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Diabetes Care

How to Reverse Diabetes Without Surgery

2015-10-08 21:38
Eggs for reversing diabetes

A few days ago an article from the New York Times was shared on social media suggesting two ways to reverse diabetes: bariatric surgery and an extremely low calorie diet of 600 calories for a week or more. My first thoughts were, why are these scientists testing out such extreme options to cure diabetes. Were starvation and surgery really the best solutions they could find? Aren’t they aware of how important a role diet plays in human health?

Type 2 Diabetes is a disease where blood sugar regulation gets fluctuates..

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7 Things That Trigger Diabetes and 10 Ways To Prevent It

2015-10-08 12:03
Diet helps prevent diabetes

Why diet, a healthy Immune System and hand washing may help prevent Diabetes. Here is what triggers diabetes and what you can do to prevent it.

Type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone needed to allow sugar or glucos

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Which Weight Loss Surgery Procedure Benefits Diabetics the Most?

2015-10-07 23:39
Gastric bypass causes dibaetes remission

A new study reveals that diabetic patients who have a particular weight loss surgical procedure stand a significant chance of their diabetes going into remission.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in every 9 adults has diabetes―a debilitating medical condition where the body fails to be able to maintain blood sugar levels within normal ra

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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes, The Hard Way and the Easy Way

2015-10-07 23:20
Low Carb Diet for Reversing Diabetes

According to a story in Tuesday's New York Times bariatric surgery or a very low-calorie, starvation diet are the only cures for reversing Type 2 Diabetes. Since a 600 calorie per day diet is considered unsustainable, surgery is promoted as the preferred treatment. These horrific procedures cost many thousands of dollars and can result in death for some patients. One would think that such an extreme measure would only be used as a last resort, but that is apparently not the case.

A few years ago, a young man I know told me that he was scheduled to undergo a gastric bypass operation.

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My Father Who Ate "Healthy" was a Diabetic

2015-10-07 11:15
White Rice and Diabetes

For many centuries, rice has been the staple food in every Asian home. The more polished the rice grain, the more successful or wealthy the family must be. And for good fortune, there must always be a rice urn filled with rice.

The cultural belief is that we, as Asians, need to eat rice. But this is not true. I believe many things could be different today if only I had known better...

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If This Vaccine Becomes an Approved Treatment It May Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

2015-10-06 14:33
Diabetes vaccine and management

Potential new vaccine may prevent onset of Type 1 Diabetes. Results of new pilot study on Type 1 Diabetes Insulin vaccine leads to Stage 3 Clinical Trials.

A new study in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA) on the efficacy of administering escalating doses of oral insulin to children at risk for developing Type 1 diabetes has led to approval for s

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This Common Sense Approach To Type 2 Diabetes Supported By Science

2015-10-06 13:30
Carbs in Diabetes Management

As a family nurse practitioner, I work with patients who have Type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes has been traditionally recognized as an excess of glucose in the bloodstream. However, over recent years, we have begun to realize that the elevated glucose levels are only part of the problem; insulin resistance is the other half of diabetes.

Let’s take a look at how Type 2 diabetes mellitus, T2DM, actually develops.

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Can Taking Antioxidants Actually Prevent Diabetes in Overweight and Obese People?

2015-09-09 23:45
Study Suggests Antioxidants Could Prevent Diabetes

A new study suggests that taking antioxidants could be an important life-saving measure toward preventing diabetes in overweight and obese people.

According to the latest numbers, about half of all Americans have either diabetes or pre-diabetes, most of which is attributed to being overweight or obese.

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Could Microbes Protect Against Type 1 Diabetes?

2015-08-08 09:44
microbes against type 1 diabetes

The human body is a haven for countless numbers of microbes, including bacteria, that can be detrimental, causing a wide range of diseases, or act as protection against illness. An international team of researchers recently reported that a certain category of microbes have been shown to protect against type 1 diabetes.

The team consisted of experts from Inserm, Paris Descartes University, and the French National Centre for Scientific Research, who collaborated with teams from Sweden and China.

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What Magnesium Can Do For Prediabetes

2015-08-05 09:01
magnesium and prediabetes

Many people do not meet the daily requirement for magnesium, and this may present significant health challenges for many individuals unless it is corrected. A new study, for example, found that taking an oral magnesium supplement can have a positive impact on adults who have prediabetes and low magnesium levels.

Prediabetes means your blood sugar levels are higher than normal (with normal being less than 100 mg/dL) but less than the figure designated as having diabetes (126 mg/dL).

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