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Diet Tips For Diabetics

Diet Tips For Diabetics

One of the important aspects in managing diabetes is diet. For people having to live with the burden of the disease, following the right diet for diabetics is essential to live a more enriching life. Here are some of the important tips that diabetics should know about following a diabetic diet. Choose the carbohydrates that you eat. Carbohydrates can sometimes make it difficult for diabetics to control their blood
Diabetes Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of

Diabetes Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of

Diabetes is a disease that can affect a person’s standard of living. But it is also a disease that can be treatable with sound blood sugar management through diet and exercise as well as use of certain diabetes drugs. The problem is that sometimes people may not be aware that they have diabetes until it is too late. Here are some of the common diabetes symptoms that people should know. Urge To Urinate People
Sleep Deprivation Linked To Diabetes, Age

Sleep Deprivation Linked To Diabetes, Age

Sleep has long been known to have an effect in different parts of the body. It is the natural way that the body recharges or takes a rest. While it plays an important role in human health, researchers have not yet fully understood the effects that sleep deprivation may have on the molecular level. While lack of sleep may prove to be detrimental, many researchers do not really have a good idea just what processes go
Diabetes Drugs May Affect Cancer Risks In Women, Study Says

Diabetes Drugs May Affect Cancer Risks In Women, Study Says

Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic reports that certain drugs used to treat diabetes may also be affecting cancer risks in women. A certain drug that treats type 2 diabetes may also lower cancer risk by up to one third. Another type of diabetes drug may also increase the cancer risk, according to a study published in the Dec. 5 issue of the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. The researchers analyzed the d
Newly Discovered Human Peptide A Potential Future Treatment For Diabetes

Newly Discovered Human Peptide A Potential Future Treatment For Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that has increasingly affected millions of people worldwide, expected to reach half a billion by the next decade. Although it is not considered as a fatal disease, it can affect a person over a lifetime and with complications that can further worsen as people age. The sad thing is that it currently has no cure. But scientists have been getting some advances in this area. One of the recent ones
Experts Say Type 2 Diabetes Cases Worldwide Increasing

Experts Say Type 2 Diabetes Cases Worldwide Increasing

Despite the advances and discoveries in treating type 2 diabetes, it seems that the battle rages on in trying to curb down the silent epidemic. Unfortunately, it remains a losing battle so far. There is a long way to go before this epidemic can be controlled. Recent reports state that the cases of type 2 diabetes worldwide have increased. According to the latest estimate from the International Diabetes Federation,
Scientists Explain How Diabetes Drug Works

Scientists Explain How Diabetes Drug Works

Type 2 diabetes is a disease that affects millions of people worldwide. One of the more effective and popular medications in use to control the disease is the drug called metformin. While the said drug is known to be effective in managing a diabetic’s blood sugar levels, doctors have not been able to fully explain how and why it works. But the researchers from McMaster University have been able to discover ho
Easy Daily Calorie-Burning Exercises For Diabetics

Easy Daily Calorie-Burning Exercises For Diabetics

If you are a diabetic and need to maintain your blood sugar level, diet and exercise both work to help you achieve your target. Some people may find it easier to watch their diet but may sometimes forego exercise because they do not have the time. But it does not always mean heading out to the gym for you to stay fit with exercise. You can instead incorporate daily activity as part of your exercise regimen. Any for
Myths About Diet And Diabetes

Myths About Diet And Diabetes

People associate many things with diabetes. They say that the disease is a product of an improper diet and lifestyle. While there may be some grain of truth in this, some things that people believe about diabetes and diet that are actually not true. Here are some of the diet myths regarding diabetes that you should know about. Myth 1: You can no longer eat normal meals. Many people believe that once you have diabet
Scientists Isolate Pancreatic Stem Cells In Mice

Scientists Isolate Pancreatic Stem Cells In Mice

Scientists in the Netherlands have successfully isolated and grown stem cells in mice that can develop into cells that make up the pancreas. This could pave the way for the repair and replacement of damaged pancreatic cells that produce insulin, which can someday treat diseases such as diabetes. The results are reported in The EMBO Journal. The research team, headed by Dr. Hans Clevers of the Hubrecht Institute has