Category Archives: Diabetes

Chemicals Used in Plastics Linked to Diabetes in Women

Crystal Gammon scientificamerican.com A group of chemicals found in household plastics and medical supplies is linked to higher rates of diabetes in women – up to double the rate for women with the highest levels, according to new research led … Continue reading

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To understand childhood obesity, researchers look to inactive, fat rats

Donna Krupa EurekAlert BETHESDA, Md. (July 24, 2012)—Childhood obesity has nearly tripled in the past three decades, and by 2009, 17 percent of those 2-19 years of age were classified as obese. If actions against childhood obesity do not take … Continue reading

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Is this child abuse? The courts think so

Adrian Lowe The Age VICTORIAN welfare authorities have begun using extreme obesity as a reason to support children being separated from their parents – and experts predict more cases as the population gets fatter. The Department of Human Services has … Continue reading

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Should we sleep more to lose weight?

Jamie Price EurekAlert 7/10/12, Zurich, Switzerland. Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, suggests that sleep … Continue reading

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Number of Children with Diabetes Jumps 14% Between 2000-2008

Mike Barrett Natural Society The Western lifestyle and average American diet pave a smooth road for developing various illnesses and diseases. Over the years, food has become more processed, less natural, and filled with even greater amounts of toxic additives … Continue reading

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A Powerful Antioxidant That Treats Autism, Diabetes, Bronchitis and Removes Heavy Metals

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease A metabolite from an amino acid which is classified as both a nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical drug, has been used to treat bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, high cholesterol, diabetes, HIV, autism and even cancer. It assists in … Continue reading

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Laron Dwarves – Ecuador – August 2008

Cyrano Media Journeyman Pictures In the isolated mountains of Ecuador, a community of four-feet tall dwarves appear to be immune from cancer and diabetes. Here, two scientists are on a mission to find the ultimate cure for cancer. Inbreeding among … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Obesity

UCTV Sugar impacts the brain just as much as the waistline. In this episode, Dr. Robert Lustig explains the biochemical shifts that sugar causes, making us store fat and feel hungry at the same time. Series: “UCTV Prime: The Skinny … Continue reading

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New research finds no association between white potato consumption (baked, boiled mashed) and obesity, Type 2 diabetes or systemic inflammation

Meredith Myers EurekAlert SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 25, 2012 – Preliminary Research presented today at The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Conference in San Diego demonstrates that habitual consumption of white potatoes (baked, boiled and mashed) is … Continue reading

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Why Shift Work and Sleeplessness Lead to Weight Gain and Diabetes

Alice Park Time Studies show that shift work and other sleep disturbances like jet lag can disrupt your body clock and increase the risks of obesity and diabetes. But, until now, researchers haven’t really been sure exactly how these changes … Continue reading

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