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Using Sugar Substitutes in Diabetes

Using sugar substitutes in diabetes are helpful in controlling blood sugar. And there is an added benefit in using artificial sweeteners and that is weight loss- if you are smart about it, according to a recent joint scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association published in the journal Circulation. “When… [Read the Rest]

Better Diabetes Management with Pumps Plus Monitor

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If you are a diabetic who needs insulin shots, new research findings show you may have better diabetes management using an insulin pump plus continuous blood sugar sensors. This is compared to using the finger-stick testing and insulin shots. Diabetics using continuous blood sugar monitors to track their glucose levels automatically had better blood sugar… [Read the Rest]

Deactivate Gene for Better Diabetes Management

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New research out of the Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) reveals a significant finding that may help in the fight against diabetes and in diabetes management. Scientists were successful in deactivating a gene to regulate the functioning of the pancreatic beta cells. The beta cells in the pancreas are the cells responsible… [Read the Rest]

High Blood Sugar Increases Risk of Cardiometabolic Diseases More Than Weight?

People of normal weight but with high blood sugar are at a higher risk for heart and metabolic diseases than obese people who have normal blood sugar. Such was the findings from a study done in India and reported at the 2011 International Diabetes Federation (IDF) World Diabetes Congress. Before we go into the details… [Read the Rest]

Processed Red Meat and Diabetes

You may just want to think twice about having bacon, hot dogs and bologna or even letting your kids eat them. A new study published November 18th online in Diabetes Care found an association between processed red meat and incident Type 2 diabetes. In this prospective study of over 60,000 healthy French women, investigators observed… [Read the Rest]