Hidden dangers of high sugar content in your ciders and how this affects blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 requires a person to be extra cautious when it comes to what foods and drinks, they are consuming. On a warm summer day, it can be easily forgotten however, and this is where the danger lies warn experts. What cider drinks have the most sugar content and what does this do to the body? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Dry, itchy and peeling skin could be a sign of having high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 is a condition which has taken over the world. Millions of people globally suffer from high blood sugars which could cause dire effects to the body. Early signs of the condition can be found on the skin and if experiencing itchy, dry skin which peels; it could be an indicator. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: 15 signs of high blood sugar damage on the body
DIABETES type 2 seems harmless in the beginning because it scarcely registers on the radar. Over time, prolonged high blood sugar levels can inflict damage on the body, however. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just 2 days of increased sugar intake can harm your gut health, warn researchers
(Natural News) A common trick to maintain a low-sugar diet is to indulge your sweet cravings from time to time. You might adhere to a strict diet during the weekdays and loosen up a bit over the weekend as a reward for dieting. But a study shows that it takes only a couple of days to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Worst breakfast choices which will increase symptoms of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2: A healthy diet and keeping active will help you manage your blood sugar levels. It'll also help a person control their weight and generally feel better. With this in mind, what are the biggest culprits when it comes to breakfast foods which affect weight gain and increase blood sugars? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Five 'unusual' signs of high blood sugar - 'hard to recognise'
DIABETES symptoms vary from person to person, and they can often go unnoticed for long periods of time as they're hard to recognise. These are the five most "unusual" warning signs of high blood sugar, and when you should consider speaking to a doctor about your risk of diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: New Research Shows Levy On Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Is Having an Impact
[The Conversation Africa] Three years ago South Africa introduced Africa's first major tax on sugar-sweetened beverages based on grams of sugar. The tax now stands at about 11% of the price per litre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Diabetes: QMU demonstrate 'convincing evidence' that blood sugar linked to Parkinson's
DIABETES causes high blood sugar levels, which has been associated with a greater risk of Parkinson's disease. Researchers from the prestigious Queen Mary University have cemented this interesting line of enquiry. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sales of sugar sweetened beverages decline after SA introduces Health Promotion Levy - study
(University of the Witwatersrand) This could mean that purchasers are consuming less excess sugar and calories, and less obesity. The findings are consistent with evaluations in other countries with sugar-sweetened beverages taxes, where taxing sugary drinks is an effective public health strategy to reduce the burden of health conditions linked to overconsumption of sugar. This is the first study to evaluate the impact of South Africa's tax on sugar and caloric intake. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Popeye with a whiff of rotten eggs
(University of Vienna) A team of scientists led by Alexander Loy (University of Vienna) and David Schleheck (University of Konstanz) has analyzed how microbes in the gut process the plant-based, sulfur-containing sugar sulfoquinovose. Their study discovered that specialized bacteria cooperate in the utilization of the sulfosugar, producing hydrogen sulfide. This gas has disparate effects on human health: at low concentrations, it has an anti-inflammatory effect, while increased amounts of hydrogen sulfide in the intestine, in turn, are associated with diseases such as cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Four signs you have a diabetic blister - what to look for
DIABETES type 2 often goes undetected because the condition rarely produces visible changes until high blood sugar levels take hold. Diabetic blisters are a casualty of high blood sugar levels - here are five telltale signs you have one. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: The smell of your urine can be a sign - what to sniff for
DIABETES type 2 is usually imperceptible until high blood sugar levels start causing damage to the body. Smelly urine can indicate high blood sugar. But what smells should you be on the lookout for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-Calorie Diet Linked to Improved Chemo Response in Leukemia Low-Calorie Diet Linked to Improved Chemo Response in Leukemia
A low-sugar/low-carb diet and exercise regimen was associated with an improved response to chemotherapy in a pilot study in children and adolescents with leukemia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Major research award goes to U of T scientist for revolutionizing diabetes treatment
(University of Toronto) Daniel Drucker of the University of Toronto has been jointly awarded a 2021 Gairdner International Award for research that has helped revolutionize treatments for type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal disorders. He receives the honour with Joel Habener of Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, and Jens Juul Holst of the University of Copenhagen, for research on glucagon-like peptides - hormones that control insulin and glucagon, which work to balance sugar levels throughout the body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Maybe Coke should be cancelled for its Nazi past
