Tag: "glucose" at medical news
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...mportant clinical outcomes like blood pressure and glucose
control in diabetic patients. They believe the research could be used in two ways. Christensen and colleagues are studying whether doctors could be trained to recognize a patient's style and adapt their own style to match it. Another idea: assess d...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...e or regulate insulin, which controls the level of glucose
in the blood. The disease can cause many severe problems, including heart and kidney disease, circulatory ailments and vision problems. The illness was the sixth leading cause of death in the United States in 2002. ...
Home health care devices focus of FDA Conference at UH
... devices such as cholesterol meters and continuous glucose
monitors that were once for professional use only and now approved for home consumer use. Accreditation, reimbursement, nursing practices, infusion therapy and governmental roles also will be discussed. The conference is designed to benefit inst...
Wesley Research Institute study targets pharmacists to help diabetes sufferers
...em to better understand and manage their own blood glucose
levels, thus helping to prevent long-term health p...ifestyle influences day to day variations in blood glucose
levels. If the particular cause of the unhealthy level is better understood, it may be corrected thr...
Chemical in brain acts like a fuel gauge
...from the hindbrain, which receives warnings of low glucose
levels from the body, to the paraventricular hypot... warnings is critical to understanding the overall glucose
sensing mechanism in the brain, added corresponding author Arshad Khan, a research assistant profess...
Metabolic syndrome points to heart health
...ng questionnaires, blood tests for cholesterol and glucose
levels, and an ECG measurement. This was followed up with a structured clinical interview including a cardiovascular physical examination, transthoracic echocardiogram and pulsed Doppler evaluation. The results indicated that symptomatic heart failur...
Study shows Diachrome improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes
...57/ABSTRACT) , measured reductions in A1C, fasting glucose
and lipids in 447 obese and/or overweight adults w...mpared to placebo (-1.76% vs. -0.68%). Fasting glucose
levels, a measure of blood sugar after one has not eaten for at least eight hours, also showed signi...
May/June Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...E COMPETING DEMANDS VS. CLINICAL INERTIA Poor glucose
control is often attributed to clinical inertia: the recognition of a problem by the physician, but failing to act. This study of 211 primary care encounters between adult patients with type 2 diabetes and their physicians finds the concept of clini...
Exercise lowers insulin in breast cancer survivors
... new study, researchers measured insulin and blood glucose
levels in 101 women as well as their weight, body composition, and circumference of the waist and hips. Half were assigned to a 16-week regimen of mixed cardiovascular and strength training, while the other half had normal care. At the end of the e...
Fat protein cuts blood vessel inflammation, may help heart, Jefferson scientists find
...he laboratory and blood vessels in animals to high glucose
levels. "High glucose
also causes dramatic inflammatory changes in the blood vessel lining," Dr. Goldstein says. "We're wo...
Research shows aerobic exercise helps maintain muscle in elderly
...hat feed the muscles protein-building amino acids, glucose
and insulin (which itself also works within muscle... exercise reduces cardiovascular disease, improves glucose
uptake, and improves endurance," Volpi said. "Now it looks like it may also slow the rate of muscle ...
Coffee consumption may lower blood uric acid levels -- the precursor of gout
...n sensitivity. Chlorogenic acid also helps inhibit glucose
absorption in the intestine; in another study deca...ed coffee seemed to delay intestinal absorption of glucose
and increase concentrations of glucagon-like peptide 1, which is well known for its beneficial effec...
'Supersize me' mice research offers grim warning for America's fast food consumers
...y four weeks for liver enzymes to increase and for glucose
intolerance the beginning of type II diabetes to begin." And unlike other studies, the mice were not forced to eat; rather, they were able to eat whenever they wanted and eat they did. Tetri says there's evidence that suggests fructose actually ...
Scavenger cells may have role blocking obesity, Stanford study shows
...ipids properly, and the mice become fat as well as glucose
intolerant and insulin resistant," said Chawla. "Basically when the system gets overwhelmed, the reparative responses get overwhelmed as well." "These findings are especially exciting because other research has recently shown the same differences i...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2007
...uding ventricular fibrillation, non-invasive blood glucose
monitoring, detection of breathing difficulty and detection of sepsis, a toxic condition resulting from the spread of bacteria or their toxic products from infection. UT Medical Center collaborators include Drs. Tina Dudney, Michael McCormack and Tre...
Sleep apnea may increase risk of diabetes
...ol that ultimately leads to insulin resistance and glucose
intolerance, pre-diabetic conditions that, if left untreated, can lead to the development of diabetes. Low oxygen levels also appear to play an important role. The impact of diabetes on public health is great, Dr. Botros says. Diet and exercise, alo...
How insulin-producing cells develop -- new finding could help fight against diabetes
...ent levels of insulin. The research reveals that glucose
plays a key role in enabling healthy beta cells, w...ucial for the normal development of beta cells. If glucose
levels are low this gene is not switched on. Insulin is the principal hormone that regulates the u...
Chemical maps hint at drug's effects on schizophrenia
...s draw blood every day to look at metabolites such glucose
and cholesterol and determine whether someone is at risk of diabetes or heart disease," said lead study investigator Rima Kaddurah-Daouk, Ph.D., an associate professor of biological psychiatry. "With metabolomics, we can look at thousands of metaboli...
Low-glycemic load diet may be more effective for dieters with certain insulin response patterns
...centration at 30 minutes after a 75-g dose of oral glucose
was determined at baseline as a measure of insulin...insulin concentration at 30 minutes during an oral glucose
tolerance test, a lowglycemic load diet may promote more weight and body fat loss than a low-fat die...
Glucosamine-like supplement inhibits multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes
...nted development of paralysis in MS and high blood glucose
levels in type 1 diabetes. This study comes o...neurological dysfunction, while uncontrolled blood glucose
in type 1 diabetes can lead to damage of multiple organs. ...
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