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Tilapia good for diabetics?

March 21, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

The answer whether tilapia is good or bad for diabetes is yes and no. Tilapia is a fresh water fish that is a popular menu in the Philippines especially over the grill during picnics and swimming trips. Tilapia is good because it has no carbohydrates, which means it will not a direct impact on a diabetics blood sugar level. As a fish, it is rich in fiber compared to red meat, which is helpful for diabetics in reducing the risk of arterial hypertension.

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Oysters and Diabetes

March 15, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A balanced healthy diet is one of the important components to maintain healthful living especially for people with diabetes. Thus, health practitioners provide a list of food that diabetic patients should avoid as well as food choices that one can opt to have. For instance, a diabetic person should avoid refined sugar, meat and dairy products because they are high in fat.

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Diabetic Psychosis

March 10, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 1

Many studies have demonstrated the correlation between mood and psychotic disorders with diabetes, which is generally termed as Diabetic psychosis. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to absorb and use glucose, which is our main source of fuel or energy. The food we eat is broken down to glucose after digestion so that it can be absorbed by our bodies.

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Mouse Sut shows new way to treat Type 1 Diabetes

March 3, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Mice—generally regarded as pests—may actually hold the key to curing diabetes within their gut.

Researchers at the Columbia University Medical Center discovered that cells in the intestine of mice can be coaxed into producing insulin, by blocking a certain type of gene. Professor of Medicine Dr. Domenico Accili, MD., and Chutima Talchai, PhD., found that when they turned-off Foxol – a gene that plays a big role in determining a cell’s fate –the mouse’s intestine was able to generate insulin-producing cells throughout adulthood.

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Glucose Monitoring Tattoo

March 2, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Tattoos have largely been a means for artistic expression, but now may also serve a life-saving function.

Research is currently being done exploring how tattoos can be used to help monitor blood glucose levels for people with diabetes using what is called a Nano Ink Tattoo.

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Sitting highly linked to Type 2 Diabetes

March 1, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A new study revealed that the amount of time spent sitting down presented a higher risk of developing diabetes in women than in men.

The study showed that women who remained seated for the majority of hours in a single day have higher levels of insulin as well as other chemicals that would contribute to the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, such as C-reactive protein, leptin, and interleukin 6.

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Periodontal Blood Samples to measure HbA1c

February 29, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Hemoglobin bA1c (HbA1c), normally measured through blood chemistry tests, is widely used to detect diabetes in which a reading of 6.5 or more indicates a value in the diabetes range according to the American Diabetes Association guidelines. In the recent study conducted by the New York University (NYU) nursing-dental research team, however, states that HbA1c blood glucose can also be measured from oral blood samples drawn from deep pockets of periodontal inflammation.

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Statins may increase risk for Diabetes & Memory Loss

February 19, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Early last week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced their addition of warning labels on statins, a group of cholesterol lowering drugs. The action comes on the heels of the agency’s review of medical literature, clinical trial data, and reports of adverse events leading to increased levels of blood sugar and potential memory loss.

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Diabetes: A Mother’s Legacy?

February 12, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

No mother would deny that one of the most exciting moments of her life is when she becomes a source of life and a tiny being forms inside her womb. But it can sometimes be stressful too, knowing that that tiny being depends on the mother for life, and that everything the mother does can affect her unborn child.

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Vitamin D Deficiency linked to Diabetes

February 11, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Two papers presented in this year’s Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in San Diego, California showed that low levels of vitamin D could lead to inadequate blood sugar control in diabetics and increase the risk of developing metabolic syndrome in the elderly.

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