Protein Has Power Over Cells

July 23, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes research is again booming with the recent discovery from New Orleans that suggests the molecular mechanism of how a protein determines the fate of the cells that make and release insulin.

Michael Lan, PhD discovers that INSM1 has a critical role in the development of pancreatic beta cells, the only cells in the body that is known for its insulin-secreting function. Dr. Lan is a professor of pediatrics and genetics at LSU Health Sciences Center.

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New Diabetic Treatment via Brain, Approved

July 22, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the drug Cycloset that could control blood sugar through the brain.

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Protein Overdose may Lead to Diabetes

July 21, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A recent study suggests that high-protein, high-fat diet, worsens insulin resistance and may even lead to type 2 diabetes.

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Stem Cell Treatment may end Insulin Injections

July 20, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Dr. Richard Burt of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine found a way to treat diabetes without the need for painful insulin injections and even other medications.

Stem cell treatment begins by drawing blood from a diabetes patient and the stem cells in the blood can be processed chemically to become insulin producers. Such formulated blood is now re¬injected to the patient. According to Burk, such approach does not experience the usual dilemma of transplant rejection.

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Laughter Deters Heart Risk for Diabetics

July 19, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Indeed, laughter is proven to be the best medicine. A California study authored by Lee Berk, DrPH, MPH, of Loma Linda University and Stanley Tan, MD, PhD, of Oak Crest Health Research Institute showed laughter may have serious heart benefits for people with diabetes.

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Retirement Paradise

July 18, 2019 Category :Retirement Tips 0

Today, most people view retirement as a new beginning, a new phase of life, an opportunity to reinvent one’s self. It’s a time to explore things in new heights.

“After getting what you want, you must enjoy what you got,” shares Mr. Reynaldo Lingat, OIC-General Manager of the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA). Retirement is your hard-earned vacation, so enjoy every day of it and discover more about life and your environment.

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Female Sexual Dysfunction common among Type 1 Diabetics

July 17, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A study of the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) and the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) reflected that sexual dysfunction is prevalent in women with type 1 diabetes and that the said condition affects almost all aspects of sexual function and satisfaction.

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Securing Your Retirement Years

July 16, 2019 Category :Retirement Tips 0

The thought of retirement excites. No more rounds, no more clinics, no more erratic working hours, and no more emergency calls. Now you have all the time to go to places you might have missed during your working years. Trekking on some exotic places, dancing all night long with the spouse, and waking up late the next day—this sounds pure bliss.

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L-carnitine and EGCG Safe for Diabetics?

July 15, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

I just want to know how safe L-carnitine and EGCG is for diabetics especially type 2? There’s a beverage drink out in the market, Envidia, a product of URC. It has 300mg L-carnitine, EGCG. And it is sugar free.

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Dr. Fe Del Mundo: Grand Dame of Philippine Pediatrics

July 14, 2019 Category :People and Places 0

She is the epitome of non ceasing passion, unwavering commitment, unequalled service and unparalleled patriotism. At almost 97, Dr. Fe del Mundo remains the ever-dedicated pediatrician and selfless humanitarian that she has been in the past decades.

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