Culturally Tailored Self-Management Interventions for South Asians With Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review

ConclusionFindings highlight the importance of rethinking the way in which South Asians are labelled as a homogenous group and accounting for such differences when adapting and designing culturally-tailored DSME and or DSMS interventions in clinical practice.
Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

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ConclusionsFindings from observational studies support current dietary guidelines for the prevention of T2DM. Further dietary intervention studies are needed to confirm whether or not dietary modification following a GDM pregnancy reduces women's risk of developing T2DM.
Source: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Our findings suggest that high glucose concentration has a major effect on placental mesenchymal stem cell viability in the presence of rapamycin, metformin and hydrogen peroxide in culture. PMID: 31625470 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Current Molecular Medicine - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Curr Mol Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: The Lancet Diabetes &EndocrinologyAuthor(s): Eleanor P Thong, Ethel Codner, Joop S E Laven, Helena TeedeSummaryReproductive dysfunction is a common but little studied complication of diabetes. The spectrum of reproductive health problems in diabetes is broad, and encompasses delayed puberty and menarche, menstrual cycle abnormalities, subfertility, adverse pregnancy outcomes, and potentially early menopause. Depending on the age at diagnosis of diabetes, reproductive problems can manifest early on in puberty, emerge later when fertility is desired, or occur duri...
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionsWe conclude that the β-adrenergic pathway is still functionally intact upon the inhibition of PI3Kα, showing that the activation of downstream insulin effectors is not required for the acute effects of β-adrenoceptor agonists on glucose homeostasis or thermogenesis.
Source: Molecular Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionsMLF significantly improved skeletal muscle insulin resistance and mitochondrial function in db/db mice and L6 myocytes through AMPK-PGC-1α signaling pathway, and our findings support the therapeutic effects of MLF on type 2 diabetes.Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Molecular and Biochemical ParasitologyAuthor(s): Felicity E. Lumb, Jenny Crowe, James Doonan, Colin J. Suckling, Colin Selman, Margaret M. Harnett, William HarnettAbstractOne of the most rapidly increasing human public health problems is obesity, whose sequelae like type-2 diabetes, represent continuously worsening, life-long conditions. Over the last 15 years, data have begun to emerge from human and more frequently, mouse studies, that support the idea that parasitic worm infection can protect against this condition. We have therefore investigated the potential of...
Source: Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology - Category: Parasitology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Journal of Molecular BiologyAuthor(s): Leticia P. Roma, Jean-Christophe JonasAbstractInsulin-secreting pancreatic β-cells play a critical role in blood glucose homeostasis and the development of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in the context of insulin resistance. Based on data obtained at the whole cell level using poorly specific chemical probes, reactive oxygen species (ROS) like superoxide and hydrogen peroxide have been proposed to contribute to the stimulation of insulin secretion by nutrients (positive role) and to the alterations of cell survival and secretory fu...
Source: Journal of Molecular Biology - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Ricardo Beltrame de Oliveira, Valquiria Aparecida Matheus, Leandro Pereira Canuto, Ariane De Sant'ana, Carla Beatriz Collares-BuzatoAbstractAimHigh-fat diet (HFD) intake has been associated with changes in intestinal microbiota composition, increased intestinal permeability, and onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The aim of this work was twofold: 1) to investigate the structural and functional alterations of the tight junction (TJ)-mediated intestinal epithelial barrier of ileum and colon, that concentrate most of the microbiota, after...
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: May 2020Source: Value in Health Regional Issues, Volume 21Author(s): Xiaomeng Yue, Jiuhong Wu, Zhen Ruan, Michael L. Wolden, Lanting Li, Yong LinAbstractBackgroundHypoglycemia is a common acute complication in patients with diabetes and markedly impacts on medical resource use.ObjectivesTo make an initial assessment of the incidence of hypoglycemia and the associated utilization of medical resources and medical costs in insulin-treated patients with diabetes using medical records from 4 tertiary hospitals in China.MethodsA retrospective cohort study was conducted using electronic medical records from 4 te...
Source: Value in Health Regional Issues - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
TYPE 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that requires a complete overhaul of one ’s eating habits to help stave off health risks. When it comes to snacking late at night, what foods should be avoided and which ones could help lower blood sugar levels?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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