Tag: hypoglycemia

Innovation, Research

Study reveals link between popular pain medication and greater risk of hypoglycemia

August 28, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Since its approval in 1995, the opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) has become a widely prescribed remedy for osteoarthritis and other painful indications, in part because it presents a lesser risk for some side effects and has a […]

Innovation, Research

Too much of a good thing can be dangerous, finds researchers investigating hypoglycemia

August 15, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The study team, led by Rozalina McCoy, M.D., an endocrinologist and primary care physician at Mayo Clinic, sought to identify the real-world implications of intensive glucose-lowering therapy across the U.S. The team showed that overly intensive glucose-lowering therapy — when […]