(Natural News) Woke Coke seems less concerned with selling sugar water these days than selling Americans on the idea that whites are not worthy of respect or equal protection under the law.  A few weeks ago, a whistleblower revealed Coca-Cola’s discriminatory employee training program equating racism with “whiteness.”  In a series of online work assignments, Coke goes so far... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The eight signs found in your feet warning of high blood sugars
DIABETES type 2 is defined as having high blood sugars which can get out of control and present itself as a warning in various body parts. Having any of these eight foot problems could be a cause for concern. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: The seven tell-tale signs of type 2 high blood sugars
DIABETES type 2 differs from type 1 in that it is closely linked to obesity - accounting for up to 85 percent of cases. Type 1 diabetes, on the other hand, is an autoimmune condition that isn't linked to weight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes diet: Four 'superfood' fruits to protect against high blood sugar symptoms
DIABETES diet swaps can be absolutely crucial in protecting against unwanted high blood sugar spikes. You could lower your risk of diabetes symptoms by adding these four "superfood" fruits to your daily diet. Should you consider making some lifestyle swaps to lower your chances of diabetes signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Less sugar, please! New studies show low glucose levels might assist muscle repair
(Tokyo Metropolitan University) Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have shown that skeletal muscle satellite cells, key players in muscle repair, proliferate better in low glucose environments. This is contrary to conventional wisdom that says mammalian cells fare better when there is more sugar to fuel their activities. Because ultra-low glucose environments do not allow other cell types to proliferate, the team could produce pure cultures of satellite cells, potentially a significant boost for biomedical research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: 'Twisted feet' and other foot warning signs to be aware of
DIABETES type 2 is often an invisible condition until consistently high blood sugar levels start inflicting damage on the body. Many warning signs associated with the feet stem from Charcot foot - a complication of consistently high blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: How to tell your foot ulcer is a sign of diabetes - key features
DIABETES type 2 can unleash a torrent of destruction on the body if blood sugar levels are consistently too high. Diabetic ulcers on the feet are a telltale sign of high blood sugar levels. But what makes these foot ulcers distinctive? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UArizona Health Sciences study will develop first population-based dietary mobile app
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) A $3.3 million NIH grant is funding a five-year UArizona Health Sciences study designed to develop a mobile assessment tool to more accurately, and in near real-time, track and measure saturated fat and added sugar consumption. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 1, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Diet and exercise may increase efficacy of chemotherapy for children with cancer
(American Society of Hematology) New research published today in the journal Blood Advances is the first to show that restricting calories, reducing fat and sugar intake, and increasing physical activity may boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy for older children and adolescents with leukemia. This intervention, which improved chemotherapy outcomes for children being treated at two institutions, will be further studied through a national trial later this year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Sugar not so nice for your child's brain development
(University of Georgia) New research led by a University of Georgia faculty member in collaboration with a University of Southern California research group has shown in a rodent model that daily consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages during adolescence impairs performance on a learning and memory task during adulthood. The group further showed that changes in the bacteria in the gut may be the key to the sugar-induced memory impairment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Childhood diabetes
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently noticed that my 7-year-old daughter has been drinking more water than usual, even though her activity has not increased. A neighbor mentioned that I should have her screened for diabetes. My daughter is not overweight nor does she eat excessive amounts of sugar. Should I take her to her doctor? ANSWER: Hydration [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 31, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Ramadan campaign 2021 key messages
Stay healthy this Ramadan Maintain a healthy diet and drink plenty of water Avoid smoking, junk food, and foods high in sugar content Follow food safety measures Stay active and sleep well Stay safe this Ramadan Wash your hands often and well Wear your mask Maintain physical distance Practice proper sneezing and coughing etiquette Avoid large gatherings and events, especially if you are among high-risk groups or if you’re feeling unwell Keep the spirit of Ramadan alive during COVID-19 Reflect, improve, pray, share, and care – all from a healthy distance Offer special prayers for the sick, alongside...
