Diabetics news, articles and information:

Feast, then fast: Large meals healthier for diabetics, says new science

5/28/2014 - People with faster metabolisms often fare better when eating many smaller meals throughout the day as opposed to following the traditional three-meal regimen. But new research published in the journal Diabetologia suggests that eating just two large meals a day, breakfast and lunch, might be better...

Vitamin D prevents arterial plaque in diabetics to lower heart disease risk

10/6/2013 - Diabetics' risk of developing heart disease or suffering a fatal heart attack are nearly doubled due to the devastating effect of insulin dysfunction and high blood glucose levels. Experts estimate that as many as one in three Americans will be affected by diabetes through the year 2050, a strong indicator...

Sorbitol causes premature cataracts, retinopathy, heavy weight loss, and peripheral neuropathy

11/3/2012 - Sorbitol, a sugar alcohol, was once widely accepted as a sugar alternative for diabetics. It is also produced in the body when glucose is metabolized. The dangers of sorbitol; however, have been in medical literature for over two decades. Today, there is increasing controversy over the merits of this...

Barley grass improves health in type 2 diabetics and reduces cholesterol

1/13/2012 - Barley grass (Hordeum vulgare) has been a favorite among health enthusiasts for centuries. It is usually consumed as a powder or liquid, but is also used to make barley malt. Barley grass is considered a superfood, because of its incredibly dense nutritional profile. It contains a wide variety of vitamins,...

Diabetics twice as likely to develop cancer, suggests new study

5/15/2011 - A new study published in the journal Diabetes Care reveals that diabetics have a nearly doubled risk of developing certain types of cancer compared to those without the disease. Dr. Chaoyang Li from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Ga., and his colleagues found that...

Vitamin D helps diabetics maintain healthy blood sugar levels

4/17/2011 - An Iranian study has found yet another way natural way by which diabetics can help keep their blood sugar levels in check. Researchers from the National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute in Iran discovered recently that when given extra vitamin D as part of their daily diets for several...

Diabetics with low vitamin D have high risk of death

11/19/2010 - A new study published in the American Diabetes Association journal Diabetes Care says that diabetics who are deficient in vitamin D have a significantly higher risk of dying from all causes or developing cardiovascular disease than those with higher levels of the vitamin. The findings support a multitude...

Pycnogenol pine bark extract shown to protect diabetics from swelling, circulation and vision problems

1/12/2010 - A research study conducted by G D'Annunzio University in Italy evaluated the benefits of a popular form of pine bark extract in helping diabetics. Published in the Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, findings revealed that people with diabetes can avoid developing retinopathy and maintain...

Chamomile Tea Lowers Blood Sugar in Diabetics by 25 Percent

2/24/2009 - A common and popular herbal remedy may be able to help diabetics control their blood sugar and prevent serious complications, according to a study conducted by researchers from Aberystwyth University in Wales and the University of Toyama in Japan, and published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food...

Vitamin B1 Reverses Kidney Damage in Diabetics, So Why Won't Doctors Recommend It?

12/29/2008 - New research shows that the low-cost vitamin Thiamine (vitamin B1) reverses kidney damage in diabetics, restoring the ability of the kidneys to function without allowing proteins to spill over into the urine. The finding proves that a very low-cost treatment is highly effective and could serve as...

Thiamine Found Important for Diabetics

12/22/2008 - Although most cases of Type 2 diabetes can be prevented by eliminating sugar and refined carbohydrates, the number of people with this disease, including children, just keeps exploding as does the number of dialysis centers. Type 2 diabetes used to be called "adult-onset diabetes" and was unheard of...

Lancet Pushes Statin Drugs for All Diabetics, Regardless of Heart Condition

8/5/2008 - Writing in the influential British medical journal Lancet, researchers from Oxford University have recommended that all diabetics receive cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, even if they do not have any symptoms of cardiovascular disease. The recommendation is based on meta-analysis of 14 former studies...

Antioxidants Are Lifesaving for Diabetics with Cardiovascular Disease

2/8/2008 - Atherosclerosis starts with the deposition of low-density lipoproteins (LDL or "bad cholesterol") in blood vessel walls. However, LDL deposits by themselves do not cause atherosclerosis. LDL lipids have to be oxidatively damaged before cardiovascular disease (CVD) develops (1). Given the role of...

Islet transplants for diabetics fail to live up to hype; patients are back on insulin within two years

9/28/2006 - A new study appearing in today's New England Journal of Medicine indicates that a procedure involving transplants of insulin-making cells into patients with type 1 diabetes provides only temporary relief from the need for insulin shots. The study involved 36 patients with severe type 1 diabetes --...

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...

New herbal supplement product uses green tea and cinnamon for controlling diabetes

7/28/2004 - There's a new nutritional supplement available for people suffering from Type 2 diabetes. It's called The Body Rejuvenator, marketed by Lafayette Miracle Solutions. Now, I'm not familiar with this company, nor have I tried this product. I'm discussing it here because it contains two key ingredients...

Diabetics who engage in regular physical exercise are one-third less likely to die, research shows

7/27/2004 - Here's good news for diabetics: new research shows that moderate exercise, such as walking, cycling, or jogging, can significantly reduce the risk of death for people with Type 2 diabetes. This study followed over 3,300 people and correlated their level of physical exercise with mortality to find that...

Diabetics advised to avoid caffeine; new study shows radical blood sugar effects

7/26/2004 - It's always interesting to me to observe what sort of medical news makes the headlines, and lately we've seen a number of stories talking about a new study that shows how caffeine destabilizes blood sugar levels in Type 2 diabetics. According to the study, when people with diabetes consume caffeine...

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