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Life With Type 2: The Power of Naming

This is not a religious essay, so please don't take the example below wrong.

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New Type 2 Drugs Change Treatment Decisions

Metformin, the cornerstone in treating type 2 diabetes, saw an increase in usage among type 2s from 23 percent of that population in 1997 to 53 percent in 2012. But that increase has since plateaued due to the introduction of additional drugs that target insulin secretion and glucose regulation.

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Life With Type 2: In Praise of Metformin

The fellow who writes one of the blogs I visit each morning often features links to articles about the wonders of bacon. Whenever he runs one of these items, showing yet another great thing about pork bellies, he asks, "Bacon: Is there anything it can't do?"

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Metformin May Offer Defense Against Dementia in Type 2s

Not only can the diabetes drug metformin help control blood sugar levels, it may also reduce the risk of dementia, a health risk that's elevated for those with diabetes.

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Life With Type 2: How (Non-Diabetic) Others See Us

It's always fun to get a different take on things. You sit for years a few rows up from first base and then one day you decide to go sit out by left field. Who knew the game could look so different?

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Common Diabetes Drugs May Carry Risk, Study Suggests

When it comes to the treatment of type 2 diabetes, metformin may be a safer choice than sulfonylureas, according to the results of a new study.

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Dapagliflozin Teams Well With Metformin, Sulfonylurea

According to researchers, dapagliflozin, a diabetes drug developed jointly by two pharmaceutical companies has shown significant benefits when teamed with metformin and sulfonylurea.

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Dapagliflozin Teams Well With Metformin, Sulfonylurea

According to researchers, dapagliflozin, a diabetes drug developed jointly by two pharmaceutical companies has shown significant benefits when teamed with metformin and sulfonylurea.

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Metformin Boosts Survival in Men With Diabetes, Prostate Cancer

The drug of choice to treat type 2 diabetes may have uses beyond the treatment of diabetes alone, according to the results a new study.

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Early Diabetes Interventions May Also Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Lifestyle change, medication both linked to cholesterol improvements

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