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How Do Diabetes Medications Work?

GLP-1 Diabetes Drug Treatment Drugs: GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists) are incretin mimetics which have several benefits for diabetes management. They suppress post-prandial glucagon release, delay stomach emptying, and increase insulin sensitivity. The most common side effects reported are headache, nasopharyngitis, and upper respiratory tract infection. At this time, major safety concerns with incretin-based therapies (GLP-1 receptor agonists and DPP-4 inhibitors) include pancreatitis,…

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Meet Your Weight Loss Goals

I think the most difficult health issue that many people struggle with these days is managing their weight. A common misconception is that overweight and obese people have a lack of motivation, will, or knowledge. As a dietitian, I know these opinions are not true and many times overweight people are misunderstood. Still, there are…

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