Source: WHO EMRO News - March 30, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Glaucoma result of high blood sugar levels and may lead to blindness
DIABETES type 2 has the ability to affect almost every body part, hence the need for a person to safely manage this condition by monitoring their blood sugar levels and eating correctly. Failing to do this could result in blindness, warn healthcare professionals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: The six different types of pain associated with high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 is usually unobtrusive in the beginning, with symptoms too subtle to notice. However, persistently high blood sugar levels can be painful - here are five types of pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TGen-ASU review suggests added sugars are contributing to liver disease among children
(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) A review of more than 20 studies by researchers at Arizona State University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, suggests that nonalcoholic fatty-liver disease (NAFLD) is a growing dietary problem for children across the globe. NAFLD affects more than 1-in-10 children in the U.S. and now is the nation's most common chronic liver disease within this population. The analyses were published recently in the journal, Pediatric Obesity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: 13 signs of high blood sugar damage on your body
Diabetes type 2 is a chronic condition characterised by unstable stable blood sugar levels. According to the Winchester Hospital, there are 13 signs high blood sugar has inflicted damage on the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want to know how much added sugar is in your favourite foods? Canadian companies don't have to tell you
Despite having to disclose many details about ingredients, specific allergens, calorie counts and other nutritional information on labels, food manufacturers are not required to include the amount of added sugar a product contains and don’t have to disclose that information to an inquiring consumer, a CBC Marketplace investigation has found. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Diabetes: FIVE signs of gestational diabetes - how to spot high blood sugar
DIABETES is a debilitating disease on its own, whether type one or two, but coupled with pregnancy, it adds new problems to an already challenging time. Express.co.uk has compiled a selection of warning signs for gestational diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Capitalism won't save us from Covid, no matter what Boris Johnson might think | Mariana Mazzucato
His claim that ‘greed’ was the driver behind the UK’s vaccine success ignores the huge role of state fundingBoris Johnson has attributed the UK ’s vaccine success to“capitalism” and “greed”. Though these were crude remarks, if the prime minister ’s words are any indication of his vision for how the UK can recover from the pandemic, there are worrying implications for the country’s policies at home and abroad.This is not the first time that Johnson has taken thewrong economic lessons from the Covid crisis. A few months agohe said in the same spirit that for “...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Mariana Mazzucato Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Science Research funding World news Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Boris Johnson Politics UK news Health Society Source Type: news

Don't be fooled: Covid won't be cured by a panacea | Philip Ball
‘Cure-alls’ such as vitamin D and ivermectin seem appealing. But the truth is, specific diseases demand specific medicinesIf the coronavirus had struck in the middle ages, there would have been a cure. You could have got it at all good apothecaries, though not cheaply. It was calledtheriac, and it also cured epilepsy, indigestion, heart trouble and swellings and fevers of all kinds. The recipes were often secret but were said to include the roasted flesh of vipers – it was the original snake-oil remedy. Sugar may have been a common ingredient, too, as the name is the root of the English “treacle&rdq...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Philip Ball Tags: Coronavirus Science Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology UK news Source Type: news

Specific combination of mushroom extracts found to boost the immune system, researchers find
(Natural News) Mushrooms are linked to a number of health benefits. They’re known to promote heart health, improve blood sugar levels and boost fetal health. Rich in antioxidants and other important nutrients, they help fight several types of cancer, including lung, prostate and breast cancer. Recent studies also show that mushrooms can boost your immunity. In a study... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Drug use could increase blood sugars increasing risk of diabetes
STATINS side effects: Taking one of the most prescribed drugs in the world shouldn't promote complacency. In fact, statin use has shown many different side effects throughout the body including raising blood sugar levels. By having higher blood sugar levels, your risk of developing type 2 diabetes increases. How? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Is Your Brain on Junk Food: In'Hooked,' Michael Moss Explores Addiction
In “Hooked,” Michael Moss explores how no addictive drug can fire up the reward circuitry in our brains as rapidly as our favorite foods. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Moss, Michael ' Connor, Anahad American Psychiatric Assn Smoking and Tobacco Addiction (Psychology) Sugar Food Mental Health and Disorders Obesity Brain Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: The seven tell-tale signs of high blood sugar
DIABETES might sneak up on you, but if you notice the early warning signs, you can address the condition with your GP and get it under control. High blood sugar can be insidious - the harmful effects are real. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What is a glycemic index diet?
