Diabetes Discovery Podcast

Diabetes Discovery Podcast

Latest Episodes

Episode 36: T2 Medication Hypo Risk, Diabetes and Your Brain
November 01, 2017

Compared with short-acting sulfonylureas—a common treatment for type 2 diabetes—long-acting sulfonylureas have a higher risk of low blood glucose. Then, are you forgetful or losing concentration at times? Find out how high blood glucose can affect...

Episode 35
October 23, 2017

Preparing for Weather Emergencies

Episode 34
October 20, 2017

Taking Meds as Directed and Blood Pressure Targets

Episode 33
October 19, 2017

Medicine Ads: What to Trust

Episode 32: July 2017
October 18, 2017

Meds That Protect the Heart and Does Monitoring Matter?

Episode 31: Type 2 Diabetes Drugs—Part 3
June 22, 2017

The final episode of our series about type 2 diabetes medications focuses on an injectable medication that’s been around the longest—since the early 1920s in fact. That medication is insulin, available today in various formulations that are used...

Episode 30: Type 2 Diabetes Drugs—Part 2
May 02, 2017

The second episode of our series about type 2 diabetes medications features prescription drugs that can be used when a single medication isn’t enough to keep blood glucose levels on target. Find out how well DDP-4 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor...

Episode 29: Type 2 Diabetes Drugs-Part 1
April 15, 2017

This is the first installment of a three-part series about type 2 diabetes medications. There are nine classes of diabetes drugs that, along with healthy eating, weight management, and physical activity, help you achieve on-target blood glucose...

Episode 28: Other Types of Diabetes: LADA and Gestational Diabetes
March 15, 2017

Listeners, you are probably aware of the two main types of diabetes, type 1 (an autoimmune disorder) and type 2 (a metabolic disorder). Today we’re going to talk about two types of diabetes that aren't as well known. LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes...

Episode 27: The Lowdown on Hypoglycemia
February 15, 2017

We have two studies for you about hypoglycemia, or low blood glucose. As you know, hypoglycemia is a risk with certain diabetes medications and something that&'s important to manage to stay safe. We'll look at a study that examines the risk of...