Metformin

Why Diabetes Drugs Fail Patients

Walk into a doctor’s office with elevated blood sugar, and you’ll walk out with an Rx for metformin (Glucophage) or another oral diabetes drug. Writing a prescription makes doctors feel like they’re “doing” something for the patient, and they are—they’re making the problem worse! Folks…

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Berberine Proves Powerful Against Diabetes

…works just as well as the top-selling drug for type 2 diabetes, metformin (Glucophage). In a clinical trial published in Metabolism, people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes were randomly divided into groups and assigned to take metformin or berberine. Improvements were noted the very first week. At…

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A New Study Proves It Again—Diabetes Drugs Don’t Work!

…popular diabetes drug metformin often fails to work in teens. For the study, the researchers compared metformin, metformin with lifestyle changes, and metformin plus the drug rosiglitazone (Avandia). Fully half of the kids on metformin and roughly 40 percent of those taking metformin plus rosiglitazone…

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How Safe Are Your Supplements?

…nutritional supplements, such as… * Research shows that for type 2 diabetes, berberine works just as well as the top-selling drug for type 2 diabetes, metformin (Glucophage). * Large-scale research has shown vitamin A supplements reduce the risk of melanoma by 40 percent. * Supplemental selenium can reduce…

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