Tag Archives: type 2 diabetes

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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Grapefruits Can Treat Disease As Well As Pharmaceuticals Without The Side Effects

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease In the never ending saga of natural disease fighting foods beating out pharmaceuticals, the grapefruit is another power packed citrus fruit to add to the the list. It actually never really gets the credit it deserves … 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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Sugar production switch in liver may offer target for new diabetes therapies

Andy Hoang EurekAlert Salk researchers find molecular switch that controls liver glucose production and may represent a new avenue for treating insulin-resistant type II diabetes. In their extraordinary quest to decode human metabolism, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological … Continue reading

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Diabetes complications ‘at record high’

BBC News Rates of stroke and kidney failure in people with diabetes have surged in England, according to new analysis by Diabetes UK. An audit of 1.9 million people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes found more than 13,000 … Continue reading

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Diabetes associated with higher risk of cardiovascular problems in men

Marjorie Montemayor-Quellenberg EurekAlert BOSTON, MA—According to a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), men with type 2 diabetes treated with insulin without a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) were at higher risk for major cardiovascular events … Continue reading

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Blueberries and apples tied to lower diabetes risk

Aparna Narayanan Reuters Eating more blueberries, apples and pears may be linked to lower risk of diabetes, according to a new U.S. study. These fruits are loaded with flavonoids, a natural compound present in certain fruits, vegetables and grains, which … Continue reading

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Examining His Own Body, Stanford Geneticist Stops Diabetes in Its Tracks

Jon Cohen Science NOW Michael Snyder has taken “know thyself” to the next level—and helped heal thyself. Over a 14-month period, the molecular geneticist at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, analyzed his blood 20 different times to pluck out … Continue reading

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White rice increases risk of Type 2 diabetes

Stephanie Burns EurekAlert Research: White rice consumption and risk of Type 2 diabetes: A meta-analysis and systematic review. The risk of type 2 diabetes is significantly increased if white rice is eaten regularly, claims a study published today on bmj.com. … Continue reading

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No single diet will work for all diabetics

Nanci Hellmich USA Today Paula Deen, the queen of Southern cuisine, created a hoopla last month when she revealed that she has type 2 diabetes and has known about it for three years. Some people were troubled that even after … Continue reading

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