How does insulin resistance happen among those with type 2 diabetes?
Yale researcher have identified the molecular mechanism by which insulin normally inhibits production of glucose by the liver and why this process stops working in patients with type 2 diabetes, leading to hyperglycemia. Continue reading →
Oregano and rosemary are popular culinary herbs. Now research shows that some of their healthful compounds could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication.
Scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found that how the herbs are grown makes a difference, and they also identified which compounds contribute the most to this promising trait.
What most don’t realize is that pre-diabetes and diabetes exist on a continuum and both dramatically increase the risk of heart attacks, stroke, cancer, infertility, sexual dysfunction, depression and dementia. Continue reading →