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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that gestational diabetes affects up to 10% of pregnant women in the US. This condition is characterized by increased blood sugar levels during pregnancy, which may be undiagnosed and untreated, resulting in complications for both the mother and the baby. Women who have a family history of diabetes or who are obese or overweight have an increased risk for gestational diabetes. A small pilot study conducted by Dr. Rosario D’Anna of the Department of Obstetrics at University Hospital in Messina, Italy, showed that supplementation with myo-inositol could reduce women’s risk for […]

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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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