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Pre-Diabetes Timebomb Warning

April 21, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes UK warned around 7 million people in the UK who have early warning signs of diabetes about the long-term damage if they would not change .2 their unhealthy lifestyle. “People with higher than normal blood sugar levels are 12 times more at risk in developing full-blown type 2 diabetes,” Diabetes UK chief executive Douglas Smallwood said.

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Red Wine Compound Lowers Blood Sugar

April 19, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that resveratrol—a compound present in red wine—is a promising treatment for type 2 diabetes. However, the researchers were also quick to add that drinking wine or taking resveratrol supplements won’t do diabetic people any good either.

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Doctors skeptical over widen use of Statins

March 26, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Known for lowering cholesterol levels, statins have recently been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a preventive drug for about 6.5 million Americans who have no cholesterol problems or signs of heart disease.

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Experts perspective on Pioglitazone

March 22, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Dr. Elizabeth Paz-Pacheco of the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism of the University of the Philippines–Philippine General Hospital explained the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) showed that despite receiving the best standard of care, patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus suffered progressive deterioration of glycemic control over a period of 10 years.

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Coffee-Diabetes link

March 19, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Does coffee really help in reducing the risk for diabetes? What components contribute to this beneficial effect? These were just some of the interesting questions raised on “Metabolic Stimuli: The Association between Coffee and Diabetes” by Dr. Marie Yvette Rosales-Amante.

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Weight Loss in Diabetes: A Lost Cause?

March 2, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Mike Huckabee was a 135-kg man when he was elected governor of Arkansas in 1998. His weight was too much that the steps of the Arkansas capitol were so long and steep that he would be out of breath and exhausted by the time he reached the top of the stairs. In his book Quit Digging Your Grave with a Knife and Fork, he recounts how he secretly feared that he would be interviewed by media at the top of the steps—and that he would be too out of breath to respond.

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Walnuts May Improve Endothelial Function

February 23, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Walnuts are known to be good. Now, they’ve gotten better. A study presented at Preventive Medicine: The Annual Meeting of the American College of Preventive Medicine held in Crystal City, Virginia, found that daily consumption of walnuts may improve endothelial function and plasma lipids in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Soda increases Type 2 Diabetes Risk

February 20, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

As if overweight and obesity are not reasons enough, a study has found that soda intake can significantly add to diabetes risk. According to the findings of the Singapore Chinese Health Study, type 2 diabetes risk is raised, by as much as 40 percent, among soda consumers.

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Good Diet to Diabetes Salvation

February 15, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Marissa Sanchez, a singer/ actress/comedian, has type 2 diabetes and admitted indulging in food before. She shares that she used to eat anything and everything she wanted and craved for, and most especially, she loved rice. But then, symptoms started appearing: blurry vision, constant and unusual thirst, and going on constant bathroom trips. That was the time it was confirmed that she was diabetic and was asked by her endocrinologist, Dr. Augusto Litonjua, to change her eating habits. Although she wasn’t able to kick her usual eating habits all at once, she says that once she was able to control her food intake, she began experiencing miracles in her diabetes management.

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Insulin Deficiency in Type 2 Diabetes Solved

February 4, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Scientists at the Australian Garvan Institute of Medical Research have finally reached a conclusion to the failure of insulin production in type 2 diabetes. Considered a breakthrough in diabetes research, they were successful in isolating the PKCepsilon (PKCe), an enzyme which present during diabetes aria slows down the production of insulin in type 2 diabetics.

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