Tag: "glucose" at medical news
Fitness-oriented gym classes demonstrate measurable health benefits for overweight children
...he children were evaluated for fasting insulin and glucose
levels, body composition, and maximum oxygen consu...own by lifestyle improvements in adults with known glucose
intolerance," they write. The authors emphasize that it is important to develop and evaluate interve...
MoMA showcases Penn State researcher's device
A prototype under-skin glucose
sensor, developed by a Penn State researcher, will...terials science and engineering at Penn State, the glucose
biosensor, when placed under the skin, could provide glucose
levels for diabetics without a finger p...
PRESERVE- 2-year study of initial combo therapy with nateglinide or glyburide + metformin
...min experienced equivalent levels of overall blood glucose
control and a lower incidence and severity of hypo...mbinations to help them achieve their target blood glucose
goals," said John Gerich, M.D., University of Rochester. "Results from this trial have important cl...
Smoking may increase risk of diabetes
...ek apart that directly measured indicators such as glucose
tolerance, body mass index (BMI), cholesterol and high blood pressure, comparing those results with a follow-up examination five years later. The initial examinations also included questions about smoking. Foy said that another strength of IRAS was t...
BIDMC investigators receive award to study pathways responsible for obesity, type 2 diabetes
...f the brain pathways that regulate body weight and glucose
metabolism, and the role they play in the developm...ones and brain pathways regulating body weight and glucose
metabolism; this funding will enable us to move one step closer to the goal of advancing diabetes tr...
Epidemiology in Europe: the problem starts in childhood
...rol 900,000 Low HDL cholesterol 710,000 Impaired glucose
tolerance 90,000 Type 2 Diabetes 210,000 Steatohepatitis 225.000 International Obesity TaskForce 2005 Last but not least, obesity is not evenly distributed in society and it greatly affects the less socio-economically favoured. As a matter of fac...
Scientists harness the power of pee
...on's general state of health. The concentration of glucose
in urine is a useful diagnostic tool for diabetics. The lead researcher, Dr Lee, envisions a world where people will easily be able to monitor their health at home using disposable test-kits that don't need lithium batteries or external power sources...
High insulin levels increase inflammatory markers and beta-amyloids, may contribute to Alzheimer's
...ect many nondiabetic adults with obesity, impaired glucose
tolerance, cardiovascular disease, and hypertension. Our results provide a cautionary note for the current epidemic of such conditions, which, in the context of an aging population, may provoke a dramatic increase in the prevalence of AD. More enco...
Research may provide new link between soft drinks and weight gain
...crose (table sugar) in its composition, about half glucose
and half fructose. Dr. Tschp's lab used novel body composition analyzers that use magnetic resonance technology to carefully monitor body fat in mice. All the mice began the study at an average weight of 39 grams. Those consuming the fructose-sweet...
July/August 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...increased frequency of testing for long-term blood glucose
control and bad cholesterol levels, it did not improve glucose
control among diabetic patients, which is a predictor of future risk of complications and increased ...
Combination scanner may increase accuracy in detecting spread, recurrence of head, neck cancer
...ET scanning uses a radioactive molecule similar to glucose
called fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), which accumulates...thin malignant cells because of their high rate of glucose
metabolism. The patient receives an injection of this agent, and the whole-body scanner detects evid...
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 3
...lin. Without this hormonal signal working properly glucose
increases in the blood stream, but still can't be ...ity to insulin. It therefore reduces the amount of glucose
released from the liver and increases the amount taken up and used by the rest of the body. It also ...
Study identifies fat-secreted protein linked to insulin resistance
...unctions to help cells throughout the body take in glucose
and convert the simple sugar to energy. In individ...respond to the hormone, resulting in a build-up of glucose
and insulin in the blood which, in turn, can lead to the development of diabetes and cardiovascular ...
Adult lifestyle biggest risk factor for diabetes, study finds
...sues are resistant to its action, leaving too much glucose
in the blood. Type 2 diabetes is strongly related to overweight and lack of physical activity, and accounts for 90% of all diabetes. It usually occurs in middle to older aged adults. The World Health Organisation predicts that the number of people ...
Nature publication reports key links between mechanisms of aging and metabolic disorders
...vels in order to dispose of sustained excess blood glucose
which, over time, leads to the deposition of visceral fat." Two major effects result: Increased visceral fat initiates a metabolic cascade that impairs insulin signaling in the body, and greater levels of insulin cause visceral fat to secrete subst...
USC researchers link cellular stress to drug resistance in tumors
...od vessels can increase levels of a protein called glucose
regulated protein 78, which can work to block cell...d anti-angiogenesis therapy that results in severe glucose
and oxygen deprivation will induce GRP78 expression that could lead to drug resistance," the authors...
Takeda submits new drug application for combination type 2 diabetes medication
...p patients with type 2 diabetes manage their blood glucose
levels. The company is seeking approval to bring ...ently use the insulin it produces to control blood glucose
levels. ACTOS is taken once daily as an adjunct to diet and exercise, and is approved for type 2 di...
ACTOS (pioglitazone HCl) significantly improved components of diabetic dyslipidemia
...size. These differences were independent of blood glucose
control and occurred without the use of a traditio...trol lipids and other medications to control blood glucose
levels, we obtained a clear assessment of the blood sugar and lipid effects of both drugs," added Dr...
Diabetics with high blood pressure benefit from 'water pills'
...but in those with diabetes, or an impaired fasting glucose
(pre-diabetes). The Archives publication was based on long-term clinical trial experience in 31,512 men and women who were all 55 years old or older with stage 1 or stage 2 hypertension and at least one additional risk factor for coronary heart dis...
Diuretics effective for people with diabetes and high blood pressure
... well as in those with impaired and normal fasting glucose
levels," said NHLBI director Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabe...). 13,101 had diabetes, 1,399 had elevated fasting glucose
and 17,012 had normal glucose
levels. Compared with the ACE inhibitor and the calcium channel blocke...
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