Ads by Google

Diabetes Care

Do omega-6 fatty acids stop diabetes?

2016-04-01 17:42

Are you getting enough of this one nutrient that can could thwart type 2 diabetes? Research suggests there this fatty acid that most of us may be lacking may be important for preventing the disease that affects. Omega-6 fatty acids may help thwart diabetes.

According to findings published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the polyunsaturated fat can have a pretty big impact on diabetes prevention.

Health and Wellness: 
Latest News: 

Lose weight a spoonful at a time with turmeric

2016-02-19 11:53

If you are dieting for weight loss and reached a plateau, you might want to consider giving your metabolism a boost with turmeric. The Indian spice is not just tasty. Curcumin in turmeric has multiple proven health benefits. How might turmeric help with weight loss?

Curcumin in turmeric helps the body fight inflammation.

Health and Wellness: 

Do This Easy Finger Test to See If You Have Prediabetes

2016-01-27 07:31

According to ABC News, assessing the risk of whether you may be on your way to developing type 2 diabetes can be as simple as taking this easy finger test.

Reporting about the start of a new pre-diabetes campaign by the CDC to raise awareness about the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, ABC’s Good Morning America recently hosted health corre

Health and Wellness: 
Latest News: 

New Treatment for Diabetes By Reprogramming Cells

2016-01-12 10:34

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes, and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have succeeded in transforming human fibroblasts, a type of skin cell, into pancreatic cells via a process called direct cellular reprogramming, an accomplishment that brings personalized cell therapy one step closer for those who suffer from diabetes.

Sheng Ding, PhD, a senior investigator at the Gladstone Institutes and stem cell researcher uses small molecule drug mixtures to initiate the differentiation of fibroblasts into a variety of other

Health and Wellness: 
Latest News: 

Surprise discovery reverses kidney damage in diabetic mice

2015-12-30 13:30

A potential treatment could possibly prevent and reverse kidney damage for those suffering from diabetes. Researchers report they have been able to prevent and reverse kidney damage in diabetic mice. The finding could lead to new drug development.

In an interesting study researchers report they discovered they could infuse small amounts of an inflammatory molecule thought to cause kidney disease.

Health and Wellness: 
Latest News: 

What People with Diabetes Recommend Drinking To Quench Thirst

2015-12-28 15:16

Do you have any ideas to quench my thirst? It doesn't matter how many fluids I drink I am always thirsty, even when my sugars are running normal, wrote one person on Facebook whose life is affected by Diabetes.

"Water will eventually help your problem. Lots of other drinks which you may think are hydrating are actually doing opposite," one person living with diabetes replied.

Health and Wellness: 
Latest News: 

Nasal Spray for Diabetes and Low Blood Sugar

2015-12-22 19:29

Results of a new clinical trial suggest that a new nasal spray could be easier than the only other current treatment for cases of severe low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) in people who have diabetes. It’s uncertain how long it may take for the Food and Drug Administration to approve this diabetes treatment option.

When someone with diabetes experiences severe low blood sugar, time is of the essence—they need glucagon fast.

Health and Wellness: 
Latest News: 

Plant Hormone Controls Blood Sugar in Type 2 Diabetes

2015-12-07 09:05

Better control of blood sugar in type 2 diabetes could come from a plant hormone, according to scientists in Italy. Low doses of this substance has been proven to reduce sugar levels in the blood of both mice and humans.

The plant hormone, known as abscisic acid, is found in leaves, green fruit, and stems of plants.

Health and Wellness: 
Latest News: 

New type of immunotherapy could be game changer for type 1 diabetes

2015-11-29 12:52

University of California San Francisco scientists and physicians have conducted a promising first study that could be a game changer for treating type 1 diabetes. The disease affects approximately 1.26 American children and adults according to the American Diabetes Association. The therapy acts by suppressing the body's immune system that attacks insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas.

The very good news is that the treatment is different than other immune suppressing therapies that can have serious consequences including increased risk of cancer and infections.

Latest News: 
Health and Wellness: 

Huge Tehran Research Shows Vitamin C Found to Lower Blood Sugar in Type 2 Diabetes

2015-11-23 11:34

A new study in the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science has found taking vitamin C helps lower fasting blood sugar in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) by an average of 21mg/dl, although it did not have a definitive effect on glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c). The research included 38 articles; 26 observational studies and 12 random controlled trials (RCTs).

A team from the University of Tehran performed meta-analysis on all studies relating to ascorbic acid (AA) or vitamin C prior to January 2013.

Health and Wellness: 
Latest News: 

Pages