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2014-09-03 12:25:23

Oct. article in Life Extension magazine reveals potential cancer risks FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study shows what researchers have suspected for years--consuming carbohydrates dramatically increases the risk for a common type of breast cancer, a kind that is notoriously hard to treat, according to an article scheduled for publication in the Oct. Life Extension Magazine. The study, published earlier this year in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers &...

2014-08-12 08:31:09

New study adds to a growing body of evidence supporting benefits of tree nut consumption on measures of glycemic control in people with diabetes and metabolic syndrome MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evidence continues to mount supporting the role of almonds and other tree nuts as part of an overall dietary pattern that is beneficial for those with type 2 diabetes. Three new studies suggest a relationship between regular consumption of tree nuts, such as almonds, and...

2014-08-08 11:26:16

AFTAU A whey protein drink before breakfast can control erratic glucose levels associated with type 2 diabetes, say Tel Aviv University researchers Blood sugar surges — after-meal glucose "spikes" — can be life threatening for the 29 million Americans with diabetes. Diabetic blood sugar spikes have been linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, kidney failure, and retinal damage. Now a new Tel Aviv University study, published in Diabetologia, suggests a novel...

beans to manage weight
2014-08-06 04:00:39

Kaylea Forde, St. Michael’s Hospital Eating about one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can increase fullness, which may lead to better weight management and weight loss, a new study has found. A systematic review and meta-analysis of all available clinical trials found that people felt 31 percent fuller after eating on average 160 grams of dietary pulses compared with a control diet, according to senior author Dr. John Sievenpiper of St. Michael’s Hospital's...

2014-07-08 00:21:06

Data demonstrates the utility of InSpark's advanced blood glucose pattern recognition technology. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InSpark Technologies, Inc. announced today that the peer-reviewed Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology has published the paper "Evaluation of the Utility of a Glycemic Pattern Identification System" in its July 2014 issue. The system that is the subject of this paper is being incorporated into InSpark's Vigilant(TM) iPhone-enabled...

2014-06-16 13:00:18

St. Michael's Hospital Those on canola bread diet saw both a reduction in blood glucose levels and significant reduction in LDL cholesterol Canola is Canada's oil and new research from St. Michael's Hospital suggests it should also be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes. Dr. David Jenkins, head of the hospital's Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, compared people with Type 2 diabetes who ate either a low glycemic index diet that included bread...

2014-06-11 08:29:57

New Ingredient Cost-Effectively Lowers Glycemic Index of Carbohydrate-Rich Formulations in Support of Blood Sugar Management MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PLT Health Solutions, Inc. and Horizon Science announced the launch of Benecarb(®) Glycemic Balance Complex in North America today. The ingredient, based on molasses phytonutrients, can reduce the glycemic impact of a broad range of everyday foods and beverages - with particular advantages in carbohydrate-rich...

2014-06-06 10:04:08

Joslin Diabetes Center People with type 1 diabetes who have developed kidney complications can slow the progression of their complications by improving control of their glycemic (blood glucose) levels over the long term. This finding, which may change clinical practice at many institutions for this population, was drawn from a long-term observational study led by Andrzej Krolewski, M.D., Ph.D., head of Joslin Diabetes Center's Section on Genetics and Epidemiology. Running for almost...

2014-04-23 12:29:24

Program Also Led to Better Blood Glucose Control and Greater Reductions in Heart Disease Risk Factors; Jenny Craig for Type 2 Now Available to Consumers CARLSBAD, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Study Highlights: -- After one year, Jenny Craig participants lost more than three times as much weight as the Usual Care group. -- Study participants following Jenny Craig's lower carbohydrate menu significantly reduced their HbA1c levels from 7.3% to 6.6%, while...

Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes Cases Have Doubled Over Twenty Years
2014-04-16 03:00:23

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Alarming Increases in Blacks, Hispanics and the Elderly; Obesity Partly to Blame Cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the United States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with obesity apparently to blame for the surge. The researchers also found that the burden of the disease has not hit all groups equally, with alarming increases in diabetes in blacks, Hispanics...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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