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Information on Diabetes: What to Know and What to Do

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 20, 2013 2:26:30 PM

Diabetes affects almost 26 million people in the United States - a whopping 8.3% of the national population - so chances are you’ve known someone affected by the disease. Whether you personally have diabetes, care for someone with diabetes, or just want to stay informed, read on to get quick, important and potentially life-saving information on diabetes.


  

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Diabetes and Cancer: Cancer Cells May Be Hijacking Your Diabetes to Fuel Themselves

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 5, 2013 4:23:22 PM

Diabetes and Cancer: What's the Connection?

Certain cancers, such as breast, pancreatic, and colon cancer have often been associated with particular metabolic diseases, of which diabetes is the most familiar example. While the link between diabetes and cancer is well documented, a basic understanding of diabetes demonstrates why the reasoning behind it seems so paradoxical.

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New Method to Prevent Inflammation That Leads to Alzheimer’s and Type-2 Diabetes

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 3, 2013 12:28:44 PM

A NYU medical research team has uncovered a mechanism hat instigates inflammation Alzheimer’s atherosclerosis and type-2 diabetes. Published in Nature Immunology, the findings suggest that there is a shared biochemical thread between the two diseases and that new methods of therapy could successfully manage the chronic inflammation in these diseases without damaging the body’s immune system.

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America's Big Fat Instant Gratification Problem [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 1, 2013 5:00:52 PM

 

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Glycemic Index: Myths about Carbohydrates [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 26, 2013 4:16:23 PM

Good carbs vs. Bad carbs

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Overeating and Onset of Diabetes Connected with a Discrepancy of Reward Response Wiring

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 19, 2013 2:36:58 PM

Utilizing PET scan images of the brain, researchers have been able to successfully identify a portion of the brain that functions in an abnormal way when basic individuals with an insulin-resistance ingest sugars. This insulin resistance is more often than not, a first indication of the development of type 2 diabetes.

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The Relationship Between Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cognitive Decline

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 7, 2013 2:05:23 PM

As if you needed another reason to watch your diet, exercise routine, and engage with heart disease support groups, a new study conducted by Wake Forest Baptist has demonstrated that people living with type 2 diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease are more likely to rapidly loose cognitive functions compared to others. Lead author of the study, Dr. Christina E. Hugenschmidt, Wake Forest Baptist’s gerontology and geriatric instructor has stated that the results collected from Diabetes Heart Study-Mind (HS-MIND) proposes that cardiovascular disease plays an integral role in cognitive problems and deterioration, before it makes itself clinically appreciable in patients. The research has been published online (before print) in the Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications.

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Pinpointing Weight Loss Threshold To Prevent Type 2 In Children

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 6, 2013 4:24:53 PM

Findings recently published in The Journal of Pediatrics have demonstrated that obese teenagers who were lowered their BMI (body mass index) by at least 8 percent observed improved insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitivity is a fundamental metabolic variable that relates to eventual development of type 2 diabetes.

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Predicting and Preventing Gestational Diabetes in the First Trimester

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 3, 2013 12:48:46 PM

According to a recent study, published in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, a simple blood test can help doctors determine the risk of gestational diabetes early on in the first trimester.

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How the iPad and iPhone are Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry

Posted by healtheo360 on May 30, 2013 11:05:20 AM

Until recently, living with a chronic medical condition meant relying solely on family, doctors, and the people in your immediate area. And in many situations, due to schedule availability or location, patients just were not getting the care they needed when they actually needed it.

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