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Tequila Plant-Based Sweetener Potential Alternative For Diabetics

Tequila Plant-Based Sweetener Potential Alternative For Diabetics

Mexican researchers have tested a new sweetener from the tequila plant and suggest that it may be an ideal alternative sweetener for diabetics due to the benefits it offers. They have studied the potential benefits of agavins, a natural sugar found in the agave plant. According to the researchers, it has the ability to reduce blood glucose levels in diabetics and also aid the obese in losing weight. The findings we
Link Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Found

Link Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Found

Researchers at the University of Melbourne in Australia found some evidence regarding the link between diabetes and pancreatic cancer. The study involved clinicians working alongside mathematicians to analyze and review data collected from 1973 to 2013 to determine whether there is a link between being diagnosed with diabetes and pancreatic cancer. The study, which involves data from around 88 international studies
Tips For Kicking a Sweet Tooth Habit

Tips For Kicking a Sweet Tooth Habit

Having a sweet tooth may be common among many people. But the habit can come with consequences. Consuming too much sugar over a certain period can lead to conditions such as obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. The difficult part is that once you have that sweet tooth habit, it may not be that easy to get out of. Sugar can just be as addicting as cocaine, nicotine or alcohol.
Diabetes Cases Continue To Rise, Now A Record 382 Million Cases

Diabetes Cases Continue To Rise, Now A Record 382 Million Cases

Despite the advances in diabetes research, it seems that we are still losing the battle to keep diabetes under control. Every year, the number of type 2 diabetes cases are piling up, slowly making the epidemic worse and worse. There seems to be no stopping the disease from affecting more and more people all over the world. According to the recent estimates from the International Diabetes Federation, diabetes now af
Finding The Right Diabetes Diet

Finding The Right Diabetes Diet

Diabetes is considered as a lifestyle disease. It may develop as a result of diet and other lifestyle habits that people follow in their lifetime. A diet high in carbohydrates, saturated fats, sugar and processed foods, combined with lack of regular exercise or activity can increase the risk of developing the said disease. Aside from promoting regular physical activity, maintaining a proper diet is a major factor i
Top Simple Tips For Better Diabetes Control

Top Simple Tips For Better Diabetes Control

Diabetes is a disease that currently affects around 26 million Americans and about 356 million more around the world. It is a disease that is expected to affect millions of people more in the coming years. While the said disease may still be incurable, it is possible for most of the people suffering from diabetes to manage their disease and live a more normal life. But it may take some discipline and effort to acco
Top Snacks For Diabetics

Top Snacks For Diabetics

People living with diabetes can still lead a normal life. It is all about monitoring and maintaining a steady blood sugar level with the right diet and exercise. People who live under the shadow of diabetes may always feel concerned about what they can and cannot eat. Even those snacks may become something to worry about. Here are some of the more ideal snack options for people with diabetes. Plain Popcorn Plain po
People Living In Populated Areas Conducive To Walking Show Lower Diabetes Risk

People Living In Populated Areas Conducive To Walking Show Lower Diabetes Risk

Diabetes is a growing problem among many people around the world suffering from the disease. While there is currently no cure available, people can still manage diabetes to live normally to a certain degree. Current research is helping people to understand the disease more. One study for example, has indicated that people living in densely populated neighborhoods may face lesser risk of diabetes compared to people
New Research Suggests Diabetes As An Inflammatory Disease

New Research Suggests Diabetes As An Inflammatory Disease

Diabetes is a disease that currently no cure available. New research provides a better understanding of the disease that may someday help in discovering a cure. But for now, researchers are still uncovering the puzzles and trying to better understand the disease that now affects millions of people worldwide. Some new research suggests that diabetes may be an inflammatory disease. Researchers from Denmark uncovered
Diabetes Drugs Have Different Effect On Hearts Between Genders

Diabetes Drugs Have Different Effect On Hearts Between Genders

New research reveals that certain diabetes drugs may have a different effect on the hearts of men and women. While these drugs can control blood sugar levels equally well on both sexes, their effect on the heart may be something of a concern. Study findings appear in the December issue of the American Journal of Physiology Heart and Circulatory Physiology. Researchers from the Washington University School of Medici