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Diabetes and Hearing Loss

November 10, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetics are counseled to take care of their feet and see their eye doctor every year. Soon, they will need to take hearing tests on a regular basis, too.

This is the recommendation of researchers of a new study that has shown that hearing loss is twice as common in adult diabetics as in non-diabetics. The study is one of the many studies that have continued to come out to establish the role of diabetes in the development of hearing loss.

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Type 2 diabetics studied in low-dose Aspirin Trial

November 6, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Type 2 diabetics treated with low-dose aspirin did not have significantly lower incidence of atherosclerotic events than those who received placebo in this primary prevention trial of low-dose aspirin, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. However, subgroup and analyses showed a significant reduction with aspirin in both atherosclerotic events in those over 65 years of age, and a reduction in cerebrocardiovascular deaths. Results from the Japanese Primary Prevention of Atherosclerosis with Aspirin for Diabetes (JPAD) trial were presented as a late-breaking clinical trial.

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Healthy Holiday Desserts

August 25, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

The holiday season is a time of sharing and sometimes, over-indulging. Perhaps the one thing almost everyone enjoys is the abundance of desserts that go with every gathering. For diabetics, it has become either abstention or non-participation if that feast is not tailored to their diet. Well, that time is long past. Allow us to cater your sweet tooth while offering healthy dessert options for the whole family. While turning to sugar substitutes as a flavoring alternative, we also use other natural flavors such as vanilla and coffee. Fruits are also a great way to boost dessert flavors. Save the sweet side of life over the holidays. Have a merry Christmas! » Continue Reading

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Troubles, Epiphanies and Giving Back

January 26, 2019 Category :People and Places 0

An epiphany may come after an admission of a struggle. It happens when a person realizes that certain actions need to be taken, and that these actions may be necessary to change the situation at hand.

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Exercise Helps Control Fatty Liver

November 9, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Fatty liver often occurs in overweight and obese type 2 diabetics. Not only could fatty liver lead to an increased risk of liver cirrhosis, liver failure and cancer, it could also disrupt metabolism, promote fuel inflammation in the body and can increase lipid levels, all of which could harm the heart.

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Love in Time of Diabetes

November 3, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| People and Places 0

Situation #1: Luisa found out about her diabetes when she was in her 7th month of pregancy. Here husband, Benedict, accompanied her to the doctor for a checkup one afternoon, whe she realized that she was having a sudden attack of high blood pressure. During the test, her obstetrician suspected her of having diabetes, and advised her to see an endoctrinologist immediately. » Continue Reading

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Yoga Guidelines for Diabetics

October 7, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetics who want to practice yoga should first see their doctor before starting a yoga regimen to be able to map out a workable exercise or diet plan that will not compromise their existing diabetes treatment while adhering to the yogic therapy. It would also help to keep in mind the following guidelines to avoid unnecessary injuries or situations like hypoglycemia or low blood sugar while performing the yoga exercises. » Continue Reading

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Rainbow: Diabetes Summer Camp

September 20, 2018 Category :People and Places 1

The innocence of the child makes them beautiful. Their big, bright eyes have not yet been tainted with worldly things or burdened with worldly cares. But what if this innocence is dramatically cut short by diabetes? Does it mean the end of their youth? Can it blur their vision of a promising future?

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Glutathione safe for Diabetics?

August 23, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Glutathione is a substance found in plant and animal tissues that has many functions in a cell. These include activating certain enzymes and destroying toxic chemicals and compounds that contain oxygen. The health food industry promotes oral glutathione as a very efficient antioxidant to be used against a whole range of diseases. » Continue Reading

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Insulin from Plants May Benefit Diabetics

June 1, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Capsules of insulin produced in genetically modified plants could restore the body’s ability to produce insulin and help insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes patients, according to biomedical researchers from the University of Central Florida.

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