July 7, 2021

Here Are the Best Medications for Controlling Blood Sugar in T2D

What works best to lower blood-sugar levels when metformin ceases to be enough is one of the biggest questions with type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients. A new study helps answer that question, describing which drugs are most effective for keeping hemoglobin A1c levels in the “controlled” range. Here is more information. 


People Urged to Get COVID-19 Vaccines Despite Slight
Cardiac Risks

Some of the most influential healthcare groups in the nation, including the American Pharmacists Association, say that concerns about heart inflammation shouldn’t keep young people from getting COVID-19 vaccinations. Find out why the experts say myocarditis and pericarditis are rare, usually mild, and much more likely to occur with novel coronavirus infection than getting a shot to prevent it.

Concerns Raised About
OTC-Painkiller Use by
Expectant Mothers

A lot of expectant mothers don’t think twice about popping acetaminophen or ibuprofen. A new study questions whether they should. Find out what effect use of OTC painkillers by pregnant women appeared to have on their unborn children. Here are more details.


Not Very Many More Americans Are Seeking to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Quickly

Over a short period of time, pharmacies went from being deluged with COVID-19 vaccine seekers to almost having to beg people to get the shots. That doesn’t appear likely to change anytime soon unless the FDA either gives vaccines full approval or changes the eligibility for younger age groups. Find out more information from the latest Kaiser Family Foundation research.

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