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April 25, 2017

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April 25, 2017

How Common Fats, a Lazy Lifestyle and Diabetes Are Connected

Apr. 12, 2017 — A researcher is suggesting the types of cooking oils people consume may be sabotaging their efforts to stay healthy and avoid illnesses such as ... read more

Fresh Fruit Consumption Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes and Diabetic Complications

Apr. 11, 2017 — Greater consumption of fresh fruit was associated with a lower incidence of diabetes, as well as reduced occurrence of complications in people with diabetes, in a Chinese ... read more

Role of Vascular Disease in Development of Alzheimer's Disease

Apr. 11, 2017 — Among adults who entered a study more than 25 years ago, an increasing number of midlife vascular risk factors, such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and smoking, were ... read more

Researchers Unravel How Stevia Controls Blood Sugar Levels

Apr. 11, 2017 — What makes stevia taste so extremely sweet? And how does the sweetener keep our blood sugar level under control? Researchers have discovered that stevia stimulates a protein that is essential for our ... read more

Intestinal Bacteria May Protect Against Diabetes

Apr. 11, 2017 — A high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the serum protects against type 2 diabetes, shows a new study. Indolepropionic acid is a metabolite produced by intestinal bacteria, and its production ... read more

Researchers Identify Link Between Birth Defect, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Apr. 10, 2017 — A new study has found a link between neurological birth defects in infants commonly found in pregnant women with diabetes and several neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's, ... read more

Apr. 10, 2017 — Too much of a protein already associated with prostate cancer appears to also diminish the energy burning power of brown fat, scientists ... read more

Avocados May Help Combat the Metabolic Syndrome

Apr. 10, 2017 — A new review investigates the effects of avocados on different components of metabolic syndrome, which is a clustering of risk factors including high blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, and ... read more

High-Intensity Interval Training Rapidly Improves Diabetics' Glucose Metabolism

Apr. 7, 2017 — New research reveals that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) increases glucose metabolism in muscles as well as insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes. After just a two-week training period, the ... read more

Expanding Waistlines and Metabolic Syndrome: Researchers Warn of New 'Silent Killer'

Apr. 6, 2017 — For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers now make the case that metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of three of more risk factors that ... read more

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease May Be Linked, Suggests Research

Apr. 5, 2017 — Patients who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) for more than two decades have a higher risk of developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), new research ... read more

How Insulin-Producing Cells Show Their Age

Apr. 5, 2017 — This research opens up an entirely new set of questions about the development of type 2 diabetes. Scientists show that known diversity in beta cells may be driven by differently aged beta cell ... read more

Apr. 5, 2017 — A simple test to determine a person's grip strength may be a predictor of developing metabolic disorders in middle or older age, a new cross-continental study has ... read more

Birth Weight Is Risk Factor for Fatty Liver Disease in Children

Apr. 4, 2017 — The impact of low and high birth weights in developing Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), a chronic disease that often leads to a need for organ transplantation, has been demonstrated in a ... read more

Urine Metabolites May Help Predict Which Obese Teens Will Develop Diabetes

Apr. 4, 2017 — Researchers have discovered a unique metabolic 'signature' in the urine of diabetic, obese black teenagers that they say may become a way to predict the development of type 2 diabetes in ... read more

Children at Risk of Diabetes Should Be Screened by HbA1C, Oral Glucose Tolerance Tests

Apr. 4, 2017 — Doctors should add an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) to their hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) when they screen high-risk children for prediabetes and diabetes, new research ... read more

Even 'Healthy' Weight Gain Raises Pregnancy Diabetes Risk

Apr. 4, 2017 — Mothers who gain weight in the years leading up to pregnancy have an increased risk of gestational diabetes. Women gaining more than 2.5 percent of their body weight each year tripled their risk of ... read more

Race Ranks Higher Than Pounds in Diabetes, Heart-Health Risks

Apr. 3, 2017 — Americans of South Asian descent are twice as likely as whites to have risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes, when their weight is in the normal range, according to a ... read more

Apr. 3, 2017 — In the ultimate betrayal, one's own immune system can turn against the protective sheath that envelops neurons in the brain, leaving the body paralyzed. Researchers have developed an ... read more

Alcohol Abuse Even Before Pregnancy May Harm Offspring

Apr. 3, 2017 — Mothers who binge drink before they become pregnant may be more likely to have children with high blood sugar and other changes in glucose function that increase their risk of developing diabetes as ... read more

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