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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Fatty Livers Increase Kid’s Risk of Diabetes

Highlights Seven million children in the U.S. have fatty livers Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease develops type 2 diabetes in children The researchers reported in JAMA Pediatrics About seven million children in the U.S. have fatty livers, and nearly a third of those kids also have prediabetes or diabetes, according to ...

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Breastfeeding May Reduce Mother’s Risk of Diabetes: Study

Highlights Breastfeeding may reduce the long-term risk of developing type 2 diabetes It can alter the maternal metabolism to protect against diabetes. Study was done by Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen – a German recearch institute Breastfeeding has the potential to reduce the long-term risk of developing Type 2 diabetes among women ...

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Eating Walnuts, Soybean May Prevent Risk of Diabetes

Highlights Eating more unsaturated fats derived from walnuts can lower blood sugar It can also help in the prevention and management of type-2 diabetes Sunflower seeds, flaxseed, fish and other vegetable oils can also help Eating more unsaturated fats like walnuts and soybean in place of dietary carbohydrate can lower ...

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Can PCOS Lead to Diabetes in Women?

According to the new findings of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), women suffering from Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), a problem in which their hormones are imbalanced, are highly prone to diabetes, After conducting several surveys and studies and monitoring patients during the Out Patient Department (OPD) sessions, ...

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A Protein That Causes Blindness in Diabetics

Highlights A small protein that damage or grow blood vessels can cause blindness Number of people with vision damage from diabetes will continue to rise The study hasa been reported in the journal PLOS Computational Biology PhotoCredit:istock By creating a virtual tissue model of diabetes in the eye, researchers have ...

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New Initiative Shows Path to Better Diabetes Control

New Initiative Shows Path to Better Diabetes Control A low-cost healthcare model involving non-physician workers using computer tools can help diabetes patients double their likelihood of controlling the disease. According to a study conducted by researchers at AIIMS, Public Health Foundation of India, and the Rollins School of Public Health, ...

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Diabetes Linked To Memory Decline In Older Adults

Highlights Older adults with diabetes may struggle with episodic memory Diabetes and high blood sugar increases the chances of health problems Its possible that elevated blood sugar damages brain cells Older adults with poorly controlled diabetes may struggle with what’s known as episodic memory, the ability to recall specific events ...

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