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High-sugar diet pushing some Latino kids toward type 2 diabetes
...samples from children before and after giving them glucose
(sugar). They then tested the blood for levels of ..., for energy; insulin helps cells grab and take up glucose
circulating in the blood. Sometimes, though, the body's cells gradually become resistant to the effe...
Elsevier partners with Diabetes India
...me focusing on both vascular damage causes and the glucose
centered disease approach. Editor of Diabetes Research & Metabolic Syndrome, Professor Philip Home noted, "Metabolic Syndrome is of particular interest from a global perspective and this gives Diabetes Research & Metabolic Syndrome its raison d'etr...
Some foods and beverages could hold clues for future diabetes treatment
...s with Type 2 diabetes. Buckwheat decreases blood glucose
-- Researchers in Canada have found new evidence ...ntrolled study, extracts of the seed lowered blood glucose
levels by 12 percent to 19 percent when fed to diabetic rats, according to study leader Carla G. Tay...
New data shows ACTOS reduced heart attacks by 28 percent in people with type 2 diabetes
...ently use the insulin it produces to control blood glucose
levels. ACTOS is taken once daily as an adjunct to...e in type 2 diabetes as monotherapy to lower blood glucose
and in combination therapy with insulin, sulfonylureas or metformin....
Low-carb diet better than low-fat diet at improving metabolic syndrome
...DL levels, high triglycerides, obesity, high blood glucose
and high insulin levels are all improved by a low carbohydrate diet. By contrast, the evidence shows that they are not improved, and can even be worsened by low fat/high carbohydrate diets. Previous research has never explicitly connected low carbo...
Exercise may ward off death in women with metabolic syndrome
...of high-density lipoprotein (HDL); or high fasting glucose
levels. In August of this year, a related study by Dr. Gulati was published in the New England Journal of Medicine which found that otherwise healthy women whose exercise capacity was less than 85 percent the age-predicted value had twice the risk o...
New findings help explain how brain pathways control body weight
... such as leptin and ghrelin and from fuels such as glucose
and fatty acids). It then integrates this sensory information with cues it has received from the outside world (such as aromas and other enticements) along with information gathered from the organism's emotional state. Finally, they explain, the bra...
ACTOplus met (pioglitazone HCl and metformin HCl)
...metformin acts primarily by reducing the amount of glucose
produced by the liver. These medications work in ...p patients with type 2 diabetes manage their blood glucose
levels. "Takeda is pleased to provide ACTOplus met, an important addition to the ACTOS family of ...
Diabetic blacks have less coronary artery disease than diabetic whites
...nosed and an additional 6.3 percent have impaired glucose
tolerance, which means that the body is processing carbohydrates much more slowly. "On average, an African-American individual is twice as likely to have diabetes as his or her white peer. The prevalence of diabetes among African-Americans aged 40 to...
Diabetes and depression can be a fatal mix
...et and exercise guidelines or to check their blood glucose
levels, and to have more lapses in filling their prescriptions for oral hypoglycemic, lipid-lowering, and high blood pressure medications. People with depression and diabetes were also more likely to have three or more heart disease risk factors, suc...
UVa researchers show that a natural carbohydrate can help lower blood sugar
...witch on enzymes that regulate blood sugar, taking glucose
from the bloodstream into the liver and muscles where it is stored. INS2 is naturally occurring in the body and is found in human blood. Their findings are published in the Oct. 4, 2005 issue of the journal Biochemistry and could lead to new drugs to...
Columbia study shows how doctors may manage blood glucose levels during heart surgery
...rotease inhibitor, was associated with lower blood glucose
levels during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) ...nts receiving aprotinin had 24 percent lower blood glucose
levels and a decrease in perioperative insulin resistance compared to patients not receiving aprotin...
NDEP strengthens campaign empowering older adults to manage their diabetes
...approach to controlling diabetes by managing blood glucose
(blood sugar), blood pressure, and cholesterol; taking prescribed medicines; making healthy lifestyle choices; and accessing Medicare benefits. The NDEP will launch this updated "The Power to Control Your Diabetes Is in Your Hands" awareness campaign...
Breath test offers hope for early detection of lung-bacteria growth in cystic fibrosis
...nalysis work in areas of autism, diabetes and oral glucose
tolerance testing. Most relevant are ongoing studies in which they are testing the profile of gases produced by bacteria, like P. aeruginosa. "The ultra-trace gas breath analysis techniques used in this study not only show potential for cystic fibros...
Penn researchers discover the powerful tool of simultaneous fMRI and PET imaging
...(positron emission tomography), which looks at the glucose
metabolism in the brain. "Normally, these two measures are coupled, or paired together. The more metabolism you have, the more blood flow," adds Newberg. "But there are times the two don't match up with each other like with stroke, seizure disorders,...
Launch of NDEP campaign empowering older adults to manage their diabetes
...l materials stress the importance of keeping blood glucose
close to normal levels to reduce the complications of the disease as well as information about how to access Medicare benefits to help a person with diabetes manage their disease. Participants: Griffin Rodgers, M.D., Deputy Director of the Natio...
Study questions widespread use of C-reactive protein test to assess cardiovascular risk
...e normal levels of blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose
and are not overweight, the likelihood of having a high CRP is only one in 2,000," he says. Rather than screening for CRP, Dr. Miller says "Let's work more intensively to reduce the known culprits, such as obesity and diabetes, which are growing to e...
Fat rat enables studies of debilitating vascular disease
...mber of Americans. "For example, these animals are glucose
intolerent, slightly hypertensive and showing prot...but these ailing animals still have the same blood glucose
levels as their lean peers. "When they go into frank diabetes, that pushes their kidneys over the ed...
Drug can reduce risk of death, heart attack, and stroke in patients with diabetes
...ar outcome, and reduces the need to add insulin to glucose
lowering-regimens compared with placebo...We believe our results are generalisable to all patients with type 2 diabetes." In an accompanying comment Hannele Yki-Jarvinen (University of Helsinki, Finland) states: "Overall, PROactive is an important st...
Lancet publishes proactive study: Diabetes treatment reduces risk of heart attacks & strokes
...ws that Takeda's ACTOS (pioglitazone HCl), an oral glucose
lowering medication, significantly reduces the com...tensives such as ACE inhibitors and beta blockers; glucose
lowering agents such as metformin, sulphonylureas and insulin; antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin an...
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