Type 2 Diabetes: The Effects of Different Antidiabetic Drug Classes on Mortality

Several newer diabetes drug classes are marketed as treatments for people with type 2 diabetes whose blood glucose is not controlled with metformin. Each drug class has a different mechanism by which it decreases blood glucose levels. The first drug class, SGLT-2 Inhibitors, blocks sodium-glucose cotransporters in renal tubules, which impairs glucose reabsorption. The second […]

Make emotional health a part of diabetes care | It’s missing | Diabetes UK

Diabetes isn’t just about injections or tablets; blood checks and prescriptions. It’s the pressure of your care on your shoulders. It’s trying your best but still feeling like you’re failing. It’s decision after decision after decision. It’s knowing what can go wrong, it’s dealing with what does go wrong. Today, tomorrow, next week, next year. […]

What is Trulicity (Dulaglutide), how does it work, how do I use it?

Today, I’m going to talk about Dulaglutide or Trulicity. And specifically I want to show you how to use this pen so you can administer it safely and easily. So this is a new product used widely around the world and it contains a compound called Dulaglutide. And Dulaglutide is essentially a naturally occuring human […]

Rhodes’ 36th Diaversary & Lessons Diabetes Has Taught Him

Hey everybody! This week marks the 36th anniversary of my diagnosis with type 1 diabetes on October 10th, 1983. Last year, I shared some of the more important diabetes management lessons I’ve learned in more than three-and-a-half decades of managing the disease. This year, I’d like to share a couple of the important lessons that […]