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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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10 Everyday Superfoods For Better Health [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 11, 2013 9:51:47 AM

Eating well is important for both your health and your waistline, but it can often be difficult to make the time to prepare healthy meals – or to even know exactly what to eat!  To help with this, we’ve come up with a list of the top 10 everyday superfoods that will help nourish your whole body.  Simply eating the foods from this list help with creating a happier and healthier you!

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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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Valuable Lessons From The Hottest Celebrity Diets

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 25, 2013 4:44:24 PM

More than anything else, successful health and wellbeing is all about lifestyle choices, and can rarely be narrowed down to a simple diet change. That being said, seeing what works for others is a fun way to get inspiration to make your own healthy lifestyle and diet goals.

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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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