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2013-12-14 23:01:03

How The Brain and Body Work Together To Prevent Diabetes article and video describe a two step approach to treating and preventing diabetes. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 The brain has more influence on the regulation of blood sugar and development of diabetes than was initially known. These findings could help curb the dramatic spread of diabetes, which if left untreated, is projected to affect nearly 35% of the population by the year 2050. Since discovering insulin nearly 100...

2013-12-12 23:31:19

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 200,632 new articles on Diabetes mellitus. As a comprehensive publisher of natural science abstracts, EurekaMag.com covers this metabolic disease which causes high blood sugar because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 EurekaMag.com has newly published 200,632 references and abstracts on Diabetes...

Sleep Deprivation Elderly Blood Sugar
2013-12-12 08:42:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Normal aging may exacerbate the negative effect of sleep deprivation on pancreatic cells that maintain normal blood sugar levels, according to a study published this month in the journal Aging Cell. Sleep, or the lack of it, seems to affect nearly every aspect of human physiology, although the molecular pathways through which sleep deprivation wreaks havoc on the body remain poorly understood. Numerous studies have looked at the...


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Pancreas
2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

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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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Word of the Day
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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