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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Testosterone Tie to Cardiovascular Disease Loosened
LONDON - Testosterone replacement therapy does not appear to increase the risk for cardiovascular disease or thromboembolic events in middle-aged men, but it does increase the risk for obstructive sleep apnea, results from a large cohort study suggest.