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2013-10-02 13:19:13

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that is characterized by resistance to or insufficient production of insulin, a hormone that controls sugar movement into cells. In certain tissues, insulin resistance has been associated with dysfunction of mitochondria, which supply most of the cell's chemical energy. In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, C. Ronald Kahn and colleagues at Harvard Medical School evaluated mitochondrial involvement in insulin resistance. They found that...

2013-10-01 23:29:35

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Metabolic Syndrome: Understanding the Risk and Treatment describes the risk, dangers and treatment associated with metabolic syndrome. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Metabolic Syndrome: Understanding the Risk and Treatment describes the risk, dangers and treatment associated with metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a confusing and concerning set of risk factors that...

2013-09-30 23:37:01

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Diabetes Diet to Lose Fat and Lower Blood Sugar describes foods that burn fat and lower blood sugar. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Diabetes Diet to Lose Fat and Lower Blood Sugar describes foods that burn fat and lower blood sugar. The diabetes diet is a sensible eating plan that results in weight loss and lower blood sugar. A diabetes meal plan consists of regular meals that...

2013-09-10 23:24:42

A Connecticut doctor and diabetes patient, Elsamma Chacko, PhD, MD, has been regulating her blood glucose, without risking hypoglycemia, with timely post-meal walks after major meals. Dr. Chacko says the timeliness of the exercise is critical in lowering insulin resistance. Portland, Connecticut (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 MyDiabetesLifestyle (MDL) uses physical activity tactically to answer the problem of the post-meal glucose peak. Every major meal is followed by physical activity – a...

2013-09-04 08:01:27

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that among obese people who had lost considerable weight, those with high insulin levels–a marker of insulin resistance in the body–were the most likely to experience better blood vessel function following the weight loss. These findings appear online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Obesity has emerged as one of the most critical health care problems in the U.S....

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...

2013-09-02 23:01:58

The PreD Store offers dietary supplements and healthy living products online. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 PreDiabetes Centers, the nation’s leading authority on prediabetes testing and treatment, is thrilled to announce the opening of an online store, http://www.thepreDstore.com, that specializes in healthy living products, including dietary supplements, cooking and food prep tools, and fitness equipment. The PreD Store customers can browse and purchase from a range of...


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