Diabetes

A new study at the University of Oxford evaluated if omega-3 supplements help in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease in individuals with diabetes. Diabetes and cardiovascular disease are leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. People with diabetes are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Unquestionably, diet has a substantial effect on the
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It has been known that diabetes raises the risk of heart failure. Researchers recently determined the cellular link contributing to the increased risk. Diabetic patients are at a significantly higher risk of developing heart failure. Studies have shown that men with diabetes are 2.4 times more likely and women five times more likely to suffer
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Researchers in Michigan have developed a novel nitric oxide sensing device, providing new insight into the causes of diabetic foot ulcers and possible avenues for treatment. Approximately 9 to 26 million diabetic patients around the world develop foot ulcers every year. These ulcers can double the risk of death for diabetic patients and may take up to 120
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a recent study presented at the Society for Endocrinology conference, researchers from Glasgow, Scotland used a mouse model to investigate whether antioxidants can mitigate brain fog associated with diabetes. Blood sugar levels rise normally rise after eating. In response, the pancreas secretes a hormone called insulin into
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Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 3] Researchers studied whether dapagliflozin for diabetes treatment could also have beneficial effects on heart disease outcomes. Diabetes affects more than 415 million adults worldwide and continues to increase in prevalence. People with diabetes are at a higher risk of other negative outcomes from cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, and
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Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 5] Today is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes is now an epidemic affecting approximately 11 million Canadians and over 422 million people around the world. This day aims to raise awareness of the important issues facing millions of individuals living with diabetes. The World Diabetes Day campaign also aims “to
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Our Reader Score [Total: 6 Average: 3.7] New research evaluated the effects of vitamin B supplements in protecting against kidney damage due to type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. Insulin is the
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] Published in the NEJM, researchers examined whether certain factors are associated with adverse complications of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a disease that substantially increases the risk of cardiovascular complications and makes others prone to additional side-effects such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Diabetes increases the
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] A recent study in the UK suggests that patients’ sex and BMI can have a profound effect on their response to certain second-line diabetes treatment. Personalized medicine is a medical model that stratifies medical decisions based on individual patient characteristics. The term often conjures up images of extensive
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Our Reader Score [Total: 4 Average: 4] The recent development of an innovative liquid ubiquinol supplement led researchers to examine possible ubiquinol benefits for type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes has become increasingly prevalent worldwide, thus making it an important health issue. One of the factors related to the development of type 2 diabetes is
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Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 3] Researchers conducted a cost-analysis of intensified multifactorial treatment compared to conventional type 2 diabetes treatment. Patients with type 2 diabetes have higher chances of undergoing damage to the eyes, kidneys, nerves, legs, and brain. All these complications are life-threatening and fatal, which eventually affects the mortality rate in
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Our Reader Score [Total: 7 Average: 2.3] A trial investigated whether sotagliflozin with insulin therapy is able to control blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetes patients with severe low blood sugar. A new era of improved control over blood glucose levels for type 1 diabetes patients may be here. Insulin therapy, which aims to
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Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 3.5] A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition determined the relationship between polyphenols and diabetes prevention. Type 2 diabetes is a disease that develops as the body can no longer control blood sugar levels within healthy ranges. This condition is associated with many other negative health
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Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 3] A recent press release from the American Diabetes Association addressed using a dual-hormone releasing artificial pancreas to treat people with type 1 diabetes.   Diabetes, characterized simply, is a disease that affects the glucose levels so that patients are prone to complications related to imbalanced blood sugar levels.
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 1] A press release by the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions Conference highlighted the differences between disease characteristics in adults and youth with a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Over the past two decades, the prevalence of a type 2 diabetes diagnosis in North American youth has increased. From 2002
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Since retinopathy is a diabetes-related disease and intermittent fasting has been found to help diabetic patients, a research team investigated the role of intermittent fasting on retinopathy. Diabetes-related blindness, known as retinopathy, affects over 4 million Americans. It is related to complications in the cells of the retina
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