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Diet Softdrinks linked to Type 2 Diabetes

December 14, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

If you think diet beverages are better than regular colas, think again. A new France-based study showed that diet or “light” versions of softdrinks may put drinkers at a considerably higher risk of type 2 diabetes.

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Mediterranean Diet for Diabetes Patients

December 13, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Data reviewed from over 20 sources compare the effects of seven popular diets among adults with type 2 diabetes. Findings indicate that Mediterranean diets, low-carb diets, high protein diets, and low glycemic index diets – which rank foods by how quickly their carbs turn into glucose – all lowered the participants’ blood sugar.

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Stress Men more prone to Type 2 Diabetes

December 11, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Men are more exposed to type 2 diabetes when they are stressed, said a new study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

“Today, stress is not recognized as a preventable cause of diabetes. However, our study shows that there is an independent link between permanent stress and the risk of developing diabetes, which underlines the importance of preventive measure,” said Masuma Novak, lead author of the study published in the journal, Diabetic Medicine.

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Gymnema Sylvestre Herbal

July 21, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Also known as gymnema, cowplant, Gurmari, Gurmarbooti, and Meshasringa, Gymnema Sylvestre is a miracle herb original found in the tropical forests of South Asia (India and Sri Lanka). What is unique about the herb is that chewing its leaves helps control the sensation of sweet. This effect is attributed to the presence of the gymnemic acids, which is extracted from the leaves and roots of the herb. As such, Gymnema Sylvestre had been used as a natural for treating and managing diabetes since time immemorial and was called sweet urine. However, this magical powers of the herb still lacks adequate study to validate its efficacy and effectiveness.

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TZDs may Reduce Cancer Risk in Diabetes Patients

June 6, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Antidiabetic drugs called thiazolidinediones (TZDs) or glitazones might reduce cancer risk in type 2 diabetes patients according to a new study. Xilin Yang, together with his colleagues from the Chinese University of HongKong, China said that with TZD usage, there was an 83 percent reduction in cancer risk in Chinese patients with Type 2 diabetes.

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Daily Breakfast may lessen Diabetes Risk

May 31, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A new preliminary study presented during a medical conference shows that eating breakfast everyday may lessen the chance of obesity and type 2 diabetes.

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Yoga Postures for Diabetes

May 15, 2020 Category :Fitness 0

There are different postures and exercising methods if having diabetes. Rigorous exercise is not applicable for them. That is why certain techniques in doing the exercise are recommended for them to have the knowledge what is best for their needs. Having diabetes is not a hindrance for the sufferers not to have their daily regimen in stretching their bodies as well as for their internal organs to become fit.

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Gallstones and Diabetes

April 24, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetes, if not properly managed can have deleterious effects on the different organs of the body. It can damage vital organs such as the heart, the kidney, lungs as well as the gallbladder, which is often given the least concern. The gallbladder is an organ that functions to store bile produced by the liver for food digestion. It is an important organ but not essential as people can opt to have it removed and still live a normal life.

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Chicharon and Diabetes

March 25, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Pork rinds, pork scratching, pork cracklings, cuerito or also famously known as chicharon in the Philippines is a snack made by frying the dried skin (rind) and fat of a pork or pig. Incidentally, the local term chicharon was originally from Spain because it was the Spaniards who introduced chicharon in the country.

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Sitting highly linked to Type 2 Diabetes

March 1, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A new study revealed that the amount of time spent sitting down presented a higher risk of developing diabetes in women than in men.

The study showed that women who remained seated for the majority of hours in a single day have higher levels of insulin as well as other chemicals that would contribute to the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, such as C-reactive protein, leptin, and interleukin 6.

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