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Oversleeping and Undersleeping may increase risk of Diabetes

January 27, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Too much or too little sleep? Either way, it deals a hard blow on a person’s blood sugar level by getting in the way of the body’s insulin production, thus raising the amount of glucose in the blood.

The result is definitely not as sweet as it sounds: type 2 diabetes. Yet the solution seems doable if one is serious about his health: 7.5 to 8.5 hours of sleep every night, especially for teenagers.

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Lyxumia will be Available Soon

January 25, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Lixisenatide, which stimulates insulin release when glucose levels become too high, and slows down stomach emptying will be sold under the brand name Lyxumia soon.

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Diabetes may lead to Breast Cancer

January 24, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

If a woman has diabetes, there is a likelihood she will develop breast cancer later on.

A study in Sweden led by Dr. Hakan Olsson, a professor of oncology at Lund University, looked into the medical records of more than 2,700 patients with breast cancer and about 20,500 patients who never had cancer. The records analyzed spanned 10 years of the participants’ medical history prior to having breast cancer.

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Cinnamon: Treatment for Diabetes

January 22, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Previous studies have established that cinnamon has beneficial effects on diabetes patients as it can decrease insulin resistance to lower blood sugar levels.

Capitalizing on that idea,Sri Lanka, the world’s largest exporter of cinnamon, has started experimenting on its healing power as a treatment for diabetes and cholesterol, and as a cinnamon-based medicinal product.

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Preggies with Diabetes at risk for Emergency Cesarean

January 21, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A study revealed that the strength of uterine contractions in women with diabetes were slightly weaker than their non-diabetic counterparts, putting them at increased risk of emergency cesarean birth.

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Diabetes plus Depression leads to Dementia

January 20, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

If you have diabetes, don’t stay blue. This may lead to dementia later on, according to a study.

The study compared dementia in diabetic patients with or without depression. Prior research has established that both diabetes and depression are risk factors for dementia, but few studies have looked into the combined effects of the two.

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Teardrops accurate to Test Blood Sugar

January 19, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes patients may now say goodbye to the pains of those routine pricks of drawing blood, because scientists may have developed a less painful way to check their glucose levels – just by tears.

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Coral Reefs: Medicine Cabinets of the 21st Century

January 16, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Coral reefs could be the source of many new medicines in the 21st century. “Marine sources could be the major source of drugs in the coming years,” said Dr. William Fenical, director for marine biotechnology and biomedicine at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California.

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Sugary Drinks linked with Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

January 4, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

In a study, Harvard School of Public Health researchers have found “clear and consistent” link between the consumption of drinks that are high in sugar and the development of Type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome – a cluster of medical problems consisting of diabetes, high blood pressure, abdominal obesity and cholesterol problems.

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Ampalaya Supplements for Diabetics

December 20, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Question: “Is it ok for diabetics to take ampalaya supplements?”

Answer: Although we cannot deny that a lot of our modern medicines today came from plant extracts (like penicillin, digoxin, etc); it is very important to understand how much research it takes before a particular medicine can be recommended to have beneficial effects for people. Before any medicine or supplement can be recommended for treating diabetes, it should be tested several times in the laboratory, and in trials involving both healthy and sick subjects. The substance’s effects, safety, tolerability and toxicity are compared to “placebo” (ordinary coated sugar pill) as well as to medicines that are already approved for use against diabetes. So far, ampalaya supplements available in the market have not been studied extensively to demonstrate their efficacy and safety.

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