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Studies show diet soda is linked to belly fat, type 2 diabetes and obesity

6/19/2015 - While most people who drink diet soda probably know it isn't the healthiest choice, they still may be under the mistaken impression that it will keep their weight down. Scientific studies emphasize this is not true. This was made clear in a recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics...

40% of Americans now expected to develop type 2 diabetes during lifetime

8/31/2014 - Type 2 diabetes is increasing among Americans at an alarming pace. Researchers have been tracking the number of confirmed cases over the last 26 years, combining data from death certificates and interviews for a population of 600,000 adults. The accelerated rate of the disease's occurrence suggests...

Pistachios helps those with type 2 diabetes recover from stress better

8/8/2014 6:06:35 AM - A study conducted by researchers at Penn State found that those with type 2 diabetes may be able to improve the way their body responds to stress by eating two servings of pistachios daily.(1) After following a typical American diet for two weeks which consisted of 36 percent fat and 12 percent saturated...

Pistachios reduce the body's reaction to stress in type 2 diabetes

8/7/2014 1:48:12 PM - We all have stress, but for people with type 2 diabetes, this can be especially hazardous, considering their high risk of heart disease. Any natural way to relieve or reduce their body's natural response to stress could be beneficial (that goes for all of us as well). A recent study published in the...

Freekeh: The grain that combats type 2 diabetes and boosts overall health

6/3/2014 5:28:17 AM - First, quinoa. Then teff. Both are amazing superfoods, grains that boost overall health with their outstanding nutrient content. While they still remain supremely healthy choices, another food has the health world buzzing. Introducing freekeh. Freekeh is an ancient grain that's actually been sold for...

Omega-3 derivative helps treat type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance

5/29/2014 - A derivative of omega-3 fatty acids may provide some of the same benefit in treating type 2 diabetes as exercise, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Universite Laval, the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Research Center, and the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods, published...

Study finds more women than men with type 2 diabetes are at risk for developing heart problems

5/28/2014 5:54:43 AM - It's been known for a long while that having type 2 diabetes increases the risk of heart disease, but now a study published in Diabetologia shows that women have a 44 percent higher risk than men of experiencing both fatal and non-fatal cardiac events (1). In the study, over 858,000 men and women were...

Type 2 diabetes diet: What to eat, what to avoid and how to get healthier with every meal

5/27/2014 2:43:44 AM - There are two types of diabetes. Type 1 usually appears in childhood, and its symptoms can be quite abrupt and severe. Type 2 diabetes is more common, and its symtoms present more gradually. It can develop at any age and is considered preventable. Early symptoms of the disease can include fatigue, unexplained...

Type 2 diabetes myths and secrets explained: how I cured diabetes using food, not pharmaceuticals

5/5/2014 - Type 2 diabetes rates are skyrocketed among children and teens across the U.S., according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (1). Rates climbed 21% from 2000 to 2009, and most experts believe they have continued to rise in the five years since. What's almost...

Does coffee prevent diabetes?

4/25/2014 9:58:22 AM - Americans are coffee drinkers, with over 50% of us relying on the stuff to wake us up in the morning and keep us alert throughout the day. Besides being able to help fight fatigue, recent research has found that increasing your consumption of coffee can help prevent the risk of type 2 diabetes. The...

Study proves omega-3 fatty acids lower risk of type 2 diabetes

1/27/2014 - The results of a 1980s human diabetes study are in. After conducting nearly 20 years of follow-up work, researchers in Finland have discovered new evidence showing how omega-3 fatty acids have the potential to help lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. The researchers, from the University of Eastern...

Medicinal Chinese herbs offer hope for type 2 diabetes sufferers

12/10/2013 - Type 2 diabetes is a disease that develops gradually from metabolic disorders that morph into prediabetes. Both diabetes type 1 and type 2 are similar in one respect: There is too much blood glucose (sugar), and it's not being metabolized by one's cells into energy. Type 2 diabetes is much more prevalent...

Studies show chlorella could improve insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes patients

11/3/2013 - There have been studies under the radar of public awareness or mainstream media disclosure demonstrating chlorella's ability to improve diabetic symptoms. It's certain that very few MDs know of these studies. It seems that the wonders of this single-cell microalgae superfood continue to surface....

