Latest Prevention of diabetes mellitus type 2 Stories

2014-06-16 10:01:32

American Diabetes Association Study finds healthier eating pattern provides benefit independent of other lifestyle changes Improving the overall quality of one's diet helps to prevent type 2 diabetes, independent of other lifestyle changes, according to a study presented at the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions®. The study, by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, found that those who improved their diet quality index scores by 10 percent over...

2014-06-15 15:18:02

The Endocrine Society Study suggests metformin controls blood sugar more effectively in African-Americans African Americans taking the diabetes drug metformin saw greater improvements in their blood sugar control than white individuals who were prescribed the same medication, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). An estimated 29 million Americans have diabetes. African Americans are twice as likely to...

Diabetes Risk May Be Lower For Regular Consumers Of Yogurt And Low-Fat Fermented Dairy Products
2014-02-06 11:24:16

[ Watch the Video: Eat More Yogurt To Lower Diabetes Risk ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has shown that regular consumption of low-fat yogurt can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Diabetologia. The study researchers found that a higher consumption of low-fat fermented dairy products, which included some low-fat cheeses, cut the risk of type 2 diabetes onset by 28 percent and reduced the...

2013-11-12 10:44:07

A study of more than 60 000 women has shown that higher overall acidity of the diet, regardless of the individual foods making up that diet, increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. The study, the first large prospective study to demonstrate these findings, is published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), and is by Dr Guy Fagherazzi and Dr Françoise Clavel-Chapelon, Center for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, INSERM, Paris,...

Weight Loss May Not Decrease Heart Disease
2013-06-25 12:39:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The results of a long-term study on Type 2 diabetes patients showed weight loss does not convey a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease. However, it did show that these patients could see other medical and lifestyle benefits from shedding a few pounds. Started in 2001, the study involved over 5,000 people at 16 different clinical sites across the United States. Participants were divided into two groups: one was provided with a...

Exercise Reduces Fat Around Heart, Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes
2013-06-25 11:34:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Another in a long line of studies praises exercise as not only a way to reduce the risk of contracting Type 2 diabetes, but also a way to benefit those patients who have already been diagnosed. Exercise of any kind, especially when paired with a healthy diet, is known to reduce the amount of fat stored in the body. This study specifically measures the amount of fat stored around the abdomen, heart and liver. When these organs are...

Short Walks After Meals Reduces Diabetes Risk
2013-06-12 12:07:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the George Washington University claims that one of the quickest ways to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is simply walking after every meal. A short, 15-minute walk is said to be all it takes to regulate blood sugar in adults with pre-diabetes and keep blood sugar levels down for three hours after meals. And these three short walks after meals were found to be just as effective as a longer,...

Diabetes 101 For World Diabetes Day
2012-11-14 13:54:10

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online What is diabetes? According to the National Institutes of Health, diabetes is a chronic issue where an individual has higher than normal levels of sugar in the blood. Diabetes can be due to limited amounts of insulin, a resistance to insulin, or both. Produced by the body´s pancreas, insulin is a hormone that helps control the blood sugar. As well, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) describes the effect...

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