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GLP-1 Agonists – What is it?

August 19, 2022 By Sydenham Clinic In Health
There’s a class of type 2 diabetes drugs that not only improves blood sugar control but may also lead to weight loss. This class of drugs is commonly called glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) agonists. Another class of medications associated with weight loss and improved blood sugar control is th...

Metabolic Effects of Fructose – Is Fructose important?

August 19, 2022 By Sydenham Clinic In Health
Fructose is a monosaccharide, the simplest form of carbohydrate. As the name implies, mono (one) saccharides (sugar) contain only one sugar group; thus, they can’t be broken down any further. Each subtype of carbohydrate has different effects in the body depending on the structure and source (i.e....