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Selenium causing Diabetes?

June 30, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Question: I take selenium because it’s an antioxidant but was told that I shouldn’t because it can cause diabetes. Is this true?

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Omega 3 Helps Reduce Type 1 Diabetes

June 29, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids — usually found in fish — may reduce the risk of getting type 1 diabetes, especially in children who are genetically at risk of getting the disease.

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Gene Mutations to Blame for Rare Diabetes in Infants

June 28, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Scientists have discovered that a rare form of diabetes in infants may be caused by mutations in an insulin-linked gene. The study, published online by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that permanent neonatal diabetes, which affects infants and can lead to lifelong dependency on insulin, may be caused by mutations in an insulin-linked gene.

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Breath-Analysis Offers Hope for Non-invasive Blood Sugar Monitoring

June 27, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A new non-invasive way to monitor blood sugar levels is currently being developed by scientists at the University of California, Irvine. The study was conducted after a chemical analysis method used for air pollution testing was found to have effectively measured high concentrations of methyl nitrates in type 1 diabetics in hyperglycemic state.

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Insulin Deficiency in Type 2 Diabetes Solved

June 26, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Scientists at the Australian Garvan Institute of Medical Research have finally reached a conclusion to the failure of insulin production in type 2 diabetes. Considered a breakthrough in diabetes research, they were successful in isolating the PKCepsilon (PKCe), an enzyme which present during diabetes aria slows down the production of insulin in type 2 diabetics.

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Cod Fish Protein May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

June 25, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A diet that includes lean fish — a major source of cod protein — may help prevent type 2 diabetes. A recent study showed that dietary cod protein improved insulin sensitivity in insulin-resistant individuals.

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Exercise Combo Best for Diabetes Control

June 24, 2011 Category :Fitness 0

A combination of aerobic and resistance training exercise may be best for individuals with type 2 diabetes. A new study has confirmed that this exercise combination may help control type 2 diabetes better than doing either exercise alone.

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Insulin Pens More Cost-Effective than Syringes

June 23, 2011 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Patients with type 2 diabetes who already require regular insulin injections may save more using insulin pens than traditional syringes. Results of a new- study found that using pre-loaded insulin pens were more cost-effective than the traditional insulin therapy using syringes.

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Combination Therapy in Hypertension Management

June 22, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Treating hypertensive patients may leave a physician two ways of approaching the disease: monotherapy or combination therapy. Both are widely practiced by physicians across the globe and yet the question still remains: which is more appropriate to use in most conditions?

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Benefits of Candesartan

June 21, 2011 Category :Healthy News 0

A treasure in the management of cardiometabolic diseases. In the last ten years, the prevalence of diabetes worldwide has increased at such an alarming rate, and the number of diabetics is expected to reach 350 million by 2025, which is barely 15 years from now. The Philippines is projected to be among the top ten countries showing a rapid increase in the prevalence of the disease. Diabetes has been known to cluster with other risk factors particularly hypertension—another killer—and local health experts are alarmed that diabetes and hypertension form a metabolic ‘time bomb’ waiting to explode, as it continues to maim or kill countless victims in the country and worldwide.

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