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Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Enhanced activation of Vitamin D by protecting beta cells may be a potential new approach for treating diabetes as well as other diseases, including cancer, researchers have suggested. When beta cells — the cells in the pancreas that produce, store and release the hormone insulin — become dysfunctional, the body cannot make insulin to control [...]

May 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Here’s how high-fibre diet can treat diabetes type 2

Here’s how high-fibre diet can treat diabetes type 2

Eating more of dietary fibres that promote a type of gut bacteria may help in the fight against Type 2 diabetes, researchers suggest. Research findings showed that a diversified high fibre diet can promote 15 strains of gut bacteria that produce short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), which provide energy to gut cells, reduce inflammation and help [...]

March 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s how high-fibre diet can treat diabetes type 2

Suffering from Type 2 diabetes? Go on a high-fibre diet for relief

Suffering from Type 2 diabetes? Go on a high-fibre diet for relief

Eating more of dietary fibres that promote a type of gut bacteria may help in the fight against Type 2 diabetes, researchers suggest. Research findings showed that a diversified high fibre diet can promote 15 strains of gut bacteria that produce short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), which provide energy to gut cells, reduce inflammation and help [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Suffering from Type 2 diabetes? Go on a high-fibre diet for relief

Ladies, take note. Diabetes during pregnancy increases risk of heart disease, BP

Ladies, take note. Diabetes during pregnancy increases risk of heart disease, BP

Women who have diabetes during pregnancy are at a higher risk of developing type-2 diabetes, hypertension and ischemic heart disease in the future, warns a recent study. The findings indicated that women diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) were over 20 times more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes later in life, over [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Ladies, take note. Diabetes during pregnancy increases risk of heart disease, BP

Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Drinking 100% fruit juice does not raise blood sugar levels, according to a study. The findings are consistent with previous research indicating that 100% fruit juice is not associated with an increased risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and supports a growing body of evidence that 100% fruit juice has no significant effect on glycemic [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Diabetes patients often experience mental health issues

Diabetes patients often experience mental health issues

New research suggests that diabetes is not just something that affects people physically. A report has highlighted the need for people with diabetes to be provided with better mental health support, according to Metro.co.uk A survey, conducted by Diabetes UK, suggests that three out of five diabetics suffer from emotional and mental health difficulties, directly [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Diabetes patients often experience mental health issues

Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Children who receive higher levels of Vitamin D during infancy and childhood may be significantly at a lower risk of developing islet autoimmunity as well as Type 1 diabetes, according to a study. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease that is increasing by 3-5% annually worldwide and occurs when the body’s immune system [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

5 Amazing Oils To Manage Diabetes

5 Amazing Oils To Manage Diabetes

Essential oils is a natural remedy for diabetes Essential oils are addressed as ethereal oils or volatile oils. These are oils extracted from plants just like oil taken from clove. These oils are used for medicinal purposes and fragrances. Did you know essential oils could help you treat illnesses? This article talks particularly about those [...]

June 30, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 Amazing Oils To Manage Diabetes

3 Simple Steps To Prevent Diabetes In Women

3 Simple Steps To Prevent Diabetes In Women

Diabetes is a lifelong disease caused by high sugar level in the blood. This happens because the body is unable to produce sufficient insulin, or the body is not using it correctly .Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Its main function is to transport the glucose from the blood into the cells where [...]

May 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 3 Simple Steps To Prevent Diabetes In Women

Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

ating fruits daily can cut the risk of diabetes by 12% Eating healthy meals everyday is the best thing you can do to reduce your risk of diabetes. A bowl of fresh fruits can be a refreshing addition to your daily meals. They are full of fiber and antioxidants and supply you the essential micro-nutrients that [...]

April 27, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat a Bowl of Fresh Fruits Every Day to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes

Adlyxin approved for type 2 diabetes

Adlyxin approved for type 2 diabetes

THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 — Adlyxin (lixisenatide) has been approved by the U.S.Food and Drug Administration to treat type 2 diabetes in adults, the agency said Thursday in a news release. As the FDA explained, Adlyxin is a “glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist” — a hormonal drug that helps control blood sugar. The drug was evaluated [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Adlyxin approved for type 2 diabetes

Higher rate of diabetes due to longer survival, not more cases

Higher rate of diabetes due to longer survival, not more cases

For many years, the number of type 2 diabetes cases skyrocketed, but researchers say new diagnoses have stabilized in recent years — suggesting more people are living longer with the disease. Researchers in Scotland suggest part of the reason the number of people with the condition continues to increase has to do with survival. An [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Higher rate of diabetes due to longer survival, not more cases