Tag Archives: Diabetes

Aerobic Exercise and Resistance Training for Diabetes (STUDY)

Research has shown that combining resistance training with aerobic exercise improves blood glucose levels in people who have type 2 diabetes, in comparison to those who don’t exercise, or in individuals who did either resistance training or aerobic exercise alone.[1] Although it’s well established that regular exercise offers considerable health benefits for type 2 diabetes… Read More »

Medical News Today: Nature vs. nurture: What fuels obesity, diabetes?

Our environment and lifestyle can affect the function of our genes without altering the genetic code. A review article summarizes research over the past decade showing how this contributes to obesity and type 2 diabetes. Does lifestyle affect how our genes behave? Nature versus nurture is a phrase with which many of us are familiar.… Read More »

Thank you, Jardiance: Diabetes drug sales ease Boehringer’s patent-loss pain

As sales of its blockbuster asthma and COPD drug Spiriva flagged in 2018, Boehringer Ingelheim needed a boost from its other products. Turns out diabetes was the key. The German drugmaker reported an impressive 52.5% increase in sales from its partnership with Eli Lilly on the Jardiance family of SGLT2 diabetes drugs, including Synjardi and… Read More »