Diabetes type 2: You may only need to walk this long to lower blood sugar levels

DIABETES type 2 and type 1 sufferers need to control their blood sugar levels to avoid spikes, which can cause blindness, heart disease and, in more extreme cases, amputations. Doing this short amount of exercise each day can help reduce blood sugar levels.
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Publication date: Available online 16 February 2019Source: European Journal of RadiologyAuthor(s): Lequn Zhu, Zheng Xu, Guanwu Li, Ying Wang, Xuefeng Li, Xiao Shi, Haiyang Lin, Shixin ChangAbstractBackgroundMarrow fat accumulates in diabetic conditions but remains elusive. The published works on the relationships between marrow fat phenotypes and glucose homeostasis are controversial.PurposeTo detect the association of insulin resistance with marrow adiposity in postmenopausal women with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes (T2D) using chemical shift-encoded water–fat MRI.MethodsWe measured vertebral proton density fat fr...
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: April 2019Source: Journal of Functional Foods, Volume 55Author(s): Jing Li, Mei Luo, Zhen Luo, An-Yuan Guo, Xiangliang Yang, Minghua Hu, Qiong Zhang, Yanhong ZhuAbstractCyclocarya paliurus polysaccharides have been reported to prevent diabetes, but the underlying mechanisms are unclear. This current study aimed to reveal the possible underlying anti-diabetic mechanisms of CPP based on transcriptome profiling. Our experimental results demonstrated CPP could protect pancreas islets through decreasing oxidative stress and pro-inflammatory cytokines, and alleviate dyslipidemia, hepatic steatosis and liver inj...
Source: Journal of Functional Foods - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur results suggest that metformin users are more likely to initiate preventive therapies and engage in other healthy behaviours. Failure to account for these behaviours may introduce healthy user bias into studies evaluating the effects of oral antihyperglycemic therapies.RésuméObjectifsLe biais lié aux utilisateurs sains selon lequel les patients ayant recours aux soins de santé sont plus susceptibles d'entreprendre des traitements préventifs et d'adopter des comportements sains liés au mode de vie est bien connu dans les études observationnelles, particuli&egra...
Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
This study demonstrated that all the PNA detection methods tested with H. contortus eggs generated fluorescence intensities (FIs) that were significantly above the autofluorescence generated by the eggs among the three different fluorescence filters. Fluorescence intensities from PNA directly conjugated to either the FITC or rhodamine fluorophores were not different, but the lower autofluoresence in the rhodamine-type filter will enable this fluorophore to be detected more efficiently. Use of biotinylated PNA combined with streptavidin-conjugated to synthetic fluorophores (Alexa Fluor 405, 488 and 546) significantly increa...
Source: Veterinary Parasitology - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
The All My Children star experienced acute coronary syndrome last fall. After 15 years of Go Red for Women, why are we still missing heart disease in a postmenopausal septuagenarian, asks Dr Walton-Shirley.theheart.org on Medscape
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news
I don’t mean that you will be struck down by simply stepping into a Dunkin’ Donuts. I mean that donuts and others things wheat and grains will substantially abbreviate y0ur life, or at least make your time on earth a lot more miserable. I’ve been accused of exaggeration to get the no-wheat, no-grain message through. But if you see what I see every day, I think that you would agree: The consumption of wheat and grains is entirely inappropriate for humans; we exchange near-term calories for deterioration of long-term health that takes numerous forms. And when you see lives completely turned around by banish...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Wheat Belly Lifestyle autoimmune bowel flora diabetes gluten-free grain-free grains Inflammation joint pain undoctored Source Type: blogs
By now, most people have been to a holiday party or two. Lots of food, lots of eggnog and other carb laden alcoholic beverages, and lots of grazing all day long on all the boxes of candy friends and business acquaintances sent to us. It's easy to gain the five pounds most people gain during the holidays, and in the process, raise your blood sugar or glucose levels too high. That's your body letting you know you have prediabetes (higher than normal but still below diabetes levels) or diabetes, and unless you take action soon, your body won't like it. Diabetes silently sneaks up on you and if untreated, slowly weakens your ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Abstract Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common diagnoses made by family physicians. Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to blindness, limb amputation, kidney failure, and vascular and heart disease. Screening patients before signs and symptoms develop leads to earlier diagnosis and treatment, but may not reduce rates of end-organ damage. Randomized trials show that screening for type 2 diabetes does not reduce mortality after 10 years, although some data suggest mortality benefits after 23 to 30 years. Lifestyle and pharmacologic interventions decrease progression to diabetes in patients with impaired fasting glu...
Source: American Family Physician - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Am Fam Physician Source Type: research
I’m sometimes accused of exaggeration when I say that conventional dietary advice to cut fat and increase consumption of “healthy whole grains” causes type 2 (as well as much type 1) diabetes. But I can say with complete confidence that any food that 1) raises blood sugar and insulin to high levels every time you consume it, 2) plays a dominant role in diet, 3) provokes inflammation via multiple mechanisms, 4) can trigger immune destruction of pancreatic beta cells that produce insulin, and 5) acts as an appetite-stimulant (via gliadin protein-derived opiate peptides and blockade of the leptin hormone) al...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Wheat Belly Success Stories blood sugar carbs diabetes fats gluten grains Source Type: blogs
Diabetes damages every part of the body, from the brain to the feet. High blood sugar, the hallmark of diabetes, wreaks havoc on blood vessels. It makes sense that keeping blood sugar under control should prevent diabetes-related damage — but how low to push blood sugar is an open question. A study published in today’s issue of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) provides reassuring evidence that so-called tight blood sugar control is good for the heart and circulatory system. “Tight blood sugar control represents a new age of diabetes care,” says Dr. David Nathan, professor of medicine at Ha...
Source: New Harvard Health Information - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Diabetes blood sugar blood sugar control Source Type: news
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