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Archive for the ‘Diabetes Treatment’ Category

Diabetics Must Plan Meals for the Holidays

Beginning with Thanksgiving, the season of merry eating is just around the corner, and everyone, especially diabetics must plan a strategy to maintain their health while enjoying the festivities. Experts from the Harris Health System led by Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam, chief, Endocrinology and Talar L. Glover, MS, RN, director, Diabetes Service Line and Patient Education, recommend simple strategies for diabetics to stay healthy during the holidays. These include planning sensible meals, controlling portions, and engaging in regular exercise. Balasubramanyam adds that diabetics have to take care of their health by eating right, exercising and maintaining blood sugar levels by regular […]

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Tips to Control Blood Sugar, Reduce Diabetes Risk

November has been designated National Diabetes Month, giving more reason for many experts to focus on type 2 diabetes, a disease that is rising at an alarming rate in the US. The 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet reports that over 8% of the American population has diabetes type 2, a condition in which the body cannot regulate blood sugar levels, resulting in serious complications like nerve damage, heart disease, poor wound healing, and kidney failure. Dr. Maoshing Ni, author of the best-selling book, “Secrets of Longevity,” writes that the best way to manage diabetes is to maintain blood sugar levels […]

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Vitamin D May Help Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found a link between serum vitamin D3 levels and the incidence of type 1 diabetes. The study involved nearly 2,000 volunteers and results suggest that vitamin D3 may prevent this disease. Lead author Cedric Garland, DrPH, FACE, professor in UCSD’s Department of Family and Preventive Medicine states that their study is the first to show a dose-response relationship between vitamin D deficicncy and type I diabetes, supporting previous studies which have suggested their association. The investigators used samples from blood serum specimens frozen by the Department of Defense […]

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Scientists from Korea have discovered that compounds extracted from purple corn grown in Peru and Chile may be used to treat kidney problems related to diabetes. This corn variety is related to the blue corn found in the US, and has been reported to possess anti-diabetic properties. Researcher Min-Kyung Kang and colleagues from the Department of Food and Nutrition and Department of Biochemistry at Hallym University in Korea studied the effects of purple corn anthocyanins (or flavonoids, a type of antioxidant) using cultured human cells and mice in separate experiments. The results of the study which were recently published in […]

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Fructose is a natural, simple sugar found in fruits and vegetables which provides energy to the body. The consumption of fructose among Americans has increased by more than twice in the last three decades due to the rising intake of high fructose corn syrup, a mixture of fructose and glucose, which is commonly used as a sweetener in soda and other food products. Scientists have recently found that increased fructose consumption can affect uric acid levels and the way the liver is depleted of energy.  In particular, they found that obese and diabetic patients who take a lot of fructose […]

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Posted in: Artificial Sweeteners, Diabetes, Diabetes Research, Diabetes Treatment, Diet, Disease Prevention, Emotional Health, Healthy Drinks, Healthy Eating, High Fructose Corn Syrup, News Briefs, Obesity, Psychological Health, Weight Loss

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