Type 2 diabetes: Love chocolate? Three best types of chocolate to avoid blood sugar spikes
TYPE 2 diabetes patients are advised to limit their sugar intake in order to control the condition, but for people with a sweet tooth this is no easy feat. If you have diabetes but love chocolate, there are certain types that are less likely to cause blood sugar spikes than others.
Condition: Type2 Diabetes Interventions: Drug: Dapagliflozin 10 MG Oral Tablet [Farxiga]; Drug: Placebo Oral Tablet Sponsors: LM Diagnósticos S.L.; AstraZeneca Not yet recruiting
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(Natural News) A natural substance commonly found in grapes and wine appears to help regulate blood sugar in people with Type 2 diabetes. This compound – known as resveratrol – can help lower blood sugar and blood pressure in individuals with Type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Nutrition Research. Chronic...
TYPE 2 diabetes can be controlled by following a diet that is low in sugar, calories and fat, but that shouldn ’t mean you have to avoid snacks in between meals. Snacks can typically be high in sugar and fat, but swapping your usual treats for these tasty alternatives can help prevent high blood sugar.
(University of East Anglia) New research shows that community pharmacies are well placed to screen patients for type 2 diabetes. The study finds that the move could increase early diagnosis and significantly reduce NHS costs.
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) The Chinese Famine of 1959-61 has been widely interpreted as an important contributor to later epidemics of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitis (T2DM, but in re-examining 17 related Chinese studies researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Leiden University Medical Center, found little evidence for this association.
ConclusionEmpagliflozin as an add-on to liraglutide for 52 weeks was well tolerated and led to clinically meaningful and sustained improvements in glycaemic control, body weight and blood pressure in Japanese patients with T2DM.Trial RegistrationClinicalTrials.gov with the identifier NCT02589626.FundingNippon Boehringer Ingelheim Co. Ltd.
AbstractAimsTo compare the vitreous levels of chemokines in diabetic patients with and without retinopathy. To find the relationship between stages of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and levels of vitreous chemokines.MethodsThe study involved 20 non-diabetic and 20 diabetic patients without clinical signs of DR (NDR) and 40 diabetic patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). The vitreous humor was collected and the levels of 40 chemokines were measured using magnetic color-bead-based multiplex assay.ResultsThe control group, NDR group, PDR with vitreous hemorrhage (VH) group, and PDR with tractional retinal detachme...
CONCLUSIONS: The large, sustained improvements in weight and diabetes observed in this self-selected sample of surgically treated participants are consistent with results of multiple randomized trials. PMID: 30900413 [PubMed - in process]
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES: Elderly patients with diabetes have been shown to have more diabetes-related complications, and they are more likely to develop somatic and psychiatric comorbidities including cognitive dysfunction and depression. Several studi...