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Vegatarian diet and diabetes

A vegetarian diet probably won’t cure your diabetes. But it may offer some benefits over a nonvegetarian diet — such as helping to better control your weight, reducing your risk of some diabetes-associated complications and possibly even making your body more responsive to insulin. There’s no single vegetarian eating plan. For example, some allow dairy… Read More »

AstraZeneca’s diabetes drug Farxiga nabs coveted kidney disease nod, way ahead of rival Jardiance

AstraZeneca’s diabetes med Farxiga stormed the heart failure market with a first-in-class approval last year—and in chronic kidney disease, it just left would-be rival Jardiance in the dust.  The FDA late Friday approved Farxiga, also known as dapagliflozin, to treat chronic kidney disease even in patients without diabetes. With that CKD approval in hand, Farxiga… Read More »