What’s the Most Recent News about Diabetes?

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What’s the most recent news about diabetes?

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Medications Help Diabetics with Weight Management

Diabetes is often associated with obesity. Prescription medications are found to have different effects on weight. Recent studies show that some types of medications may help the diabetics with weight management (weight loss, to be exact). including sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists. However, certain types of diabetes medications like insulin and sulfonylureas may cause weight gain. Medications, such as metformin, have little effect on the diabetics wither way.

 

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