Tag: "glucose" at medical news
Einstein's tea leaves inspire new blood separation technique
...vels, drugs in athletes, blood types in donors and glucose
levels in diabetics. Current testing requires samples to be taken in a doctor's office and sent off to a laboratory and analyzed with a large centrifuge, a process that can take several days. In the new method, a tiny amount of blood enters a fluid ...
New fat, same old problem with an added twist?
...ducts to replace unhealthy trans fats raises blood glucose
and depresses insulin in humans, common precursors...ed fat, appears even worse in that regard, raising glucose
20 percent in a month," said Hayes. "This is the first human study to examine simultaneously the m...
Risk factors for diabetes following liver transplant
... found that a history of obesity, impaired fasting glucose
and hepatitis C infection (HCV) paired with the us...ical records were reviewed and their fasting blood glucose
levels were recorded 3, 6, 12 and 18 months after undergoing the transplant. For those with NODM, th...
Hybrid molecule causes cancer cells to self-destruct
...researchers used innocuous sugar molecules such as glucose
to carry butyrate into the cells. The Johns Hopkins team tried a different tack. "We didn't think they chose the right partner molecule," said Kevin J. Yarema, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering who supervised the project. "Our insight ...
Glucose levels trigger compensation for type 2 diabetics
... is crucial for lowering blood sugar levels (blood glucose
levels). However, before individuals become clinic...igh-fat dietinduced insulin resistance, changes in glucose
concentration are likely to be the main trigger of increased beta-cell mass. The beta-cell mass of m...
Racial differences seen in steatosis in patients with hepatitis C
...gnaling and improvements in insulin resistance and glucose
control. These possibilities deserve prospective evaluation," they conclude....
MIT implant could measure tumor growth, treatment
...ifferent substances, including metabolites such as glucose
and oxygen that are associated with tumor growth. It can also track the effects of cancer drugs: Once inside a patient, the implant could reveal how much of a certain cancer drug has reached the tumor, helping doctors determine whether a treatment is...
Less sugary drinks during childhood may cut disease risk
... and levels of HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose
in 154 white non-Hispanic 13-year-old girls and their parents, from central Pennsylvania. This study also had data on the girls and their parents' dietary, activity and lifestyle patterns starting from when the girls were five-years-old. "We first lo...
Pharmacists likely to play direct role in future diabetes management
...pe 2 Diabetes gain better control over their blood glucose
levels to reduce their need for visits to the doct... said that patients in the study would use hi-tech glucose
meters to measure their blood glucose
levels at varying times during the day. The metres are attache...
Study in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
...ndent diabetes, experienced a significant abnormal glucose
level, however, this was not considered related to the study. The authors concluded that these findings indicate that a subjects level of renal function does not appear to affect palifermin clearance or tolerability. Therefore, dose adjustment of ...
Binghamton University researchers ready nanotechnology innovations for market
...r acetone, a biomarker that indicates the level of glucose
in the blood, Zhong said. NSC Technology is also working with metals and alloys on the nanoscale to develop more durable, less expensive catalysts for use in fuel cells. The market potential for both the sensors and the catalysts is strong, Zhong s...
Teen girls make better health choices with intervention program
... (BMI), blood pressure, waist circumference, blood glucose
and cholesterol. Participants were sophomore girls who voluntarily enrolled in the program with girls in regular gym classes serving as the control group. The girls were followed for the entire school year with data collected at the beginning and end...
Diabetes drug may reduce cardiovascular risks
... blood pressure, blood cholesterol levels or blood glucose
control. The study also monitored cardiovascular clinical events. There were four adverse events in the pioglitazone treated group, including three patients who required coronary revascularization. There were 10 adverse events in the glimepiride tre...
CHEST 2006 abstract briefs
...D and asthma exacerbations are likely to have poor glucose
control and an associated increased length of stay...emographic data, corticosteroid dose and duration, glucose
levels, and management. Researchers concluded poor glucose
control and increased LOS were associated...
Stress triggers relapse in meth abuse, OHSU study finds
...ose of 2-deoxyglucose, or 2-DG, a drug that lowers glucose
levels in the blood, creating a condition similar to hypoglycemia in humans. "People feel stress when they're hypoglycemic," Mark explained. Five minutes later, the mice were placed in chambers where they previously received meth. The mice that...
New evidence finds an association between periodontal disease and stroke
... harmful effects on the control of diabetes, serum glucose
levels and increases CRP levels. Evidence continues to accumulate associating severe periodontitis with an increased risk of forming atherosclerotic plaques, which are responsible for myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke. According to past JOP ...
Mediterranean diet associated with reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease
...rol, high blood pressure, problems with processing glucose
that may lead to diabetes, coronary heart disease and overall death. Nikolaos Scarmeas, M.D., and colleagues at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, studied whether the Mediterranean diet could also help prevent Alzheimer's disease--a debi...
Long-term effects of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
...ients will eventually develop diabetes or impaired glucose
tolerance, which can lead to cardiovascular compli... patients were diagnosed with diabetes or impaired glucose
tolerance at follow-up. "Given the strong association between insulin resistance and NAFLD it is rea...
Pine tree bark reduces diabetic microangiopathy
...abetic retinopathy and to be effective in lowering glucose
levels and increasing the health of blood vessels in patients with type II diabetes. Previous research may be found at www.pycnogenol.com ....
Clinical trial shows islet transplantation is a promising procedure
...roduce insulin, a hormone the body requires to use glucose
(sugar) as a source of energy. This is different f... it properly. Without insulin, very high levels of glucose
accumulate in the blood, causing injury to nerves and blood vessels; at the same time, the glucose
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