April 19, 2017
April 17, 2017
How Diabetes Got To Be The No. 1 Killer In Mexico
Mario Alberto Maciel Tinajero looks like a fairly healthy 68-year-old. He has a few extra pounds on his chest but he's relatively fit. Yet he's suffered for the last 20 years from what he calls a "terrible" condition: diabetes. "I've never gotten used to this disease," he says.
April 14, 2017
An aging and Alzheimer’s tsunami is about to hit us. Here’s what needs to happen right now
Despite the collapse of Republicans' ObamaCare repeal effort, the health care issue isn't going away. The current health care debate in Washington is fundamentally one over who pays. However, it won't matter whether Medicare, Medicaid, private insurers or individuals pick up the tab, if the most urgent challenge in health care is left out of the next debate in Congress.
April 12, 2017
Drink This to Stop a Drastic Blood Sugar
Your blood sugar naturally rises after you eat or drink something. But when you eat simple carbs, like the sugar solution the participants drank, your blood sugar rises more quickly. So your pancreas cranks out more insulin to help your body absorb that extra blood sugar for energy.
April 10, 2017
There’s Now More Evidence That Type 2 Diabetes Can Actually Be Reversed
A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism is sweetening the pot when it comes to the potential of reversing type 2 diabetes and adds to the growing body of evidence that intensive lifestyle changes can go a long way in managing the disease.
April 7, 2017
Study finds high fiber diet can help prevent Type 1 diabetes
A new study finds that a diet high in fiber could help offset the occurrence of Type 1, or juvenile, diabetes. Scientists found that instances of the rodent equivalent of juvenile diabetes was eliminated in a group of mice fed a particular high fiber diet, the Guardian reports.
April 7, 2017
April 3, 2017
Is there a link between climate change and diabetes?
Now, researchers are looking at whether climate change might be linked to another public health concern: Type 2 diabetes. Between 1996 and 2009, as outdoor temperatures rose across the United States, so did the prevalence of diabetes, according to a study published in the journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care on Monday.
March 31, 2017
Newer Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Show Heart Protective Quality in Study
A newer class of type 2 diabetes drugs significantly cut the risk of death and hospitalization for heart failure compared with other medicines for the disease, according to data released on Sunday from a so-called real world study sponsored by AstraZeneca.