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Best Blood Sugar Meds for Type 2 Diabetes

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — You have type 2 diabetes, and you are already taking an old standby drug, metformin. But you still need help controlling your blood sugar levels. Which medication would be the best? New research pitted several diabetes drugs against each other and came up… Read More »

Two vaccine-linked blood clot cases in SA

A 53-year-old man is in a serious condition in intensive care in Adelaide after being confirmed with blood clots linked to receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. SA Health says the case of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) was confirmed late on Wednesday and is the first confirmed case in SA. It says officials have also… Read More »

AstraZeneca vaccine side effects: Blood clot risk appears to be ‘age related’ – Professor

The UK’s vaccination rates are the envy of the world, with more than 31 million people now jabbed with a first dose. The situation is far less rosy in the EU with countries hamstrung by supply shortages. Supplies that have made it into countries remain largely unused thanks to fears over blood clots. Germany has… Read More »