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Bitter Pills, Better Pills?

July 15, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

The world of people with psychosis has been described as frightening, lonely and tormented. The technical definition of psychosis does not even begin to capture the despair of those who suffer from it. Psychosis refers to a group of disorders that affect the way a person thinks, feels and understands, such that the affected individual may appear to have some loss of contact with reality. There are hallucinations end delusions — seeing or hearing things that others cannot or do not perceive. Because of such manifestations, there is frequent disruption of relationships, jobs and day-to-day functions. They are unable to keep jobs or enjoy the company of others, even friends and family. Sadly, it affects people who are at the prime of their lives, affecting mostly young adults. » Continue Reading

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Lively Fitness Routine

July 14, 2018 Category :Fitness 0

Both old-timers and greenhorns in fitness programs experience fitness routine boredom. It is quite natural because humans, by nature, love variety. That is why the “Just do it” cliché won’t work sometimes when you feel that your fitness routine is getting monotonous. Slimmers World offers tips on how to liven up workout routines so that you can chase away your boredom blues and still get a great body. » Continue Reading

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Stress: Where Less is More

July 13, 2018 Category :Stress Busters 0

Diabetes patients grapple with the demands of self-management (home blood sugar testing, diet and exercise requirements, medicine intake, and so forth) over and above their other concerns (work, finances, family and other relations). Living with diabetes day in and day out can really shoot one’s stress levels through the roof. If one is unable to cope, then a “nervous breakdown” may ensue. » Continue Reading

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Lack of Sleep Worsen Diabetes?

July 12, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Many research studies have demonstrated that not getting enough sleep affects the body’s ability to manage blood sugar levels and appetite, increasing the risk of obesity and diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Alcoholic Beverage Safe for Diabetic?

July 11, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

It all depends on your answers to these three basic questions as posted by the American Diabetes Association (ADA): » Continue Reading

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Alcohol Induces Hypoglycemia Study

July 10, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

It is a known fact that alcohol ingestion may cause hypoglycemia among diabetic patients, but as to how alcohol causes severe low blood sugar levels remain elusive.

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Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Study

July 7, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

According to a Mayo Clinic study, 40 percent of patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer are diagnosed with diabetes, many months or even up to two years in some cases, prior to the diagnosis of cancer. The study was published in the journal Gastroenterology.

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Obesity Surgery Offers Cure

July 6, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Obese individuals who underwent a surgical procedure for weight loss were more than five times more likely to see their diabetes resolved than people who relied on lifestyle modifications alone. An Australian study reported that weight-loss surgery using gastric banding can reverse type 2 diabetes in obese people.

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Salsalate Reduces Glycemia

July 5, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Salsalate, a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory medication which is similar to aspirin, is found to substantially reduce glycemia and lower inflammation, thereby reducing the risk of diabetes in obese young adults. Earlier studies connect inflammation in the development of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

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Type 2 Diabetes Risk Rises with Environmental Pollution

July 4, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

In a report published in the journal the Lancet, British scientists warn that environmental pollution may increase diabetes risk. Researchers at the University of Cambridge found a link between persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and insulin resistance. According to the report, peer reviewed research shows that individuals with high levels of POPs in their blood were at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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