Health Channels
Tools & Services
Use eMedTV's tools and services to receive up-to-date health information, tips, answers, and more.
Savings Card
Our free DiscountRx savings card can help you and your family save money on your prescriptions. This card is accepted at all major chain pharmacies, nationwide. Get Your Card Now.
HealthSavvy
Stay up-to-date on the health topics that interest you. Sign up now for our free HealthSavvy service.
DiscountRX
Looking to save on your prescriptions? eMedTV may be able to help. Sign up for our medication discount program.
Baby Builder
Browse our database of over 75,000 names to create baby names you can share with your family and friends.
BMI Calculator
Enter your height and weight to get your BMI and what it means for you and your health.

eMedTV Health Topics A-Z

Glaucoma - GlycoLax

This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Glaucoma to GlycoLax. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Favorite Health Topics
Descriptions of Health Topics
  • Glaucoma (Health Channel Home)
    Glaucoma can cause high pressure within the eye, damage to the optic nerve, and loss of side vision. This eMedTV channel offers articles on the types, causes, and treatment of glaucoma -- as well as some driving safety tips for people with glaucoma.
  • Glaucoma (Overview Article)
    Glaucoma refers to a group of eye diseases that feature high pressure in the eye and other problems. This eMedTV selection offers an in-depth look at this topic, including possible symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and more.
  • Gleason Score
    As this eMedTV article explains, a Gleason score of 2 to 10 is used to grade whether a prostate tumor is likely to be slow-growing or to metastasize (spread). This Web page explains the process by which this score is determined.
  • Gleevec
    This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at Gleevec, a chemotherapy drug used to treat leukemia, a rare skin cancer, and a type of tumor affecting the GI tract. This article offers information on how this drug works, side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Gliadel
    People who have certain types of cancerous brain tumors may receive an implant called Gliadel. This eMedTV resource contains more detailed information on this prescription chemotherapy drug, including specific uses, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Glimepiride
    Glimepiride is a prescription medicine used to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how glimepiride works by increasing insulin production and also highlights dosing guidelines and potential side effects.
  • Glipizide
    Glipizide is a prescription medicine that is approved to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works to help the pancreas produce more insulin, outlines potential side effects, and more.
  • Glipizide and Metformin
    Glipizide and metformin is a prescription medicine that lowers blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works to control blood sugar, lists possible side effects, and offers dosing information.
  • GlucaGen
    As an injected medication, GlucaGen works in the liver to treat severe low blood sugar. This eMedTV article tells you what you need to know about this drug, with details on how to administer it, important safety warnings, and how to store it.
  • Glucagon
    Glucagon is a hormone that is injected in cases of severe low blood sugar. This eMedTV segment discusses this potentially lifesaving drug, with information on how it works, how it is given, possible side effects, and more.
  • Glucomannan
    Glucomannan is an herbal supplement that can help treat several conditions (such as constipation). This eMedTV article describes these conditions in more detail and provides information on the effectiveness and safety of glucomannan.
  • Glucophage
    Glucophage is a prescription medication that is used to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how Glucophage works, lists its potential side effects, and offers some tips on when and how to take it.
  • Glucophage XR
    Glucophage XR is a drug that is licensed to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV segment explains how this medication works and includes detailed information on its benefits, dosages, and potential side effects.
  • Glucosamine
    Glucosamine is a supplement used for treating various conditions, but is especially useful for arthritis. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of glucosamine, explores its effectiveness, and explains what side effects may occur with the product.
  • Glucosamine and Chondroitin
    Glucosamine and chondroitin is a dietary supplement commonly used for treating arthritis. This eMedTV Web page explains how it works, offers dosing information for the product, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Glucosamine Hydrochloride
    Glucosamine hydrochloride is a dietary supplement most often used to treat arthritis. This eMedTV article describes the various effects of glucosamine hydrochloride, explains whether it is effective, and lists potential side effects of the supplement.
  • Glucosamine Sulfate
    Glucosamine sulfate is a supplement most often used to treat arthritis. This eMedTV Web page explains how glucosamine sulfate works, explores the safety and effectiveness of the supplement, and lists potential side effects of the product.
  • Glucotrol
    Glucotrol is a prescription drug approved to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works to increase insulin production, lists potential side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Glucovance
    Glucovance is a prescription medicine that is used to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, outlines some potential side effects, and provides some tips for taking the medication.
  • Glumetza
    Glumetza is a medication approved to help manage type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page describes in detail how the drug works and offers a general overview of its effects, potential side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Glutamine
    Glutamine is a non-essential amino acid that is sometimes used in dietary supplements. This eMedTV segment covers some of the possible benefits of glutamine, discusses its effectiveness, and explores the safety of supplementation.
  • Glutathione
    Glutathione, a substance made naturally by the human body, has several important functions. This eMedTV Web article provides a detailed overview of glutathione, including information on its benefits, effectiveness, and safety precautions.
  • Gluten
    People who have a sensitivity to gluten may need to avoid sources of it in their diet. This eMedTV page offers detailed information for those following a gluten-free diet, including how to identify hidden sources of gluten and foods to eat instead.
  • Glyburide
    Glyburide is a prescription drug that is approved to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explains how it helps increase the production of insulin in the pancreas, outlines potential side effects, and more.
  • Glyburide and Metformin
    Glyburide and metformin is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource covers how glyburide and metformin works and when and how to take it, as well as the drug's side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Glycine
    Glycine is a nonessential amino acid that may be useful for conditions such as schizophrenia and strokes. This eMedTV page provides a detailed overview of glycine, including information on its safety and effectiveness, possible side effects, and more.
  • GlycoLax
    GlycoLax is a nonprescription laxative used to treat constipation. This eMedTV article further explains that although this laxative is no longer made, other generic versions are available. Possible side effects and safety issues are also provided.
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2016 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.