ARE DIABETIC DRUGS DOING GOOD OR BAD TO THE BODY? – (01-17-05)

SULFONYLUREA INDUCED BETA-CELL APOPTOSIS IN CULTURED HUMAN ISLETS

There are times when I feel I read too much medical literature. It scares me. The research on this issue started to arise about 4 years ago. We started to realize that a major class of diabetic drugs (sulfonylureas such as glyburide) actually slowly kills off the beta cells of the pancreas.

So, while they do help the blood sugar issue for a time by forcing the pancreas to produce more insulin, ultimately they are killing off these same cells. If this information does not prompt a more natural approach to diabetes, then nothing will.

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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