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Causes of Diabetes

April 5, 2015 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

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 by Thomas Willis in 1675, to refer to the sweet urine of the patients as mel in latin means honey.

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Pancit and Diabetes

March 22, 2015 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Pancit is a Filipino Noodle dish usually served during birthdays and special occasions to symbolize long life. Pancit was actually introduced by the Chinese and has since been adopted into local cuisine.

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Firstborns more likely to have Diabetes

July 15, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

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

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Snoring an Indicator of Diabetes

September 3, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Snoring may be more than just a sign of tiredness: a recent study from Yale University showed that people who snore heavily had a 50% greater chance of developing diabetes, compare to those who sleep silently.

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