Thursday, September 18, 2008

Research Shows It is Better for Doctors to Push Pills, Compared to Exercise for New Diabetics

The drug companies got a lot richer today.

This research have given a research based reason for doctors to push pills compared to exercises.

Right now the USA, pays $10 billion a year on diabetes medication, because of this study, it will soar even higher.

Early Diabetes Treatment Key for Long Term Health: study


LONDON (Reuters) - People with diabetes given intensive drug treatment soon after diagnosis are healthier when they grow older, even if they become less rigorous about controlling their blood sugar later on, British researchers said on Wednesday.

This means it may be important to prescribe diabetes drugs early, even for people just diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, instead of trying to get them to diet and exercise first, the researchers reported in the New England Journal of Medicine.

"We now know not only that good glucose control from the time type 2 diabetes is diagnosed reduces the rate of diabetic complications but also that this early intervention leads to sustained benefits in the longer term," Rury Holman of Oxford University, who led the study, said in a statement.

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