Therapeutic Focus

Diabetes

Diabetes is an ever growing pandemic spreading across the globe at a rapid pace. Obesity playing the largest role combined with lack of exercise, genetics, carbohydrate rich diets and other risk factors make diabetes one of the leading causes of heart disease, HTN, Alzheimer’s Disease, peripheral vascular disease, blindness, amputations, neuropathy to name but a few complications.

As early as 1876 the use of the active ingredient found in Salsalate, namely salicylic acid (SA), significantly lowered the sugar levels in the urine of a diabetic patient.