Breath-Analysis Offers Hope for Non-invasive Blood Sugar Monitoring

February 5, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A new non-invasive way to monitor blood sugar levels is currently being developed by scientists at the University of California, Irvine. The study was conducted after a chemical analysis method used for air pollution testing was found to have effectively measured high concentrations of methyl nitrates in type 1 diabetics in hyperglycemic state.

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Insulin Deficiency in Type 2 Diabetes Solved

February 4, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Scientists at the Australian Garvan Institute of Medical Research have finally reached a conclusion to the failure of insulin production in type 2 diabetes. Considered a breakthrough in diabetes research, they were successful in isolating the PKCepsilon (PKCe), an enzyme which present during diabetes aria slows down the production of insulin in type 2 diabetics.

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Cod Fish Protein May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

February 3, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A diet that includes lean fish — a major source of cod protein — may help prevent type 2 diabetes. A recent study showed that dietary cod protein improved insulin sensitivity in insulin-resistant individuals.

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Exercise Combo Best for Diabetes Control

February 2, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

A combination of aerobic and resistance training exercise may be best for individuals with type 2 diabetes. A new study has confirmed that this exercise combination may help control type 2 diabetes better than doing either exercise alone.

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Insulin Pens More Cost-Effective than Syringes

February 1, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Patients with type 2 diabetes who already require regular insulin injections may save more using insulin pens than traditional syringes. Results of a new- study found that using pre-loaded insulin pens were more cost-effective than the traditional insulin therapy using syringes.

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Combination Therapy in Hypertension Management

January 31, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Treating hypertensive patients may leave a physician two ways of approaching the disease: monotherapy or combination therapy. Both are widely practiced by physicians across the globe and yet the question still remains: which is more appropriate to use in most conditions?

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Benefits of Candesartan

January 30, 2019 Category :Healthy News 0

A treasure in the management of cardiometabolic diseases. In the last ten years, the prevalence of diabetes worldwide has increased at such an alarming rate, and the number of diabetics is expected to reach 350 million by 2025, which is barely 15 years from now. The Philippines is projected to be among the top ten countries showing a rapid increase in the prevalence of the disease. Diabetes has been known to cluster with other risk factors particularly hypertension—another killer—and local health experts are alarmed that diabetes and hypertension form a metabolic ‘time bomb’ waiting to explode, as it continues to maim or kill countless victims in the country and worldwide.

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Blogging as a Stress Reliever

January 29, 2019 Category :Stress Busters 0

For many, a stress-free lifestyle is simply out of reach. And as technology continues to exponentially increase, more people—from college students to well-established professionals—reach for the keyboard as an outlet for the stress that’s as always-on as the Internet.

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Insulin Glargine & Insuline Glulisine

January 28, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Sanofi-Aventis announced recently the results of a study that demonstrated that patients using Lantus (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection) once-daily and Apidra (insulin glulisine [rDNA origin] injection) before meals reported improved patient reported outcomes and decreased glycemic variability versus patients treated with premix analog insulin.

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Halting the Metabolic Syndrome

January 27, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Metabolic syndrome is a term for a condition in which risk factors—such as abdominal obesity, high triglyceride level, low level of good cholesterol (also known as high-density lipoprotein cholesterol or HDL-C), high blood pressure, and high blood sugar—cluster together, putting a patient at higher risk for heart disease, diabetes mellitus, and stroke.

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