’s going to be an uphill struggle to lose weight and reduce your blood sugar levels to a healthy range. Why? It’s because your body desperately wants to maintain your weight; it wants to hold onto the excess fat.

Type 2 Diabetes – Does Having Diabetes Worsen the Effects of Lung Cancer?

According to researchers at the University of Bloomington in Indiana and several other US Research Institutions, lung cancer could be a bigger threat to Type 2 diabetics than to non-diabetics. In May of 2016, the British Journal of Cancer recorded the results of a study on 2484 women who had been diagnosed with lung cancer. Those with Type 2 diabetes were 27 percent more likely to die within almost three years. Women with the longest time as diabetics, those treated with insulin, and, surprisingly, those treated with Metformin also ran a high risk of dying within a short period. How can Type 2 diabetics or anyone else for that fact, prevent developing lung cancer?

Type 2 Diabetes – You Already Have Everything You Need to Start Reversing Your Diabetes!

You have everything you need to get started on your weight loss journey. For some people, though, it may be a tough lesson to learn. But it’s an essential one. When it comes to losing weight, treating Type 2 diabetes, or improving your health, you already have everything you need to start. It is a simple lesson. But again, it can be a challenging one to take in. That’s because to apply the knowledge gained here requires one to act without hesitation. And as you’ve undoubtedly discovered for yourself, making progress towards achieving a worthwhile objective is rarely an easy task. Weight loss, for instance, is a simple task in nature. But its execution is a common source of struggle. Losing weight requires discipline, persistence, and most of all patience.

Type 2 Diabetes – Finding the Best Rice To Help Control Your Blood Sugar

Scientists at the National University of Malaysia have been experimenting with breeds of red rice, trying to find the best kind of rice for people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Volunteers were given three new breeds of red rice and commercially-available rice. One new strain of Thai red rice caused less rise in blood sugar and insulin than all the commercial rice types. Its present name, UKMRC9, doesn’t particularly appeal to the palate, but some day we might see it in the grocery stores, filed under a more engaging name. White rice is not recommended for Type 2 diabetes eating plans because it causes a sharp rise in blood sugar, making the pancreas release more insulin.

Type 2 Diabetes – Can Diabetes Be Treated Successfully and Reversed?

Many adults wonder if Type 2 diabetes can be prevented. It’s certainly a question worth asking because preventing any disease would be an invaluable feat. A large part of our society is at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes given the lifestyle many people lead. A whopping 10% of the population in the United States alone have been diagnosed with diabetes. As well, millions of Americans are prediabetic and unaware of their condition. What’s more these figures account for a significant share of the population that includes young adults and children who were once thought not to be susceptible to Type 2 diabetes!

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