Even Journal — General


Medication-Induced Nutrient Deficiencies

Thanks to the commercials that provide a seemingly endless list of side effects for many medications, most people are aware that taking medications can cause changes in your body that are not the intended result of the medication. These changes, called side effects, can take many different forms, including side effects

How Long Does it Take Metformin to Work?

Approximately ten percent of Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, which affects approximately 34.2 million Americans, according to the American Diabetes Association. The vast majority of these patients - about 31 million - have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. People with Type 2 diabetes produce insulin, but their bodies do not respond to the hormone. By contrast, Type 1 diabetes is characterized by insufficient insulin production and is not caused or influenced by lifestyle.    When addressing Type 2 diabetes, doctors often prescribe lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthy diet, losing weight, and getting more exercise, as the...