Three aggressive treatment strategies doctors had expected would prevent heart attacks among people with Type 2 diabetes and some who are the verge of developing it have proved to be ineffective or even harmful, new studies show.
Is modern medicine failing us? I’d say managing chronic disease via medications is making very little difference in our population’s health and happiness. All medications have side effects. With every medication, we solve one problem and create another. Again, I believe one day we’ll look back on chronic disease medications we’re supposed to take every day for decades and finally realize that reductionist medicine via a simple pill never really worked.