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2013-11-05 23:27:58

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Control Blood Sugar, Reduce Blood Pressure details the connection between high blood sugar and high blood pressure. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Control Blood Sugar, Reduce Blood Pressure details the connection between high blood sugar and high blood pressure. People with diabetes are more likely to have high blood pressure. People with type I diabetes appear to be much...

New Implantable Sensor Could One Day Monitor Glucose Levels
2013-11-04 16:03:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a paper published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, scientists describe a newly developed sensor that is able to monitor nitric oxide in living animals and could potentially become a valuable asset to diabetic patients in the future. Nitric oxide is considered to be one of the most important signaling molecules in living cells, but in many cancerous cells levels are perturbed. Scientists have needed a new tool to help measure...

2013-10-31 23:28:27

High blood sugar levels can lead to health problems such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and can cause memory loss. Health Nutrition News gives advice on steps to take to control blood sugar levels. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Health Nutrition News delivers helpful information to people in need of understanding the importance of controlling their blood sugar, along with the critical steps they may take to improve their health. Unfortunately many people don't realize that...

2013-10-28 23:26:04

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Top Three Reasons Why High Blood Sugar Affects Memory reveals important reasons why blood sugar affects memory. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Top Three Reasons Why High Blood Sugar Affects Memory reveals important reasons why blood sugar affects memory. Lower blood sugar levels supports memory health while high blood sugar levels may cause cognitive issues in those with glucose...

Diabetics May One Day Measure Blood Glucose With Laser Light, Not Needles
2013-10-26 05:12:16

[ Watch the Video: Lighting The Way To Better Diabetic Glucose Monitoring ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online German researchers have reportedly developed a novel, non-invasive method that uses infrared laser light to help monitor the blood glucose levels of people suffering from Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Currently, diabetes patients use electronic devices that require a small drop of blood in order to determine sugar levels. However, the new device would...

Blood Sugar Levels Linked To Memory
2013-10-24 05:13:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Individuals who have blood sugar at the lower end of the normal range perform better on memory tests than non-diabetics with higher glucose levels, according to new research published online Wednesday in the peer-reviewed medical journal Neurology. Lead author Agnes Flöel of Charite University Medicine in Berlin and her colleagues recruited 141 individuals with an average age of 63, according to Nanci Hellmich of USA Today. None...

2013-10-22 23:33:44

Small Decision Diagnostics Making Inroads with New FDA Approved Blood Glucose Test Strip. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Los Angeles, Ca. October 17, 2013     Decision Diagnostics Corp., the exclusive worldwide sales, service and regulatory processes agent for the GenStrip™, the Green Test Strip, specifically designed to work with the Johnson & Johnson's LifeScan family of glucose testing meters, is poised to enter one of J&J’s strongest...


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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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