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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
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
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
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
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