Effectiveness and safety of tirzepatide compared to insulin degludec in patients with type 2 diabetes.

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness and safety of tirzepatide to insulin degludec (Tresiba) in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes (T2D). The data showed that tirzepatide produced better blood glucose control and body weight improvements with reduced risk of hypoglycemia, compared to degludec in these patients. Some background Tirzepatide is a new, weekly administered T2D treatment […]

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A Treasure Chest of Diabetes Education/Information from Dr. Richard Bernstein

Dr. Bernstein is the well-noted author of the d-bible for so many of us, Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution. It was the book that made me vacuum most of the carbs out of my diet twenty years ago and I haven’t looked back. (Forgive the photo, he’s not drunk or sleepy, it’s just a screenshot I […]

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The Best Sugar-Free Pumpkin Roll recipe.

Wow! This Sugar-Free Pumpkin Roll recipe nails it. It tastes just like the sugar version but is low carb diabetic-friendly and low-calorie. Yay! All the ingredients of course are available for this recipe in our well-stocked Diabetic-Friendly pantry, except the fresh pumpkin puree, of course. This delicious Sugar-Free Pumpkin roll goes perfectly with our Sugar-Free […]

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Are Bananas Good for People Living with Diabetes?

Bananas are often touted as a “health” food, especially for active people on the go. This vegan, all-natural treat is believed to have originated over 10,000 years ago, with some scientists claiming they were the world’s first fruit.  They are extremely versatile and easy to digest, with their soft texture making them easy to eat… […]

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Fatty Liver Disease, A Diabetes Complication, Deserves More Attention

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a “silent” disease, with few or zero obvious symptoms. If you have diabetes, you very well may have this under-the-radar condition without even knowing it: estimates are that an astonishing 25 percent of American adults have NAFLD, and as many 60-70 percent of patients with type 2 diabetes. If […]

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Slow-Cooked Low-Carb Balsamic Turkey Recipe

This content originally appeared on ForGoodMeasure. Republished with permission. Savory and moist with the added garnish of juicy tomatoes and caramelized onions. The combination of vinegar and slow cooking elevates this hands-off meal to an unexpected level. The specified white balsamic is similar to traditional balsamic in its origin from white Trebbiano grapes, but the […]

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Savvy Interesting Science, 10/29/21: Light-Emitting Plants, Sexier Technology

MIT Wants to Replace Lights With Glowing Plants was reported by Loukia Papadopoulos for InterestingEngineering.com, 10 October 2021.  The light-emitting plants can be recharged in as little as ten seconds.   HEY, could we fill our homes and offices with glowing plants that charge our devices? In December of 2017, researchers at MIT announced they had […]

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