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Firstborns more likely to have Diabetes

July 15, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A New Zealand study recently found that firstborns have a reduced level of insulin effectiveness, compared to their counterparts who have older siblings.

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Diet Softdrinks linked to Type 2 Diabetes

July 15, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

If you think diet beverages are better than regular colas, think again. A new France-based study showed that diet or “light” versions of softdrinks may put drinkers at a considerably higher risk of type 2 diabetes.

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Mediterranean Diet for Diabetes Patients

July 13, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Data reviewed from over 20 sources compare the effects of seven popular diets among adults with type 2 diabetes. Findings indicate that Mediterranean diets, low-carb diets, high protein diets, and low glycemic index diets – which rank foods by how quickly their carbs turn into glucose – all lowered the participants’ blood sugar.

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers may not benefit from Oxygen Therapy

July 13, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Despite previous studies showing that pure oxygen exposure aids wound healing among diabetes of patients, a new large study debunks this notion, proving that severe foot ulcers receive no benefit – and might even be possibly harmed–from oxygen treatment.

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Stress Men more prone to Type 2 Diabetes

July 13, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Men are more exposed to type 2 diabetes when they are stressed, said a new study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

“Today, stress is not recognized as a preventable cause of diabetes. However, our study shows that there is an independent link between permanent stress and the risk of developing diabetes, which underlines the importance of preventive measure,” said Masuma Novak, lead author of the study published in the journal, Diabetic Medicine.

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Asthma and Diabetes Link

July 5, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

The link between asthma and diabetes had long been a subject of study among many medical experts and researchers. However until now, there is no conclusive study that have finally validated that asthma and diabetes are absolutely linked.

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Bayabas Good for Diabetes?

July 5, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Bayabas or guava is good for diabetes and for all people in general. It is good for diabetic people in particular because its consumption reduces the absorption of sugar in the blood which apparently help in regulating or directly reducing blood sugar level. While no studies have yet validated its ability to reduce the absorption of sugar, the bayabas fruit has been traditionally been used in China as a treatment for diabetes. However, some studies also contend that eating guavas with the skin, can actually raise blood sugar levels. Hence, it would be advisable that guavas be eaten by diabetics by removing or peeling the skin.

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Best Exercises for Reducing Puson

July 5, 2014 Category :Fitness 0

One of the body areas that is very difficult to trim down is the belly or puson. This is true for both men and women because the former often develops beer bellies while the latter suffers from loose bellies after getting pregnant. Sometimes, even if a person diets and do exercise, the belly stays protruded.

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Lanzones and Diabetes

July 5, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Lanzones of which the Philippines is blessed with one of the sweetest species is considered a healthy fruit snack for diabetics. This fruit contains a variety of nutrients that can benefit your health. It contains protein, carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, ascorbic acid and phytin. Lanzones is also rich in riboflavin and thiamine, vitamin B-2 and B-1 for body growth and red blood cell production. Thiamine is used for breaking down sugars and for treating several nerve conditions. The vitamin A contents of Lanzones called retinol or carotenoids is important for healthy skin, teeth, soft and skeletal tissue and mucous membranes. It is also a powerful antioxidant.

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Bubbly Urine and Diabetes

July 5, 2014 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Bubbles in urine can be a symptom of diabetes because diabetes can cause bubbles in urine due to high level of blood sugar. The bubbles can be an indication of renal damages. Medically called proteinuria and characterized by bubbles that does not disappear after long time, these bubbles results from the damage of the filtration functions of the kidney because of high blood sugar level. Because of this, there is presence of an excess of serum proteins in the urine, which causes the foamy bubbles. The presence of too much protein in urine is also called albuminuria.

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