Type 2 diabetes: Include this exotic fruit in your diet to lower blood sugar levels

TYPE 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that requires one to overhaul their diet to keep blood sugar levels in check and reduce the risk of developing deadly complications. While avoiding certain foods can help to keep the threat at bay, other dietary options are recommended to help people manage their blood sugar levels, including an exotic fruit.
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This study was to screen strains which had effects on insulin resistance in vitro and explore the possible mechanism. These strains were tested the ability of colonization, hormone release, lipid accumulation, glucose uptake and immunomodulatory. Three strains of Lactobacillus paracasei 1F-20, Lactobacillus fermentum F40-4 and Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis F1-7 led to results as follows: (1) survived in the harsh conditions. (2) increased the hormone release of glucagon-like peptide 1(GLP-1), peptide YY (PYY) and up-regulated genes expression of proglucagon gene (GCG), PYY; (3) decreased lipid accumulation, down-r...
Source: Journal of Functional Foods - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
A1c was reduced significantly more with oral semaglutide versus empagliflozin in a comparison of the type 2 diabetes drugs, but the former still lacks evidence of CV efficacy.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
Hypoglycemic episodes in patients with type 2 diabetes increase risk of sudden cardiac arrest and ventricular arrhythmia, according to a study published inDiabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews.Speciality Medical Dialogues
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
TYPE 2 diabetes is a lifelong condition that requires daily monitoring to regulate blood sugar levels and ward off the risk of developing deadly complications. Fortunately, overhauling one ’s diet can help to regulate blood sugar levels, and evidence supports eating a certain seed.
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This study compared extracted structured EHR data to chart review from endocrinologists’ healthcare records at a large, academic ambulatory hospital in Ontario, Canada.MethodsConsecutive chart review for the first 10 patients with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes seen between January 1st, 2015 and March 1st, 2016, were sampled for each of the 10 endocrinologists within the diabetes program, and electronic data extraction was also completed for a core set of structured diabetes care elements. Fischer Exact test was used to determine differences in data availability between extracted EHR data to chart review.ResultsOut...
Source: Canadian Journal of Diabetes - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionsIn this observational analysis of T2D and ASCVD, baseline β-blocker use was not associated with risks for severe hypoglycemia yet also was not associated with CV risk reduction over 3 years of follow-up, supporting a randomized examination of chronic β-blocker therapy in this patient population. (TECOS ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00790205).
Source: American Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Authors: Janssen LGM, van Dam AD, Hanssen MJW, Kooijman S, Nahon KJ, Reinders H, Jazet IM, van Marken Lichtenbelt WD, Rensen PCN, Appelman-Dijkstra NM, Boon MR Abstract BACKGROUND: South Asians generally have an unfavourable metabolic phenotype compared with white Caucasians, including central obesity and insulin resistance. The Wnt protein family interacts with insulin signaling, and impaired Wnt signaling is associated with adiposity and type 2 diabetes mellitus. We aimed to investigate Wnt signaling in relation to insulin signaling in South Asians compared with white Caucasians. METHODS: Ten Dutch South Asia...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolism Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes Metab J Source Type: research
Authors: Kim YG, Park DG, Moon SY, Jeon JY, Kim HJ, Kim DJ, Lee KW, Han SJ Abstract BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is associated with an increased risk for dementia. The effects of hypoglycemia on dementia are controversial. Thus, we evaluated whether hypoglycemia increases the risk for dementia in senior patients with T2DM. METHODS: We used the Korean National Health Insurance Service Senior cohort, which includes>10% of the entire senior population of South Korea. In total, 5,966 patients who had ever experienced at least one episode of hypoglycemia were matched with those who had not, using p...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolism Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes Metab J Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: This study demonstrates that changes in physicians' behaviors, as a result of perceiving CV risks, improve QoL in some domains of life in DM patients. Physicians should recognize the importance of understanding CV risks and implement appropriate management. PMID: 31701689 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Diabetes and Metabolism Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes Metab J Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Continuity of care for diabetes significantly reduced health complications and medical costs from patients with T2DM. PMID: 31701688 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Diabetes and Metabolism Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes Metab J Source Type: research
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