This blog tracks updates to the Blood Sugar 101 Web site.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

New Page Provides a One Page Flyer that Teaches People How to Get Better Control

Page added: Join our flyer campaign and reach out to people who are not online

Download this simple one page flyer that crystalizes the technique that makes it possible for most people to join "The 5% Club."

Post it on community bulletin boards, leave it in your doctor's waiting room, and change lives!

Friday, September 19, 2008

Report of Severe Joint Pain and Damage Associated with Januvia

Page changed: Januvia

Added report of severe joint pain and damage subsequent to starting Januvia. As DPP-4 is known to be low in people with rheumatoid arthritis there is reason to believe that lowering DPP-4 might indeed cause this life-altering side effect.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Is the Glycemic Index a Scam?

Page Added: Is the Glycemic Index a Scam?

Added new page discussing how tables of glycemic index values are created and why they are not a good guide to nutritional value.

This page is mirrored on the What They Don't Tell You About Low Carb Diets web site.

Friday, September 12, 2008

UKPDS Followups: Metformin's Effects over 20 year Period

Page Changed: The Truth About Oral Diabetic Drugs.

Added data from the 20-year follow up to the UKPDS showing that in a group of patients who at one time had attempted to achieve a 7% A1c (eating a very high carb diet) but over time failed to maintain even that low a blood sugar, those using Metformin had less complications and one third less heart attacks.