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GLIPIZIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. The medicine helps your body to use insulin better. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of glipizide is around $7.00, 59% off the average retail price of $17.39. Compare sulfonylureas.
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Common Culprits of Medication Overdose in Children – Here’s What You Need To Know

Benita Lee
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 60,000 children end up in the emergency room every year due to accidental overdose — often from medications they find around the home.

This danger may increase around the holidays, when kids are exploring new territory in a relative’s house and grown-ups might not be keeping a close eye. It’s especially risky when older adults are involved, as many medications for people age 50+ can be very harmful to children. See More

Is Your Medication Making You Sweat? — 10 Drugs That Cause Excessive Sweating as a Side Effect

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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If you’ve noticed you are sweating more than usual—not just on your palms and soles, but all over—take a look at your medication list. The new occurrence of excess sweating everywhere on your body can be a result of many causes including diabetes, thyroid disease and infection, so it requires a careful evaluation by your doctor—but medications are a common offender.

It turns out, the human sweating response is influenced by a number of drugs. See More

Avoid the Sun If You Take These Drugs

Roni Shye
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If you’re enjoying the sunshine this summer, it is important to know that some of your medications could cause an unexpected problem. You may not be aware, but some prescriptions can increase your sensitivity to sunlight, causing your skin to burn more easily.

What type of reaction can occur?

If your medication has a warning to avoid sunlight, don’t ignore it. That usually means that you could be more sensitive to sunlight (photosensitive), which would cause you to sunburn more easily. See More

8 Surprising Benefits of Metformin Besides Treating Diabetes

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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Metformin is the first-line oral treatment for type 2 diabetes. It enhances the effects of insulin on the liver and skeletal muscles. That, we know. What we didn’t know until recently is how many benefits we would discover for metformin that aren’t related to diabetes, leading many to wonder if metformin is the Holy Grail.

Here are eight recent discoveries about metformin that will surprise you:

1) Improved male fertility

Metformin improves sperm motility and reproductive function in males with diabetes. See More

Here’s How to Save on Diabetes Medication Januvia

Tori Marsh
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Between the supplies, the physician visits, and the prescription medications, treating diabetes can be expensive. In fact, the average patient spends an average of $7,900 per year to treat their diabetes. Doctors consistently report that the high costs for diabetes medications can result in low levels of adherence, so it is important for patients to find ways to save.   

For many people, Januvia (sitagliptin) is unaffordable. See More

5 Ways to Save More on Your Diabetes Meds

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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More than 29 million Americans have diabetes. That’s more than 10% of the US—and that number continues to rise. More than 1.7 million adults were diagnosed with diabetes in 2012 alone.

Fortunately, several new medications for diabetes have recently been approved—Toujeo (a new insulin product), Synjardy (a new combination of empagliflozin/metformin) and others. These new drugs provide several benefits such as fewer side effects or foolproof self-dosing with an insulin pen. See More

5 Common Medications That Can Kill

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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You probably already know that many prescriptions have side effects. Most are mild—annoying issues like nausea or sleepiness that are inconvenient at worst. Others, however, can be deadly.

A very small number of medications are responsible for the majority of adverse side effects and hospitalizations from harmful drug reactions. How bad are these drugs? Between 2007 to 2009, almost 100,000 patients older than 65 had emergency hospitalizations for dangerous drug reactions, and almost 20,000 people die from prescription drug overdoses annually. See More

What You Need to Know About Medication Allergies

Roni Shye
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When you drop off your medications at a pharmacy you may notice that the technician, intern, or pharmacist who greets you and takes your prescriptions may also ask you for an updated list of your allergies.

I have seen some patients annoyed by this life-saving question, while others seem to blow it off. Some of the remarks I have heard include, “It’s on file, I told you last time,” to “You don’t need to know this information. See More

Rising Diabetes Costs and What You Can Do to Lower Them

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Approximately 29 million Americans, or 9.3 percent of the U.S. population, have diabetes, and of those, one out of four don’t know they have it. With so many affected by diabetes, the costs associated with it are a growing problem. More than 1 in 10 health care dollars in the U.S. are spent directly on diabetes and its complications. As of 2012, the total healthcare costs for diagnosed diabetes in the U. See More

World Diabetes Day 2014 is This Friday!

Roni Shye
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On November 14, 1991, the first ever World Diabetes Day was born! For over 20 years now people have been coming together on November 14 to raise diabetes awareness and collect supplies for patients in need.

World Diabetes Day is led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and became recognized as an official United Nations Day seven years ago, in 2007.

Each year a new theme is chosen to reflect the issues that are affecting the diabetic community. See More

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