Lawsuits claim Pfizer drug Lipitor gave women type 2 diabetes

10/29/2013 - Drug giant Pfizer has recently been hit with a flurry of lawsuits from women claiming that the company's blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor caused them to develop type 2 diabetes. Pfizer released Lipitor in 2007, promoting it as a safe way to lower levels of LDL cholesterol, commonly called "bad...

Childhood vaccines can cause diabetes and metabolic syndrome, research confirms

10/13/2013 - Comprehensive research compiled by expert immunologist Dr. J. "Bart" Classen has uncovered the disturbing fact that childhood vaccines are a common cause of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as well as the barrage of chronic illness symptoms typically associated with metabolic syndrome. Because they...

Antidepressants again linked to type 2 diabetes risk

10/9/2013 - A just-completed meta-analysis suggests that physicians should use caution when prescribing antidepressant medications, because they can raise the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study's authors don't directly conclude that antidepressants are the direct cause, but in reporting their findings...

One can of soda a day makes you substantially more prone to diabetes, strokes: Study

5/13/2013 - Drinking as little as one can of soda pop per day is enough to increase your risk of both type 2 diabetes and stroke by a significant percentage, according to a new study out of Europe. Based on an analysis involving about 27,000 people who were surveyed on their health and dietary habits, researchers...

Type 2 diabetes breakthrough: Imbalance in gut bacteria likely cause

9/27/2012 - We've all heard the news about the enormous, world-wide epidemic of type 2 diabetes. Not only is this form of diabetes (which results from the body's inability to effectively use insulin) soaring among adults, it is now hitting children and teens as well. The World Health Organization (WHO) says the...

Vitamins more effective at Type 2 Diabetes treatment than pharmaceuticals

6/8/2012 - A dramatic rise in obesity rates across the country in recent years has led to a parallel increase in new cases of diabetes, but not everyone who develops the chronic illness will need medication to deal with it. Some diabetes can be better controlled through the use of vitamins, contends noted pharmacist...

Eat a gluten-free diet for type 2 diabetes and celiac disease

6/1/2012 - New research finds that almost one in four adolescents in the United States have diabetes or pre-diabetes, according to The New York Times. These are not children with juvenile diabetes but full-on type 2 diabetes. More than 25 million adults already have diabetes and 79 million may have prediabetes,...

New research finds possible reason for obesity and type 2 diabetes epidemics in kids: lack of vitamin D

12/6/2011 - If there's one nutrient that has received an amazing amount of attention and research over the past year, it's vitamin D. As NaturalNews has reported extensively, a lack of the vitamin has been linked to everything from dementia and arthritis to heart disease and breast cancer. What's more, as scientists...

Think prevention of Type 2 diabetes when diagnosed with gestational diabetes

3/12/2011 - In the first national study of its kind, the January issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology revealed that a diagnosis of diabetes during pregnancy, known as gestational diabetes, is indicative of a much greater risk in the years ahead for a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. The study titled "Gaps in Diabetes...

How to control type 2 diabetes in three steps

3/9/2011 - Mainstream medicine still claims that there is no cure for diabetes. However, many people are curing this debilitating condition every day. This article explains how it is possible and outlines three action steps that you can take to prevent or even reverse type 2 diabetes naturally. In diabetes,...

Study reveals whole fat dairy products may lower risk of type 2 diabetes (Opinion)

2/14/2011 - Science continues to demonstrate that fat has not earned its bad reputation. Researchers have recently discovered that whole fat dairy products contain a fatty acid that could be beneficial for those at risk of type 2 diabetes. One study shows that individuals with high blood levels of trans-palmitoleic...

Type 2 Diabetes Breakthrough: The Mediterranean Diet

10/1/2009 - Natural health advocates have been shown to be right yet again. In one of the longest randomized trials of its kind, European scientists compared the typical low-fat diet for type 2 diabetes management prescribed by mainstream doctors to a Mediterranean-style (MED) diet rich in "good" fats (like Omega-3s...

