Archive for October, 2006


Byetta and Gila Monsters

It was November of 2005 when it was announced that a “new” diabetes treatment co-produced by Amylin and Eli Lilly had been developed. Less than a year later Byetta would hit the market in June of 2006 with approval from the FDA. Byetta is similar to a human gut hormone, GLP-1 however Byetta is really […]

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Cinnamon & Diabetes

I have always enjoyed the taste of cinnamon and just the aroma of cinnamon in the house instantly sends me down memory lane to grandma, mom and baking… Oh for the time. We have been hearing for years about the properties of cinnamon and the effects that it has on blood sugar levels. With just […]

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Byetta Offers New Option for Diabetes 2 Patients

Over 18 million people in the USA have diabetes with the majority of diabetics having Type 2 Diabetes. The Type 2 Diabetics have lost their ability to turn blood sugar into energy for one of two reasons, either they don’t produce enough insulin for their bodies to use or their bodies just don’t use the […]

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Chromium Picolinate Improves Glycemic Control

I was going back through different sites with diabetes news and updates and found an article from August 11, 2006 about supplementing with Chromium Picolinate to improve insulin sensitivity. The study was conducted by reasearchers at Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC) and the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and is published in the August […]

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