The glycemic index is a system of assigning a number to carbohydrate-containing foods according to how much each food increases blood sugar. Examples of foods with low, middle and high glycemic index values include the following: Low: Green vegetables, most fruits, raw carrots, kidney beans, chickpeas, lentils and bran breakfast cerealsMedium: Sweet corn; bananas; raw pineapple; raisins; oat breakfast [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 25, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

What You Should Know About Blood Glucose Tests as You Age
What’s a blood glucose test for? What kind of blood glucose test do I need? Which blood glucose tests are best for older adults? How do I use my blood glucose test? Find out what types of glucose tests you can use and how checking your blood sugar may change as you age. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lockdowns Gave Boost to Type 1 Diabetes Control in Kids
Blood sugar levels in youngsters with type 1 diabetes improved during Britain's first national COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, researchers say. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: What does diabetic pain feel like? The sensations to be aware of
DIABETES type 2 often barely registers on one's radar in the beginning. But, as high blood sugar levels start to take hold, unsettling changes can arise. Pain is a common casualty but what does diabetic pain feel like? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lockdowns Gave Boost to Type 1 Diabetes Control in Kids
TUESDAY, March 23, 2021 -- Blood sugar levels in youngsters with type 1 diabetes improved during Britain's first national COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, researchers say. " Children and families found it easier to manage this disease when they were... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Big Number: Eating breakfast before 8:30 a.m. may reduce diabetes risk
Those eating earlier than that hour tended to have lower blood sugar levels and less insulin resistance than people whose daily food intake started later, researchers say. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Ketogenic diet to help control blood sugars and reduce insulin levels
DIABETES type 2 is a condition characterised by rising blood sugars which can have a heavy toll on one's overall health. By adopting a healthy diet, blood sugars and insulin levels will not spike. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The 'irreversible' signs of high blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 is easy to dismiss in the beginning because its effects are negligible. Over time, high blood sugar levels - a constant threat - can wrought permanent destruction on the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: ‘Wispy clouds’ in your vision may be a sign of high blood sugar
DIABETES could cause you to lose your eyesight if blood sugar levels are consistently high. This is why any 'whisky clouds' in your vision need to be checked out by an optometrist. What are the other warning signs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Why your dentist will be sniffing for distinctive smells in your mouth
DIABETES symptoms usually include feeling very tired and using the toilet more often than normal, but there may also be some subtle signs of high blood sugar in your mouth. Here's why your dentist is trained to sniff for particular smells in your mouth - and what it means. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tubeless automated insulin delivery system improves blood glucose outcomes
(The Endocrine Society) People with type 1 diabetes can improve their blood sugar control while reducing time with low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, using Insulet Corporation's Omnipod 5 Automated Insulin Delivery System compared to their standard insulin therapy. Results from an industry-sponsored study of the latest Omnipod, the first tubeless, wearable insulin pump, will be presented at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Doctors suggest Covid-19 could cause diabetes
More than 350 clinicians report suspicions of Covid-induced diabetes, both type 1 and type 2A cohort of scientists from across the world believe that there is a growing body of evidence that Covid-19 can cause diabetes in some patients. Prof Francesco Rubino, from King ’s College London, is leading the call for a full investigation into a possible link between the two diseases. Having seen a rise in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in people who have caught coronavirus, some doctors are even considering the possibility that the virus ‒ by disrupting sugar metab olism ‒ could be inducing an entirely new form of dia...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Natalie Grover Tags: Coronavirus Diabetes Doctors Medical research Health World news UK news Society Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news