Alcohol Induces Hypoglycemia Study

July 10, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

It is a known fact that alcohol ingestion may cause hypoglycemia among diabetic patients, but as to how alcohol causes severe low blood sugar levels remain elusive.

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Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Study

July 7, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

According to a Mayo Clinic study, 40 percent of patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer are diagnosed with diabetes, many months or even up to two years in some cases, prior to the diagnosis of cancer. The study was published in the journal Gastroenterology.

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Obesity Surgery Offers Cure

July 6, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Obese individuals who underwent a surgical procedure for weight loss were more than five times more likely to see their diabetes resolved than people who relied on lifestyle modifications alone. An Australian study reported that weight-loss surgery using gastric banding can reverse type 2 diabetes in obese people.

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Salsalate Reduces Glycemia

July 5, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Salsalate, a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory medication which is similar to aspirin, is found to substantially reduce glycemia and lower inflammation, thereby reducing the risk of diabetes in obese young adults. Earlier studies connect inflammation in the development of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

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Type 2 Diabetes Risk Rises with Environmental Pollution

July 4, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

In a report published in the journal the Lancet, British scientists warn that environmental pollution may increase diabetes risk. Researchers at the University of Cambridge found a link between persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and insulin resistance. According to the report, peer reviewed research shows that individuals with high levels of POPs in their blood were at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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Joslin Study on Metabolic Syndrome

July 3, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Researchers from the Joslin Diabetes Center have identified insulin resistance in the liver as a key factor that causes metabolic syndrome and one of its associated conditions, atherosclerosis.

Not only do the findings provide an understanding of how metabolic syndrome occurs, but it also pinpoint a target for treatment of the condition. “This is one of the first true insights into the role of the liver in the metabolic syndrome and provides guidance for future therapies,” said senior study investigator Dr. C. Ronald Kahn, an internationally recognized researcher in diabetes and metabolism.

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Study Warns Caffeine Raises Blood Sugar

July 2, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Limiting coffee intake could help people with type 2 diabetes better control their blood sugar levels, researchers report in the journal Diabetes Care. Researchers from the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, examined how caffeine affects blood sugar levels in a small group of patients with diabetes. Using a tiny glucose monitor embedded under the abdominal skin, researchers monitored continuously the glucose levels of 10 people, with the average age of 63, throughout the study. Results showed that caffeine caused an increase in blood glucose levels throughout the day, especially after meals.

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Story of Lola Dolores

July 1, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

She proudly walked the stage and graciously accepted the medal that symbolized her triumph over a disease that cripples many, who are not as lucky as her. Could it just be luck that Lola Dolores Fabian, 72, has triumphed over diabetes for more than 30 years now?

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Diabetes Treatment in a New and Different Light

June 30, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy News 0

Most often, low blood sugar and weight gain are two main concerns of patients with type 2 diabetes. For a time the only solution has been injecting insulin to normalize blood sugar level. “Hypoglycemia is the most difficult obstacle in the management of blood sugar in people with diabetes;’ said Dr. Phillip Cryer, a professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Secrets of Healthy Bones

June 29, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes embraces numerous complications, and bone disease is not an exception.The illness attacks bone mass without hesitation. Poor bone health is usually associated with type 1 diabetes, with decreasing bone mass as one of its complications. But type 2 diabetics are not at all safe. The American Diabetes Association reveals that even though type 2 diabetes increases bone mass, the risk of bone fracture is still high. There are things that one can do to maintain bone health. We suggest the following ways: » Continue Reading