Above, a patient measures her blood sugar level. A clinical study will test whether certain medications can prevent diabetes, or slow the progression of the disease in newly diagnosed patients.
A clinical trial at the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington will address new approaches to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes or slow its progression. Participants will be treated with medications normally used for people who have had diabetes...Read Full Story
Filed under: HealthType 2 diabetes is on the rise in Britain, and in many cases, is a preventable condition. Here are just a few tips on how to reduce your risk.
A healthy eating and exercise regime has long been known to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but recent research suggests it's important to include a little weight training to your fitness plan.
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Research presented today shows that high-fructose corn syrup can cause behavioral reactions in rats similar to those produced by drugs of abuse such as cocaine. These results, presented by addiction expert Francesco Leri, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Applied Cognitive Science at the University of Guelph, suggest food addiction could explain, at least partly, the current global obesity epidemic. These results were presented at the 2013 Canadian Neuroscience Meeting, the annual...Read Full Story
Frederick tsine Frederick Banting Diabetes is a chronic dis come in in which the pancreas doesnt produce enough insulin. Insulin is an primary(prenominal) hormone for the metabolism of pass income in the torso. When the pancreas fails to provide the consistency with insulin, these sugar build up in the blood stream. Therefore, the body cant use the food vigour ingested each day. Diabetes and complications may slip blindness, cardiac deficits, renal failure, non-injury recollect amputations...Read Full Story
Toking up may help marijuana users to stay slim and lower their risk of developing diabetes, according to the latest study, which suggests that cannabis compounds may help in controlling blood sugar.
Although marijuana has a well-deserved reputation for increasing appetite via what stoners call “the munchies,” the new research [PDF], which was published in the American Journal of Medicine, is not the first to find that the drug has a two-faced relationship to weight. Three prior...Read Full Story
Sugary soft drinks drastically increase the risk of developing pancreatic cancer, according to a long-term study of 60,000 people in Singapore.
A research team at the University of Minnesota followed thousands of men and women participating in the Singapore Chinese Health Study for 14 years. At the end of the study, published this month in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, the team found that those drank two or more soft drinks a week had an 87 percent higher risk of...Read Full Story
Smoking during pregnancy causes daughters to be at a higher risk for both obesity and gestational diabetes later in life when they become pregnant. (Smoking During Pregnancy Raises Daughter's Risk Of Gestational Diabetes And Obesity: Women who s...See it on Scoop.it, via Gestational Diabetes Diet Meal PlanRead Full Story
any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst