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Diabetes Treatment Without The Insulin - Leptin May Be The Key
2013-09-04 05:26:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) report they have discovered the underlying biological mechanisms responsible for insulin deficiencies in diabetic patients – research they believe could end the need for regular injections and result in new types of treatment for the condition. Insulin is a hormone secreted by beta cells in the pancreas, and deficiencies of it plays a major role in the regulation of glucose and...

2013-08-27 23:29:21

A Connecticut physician, herself a type 2 diabetes patient, shows that a healthy diet and timely exercise are the keys to managing diabetes. According to Elsamma Chacko, PhD, MD, only those physical activities performed within the 1-hour period between the thirtieth minute and the ninetieth minute post-meal are, generally speaking, timely. Portland, CT (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Late one January evening in 2012, the children of Elsa Chacko, PhD, MD found Mom passed out on the living-room...

Dogs Sniff Out Blood Sugar Diabetics
2013-08-20 16:08:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Previous research has shown that dogs are capable of detecting abnormal blood sugar levels in humans, and a new study from scientists at the University of Bristol in the UK indicates that dogs can be trained to alert their owners when their blood-glucose levels are reaching dangerous levels. The British researchers set out to discover if specially trained ‘glycemia alert dogs’ could reliably match blood sugar tests taken...

2013-08-19 13:18:30

The longest and largest study of the effectiveness of insulin pumps to treat type 1 diabetes in children has shown that the pumps are more effective at controlling blood sugar than insulin injections and cause fewer complications. The research is published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, and is by Associate Professor Elizabeth Davis, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA, Australia and colleagues. The increasing use of...

Rare Tumor Caused Woman To Act Drunk As Blood Sugar Plummets
2013-07-18 11:15:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For nearly two years, a New York woman would randomly begin acting as though she were drunk or crazy, until doctors at the Mount Sinai Medical Center discovered the cause of her malady -- a rare, mysterious tumor on her pancreas that caused her blood sugar to unexpectedly plummet. The patient, a 54-year-old Rockland County realtor named Rosemary McGinn, would experience episodes during which she would talk to herself or sway...

2013-06-27 23:23:33

Kids Wish Network sent 12 year-old Gabriel Colon, who suffers from severe Type 1 Diabetes and Hypoglycemia, on an all-expenses-paid vacation to Cedar Point Amusement Park in Ohio. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 As a part of its commitment to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations, Tampa-based Kids Wish Network sent 12 year-old Gabriel Colon, who suffers from severe Type 1 Diabetes and...


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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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