Category Archives for "Diabetes"

Cinnamon Improves Markers of Diabetes!!!

By admin | Diabetes , Nutrition

A growing body of evidence suggests that active compounds in cinnamon may improve markers of diabetes.  Rajadurai Akilen, from Imperial College London  (United Kingdom), and colleagues studied 58 people, average age 55 years, with type-2 diabetes, randomly assigning each to receive either a daily supplement containing a daily two gram dose of cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia) […]

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Soda May Raise Risk of Type-2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome!!!

By admin | Diabetes , Nutrition , Obesity

Numerous previous studies have found a direct and positive association between the consumption of sodas and sugar-sweetened beverages with the risks of diabetes and pre-diabetes.  Vasanti Malik, from Harvard School of Public Health (Massachusetts, USA), and colleagues completed a meta-analysis that pooled 11 studies, involving over 300,000 subjects, examining the association between sugar-sweetened beverages and […]

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Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Obesity!!!

By admin | Diabetes , Obesity

Attempts to find more effective therapeutic and preventive approaches to type 2 diabetes and obesity have been frustrated by inadequate understanding of the pathology. However, genetic variants associated with risk may provide insight into how these diseases develop, according to a review article published December 9 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The article, by […]

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