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2013-11-08 23:20:23

Containing a blend of health-boosting herbs, NuVitality‘s Pure White Mulberry Supplement naturally lowers blood sugar and blocks cholesterol buildup in arteries. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Heart disease and diabetes are two of the most prevalent maladies in modern society, and there are many prescription drugs on the market to artificially lower cholesterol and chemically replace sugar in food. Now there is an all-natural White Mulberry Leaf Extract supplement from...

Normal Blood Sugar Regulation Is A Partnership Between Pancreas And Brain
2013-11-06 13:27:22

University of Washington A growing body of evidence suggests that the brain plays a key role in glucose regulation and the development of type 2 diabetes, researchers write in the Nov. 7 issue of the journal Nature. If the hypothesis is correct, it may open the door to entirely new ways to prevent and treat this disease, which is projected to affect one in three adults in the United States by 2050. In the paper, lead author Dr. Michael W. Schwartz, director of the Diabetes and Obesity...

2013-11-05 23:27:58

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Control Blood Sugar, Reduce Blood Pressure details the connection between high blood sugar and high blood pressure. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Control Blood Sugar, Reduce Blood Pressure details the connection between high blood sugar and high blood pressure. People with diabetes are more likely to have high blood pressure. People with type I diabetes appear to be much...

2013-11-04 23:25:17

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Diabetes Increase Linked to Long Naps reveals that diabetes risk may increase with long naps. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Diabetes Increase Linked to Long Naps reveals that diabetes risk may increase with long naps. New findings have revealed that individuals who nap for long periods are at greater threat for diabetes, indicating that naps of various duration impact the body...

New Implantable Sensor Could One Day Monitor Glucose Levels
2013-11-04 16:03:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a paper published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, scientists describe a newly developed sensor that is able to monitor nitric oxide in living animals and could potentially become a valuable asset to diabetic patients in the future. Nitric oxide is considered to be one of the most important signaling molecules in living cells, but in many cancerous cells levels are perturbed. Scientists have needed a new tool to help measure...


Latest Insulin Reference Libraries

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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