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Green Tea Delays Onset of Type 1 Diabetes

November 28, 2022 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A powerful antioxidant in green tea may prevent or delay the onset of type-1 diabetes, according to a study.

Researchers were testing EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), green tea’s predominant anti-oxidant, on a lab mouse with type 1 diabetes and primary Sjogren’s syndrome, which damages moisture-producing glands, causing dry mouth and eyes.

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What is Autoimmune Diabetes?

September 8, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Autoimmune diabetes is short for latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA), which refers to one of the new subtypes of diabetes that falls between type 1 and type 2 diabetes thus, some doctors prefer calling it as 1.5 diabetes. This type of diabetes affects approximately 10 percent of people with diabetes and is gradually progressing variant of type 1 diabetes, although it is often misdiagnosed as type 2. At the moment, further research and study is still needed on the ins and outs of autoimmune diabetes.

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