Is Alzheimer's Just Late-Stage Type 2 Diabetes?

By | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 16:22

Diabetes and Alzheimer's are thought to be linked through excess insulin production flooding into the brain, disrupting amyloid plaque removal.

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One Meal A Day Better For People With Type 2 Diabetes: Mediterranean Diet Trumps Low-Fat, Low-Carb Alternatives

By | Sun, 12/01/2013 - 19:13

For people with diabetes, one large Mediterranean meal a day may be better than three low-fat or low-carb meals.

Changes In Red Meat Diet Lead To Changes In Diabetes Risk

Raising Red Meat Consumption Increases Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

By | Mon, 06/17/2013 - 17:01

Type 2 diabetes mellitus risk is lowered or elevated depending on changes in red meat consumption.

Obesity Skips A Generation; Grandchildren More Inclined To Develop Diabetes, Heart Disease From Obese Grandmothers

Obesity Skips A Generation: Grandchildren More Inclined To Develop Diabetes, Heart Disease From Obese Grandmothers

By | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 14:54

Researchers found that obese mothers could pass on risks of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes to their grandchildren.


Is Drinking High Amounts Of Coffee Safe? Study Shows That Coffee Overload Can Cause Weight Gain

By | Mon, 05/27/2013 - 14:54

Researchers say as much as six cups of coffee could cause weight gain and lead to pre-diabetic conditions, while three to four cups a day reduces cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes risks.

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First Oral Insulin Drug Gains FDA Approval To Begin Testing

By | Fri, 05/17/2013 - 14:47

A pill, which may take the place of daily insulin injections, will begin US clinical trials soon.

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New Treatments Using Gut Bacteria Could Ease Obesity-Related Health Problems

By | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 18:18

Increasing the number of the Akkermansia muciniphila bacteria in mice can treat metabolic disorders brought on by an unhealthy diet, new research has found.

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Hormone For Type 2 Diabetes Could Eradicate Need For Insulin Injections

By | Thu, 04/25/2013 - 14:55

Harvard researchers discovered betatrophin, a hormone that increases production of insulin-secreting pancreatic cells, which could naturally improve glycemic control.

Jogger passes fitness enthusiasts performing stretching exercises after sunrise at Queenscliff Beach in Sydney

Move More to Manage Diabetes Type-2

By | Fri, 01/04/2013 - 16:14

Sitting less and moving more can help people manage diabetes. Researchers offer tips that can help people stay active.

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Countries With Higher Consumption of Black Tea Have Low Prevalence of Diabetes Type-2

By | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 09:24

A study that looked at the prevalence of diabetes type-2 in 50 countries has found that people who drink black tea regularly have a low risk of developing diabetes type-2.


Gut Microbes Linked to Diabetes

By | Wed, 09/26/2012 - 13:13

New research has found that microbes living in a person's gut may indicate whether or not the person has diabetes.


Gene Therapy Helps Fight Obesity

By | Thu, 09/20/2012 - 17:02

Obesity may be treated by regulating the levels of a key hormone in the body, a new study says.