The research is quite clear – oral medications to treat type 2 diabetes do not alter the long-term progression of the disease. While these drugs can be quite effective in the short term, several different types are associated with increased all cause mortality and in particular an increased risk for dying due to cardiovascular disease.
A new study clearly documents that the standard treatment for type 2 diabetes is a killer, resulting in more than double the deaths. The treatment justification has always been based on irrelevant criteria - just as it is with most pharmaceutical treatments.
There are a number of trials which have shown black seed oil (Nigella sativa) has a beneficial effect on blood lipids, reducing cholesterol and low density lipoprotein and increasing beneficial high density low density lipoprotein.
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