Eye Scanner to monitor Blood Glucose now Underway

September 5, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 1

Diabetics may soon be using their eyes too to monitor their blood glucose at home. An eye scanner as big as a cellular phone is currently being developed in the United States by Oculir Inc. to help diabetics avoid painful pinprick tests to measure blood sugar levels. » Continue Reading

Women with Type 1 Diabetes at risk for Osteoporosis

September 4, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Premenopausal women (aged 35-55) with type 1 diabetes are likely to be more prone to have osteoporosis than non-diabetic women, according to results of a study. Bone mineral density (BMD) in premenopausal type 1 diabetic women is found to be 3 to 8 percent lower than in women without diabetes. Aside from lower BMD, diabetic women were also found to exhibit more bone fractures, with one-third of women reported having a fracture after age 20 compared to less than a quarter of those who do not have diabetes.

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Egg-breakfast Helps Improve Weight Loss

September 3, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Eating eggs for breakfast instead of another food with the same calorie count will more likely lead to weight loss in overweight people, according to new research. Researchers compared an egg-breakfast with a bagel-based breakfast of the same weight and calorie content, and found that the egg-breakfast “induced greater satiety and significantly reduced shortterm food intake.” » Continue Reading

Diabetes screening after pregnancy

September 2, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Women with gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy) should be screened regularly for diabetes after pregnancy, recommends a new study. Gestational diabetes increases a woman’s risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends that women with a history of gestational diabetes should be screened regularly after pregnancy.

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Healthy Valentine Dining at Florabel

September 1, 2021 Category :Healthy News 0

In search of a place to have a romantic but healthy dinner this Valentine’s? Florabel restaurant at the Podium in ortigas might just be the place for you – with its healthy dishes, South Beach Diet versions of flavorful mouthwatering dishes and cozy ambiance – you need not go far for that perfect romantic date. Florabel’s reputation for serving good healthy food precedes its name. Ask a savvy restaurant diner if he knows of a place that serves healthy fare, and chances are that Florabel will be mentioned. Having been around for only a year, the restaurant has already managed to create a niche of its own, especially among health-conscious diners. » Continue Reading

Teens’ thoughts on weight influence by Mom

August 31, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Teens may not show it, but they seem to take in what their mother’s think about their weight. A new study, conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School, Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Children’s Hospital in Boston, found that mothers’ perceptions on weight and dieting often affect their adolescent children’s interest in dieting. » Continue Reading

Diabetes Drug May Cause Eye Problems

August 30, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and drug company GIaxoSmithKline (GSK) are alerting doctors about rare reports of worsening eye complications in diabetic patients who are taking the drugs Avandia or Avandamet. » Continue Reading

Kidneys Damaged by Diabetes?

August 29, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Truth about Male Menopause

August 28, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Question: Is there such a thing as male menopause? And is it true that if you have it, you are more prone to diabetes? » Continue Reading

Aspirin may prevent Diabetic Retinopathy

August 27, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Initial results of new research suggest that aspirin,taken at relatively low doses, can prevent microangiopathy (a disease affecting small blood vessels).  The study found that aspirin at relatively low concentrations prevented microangiopathy in rats. However, study investigators said that before they can recommend the use of aspirin for diabetic retinopathy, they still need to know the minimal dose in which aspirin would be effective, and which processes in the retinal vessel it targets. » Continue Reading