Osteoporosis Risk in Avandia

February 19, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

The diabetes drug, rosiglitazone (Avandia) may increase risk for bone thinning or osteoporosis, which could help explain why diabetics may have an increased risk of fractures. The study found that the drug increased the activity of the cells that degrade bones in mice; according to results published online in Nature Medicine. GlaxoSmithKline, the company that markets the drug, has already acknowledged that a study has found that there is a higher risk of fractures among women who take Avandia. » Continue Reading

Instant Messaging Aids in Diabetes Control

February 18, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Instant messaging does not only help connect people throughout the globe, it has also been shown to help people with diabetes get better control of their disease. Korean researchers, whose study was published in the journal Diabetes Care, have shown that an automated instant messaging service could improve diabetes management. Dr. Chulsik Kim and colleagues from Yongdong Severance Hospital in Seoul revealed that patients who used the instant messaging service for 12 weeks lost weight, had better blood sugar control and had lower blood sugar levels both before and after meals. » Continue Reading

Depression Care Prolongs Lives of Older Diabetics

February 17, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Older adults with diabetes and depression who receive depression care management are half as likely to die over a five-year period than depressed patients with diabetes who receive none, according to a study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Results of the study, the first known trial that linked diabetes and mortality in a depression intervention trial, were published in the December 2007 issue of Diabetes Care. » Continue Reading

Dogs May Help Detect Hypoglycemia

February 16, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

An appeal to provide substantial evidence that dogs could reliably sniff out changes in their owner’s diabetic state is now being spread out by researchers at the Queen’s University. Dr. Deborah Wells from the School of Psychology at Queen’s University and Dr. Shaun Lawson from the University of Lincoln are looking for 100 type 1 diabetics that would answer an online survey. They are also requesting for video footages of dogs reacting to the “hypos” or low blood sugar levels of their owners. » Continue Reading

Children of Diabetics More Aware of Risk

February 15, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

A Japanese study reveals that adult offspring of type 2 diabetics are more aware that they are at increased risk of developing the disease than their parents. According to Dr. Keiko Kazuma and colleagues at the University of Tokyo, genetics and lifestyle could more likely contribute to the development of the disease among persons with type 2 diabetic parents. » Continue Reading

Fat Accumulation Key to Diabetes Risk

February 14, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Fat accumulation in relation to body size influences a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study.

Researchers in Netherlands studied the size of birth, adult body size, and sensitivity to the blood regularing hormone insulin in young adults. They found that a person’s fat mass in adulthood was the only factor significantly related to insulin sensitivity, which is a precursor of diabetes. » Continue Reading

Higher Heart Rate May Signal Diabetes

February 13, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Having a higher-than-normal heart rate while at rest increases a middle-aged person’s risk of developing diabetes in later life, or even dying from the disease, said researchers in a study published in the medical journal Diabetes Care. » Continue Reading

Kidney Injury and Women Mortality

February 12, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Mild to moderate kidney damage or renal impairment is associated with an increased risk of death from all causes in women, and an increased risk of coronary artery disease in both men and women, according to a study. » Continue Reading

Baked Crabmeat

February 11, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This is a different version of crab cake, sinice it is baked instead of fried. The flavors come out, especially with dollop of catsup or your favorite dipping souce on top

Portions: 6 servings

Ingredients:

1 tbsp Olive Oil

1 tbsp Margarine

1/2 cup Onions, finely chopped

500 grams Crabmeat, all cartilage removed

2 tbsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

4 pcs. Egg Whites, tiffly beaten

2 tbsp Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup Catsup

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Study Finds Vitamin D May Cut Diabetes Risk in Kids

February 10, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Giving young children vitamin D supplements may lower their risk of developing type 1 diabetes in later life, according to a tem of researchers from St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children in Manchester, England.

The study, published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, found that children who took vitamin D supplements were around 30% less likely to develop diabetes than those who did not. » Continue Reading