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Substitute Skin may prevent Foot Amputations

August 31, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

It may well be something out of a science fiction novel a substitute from cells, which will be used in aiding hard-to-heal diabetic foot ulcers.

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Will I get diabetes if I drink soft drinks every day?

August 30, 2011 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Question: Will I get diabetes if I drink soft drinks every day?

Answer: Diabetes is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The most prevalent form of diabetes, type 2 diabetes, can be inherited and triggered by unhealthy lifestyle habits. Physical inactivity, obesity, plus a high-fat, calorie dense, and nutritionally poor diet are recipes for raising diabetes risk.

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Withdrawal of Rosiglitazone and Sibutramine Enforced

August 29, 2011 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Following a series of tests that show harmful effects of the known anti-diabetes drug rosiglitazone and anti-obesity drug sibutramine, respective manufacturers and health agencies abroad ordered the withdrawal of these two drugs in the world-wide market.

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The Diabetes Center’s Busy Worker

August 28, 2011 Category :People and Places 0

American writer and lecturer Joseph Campbell once said: “The job of an educator is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves.” Indeed, an educator’s role is not just to impart knowledge, but to make students realize that what they are learning is necessary and beneficial for them. More than just ideas, the knowledge that educators teach is something applicable to the learners’ lives.

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Pre-Diabetes Timebomb Warning

August 27, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes UK warned around 7 million people in the UK who have early warning signs of diabetes about the long-term damage if they would not change .2 their unhealthy lifestyle. “People with higher than normal blood sugar levels are 12 times more at risk in developing full-blown type 2 diabetes,” Diabetes UK chief executive Douglas Smallwood said.

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Texas Doctors debunk Insulin Myths

August 26, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Weight gain, low blood sugar, and low overall quality of life—these are the major reasons why many type 2 diabetic patients often fear insulin treatment. A recent study however found hat these fears are largely unfounded.

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Red Wine Compound Lowers Blood Sugar

August 25, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that resveratrol—a compound present in red wine—is a promising treatment for type 2 diabetes. However, the researchers were also quick to add that drinking wine or taking resveratrol supplements won’t do diabetic people any good either.

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Chinese Women with Gestational Diabetes Prone to Type 2 Diabetes

August 24, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A study found that Chinese women diagnosed with gestational diabetes are at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and hypertension compared to pregnant women with normal recorded glucose tolerance.

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Sexual Dysfunction prevalent in Women with Type 1 Diabetes

August 23, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Results of the long-term findings from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT)/ Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) found that women diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are more prone to developing problems in sexual function and satisfaction.

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Healthy Baon Tips for Diabetics

August 22, 2011 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

Once you have diabetes you’re stuck with it. But there’s no need to lose hope. It’s really not as bad or hard as it sounds. The key to taking good care of yourself and your diabetes is to learn three simple things (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases): » Continue Reading

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