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Diabetes Patients recover better after Colon Surgery

March 25, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

In terms of postoperative complications and in-hospital mortality, diabetes patients fare better after colon cancer surgery than do persons without diabetes.

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Artificial Pancreas may help control type 1 diabetes

March 23, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A two-hormone closed-loop artificial pancreas using a computer algorithm may tighten blood sugar control in patients with type 1 diabetes while lowering risk for hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). This is according to the results of a recent study of Science Translational Medicine.

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Experts perspective on Pioglitazone

March 22, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Dr. Elizabeth Paz-Pacheco of the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism of the University of the Philippines–Philippine General Hospital explained the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) showed that despite receiving the best standard of care, patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus suffered progressive deterioration of glycemic control over a period of 10 years.

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Coffee-Diabetes link

March 19, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Does coffee really help in reducing the risk for diabetes? What components contribute to this beneficial effect? These were just some of the interesting questions raised on “Metabolic Stimuli: The Association between Coffee and Diabetes” by Dr. Marie Yvette Rosales-Amante.

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Psychotropic medications linked to obesity

February 25, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Data presented at the Conference of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America show that psychotropic medications—specifically antidepressants and antipsychotics—are associated with higher rates of obesity.

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Moderate alcohol consumption linked to less weight gain

February 24, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A study found that normal-weight women who consume light to moderate amounts of alcohol appear to gain less weight and have less risk for overweight and obesity than nondrinkers.

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Walnuts May Improve Endothelial Function

February 23, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Walnuts are known to be good. Now, they’ve gotten better. A study presented at Preventive Medicine: The Annual Meeting of the American College of Preventive Medicine held in Crystal City, Virginia, found that daily consumption of walnuts may improve endothelial function and plasma lipids in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Weight Fluctuation increases CVD risk

February 22, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Normal-weight individuals who experience weight cycling in which their body mass index fluctuates during a 2-year period are at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. This was the finding of a study presented at the Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention and Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism Conference held in San Francisco, California.

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Buccal Insulin Spray shows Promise

February 21, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A study reported that 12 puffs per day from a buccal spray unit (Oral-Lyn, Generex) can help individuals with impaired glucose tolerance keep their blood glucose levels down, providing hope for a new, noninjectable type of insulin delivery system for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients.

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Soda increases Type 2 Diabetes Risk

February 20, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

As if overweight and obesity are not reasons enough, a study has found that soda intake can significantly add to diabetes risk. According to the findings of the Singapore Chinese Health Study, type 2 diabetes risk is raised, by as much as 40 percent, among soda consumers.

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