M etformin is an oral medication and the first line of defense for diabetes and pre-diabetes. Metformin is for people with type II diabetes and is sometimes used in combination with insulin or other oral medications. Metformin is not used to treat type I diabetes. Metformin side effects are usually mild and may include: muscle pain [...]

If you are diabetic and are searching for natural remedies you might have already heard of okra. If you're from the south you probably had it in gumbos and soups. Some people don't like okra because they produce a slimy juice but that is actually what helps with diabetes. Some people don’t know okra at [...]

Cannabis for diabetes

The medicinal properties of marijuana have been know to men for over 10,000 years but since the 1930's it has remained in obscurity and its illegal status brought controversy to its use. Now with its legalization in 2 states in the U.S. and promises of more states to come, marijuana is finally getting the attention from the scientific community and many people looking [...]