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One-third of adults with diabetes still don't know they have it
...a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood glucose
resulting from defects in insulin production, insu...ge 20 and older continued to have impaired fasting glucose
(IFG), a form of pre-diabetes. IFG, in which blood glucose
measured after an overnight fast is high...
UCLA study finds that simple lifestyle changes may improve cognitive function and brain efficiency
...e small meals a day, which prevents drops in blood glucose
levels since glucose
is the main energy source for the brain. In addition, they ate a balanced diet full of omega-3 fats,...
More than just genetics: Lifestyle choices impact GI health
...ther breakfast options with less of an increase in glucose
or insulin levels. The LGI-LGL breakfast increase...wever, this breakfast also caused higher levels of glucose
and insulin during the morning. Of the three options, the HGI-LGL breakfast produced the highest in...
Baylor researchers develop 'bubble' technique for potential treatment of Type I diabetes
...f Sciences. Insulin is a hormone that allows blood glucose
(blood sugar) to enter the cells of the body to be used for energy. The technique, known as ultrasound-targeted microbubble destruction (UTMD), delivers these insulin genes to the organ via microscopic "bubbles." Once the bubbles reach their target, ...
A non-invasive method for measuring beta cell mass during diabetes
...s to insufficient insulin secretion and high blood glucose
levels (hyperglycemia). Currently, insulin secretion is used as a surrogate measure of beta cell mass. However serum insulin concentrations provide an imprecise measure of beta cell mass, and no reliable non-invasive measure of beta cell mass has bee...
Exubera: So far no evidence available of an additional therapeutic benefit
...In this study, even though the reductions in blood glucose
levels were comparable between treatment groups, a... with Exubera (even though the reductions in blood glucose
levels were comparable between treatment groups). Long-term risks of Exubera therapy unclear With...
Antidepressant drug may prevent recurrence of depression in patients with diabetes
... professor of psychiatry. "As depression improves, glucose
levels also tend to improve." Although depression ...diabetes. He also didn't know what would happen to glucose
levels in the months following successful depression therapy. So Lustman teamed up with investigator...
Researcher wins award from American Diabetes Association
...rosis in patients with Type 2 diabetes. High blood glucose
can stimulate the production of highly reactive mo...s believed to counter atherosclerosis. High blood glucose
in patients with diabetes impairs the performance of NO synthases (NOS), the enzymes that generate N...
Onset of psychosis may be delayed by medication
...apine gained an average of 19 pounds. Increases in glucose
and cholesterol levels are also common in patients taking antipsychotic medications, but the patients in this study did not develop these symptoms....
National survey estimates prevalence of type 2 diabetes among adolescents
...nd more than 2.5 million may have impaired fasting glucose
levels, which could lead to diabetes and other hea...use the insulin that it manufactures to break down glucose
in the body, is considered an emerging problem among this age group. Studies also indicate that imp...
Antidepressant medication may prevent recurring depression in diabetics
...s, which reflect the individual's control of blood glucose
levels over the previous two to three months, were measured every two months. Participants taking sertraline were significantly less likely to develop an additional episode of depression. After one year, 65.8 percent of the patients taking sertralin...
Blocking key protein reduces inflammatory markers in metabolic syndrome
...ow HDL ("good") cholesterol, insulin resistance or glucose
intolerance, and abnormal levels of several inflammatory proteins. The occurrence of the syndrome is increasing, and it is estimated to affect more than 50 million Americans currently. Also called insulin resistance syndrome, metabolic syndrome incr...
American Academy of Neurology 58th Annual Meeting scientific highlights
...n nerves and reduce pain in patients with impaired glucose
tolerance neuropathy (IGTN). This condition is oft...d less pain, which correlated with improvements in glucose
tolerance and reduced cholesterol. Multiple Sclerosis Two studies highlighted advances in treatme...
Blood sugar control before surgery associated with fewer infections afterward
...ients with diabetes who have good control of blood glucose
levels before having surgery may be less likely to...y. Hb A1c reflects the patient's control of blood glucose
levels over the previous two to three months. Good glycemic control was defined as meeting the Amer...
Markers of PCOS inherited, persist and raise risk for heart disease, diabetes
...increased androgen levels, insulin resistance, and glucose
intolerance, suggesting that these traits are inhe...rual problems also had higher levels of androgens, glucose
and LDL compared with mothers with a history of regular menses, suggesting that these mothers may ha...
Understanding cell death may bring new life to kidney treatment
...allons of usuable fluid volume, including salt and glucose
the kidneys filter from the blood every 24 hours are particularly vulnerable to apoptosis and injury, Dr. Dong says. "They are highly energy-dependent," he says. "That is why when you shut off the blood supply, these cells are quickly, irreversibly ...
Two tests better than one for diabetes control, Johns Hopkins expert tells doctors
...5 and concluded that both self-monitoring of blood glucose
(SMBG) and more precise physician testing of hemog...s, gives an accurate reflection of immediate blood glucose
levels. HbA1c, however, performed in a doctor's office or clinic, is a better measure of long-term ...
New research shows second-hand smoke raises diabetes risk
...other people's smoke raises the risk of developing glucose
intolerance, the precursor to diabetes. The US res...thors then tracked how many participants developed glucose
intolerance - where the body can no longer produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar - over 15 ...
Cinnamon, cloves improve insulin function, lower risk factors for diabetes, cardiovascular disease
...proteins involved in the body's insulin signaling, glucose
transport, and inflammatory response. Dr. Cao say...f clove supplementation showed a decrease in serum glucose
from an average 225 to 150 mg/dL, triglycerides from an average 235 to 203 mg/dL, a decrease in ser...
Researchers study whether cutting calories may help you live longer
...oups. There were no significant changes in fasting glucose
or dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) levels in any group. Participants randomized to calorie restriction and calorie restriction with exercise had reduced average core body temperature at 6 months. There was no change in core body temperature i...
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