Diabetes Leading Cause of Weak Legs

June 8, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Degeneration in skeletal muscle strength in elderly diabetics is a cause of concern for Korean and US doctors today, according to Diabetes Care. Dr. Seok Won Park, lead study investigator, says that elderly diabetics lose leg muscle strength 50 percent faster as compared to those who are healthy.This may explain the higher risk in physical disability among diabetics.

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Hope for Damaged Retinas

June 7, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetics are on to a bright future as British scientists have found that a certain cell in the eye might be used to regenerate damaged retina. A study on Muller glial cells in zebrafish regenerating the retina even with extensive damage, has led scientists to believe that it could be done in humans very soon.

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Hi GI Carbs Contribute to Blindness

June 6, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Carbohydrates in certain diets are found to up the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of blindness among the elderly, according to a published report in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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Blue Tortillas Good for Diabetics

June 5, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Great news for tortilla-loving diabetics and dieters! A study done in Mexico has shown that tortillas made out of blue corn have lower glycemic index and lesser starch compared to the white ones.

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