Breastfeeding Reduces a Woman’s Risk of Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes

Photo of Woman with Baby: Breasfeeding Lowers Risk of Diabetes

A recent study has shown that women who breastfeed have a lower risk of metabolic syndrome, including conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol, but success depends on the duration of nursing.

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New Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetes

Photo of Push Ups- Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetics

A new set of guidelines developed by an international team of researchers will help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar.

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For Chinese Adults, Diabetes Takes 9 Years Off Life

Photo of Chinese People - Shorter Lifespan for Chinese Diabetics

A recent JAMA study has found that Chinese adults with diabetes lose an average of 9 years off of their life span when compared to adults that do not have diabetes.

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Cheaper and More Sustainable Sweeteners Created

New Sweeteners

Researchers in Spain and Switzerland have designed a process to produce new sweeteners in a cheaper and more selective way.

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Personalized Diabetes Risk Education Not Motivating Enough

Photo of Diabetes Educator - Diabetes Education - Affect on High Risk People

A new study has found that education on personalized diabetes risk doesn’t motivate behavior change in people at a higher risk of diabetes, such as increasing exercise – but researchers offer advice on how it can be improved.

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Platypus, Echidna Venom Spurs Type 2 Diabetes Discovery

Photo of Platypus - Venom for Type 2 Diabetes

An exciting discovery could help millions of people with type 2 diabetes regulate their blood sugar levels – and it involves platypus and echidna venom.

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Rise in Avoidable Diabetes Hospital Visits Hits England

Hospital Emergency Entrance - Diabetes Health

University of Leicester researchers lead study into rising hypoglycemia admissions in hospitals, finding a significant increase over a 10 year period.

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Better Diabetic Footcare in Australia Can Save Billions

Diabetic Foot Care in Australia

Australia could save billions of dollars in healthcare costs by investing in proven treatments for people with diabetic foot disease, according to QUT research.

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Help Manage Diabetes: Take a Short Walk After Meals

Man Walking After Meal - Helps Manage Diabetes

New research from New Zealand’s University of Otago suggests that people managing type 2 diabetes should walk after meals to gain the greatest blood sugar-lowering benefits.

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Burden of Chronic Conditions on Latin-American, Caribbean Health Systems Increasing

Brazil facing rise in chronic conditions

Six Latin American and Caribbean countries continue to face challenges managing more complex health needs related to certain diseases and conditions.

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