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Lifted Restrictions Mean More Diabetics Can Use Metformin!

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 24, 2016

Metformin (Glucophage) is first line therapy for diabetes which carries the benefit of helping with weight loss. It’s cheap, does not result in risky low blood sugars (hypoglycemia), has a cheap generic—oh AND it may help you live longer. In a previous blog I told you about the exciting early evidence that metformin may help prevent aging.

Well, a recent loosening of restrictions from the FDA means that 40% or 50% of patients with type 2 diabetes who have mild-moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD) will now be eligible to take metforminSee More

5 Ways to Save More on Your Diabetes Meds

Dr. Sharon Orrange - October 06, 2015

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

FDA Issues Warning on Joint Pain with Diabetes Medications

The GoodRx Pharmacist - September 04, 2015

On August 28, 2015, the FDA issued a safety warning for a newer type of type 2 diabetes medication known as DPP-4 inhibitors or gliptins.

There have been reports that these medications can cause severe and possibly disabling joint pain.

Which medications contain gliptins (DPP-4 inhibitors)?

Why was a FDA safety warning issued for gliptin medications?

The FDA issued the warning due to continued reports of severe joint pain associated with the use of gliptin medications. See More

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