Tag: "glucose" at medical news
Low-glycemic index diet promotes weight loss, cardiovascular risk reduction
...ic index carbohydrates cause fluctuations in blood glucose
(sugar) and insulin levels, contributing to hunger...tal contribution of all foods in the diet to blood glucose
levels) and the others had low glycemic loads. At the beginning and end of the study, participants ...
Einstein's Dr. Michael Brownlee receives prestigious new scholar award from JDRF
...ee will study why some patterns of increased blood glucose
levels actually increase resistance to future hype... damage, and why other patterns of increased blood glucose
levels have the opposite effect of increasing sensitivity to future hyperglycemic damage. Dr. Brownl...
UB diabetes researchers participate in international study
...ody produces). Insulin is necessary to metabolize glucose
and supply the body with energy. Damage to the beta cells occurs over a period of years. When about 90 percent of the cells have lost the ability to produce insulin, the disease manifests itself, primarily in childhood, adolescence and young adulth...
Most effective antipsychotic drug has serious health consequences
...eople who receive clozapine with regular tests for glucose
and blood lipid levels, blood pressure and body weight, Lamberti said. "We need to raise the awareness of physicians about this issue so they monitor their patients and intervene promptly when required to prevent long-term adverse health consequences...
Race may be risk factor for insulin resistance
... to even very high levels of insulin, which causes glucose
to build up in the blood. It is not know how many people with insulin resistance develop diabetes and cardiovascular disease, but it is assumed that treating insulin resistance with weight loss and exercise will help prevent those diseases. Calles-E...
Growth hormone stimulators improve physical function in older adults
...including increased fatigue, insomnia, and fasting glucose
levels. Growth hormone is vital in childhood growth, and production of the hormone peaks during puberty. However, it continues to affect physical function throughout our lives, and it regulates metabolism and body composition. As adults move into mi...
Children of diabetics show signs of atherosclerosis
...en doctors should recommend interventions to lower glucose
levels and what should be the appropriate level of glucose
recommended to patients with diabetes." Dr. Goldfine noted that this study included only a small num...
Diabetes program demonstrates comprehensive care approach to NYC participants
...diabetes-related complications is to control blood glucose
levels through regular blood glucose
monitoring, diet, exercise, and medication The BD Diabetes Makeover Program demonstration project h...
'Food insecure' Appalachians more likely to be obese, diabetic, study finds
...re, hemoglobin levels, total cholesterol and blood glucose
control, said Holben, associate professor of human and consumer sciences and the director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics in Ohio University's College of Health and Human Services. Volunteers were recruited from community sites, such as fairs an...
RBP4 predicts type 2 diabetes
...to energy, this impairment results in a buildup of glucose
in the bloodstream. "Insulin resistance not only p... studied individuals with either obesity, impaired glucose
tolerance (a "pre-diabetic" state), or with type 2 diabetes, comparing the blood levels of RBP4 in t...
Meditation may improve cardiac risk factors in patients with coronary heart disease
...antly lower blood pressure; improved fasting blood glucose
and insulin levels, which signify reduced insulin resistance; and more stable functioning of the autonomic nervous system. "These physiological effects were accomplished without changes in body weight, medication or psychosocial variables and despit...
Abnormal glucose metabolism may contribute to chronic nerve disorder
metabolism, which occurs when the body has difficu...e neurological evaluation and had a fasting plasma glucose
test, which measures the levels of glucose
in the blood after eight hours of not eating, and a two-h...
Define diabetes differently, says U-M expert in speech for national award
...ve already been diagnosed. Instead, he said, blood glucose
tests that measure blood sugar levels after a pers...uch tests can show which individuals have impaired glucose
tolerance, or IGT -- an inability to process sugar correctly that can foreshadow the later developme...
New results from the landmark PROactive trial
...ease requiring multiple therapies to achieve blood glucose
control; many patients will eventually require ins...ues, a test that measures a person's average blood glucose
level over the past two to three months, and mean insulin doses were similar between treatment group...
Physical activity linked to improved glucose control in children with type 1 diabetes
...tes who exercise regularly may have improved blood glucose
levels compared with those who do not, and regular...ncrease the risk of severe hypoglycemia (low blood glucose
levels), according to a report in the June issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, on...
How sweet it isn't: Repeat episodes of low blood sugar spell diabetic disaster
Low blood glucose
(hypoglycemia) can occur when a person with diabet...at would offer insulin replacement based on plasma glucose
Growing diabetes epidemic: Patient/physician disconnect on disease management
... it checked. A1C is basic lab test for evaluating glucose
control, an important aspect of diabetes management. "We are dealing with some critical information gaps," said S. Sethu K. Reddy, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.E., F.A.C.P., chairman and program director of the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabo...
New mechanism explains glucose effect on wakefulness
... Manchester and his colleagues have pinpointed how glucose
inhibits neurons that are key to regulating wakefu... the cell. The researchers set out to discover how glucose
inhibits a particular class of glucose-sensing neurons that produce tiny proteins called orexins, wh...
New preservative increases shelf life of blood platelets - decreases risk of harmful reactions
... bicarbonate. "Until now, preservatives containing glucose
have not been successfully used for platelet storage because glucose
carmelizes during sterilization, and the only way to prevent carmelization is to lower the pH levels...
Researchers open door to potential treatments for type 2 diabetes
...sequently, they are very effective in metabolising glucose
at the level of the liver and the muscles," notes ...ut its role in the regulation of the metabolism of glucose
and in the development of Type 2 Diabetes remains to be shown. "Good glucose
control is essential fo...
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