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Insulin Resistance Linked to Hepatitis C Infection

French investigators at the Universite Denis Diderot-Paris said that insulin resistance, a diabetes precursor, is a specific feature of chronic Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, independent of the severity of the infection and other metabolic factors. Related terms:chlorinated pesticides linked to insulin resistance 2011diabetics and antibiotics resistance 2012HCV genotype diabetehepatitis antibiotics and diabetesmetabolic syndrome and […]

Insulin resistance gene prevents CVD

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the world and in order to solve this, researchers from the Medical College of Georgia observed some genetically fat mice and found out that by eliminating the protein tyrosine phosphatase 1 B, or PTP1 B, they could prevent the risk of CVD.

Lettuce Insulin for Diabetes

Diabetes has been known widely as a disease which is a long term condition due to high blood sugar levels. It is one of the causes of deaths of people worldwide. Mostly, diabetes is hereditary. However, before one can truly understand what diabetes is, it is important to take note how insulin works in one’s […]

Caviar and Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease caused by an excessive increase of blood glucose levels. There are three categories of diabetes, namely: Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes usually occurs in children, wherein the body won’t produce insulin to convert glucose into energy. For Type 2 Diabetes, this occurs at […]

Causes of Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by abnormally high or low levels of sugar or glucose in the blood primarily due to absence or insufficient insulin produced by the pancreas to regulate blood glucose. The term diabetes mellitus was derived from an ancient Greek word diabainein which literarily means “siphon”. The term mellitus was added […]

BCAA Supplements and Diabetes

BCAA or Branched-chain amino acids are essential nutrients from proteins found in meat, dairy products, and legumes. BCAA supplements are commonly used to treat poor appetite in elderly who are suffering from kidney failure and to prevent fatigue and improve concentration. Some athletes use BCAA to improve exercise performance. Still others use it as a […]

Herbal Cure for PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder among women in which the woman develops several cysts on their ovaries, mainly due to irregular menstruation or amenorrhea (absence of menstrual cycles. Common symptoms included obesity/ weight gain, acne, hirsutism (increased growth of corporal hair), male pattern baldness (hair loss), insulin resistance, skin tags, high cholesterol […]

Diabetes Care for Night Shift Workers

People who have regularly worked night shifts are twice as likely to have diabetes. This is attributed to decrease in metabolic health, impaired glucose metabolism, increased body mass index (BMI), and impaired insulin resistance. Meanwhile, diabetic patients working night shift are most likely to suffer complications in diabetes like neuropathy among others. This is because […]

Firstborns more likely to have Diabetes

A New Zealand study recently found that firstborns have a reduced level of insulin effectiveness, compared to their counterparts who have older siblings.

Maintenance Drugs for Diabetes

Maintenance drugs are medications that should be regularly taken or administered usually for a life time as prescribed by doctors for chronic, long‐term conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Maintenance drugs are well‐established medications that are proven safety and effective. Related terms:Camote parkinsonsdiabetic maintenance pillsdiabetic maintence drugsmaintenance medication for diabetes