Monthly Archives: May 2014
A signal that promotes insulin secretion and reduces hyperglycemia in a type 2 diabetes animal model is enhanced by the inhibition of a novel enzyme discovered by researchers.
Stroke survivors should control their blood pressure, cholesterol and weight and do moderate physical activity regularly to avoid having another stroke.
Targeted interventions based on genetic risk may not be the best approach for preventing type 2 diabetes.
Although obesity is a risk factor for diabetes and heart disease, some people who are overweight or obese are able to delay or avoid developing related key risk factors.
Newly discovered compound slows the natural degradation of insulin in the body, opening the door to a potential new treatment for diabetes.
Researchers have uncovered evidence that sugar has a direct effect on risk factors for heart disease, and is likely to impact on blood pressure, independent of weight gain.
Holly Firfer takes a closer look at why diabetic's risk of health issues is declining. This is an interesting video to watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_i7sNa0if9s
FDA Alert: Shasta Technologies GenStrip Blood Glucose Test Strips May Report False Results. Discontinue...
GenStrips are advertised for use with the LifeScan OneTouch family of glucose meters. The affected test strips have been manufactured and distributed since March 2013 and are available through online retailers and retail pharmacies.
People who increased the amount of coffee they drank each day by more than one cup over a four-year period had a 11% lower risk for type 2 diabetes
People who take statin drugs to lower their cholesterol appear to have developed a false sense of security that could lead to heart disease and other obesity-related illnesses.
Dangerous overnight blood sugar levels often go undetected and cause prolonged periods of heart rhythm disturbances in older patients with Type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes may be associated with brain degeneration, according to a new multicenter study.
A researcher has found that when women consumed high-protein breakfasts, they maintained better glucose and insulin control than they did with lower-protein or no-protein meals.