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Diet Soda

2/16/2009 - A new study published in January 16, 2009 edition of Diabetes Care indicates that daily consumption of diet soda plays a key role in the development of metabolic syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of findings known to increase the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease...

Oral Glucose Medications Increase Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

9/10/2008 - Poor blood glucose control puts diabetics at increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Every percentage point increase in glycated hemoglobin levels (a blood glucose marker) above normal values raises the relative CVD risk by roughly 20% (1). The percentage of glycated hemoglobin, more specifically...

Eating Legumes Slashes Type 2 Diabetes Risk by 40 Percent, Research Shows

8/11/2008 - A higher legume intake corresponds to a roughly 40 percent lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Shanghai Cancer Institute and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers...

New study seeks to lower diabetes risk in youth (press release)

10/17/2006 - As schools across the country reopen their doors this fall, hundreds of sixth graders in 42 middle schools will begin taking part in a study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The HEALTHY study will determine if changes in school food services and physical education (PE) classes,...

Exercise in Itself Improves Blood Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes (press release)

9/27/2006 - Exercise, dietary changes and medication have long been the cornerstones of managing type 2 diabetes. But few studies examine how exercise actually benefits these patients. Now, a new systematic review shows that exercise helps regulate blood glucose (sugar) levels, increases the body’s sensitivity...

Exercise in Itself Improves Blood Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes (press release)

9/25/2006 - Exercise, dietary changes and medication have long been the cornerstones of managing type 2 diabetes. But few studies examine how exercise actually benefits these patients. Now, a new systematic review shows that exercise helps regulate blood glucose (sugar) levels, increases the body’s sensitivity...

Lack of sleep found to worsen type-2 diabetes

9/19/2006 - A study by researchers at the University of Chicago suggests that blacks with type 2 diabetes might see a reduction in blood sugar control if they do not get enough sleep or do not sleep well. In the study, published this week in the Archives of Internal Medicine, the team suggested that the link...

Researchers discover how a high-fat diet causes type 2 diabetes (press release)

9/18/2006 - Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers have discovered a molecular link between a high-fat, Western-style diet, and the onset of type 2 diabetes. In studies in mice, the scientists showed that a high-fat diet disrupts insulin production, resulting in the classic signs of type 2 diabetes. ...

Weight Loss Improves Bladder Control in Women with Prediabetes (press release)

9/7/2006 - Losing a modest amount of weight through dietary changes and increased physical activity reduces the occurrence of urinary incontinence (UI) in women with prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not yet diabetic. This finding comes from a new study, published...

New Type 2 Diabetes Cases Have Doubled in 30 Years (press release)

8/18/2006 - The number of new cases of type 2 diabetes among middle-aged Americans has doubled over the past 30 years, researchers report. "There has been tremendous concern, but probably not enough concern, about the emerging epidemic of diabetes," said Dr. Robert Rizza, a professor of medicine at the Mayo...

Dairy industry ridiculously claims milk prevents type 2 diabetes based on distorted study (opinion)

7/6/2006 - Earlier this year, the dairy industry was once again caught hyping a distorted study to claim that milk prevents diabetes. Based on research conducted by the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, milk proponents claimed that if you drank enough milk, you would...

Sugar, high-fructose corn syrup and type II diabetes

7/7/2005 - Sugar and refined carbohydrates are undeniably linked to diabetes. Researchers around the world have come to the conclusion that the consumption of refined sugar is detrimental to the health of people without diabetes and disastrous for those with it. Furthermore, excess sugar in the blood can cause...

American Diabetes Association peddling nutritional nonsense while accepting money from manufacturer of candy and sodas

6/1/2005 - The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently announced a three-year, multi-million dollar alliance with Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages (CSAB) to help combat obesity and diabetes in America by stressing the importance of making smart nutritional choices. According to an ADA press release...

Isolated Soy Protein Shown To Benefit Patients With Type 2 Diabetes; Enhances HDL Cholesterol Levels

8/6/2004 - Fascinating new research published in the Journal of Nutrition is showing that isolated soy protein demonstrates remarkable health benefits for people suffering from type 2 diabetes. In this research, male military veterans who were undergoing treatment for the advanced stages of type 2 diabetes were...

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