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Limiting Carbohydrates Intake At Breakfast May Help Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Restricted carbohydrate intake during breakfast was found to be effective in preventing blood sugar spikes among type 2 diabetes patients. Excess sugar levels in the blood could make the body struggle to produce insulin.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 13, 2019

Women Lose Less Weight From Keto Diet Compared To Men

New research found that female lab mice are less likely to lose weight and maintain blood sugar control when fed with a high-fat/low-carbohydrate diet. The findings suggested that the popular ketogenic diet might not be suited for everyone.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2019

Diabetes Pill Releases Insulin In The Gut Without Painful Injections

Researchers at MIT have developed an oral pill that can deliver insulin levels comparable to injectables. The capsule mimicked the self-orientation capability of African leopard tortoises that can blend with the shape of their environment.

Medicine February 9, 2019

1 In 7 Type 2 Diabetes Patients Needlessly Test Blood Sugar At Home

A study found that many people with type 2 diabetes were unnecessarily testing their blood sugar regularly in their homes. This meant a waste of time and money.

Public Health December 12, 2018

Fifth Grader With Diabetes Dies After Dramatic Blood Sugar Drop During Sleepover At A Friend's House

Sophia Daugherty dealt with Type 1 diabetes her entire life. Last Wednesday, she died of complications just days after her blood sugar dramatically dropped at a sleepover.

Feature | Health September 21, 2018

Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet Could Help Diabetics Manage Blood Sugar: What To Know About The Diet

Could a very low-carbohydrate diet really help Type 1 diabetics to manage blood sugar levels? Here are some things you might want to know before starting a new diet.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 12, 2018

'High Risk' Diabetic Woman Who Went Missing Found Safe

A diabetic woman was found after being reported missing. Though diabetes is associated with high blood sugar, there are also dangers associated with patients having low blood sugar.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2018

Diabetes Patients May Soon Monitor Their Blood Sugar Using This Smart Contact Lens

Researchers in South Korea developed a sugar-sensing contact lens that they predict would be available in 5 years for diabetes patients. What makes this device different from other smart contact lens?

Medicine January 24, 2018

Chemical In Broccoli May Lower Blood Sugar Of Diabetes Patients

Scientists discover that type 2 diabetics can reap great benefits from broccoli. A powder containing concentrated extract of broccoli reduced blood sugar levels by 10 percent.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 16, 2017

Is Whole Wheat Bread Healthier Than White Bread? Answer May Vary From Person To Person

A new study has found no 'clinically significant' differences between the two effects of whole wheat bread and white bread on health markers. One's gut microbiome is pinpointed as the potential force behind these largely individualized effects.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 7, 2017

Apple Watch May Soon Come With Blood Sugar Level Sensors For Better Diabetes Treatment

A report claims that Apple is working to develop noninvasive blood sugar level sensors for the Apple Watch, which would help improve treatment for diabetes. Is this the so-called killer app that the smartwatch industry is waiting for?

Apple April 13, 2017

FDA Approves First Artificial Pancreas For Type 1 Diabetes Patients To Monitor Blood Sugar, Deliver Insulin

The FDA gave its approval to Medtronic's MiniMed 670G, the first automated insulin delivery system for type 1 diabetes patients. The artificial pancreas could automatically monitor and regulate blood sugar levels.

Biotech September 28, 2016

Hot Bath Shares Similar Health Benefits With Exercise

You can get the benefits of exercise with a long, hot bath. A new study suggests that soaking in toasty waters can burn a lot of calories and keep blood sugar levels within normal range.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 22, 2016

This Is How Dogs Help Detect Diabetes In Patients

Here's another reason why dogs are wonderful: new research affirms that dogs can be trained to help detect diabetes in patients. The secret lies in their superior sense of smell.

Public Health June 27, 2016

Tattoo-Like Electronic Skin Can Track Heart Rate, Blood Sugar

A tattoo-like electronic skin invented by Japanese researchers may monitor heart rate and blood sugar levels. The invention is said to have an array of applications, not only in the field of health and fitness, but also in the engineering and fashion world as well.

Life April 18, 2016

Cost Of Insulin For Diabetes More Than Doubles In Just A Decade

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes has increased over the years. The cost of insulin has also increased by nearly 200 percent in about a decade.

Life April 6, 2016

New Low-Carb Diet Cuts Type 2 Diabetes Medication Level By 40 Percent

A low-carb diet can help reduce as much as 40 percent in medication levels. A new study suggests that current diet plans for diabetics may be outdated and there is a need for constant updates.

Life February 12, 2016

More Than 24,000 Diabetic Patients Die Young Per Year: How To Prevent Diabetes Naturally

A charity in the United Kingdom has estimated that about 24,000 people in the country die young due to diabetes and poor health care service. Fortunately, there are simple and natural ways to help you avoid developing diabetes.

Life January 7, 2016

Prediabetes Linked To Early Kidney Damage Risks: Ways To Improve Blood Sugar Control

A new study in Norway revealed that kidney damage caused by diabetes actually begin much earlier than previously thought. High levels of blood glucose associated with prediabetes may be an indicator of kidney damage.

Life December 31, 2015

One In Two Adults Will Develop Diabetes In Their Lifetime

One in every two adults will develop pre-diabetes, researchers found out. To make things worse, there is a greater chance for these adults to develop diabetes later in life.

Life November 25, 2015

Diabetes: Early Signs You Should Look Out For

Diabetes is a growing concern worldwide as it also increases a person's risk for cardiovascular disease. Being wary of the symptoms of this disease can pave way for early detection and treatment.

Life November 16, 2015

Low Blood Sugar Raises Risks For Heart Problems: Study

Strict control of blood sugar may lead to hypoglycemia. In a new study, researchers found out that hypoglycemia has direct effects on cardiovascular functions.

Life November 5, 2015

This Tattoo is Sweet News for Diabetics: Here's What it Can Do

Diabetics may soon do away with the painful needle pricks with the arrival of a new tattoo that can check their blood glucose levels for them.

Life January 20, 2015

Older Diabetes Patients May Be Suffering from Overtreatment

Too much of anything is bad. Unfortunately, a one-size-fits-all approach to taking care of diabetes is putting older patients at risk of overtreatment, highlighting the importance of individualized care.

Life January 13, 2015

Imaginary Meal Pill Fexaramine Will Trick Your Body to Feel Full. Obesity cure?

An imaginary meal pill called fexaramine tricks the body and makes the body feel full. When the pill was given to obese lab mice for five weeks, it stopped gaining weight and showed reduced cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

Life January 6, 2015

Breakfast is important and you must not skip it. Here's why

Eating a nutritious breakfast each morning is proven to enhance overall health, according to several experts. Those who skip breakfast, therefore, increase their risk of heart disease and obesity.

Internet Culture October 18, 2014

Do artificial sweeteners increase risk of diabetes? Yes, warns new study

Artificial sweeteners can increase glucose intolerance leading to many problems caused by indigestible chemicals, according to a new study.

Life September 19, 2014

Sweeter with a snack: Low blood sugar may trigger fights between spouses

Low blood sugar level is apparently associated with frustration and temperament and this becomes more evident in marital relationships.

Life April 15, 2014

FDA advisers give thumbs up to MannKind's inhaled insulin drug for diabetics

The U.S. FDA panel of advisers okays insulin that can be inhaled rather than injected. This would be the third time that MannKind, its manufacturer, has sought approval from the FDA for its new drug called Afrezza.

Life April 3, 2014

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