The vegetable to protect against type 2 diabetes symptoms – ‘the single best type of food’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Diabetes is a common condition that affects more than four million people in the UK, and 90 percent of all cases are caused by type 2 diabetes. You could be lower your risk of high blood sugar […]

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Common Heartburn Meds Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 — Often-used drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) ease heartburn symptoms, but a new study suggests they might also increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. Chinese researchers drew on information from studies of more than 200,000 U.S. health care professionals and found that regular use of PPIs (such as Aciphex, Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix) was […]

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How to live longer – ‘nutritional powerhouse’ to prevent early death and type 2 diabetes

The key to living longer could be to eat a healthy, balanced diet – including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day – as well as regular exercise. But you could boost your life expectancy by regularly eating a handful of nuts, it’s been claimed. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including a well-rounded diet is crucial to prolonging […]

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Scientists establish novel ‘Kuma mutant’ mouse model of permanent neonatal diabetes

Diabetes seldom occurs in newborns—a condition known as neonatal diabetes. But when it does, it’s mostly due to a mutation in a single gene such as the KCNJ11 or insulin (INS). This early-onset type of diabetes differs from type-1 diabetes in that it occurs within the first six months of life and can be either transient or permanent. Most of […]

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Multiple miscarriages can increase risk of diabetes, study suggests

Multiple miscarriages can increase a woman’s risk of developing diabetes by up to 71%, new study suggests Women who miscarry are ’18 per cent more likely to develop type 2 diabetes’ Experts studied more than 24,700 diabetic women born between 1957 and 1997 Research suggests three miscarriages increased the chances by 71 per cent  Women who suffer multiple miscarriages are at greater […]

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Diabetes coronavirus warning: WHO urges ‘at risk’ diabetics to follow ‘necessary’ steps

The latest figures from NHS England have revealed that a quarter of people who died with coronavirus in hospitals in England had diabetes. People with diabetes are not at the moment classed as being extremely vulnerably by the Government, however the World Health Organisation has now confirmed that they are “at risk” during the pandemic. Dr David Nabarro, the WHO’s […]

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Heart attack, stroke risk declines among people with diabetes

The rate of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular complications has improved among people with diabetes over the past 20 years, narrowing the gap in cardiovascular mortality rates between individuals with and without diabetes, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. More than 463 million adults worldwide have diabetes, according to […]

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Diabetes in mice cured rapidly using human stem cell strategy

Researchers have converted human stem cells into insulin-producing cells and demonstrated in mice infused with such cells that blood sugar levels can be controlled and diabetes functionally cured for nine months. The findings, from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, are published online Feb. 24 in the journal Nature Biotechnology. “These mice had very severe diabetes […]

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Researchers find strengths and gaps in Thailand diabetes care

As Thailand transitions to a high-middle-income country, noncommunicable chronic diseases such as diabetes are on the rise. A new study by researchers from Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and Chulalongkorn and Mahidol Universities in Bangkok identifies the strengths and weaknesses of diabetes care in Thailand’s universal health system. Published in the journal PLOS ONE, the study found that […]

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Diabetes before or during pregnancy linked to early heart disease in children

Children of mothers with diabetes have increased rates of early onset cardiovascular disease or CVD (conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels) from childhood up to the age of 40, finds a study from Denmark published by The BMJ today. The increased rates were more pronounced among children of mothers with a history of CVD or diabetic complications. If this […]

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