Men Prone To Worry and Anxiety May Develop Heart Disease and Diabetes Risk Factors at Younger Ages

In a long-term study of men in the US, more high-risk factors for heart disease and Type 2 diabetes developed earlier in life among those who reported more feelings of worry or feeling overwhelmed compared to those with lower levels of worry. The study’s results suggest that men prone to worry and anxiety may need … Read more

MIT All-in-One Approach to Diabetes Treatment – Features App That Identifies and Quantifies Food Content

MIT engineers are working on an application that identifies and quantifies food content, which can help count carbohydrates for people with diabetes. Credits: MIT News, pictures WITH engineers are working on a new type of device that could simplify the process of measuring blood glucose and injecting insulin. Many people with diabetes need to inject … Read more

Black and white US women have gut microbiome differences, and these may be associated with insulin resistance, a risk factor for diabetes

Black and white women in the U.S. have differences in gut microbiome, and they may be linked to insulin resistance, a risk factor for diabetes Credits: Towfiqu barbhuiya, Unsplash, CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) Black and white women in the U.S. have differences in gut microbiome, and they may be linked to insulin resistance, a risk factor for … Read more

Why You Should Never Quit Fruit During a Low-Carb Diet, According to Science

One of my patients – who struggled with obesity, uncontrolled diabetes and the cost of her medications – agreed in June 2019 to adopt a diet based on whole foods. Excited by the challenge, she did an outstanding job. She increased her intake of fresh fruits and vegetables, stopped eating sweets, biscuits and cakes, and … Read more

Why pomegranate is super fruit for people with diabetes

Credit: CC0 Public Domain. Pomegranate has been eaten throughout history because of its health benefits. Today, the juice of this fruit is a popular part of a healthy diet. Pomegranate is a super fruit that lowers insulin resistance, body weight, and even blood sugar for those with diabetes. Pomegranate seeds get their bright red hue … Read more

Should people with diabetes take it?

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps maintain the health of your body’s blood and nerve cells and helps create DNA, the genetic material in all your cells. Vitamin B12 also helps prevent megaloblastic anemia, a condition of the blood that makes people tired and weak. Vitamin B12 is naturally present … Read more

Why diabetes control is hidden ‘within’ the mouth

Credit: CC0 Public Domain. Periodontitis, also called gum disease, is a serious gum infection that damages soft tissue. Without treatment, it can destroy the bone that supports your teeth. Periodontitis can cause loose teeth or lead to tooth loss. Diabetes, bad teeth and gum disease (gingivitis) are strongly linked. They feed each other. Diabetes causes … Read more

The unexpected benefits of fat in type 2 diabetes – BIOENGINEER.ORG

With almost 10% of the world’s population affected by type 2 diabetes, it is a major public health problem. Excessive sedentary lifestyle and too high-calorie diet encourage the development of this metabolic disease by changing the work of pancreatic cells and making blood sugar regulation less effective. But fat, often cited as the ideal culprit, … Read more