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2014-01-08 11:18:05

A sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax could help mitigate the rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes rates in India among both urban and rural populations, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine. Sanjay Basu and colleagues, from Stanford University, USA, estimated that a 20% SSB tax across India could avert 11.2 million cases of overweight/obesity and 400,000 cases of type 2 diabetes between 2014 and 2023, based on the current rate of increases in SSB sales. If SSB sales were...

2013-12-18 10:48:32

For persons with type 2 diabetes and chronic periodontitis, nonsurgical periodontal treatment did not result in improved glycemic control, according to a study appearing in the December 18 issue of JAMA. Emerging evidence implicates inflammation in the development of type 2 diabetes. Chronic periodontitis, a destructive inflammatory disorder of the soft and hard tissues supporting the teeth, is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Nearly half of the U.S. population older than 30 years is...

2013-12-17 11:29:16

Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages is likely to decrease consumption, resulting in lower rates of diabetes and heart disease, and these health benefits are expected to be greatest for the low-income, Hispanic and African-American Californians who are at highest risk of diabetes, according to a new analysis led by researchers at UC San Francisco. Over the course of the next decade, lowered incidence of these diseases would save over half a billion dollars in medical costs, concluded the...

2013-12-17 11:18:57

Treatment with the diabetes drug metformin appears to be associated with a modest reduction in body mass index (BMI) in obese children when combined with lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise, according to a study by Marian S. McDonagh, Pharm. D., of the Oregon Health & Science University, and colleagues. Childhood obesity is a health problem in the United States, with nearly 17 percent of children being obese. Metformin is approved by the Food and Drug Administration to...

2013-11-29 23:01:25

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Black Coffee May Lower Blood Sugar and Decrease Diabetes reveals that drinking coffee may decrease risk of type 2 diabetes by 25%. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Black Coffee May Lower Blood Sugar and Decrease Diabetes reveals that drinking coffee may decrease risk of type 2 diabetes by 25%. Diabetes affects over 375 million people worldwide, making it one of the leading health...

2013-11-28 23:00:13

The new article on the site Vkool.com covers 11 ways to prevent diabetes that help people improve their health effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com delivers useful ways to prevent diabetes to help people reduce the chances of developing diabetes. This article is really suitable for those people who are looking for effective and practical solutions for normalizing blood sugar and preventing diabetes naturally. At the beginning of the article,...

2013-11-11 23:00:47

Many people may not know about the dangerous link between gum disease and diabetes. Dr. Richard Amato is a Monroe periodontist who uses laser gum disease treatment to eradicate this chronic infection in his patients in order to help reduce the risks associated with these conditions. Monroe, CT (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Richard Amato, DDS is recognizing Diabetes Awareness Month this November. Many people may wonder what dentistry has to do with diabetes, but there is a strong link between...

Revealing The Secrets Of How Diabetes Drug Metformin Works
2013-11-04 07:28:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario have discovered how metformin, one of the world’s most commonly prescribed diabetes drugs, interacts with insulin in order to lower a person’s blood sugar. According to the study authors, approximately 120 million people, globally, with Type 2 diabetes use the medication to control their disease, including two million in Canada. While doctors had known that metformin...


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