- Reversing type 2 diabetes can be as easy as losing weight
- There's a widespread belief that type 2 diabetes is a “progressive and incurable disease”, but many doctors and patient's don't realise that reversing type 2 diabetes can be as easy as losing weight. This is according to a new report published in the BMJ.
The thrust of the report is that greater awareness, when combined with better monitoring and recording of remissions could lead to many m... ››› more
- [18 September 2017]
- Prevent and treat type 2 diabetes by eating chocolate (yes, really!)
- It may sound crazy enough to laugh off, but you can prevent and treat type 2 diabetes by eating chocolate. This goes according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.
According to the researchers behind the study, certain compounds found in cocoa help your body release more insulin - the hormone that manages the blood sugar that reaches unhealthy levels in type 2 di... ››› more
- [12 September 2017]
- Juices and smoothies can help you reverse type 2 diabetes in one week
- Approximately 347 million people around the globe have type 2 diabetes - that's almost 5% of the UK population and 10% of the US population. It would seem obvious that if type 2 diabetes is a disease of high blood sugar, then lowering blood sugar is an effective strategy for cutting risk of heart disease and death. But it isn't that simple…
Elevated blood sugar is only a symptom of type 2 dia... ››› more
- [04 September 2017]
- Drinking and type 2 diabetes: What you need to know
- Studies have proven that an alcohol-containing drink a day may help your heart. But what about if you have type 2 diabetes? If you're diagnosed with the disease, is it okay to have a beer while watching a sports game or a glass of wine with dinner?
The short answer is yes, if your blood sugar is under control and you don't have any complication that are affected by alcohol, such as high blood s... ››› more
- [22 August 2017]
- Understanding why carbohydrates are so important in type 2 diabetes
- Carbohydrates are so important in type 2 diabetes. The right kind of carbohydrates - and spacing them out evenly throughout the day - can prevent your blood sugar levels from elevating too high, too fast.
Furthermore, about 90% of the carbohydrate calories you digest end up as glucose, so they have a much larger impact on your blood sugar levels than protein or fat. Keep reading for more on wh... ››› more
- [07 August 2017]
- Your brain produces this sugar linked to type 2 diabetes and obesity
- Most of us understand fructose as a fruit sugar found in fruits, vegetables and many processed foods that affects our brain and eating behaviour. We also know that this type of sugar plays a role in type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Now, scientists from Yale University in the United States are reporting that your brain naturally produces fructose, so they set out to investigate if it affects type 2... ››› more
- [25 July 2017]
- The rise in type 2 diabetes may be due to air pollution
- It's no secret that type 2 diabetes is on the rise, but what's the reason behind it? According to an interdisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Leicester and other institutions, one potential reason may be air pollution.
The scientists published these findings in the journal Environment International. To learn more about the possible link between type 2 diabetes and air polluti... ››› more
- [17 July 2017]
- This asthma drug also treats type 2 diabetes and obesity
- Breakthrough! Researchers from the University of Michigan and University of California at San Diego in the United States have discovered that a certain asthma drug may also be beneficial in treating two of the world's most widespread health problems: Type 2 diabetes and obesity…
Researchers explained that the asthma drug, known as amlexanox, which is prescribed to asthma patients in Japan, ap... ››› more
- [10 July 2017]
- Sleep apnea can boost your risk of type 2 diabetes and hypertension!
- As if sleep apnea isn't worrisome enough on its own, a pair of studies has determined that mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea may be tied to an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and hypertension.
Both of these studies were published in the journal Sleep. Keep reading for the full findings...
Nearly 30 million people in the United States have obtrusive sleep apnea...
Accord... ››› more
- [06 July 2017]
- There may be a new device on the horizon for type 2 diabetes patients
- If you have type 2 diabetes, listen up - in a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers have revealed that they've developed a wearable diagnostic biosensor that's capable of detecting three interconnected diabetes-related compounds in perspired sweat with losing signal integrity.
In their findings, the researchers described that this revolutionary device can detect glu... ››› more
- [04 July 2017]
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