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Diabetes Self-Management Blog

Get tips and insights from health-care professionals and people with diabetes, share your comments, and ask questions. Last updated August 30, 2014.

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Diabetes Flashpoints

Diabetes Flashpoints dives into controversies — on diet, drugs, and even what kind of coffee cup to use! — and lets you share your voice.

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Definition of the Day: Fibrates

Fibrates

A class of drugs that effectively lowers triglyceride levels and raises levels of “good” high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels. They are not very effective for lowering “bad” low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels. Fibrates (also called fibric acid derivatives) include fenofibrate (brand name TriCor) and gemfibrozil (Lopid)...

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