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Metformin Gum Tablets

August 21, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Generex Biotechnology Corporation, makers of the Generex Metformin Gum product, recently revealed results of a small study which showed that the gum presentation of metformin is as effective as the tablet form in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Designed as a companion product to the company’s oral insulin spray product (Oral-lyn), Generex Metformin Gum is an alternative presentation of metformin that can be chewed, thereby delivering the active component metformin into the human cavity by the mouth. » Continue Reading

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Hypoglycemia: More Sugar Please?

August 15, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Do you regularly have headaches? Does your heart race? Are you irritable before meals? Do you feel confused or unable to make a decision? Are you constantly hungry? Are you always tired? Like Hollywood celebrities Burt Reynolds and Merv Griffin, you may be suffering from hypoglycemia, popularly known as “low blood sugar.” » Continue Reading

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Fatty Liver in Diabetics may predict Heart Disease

August 5, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Type 2 diabetics with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (liver disease not attributable to alcohol abuse) have a “moderately increased” risk of developing cardiovascular disease. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes increases Colon Cancer Risk

August 4, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

It has long been known that people with diabetes are at a higher risk for heart disease, kidney failure, and other complications like eye and foot problems. Now, a new study finds that those with diabetes are also more prone to develop colon cancer. » Continue Reading

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Women and Diabetes

August 3, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

If diabetes were a gender issue, then women should fight for gender equality. Why? Because women are at a losing end when it comes to diabetes and its many complications compared to men. For one, diabetes causes more complications in women than in men, some of which are unique to women. Being diabetic makes a woman prone to complications in pregnancy, reproduction, and the heart. Uncontrolled blood sugars in diabetic women may also cause increased yeast infections, bladder infections, vaginal dryness, and inability to reach orgasm during sexual intercourse. » Continue Reading

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Strict Blood Sugar Control Reduces Diabetes Heart Risk

August 2, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Results of a 20-year study confirm that tight blood sugar control reduces the risk of heart disease by more than half among people with type 1 diabetes. The study called the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that those who used aggressive methods to control blood sugar level had a 58 percent lower risk of a serious event like heart attack, stroke or death from cardiovascular disease, and a 42 percent reduced risk of developing cardiovascular disease events. » Continue Reading

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Diabetic Skin Care

August 1, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes mellitus is an increasingly common systemic disorder that may present with an assortment of accompanying skin problems. These skin manifestations may directly result from blood sugar abnormalities, or may be complications of various disorders such as kidney failure, microangiopathies and nerve damage. Physical changes in the skin of diabetic patients can vary from the mundane, such as skin dryness, to serious and lifethreatening, such as chronic ulcers or skin infections. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes Drug may cut Lung Cancer Risk

July 31, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Thiazolidinediones (TZDs), a class of diabetic drugs, may significantly reduce the risk of death among patients with type 2 diabetes and lung cancer. » Continue Reading

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Risk for liver disease higher among Diabetics

July 29, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Aside from the increased risk for heart disease and stroke, there is now growing evidence that also points to a higher risk for both liver disease and liver cancer among people with diabetes. Two recent studies reveal that patients with type 2 diabetes have double the risk of developing liver disease and possibly three times the risk of developing liver cancer compared to healthy individuals. » Continue Reading

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Babies and Diabetes

July 28, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research 0

Birthweight reflects maternal and fetal well-being during pregnancy and many of the adult-onset illnesses can be traced back to metabolic disturbances early in life. The relationship between birthweight and the risk for diabetes in adult life can be described as a U-shaped curve. » Continue Reading

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