Topic: Diabetes


March 10, 2008

Skipping breakfast takes its toll

It leads to weight gain: University of Minnesota School of Public Health Project Eating Among Teens (EAT) researchers have found further evidence to support the importance of encouraging youth to eat breakfast regularly. Researchers examined the association between breakfast frequency... ... more

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March 6, 2008

Research In Diabetes Surgery Offers Clues To Origins Of The Disease

There's new hope for people with Type 2 Diabetes ... Can surgery cure Type 2 diabetes? Dr. Francesco Rubino of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center believes so, and says that gastrointestinal bypass surgery is an approach that not only may... ... more

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August 15, 2007

Researchers Identify Markers That May Predict Diabetes In Still-healthy People

Researchers at UCLA have confirmed the role played by three particular molecules known as inflammatory cytokines (messenger molecules) as a cause of Type 2 diabetes, and have identified tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-รก), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), as... ... more

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July 9, 2007

Selenium supplements linked with increased risk for diabetes in 8-year study

A new analysis of data from a large national study found that people who took a 200 microgram selenium supplement each day for almost eight years had an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who took a... ... more

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July 2, 2007

High Glucose Levels Can 'Lock' body's Metabolism In A Diabetic State

Research has speculated that exposure to high glucose levels quickly creates a metabolic memory in which diabetes persists long after glucose levels have been corrected. Studies to date suggested that oxidation played a role but the exact mechanism was unknown.... ... more

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