Category Archives: Diabetic medications and Diabetic drugs

Can Jardiance Cause DKA(Diabetic Ketoacidosis) As A Side Effect?

can jardiance cause dka

Jardiance and DKA (Diabetic Ketoacidosis) Today I am presenting a unique case of DKA(which is an acidotic potentially lethal complication of diabetes) associated with Jardiance ( an SGLT-2 inhibitor ) use that was complicated by diabetic ketoacidosis induced by a ketogenic diet and unmasking underlying type 1 diabetes in a patient previously mistakenly diagnosed treated […]

Metformin Review! The Ultimate Guide to Metformin

Metformin review

In this ultimate guide, you can read everything you need to know about Metformin. We will try to answer if metformin is still safe to use.

Wegovy: Cost, Efficacy, Side effects of The New Semaglutide!

Wegovy(semaglutide) is here to change the game and start a new avenue in chronic weight management. With its safety and efficacy, it can indeed be an addition to the strategy to combat the public health issue of obesity.

What is Metformin Recall About? Time to Stop Metformin?

METFORMIN RECALL The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had recalled some of the metformin. But why metformin recall? Let’s first learn what FDA is for. FDA is the entity responsible to protect and promote public health by making sure the safety, efficacy, and security of drugs, biological products, and medical devices. It is also the […]

Berberine for Diabetes can be a great addition!

Berberine for Diabetes – What You Need to Know Berberine is a diabetes supplement commonly used for treating Type 2 diabetes. So, what are the effects of berberine? Where is its usefulness? And what is the recommended berberine dosage for diabetes?   Berberine is a bioactive compound that comes from a variety of plants, including […]

Bitter Melon for Diabetes – A Natural Diabetic Supplement

Bitter Melon for Diabetics In ancient times, herbal medicines and homemade remedies were widely used for the treatment of various diseases. These herbal medicines were plant-based formulations, made especially from plant leaves, roots, or plant extracts. Herbal medicines were cost-efficient and highly effective. That’s why the majority of rural people still have blind faith in […]

Should Diabetics Take Aspirin?

Should a diabetic take aspirin to reduce heart attack risk? If you didn’t know I’ll tell you a quick statistic. When I say statistics I mean it’s real information, just to open your eyes, after age 65 the cause of death for a diabetic after 70 percent of the time is a heart attack and […]

Pioglitazone(Actos)-Benefits,Side Effects,Weight gain,Cancer?

Side effects of pioglitazone, the efficacy of pioglitazone (Actos) In this article, we will talk about pioglitazone efficacy for diabetes, side effects. Does it cause bladder cancer? Is wight again associated with pioglitazone (Actos) a big problem? How about bone fractures associated with it? Will it cause or prevent heart attacks or heart failure? How […]

Side effects of Glipizide, Glimepiride or Glyburide

What is Glipizide, Glimepiride, or Glyburide(Sulfonylureas) & What are the Main side effects? One of the most commonly prescribed medications are sulfonylureas (glipizide, glimepiride, glyburide). They are generally taken once or twice a day 30 minutes before a meal. You can take sulfonylureas on their own or alongside other diabetes drugs such as metformin. They […]

Metformin and Alcohol. Can I drink on metformin?

Metformin, Alcohol, and Diabetes Today we want to talk about metformin and alcohol for patients with diabetes. Are you a diabetic taking metformin and drinking alcohol occasionally or heavily? If so, this article will be very important for you to read till to the end.  As an endocrinologist/diabetes doctor, I deal with patients with diabetes […]