Tag Archives: glucose

Vitamin D May Prevent Diabetes

Photo Credit Ma Guihua

Photo Credit Ma Guihua

Do you take vitamin D?

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, two illnesses that commonly occur together and are the most common cause of illness and death in Western countries.

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Inflammation Linked with Type 2 Diabetes: Yale

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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

 

Rosemary, Oregano Promising in Fighting Diabetes

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.

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DHA Helps Prevent Fatty Liver Disease

The health benefits of fish oil already abound.

 

Now scientists from Oregon State University have disovered that omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA, could be valuable in preventing fatty liver disease. Continue reading

 

How to Reverse Diabetes

By Dr. Mark Hyman

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

 

Are You a Skinny Fat Person?

By Dr. Mark Hyman

The common wisdom is that if you are thin, you are healthy.

 

But new research points to just how dangerous being skinny can be – if you are a skinny fat person that is.

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