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Diabetes May Slow Mental Function

October 29, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Are you experiencing a slowdown each time you are about to say something? Each time you have to remember a particular incident? Beware, it might be diabetes. In an analysis, adults diagnosed with diabetes have a slowdown in mental processing.

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Bitter Effects of the Sweet Tooth

October 27, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

One of the secrets to longevity is reportedly, dental floss! Flossing one’s teeth lowers the risk for periodontitis or inflammatory diseases of the tissues that surround and support the teeth. This can lead to bone loss around the teeth and subsequent tooth loss. And that’s not all. This brewing inflammation is linked to a higher risk for cardiovascular disease and death. Hopefully, by reducing one’s risk for periodontal disease through proper oral care, one can also lower risk for cardiovascular complications.

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What’s Good About Cholesterol

October 18, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research| Health Watch 0

You just had your annual physical exam, and you proudly present your laboratory results to your physician. Everything seems well; you’re sure your physician will be pleased with you. Why, all your results are normal, and one, which says HDL cholesterol in your lipid profile, is even low! But after showing your results, your physician tells you that you should do something about your HDL. Huh? But it’s low so that’s supposed to be good, right? What is HDL cholesterol anyway? Aren’t all cholesterols the same?

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Prevent Diabetes in You: Start Now!

October 9, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Every 10 seconds, someone dies from diabetes-related causes and 2 new cases are diagnosed in the world. Diabetes has become one of the leading causes of death in the modern world. And it is on the rise among younger people.

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Gene linked to Type 2 Diabetes may cause Alzheimer’s

October 7, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A gene for a protein causing type 2 diabetes can possibly kill nerve cells in the brain and contribute to Alzheimer’s disease, researchers from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine revealed.

The SorCS1 gene controls the creation of amyloid-beta (Abeta) in the brain which plays a vital role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Previously, the researchers associated SorCS1 to Alzheimer’s disease and identified where the molecules lived in the cell, but not how they control Abeta.

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Nuts can Halt Type 2 Diabetes

October 6, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Controlling diabetes and preventing its complications could be helped significantly by eating nuts every day.

According to a study conducted by D. Jenkins et al., consuming two ounces of nuts daily as a replacement for carbohydrates is an effective lipid and glycemic control method for persons with Type 2 diabetes. “Mixed, unsalted, raw, or dry-roasted nuts have benefits for both blood glucose control and blood lipids and may be used as part of a strategy to improve diabetes control without weight gain,” said Jenkins, who led the research team from St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto.

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Parenting Style affects Type 1 Diabetes Control in Children

October 5, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A study revealed that parenting style plays an important role in improving glycemic control in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.

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Omega-3 may curb Type 2 Diabetes onset

October 4, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids may curb type 2 diabetes from further developing, Italian researchers recently found out.

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Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes can be Reversed

October 3, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Newcastle University researchers have found that an eight-week 600-calorie diet can reverse Type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients.

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Prostate Cancer Therapy May double DM Risk

October 2, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A recent study conducted by the scientists of the Philippine General Hospital shows that patients undergoing treatment for prostate cancer may increase diabetes risk.

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