Sugar Bear's Biopsy Shows He Does Not Have Gum Cancer, Tumor Will be Removed
Sugar Bear's biopsy shows he doesn't have gum cancer, will get tumor removed. #biopsy #sugarbear (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Controlling blood sugar levels quickly ‘significantly’ prevents heart attacks
DIABETES is an increasingly common condition in the UK, one that requires careful management. As with other conditions, diabetes can affect a person's likelihood of experiencing cardiovascular events such as heart attacks. Scientists have now identified one-way diabetics can reduce their risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Added sugars 'more important than salt' in raising hypertension
HIGH blood pressure is one of the root causes of global disease. Making the right lifestyle modifications at the right time, however, can significantly reduce this burden. According to one body of research, sugar-sweetened drinks may be just as harmful as salt for hypertension. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Do you suffer from xerostomia? The texture of your tongue could be telling
THE NUMBER of people living with diabetes is growing sharply, due to the factors such as ageing and obesity. Unfortunately, however, high blood sugar tends to sneak up on people without producing blatant clues. Occasionally, changes in the texture of the tongue could be a sign that glucose levels need correcting. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aro Biotherapeutics identifies how its tech can fight a genetic disorder
A Philadelphia biotechnology company founded four years ago by two former Johnson& Johnson executives has identified a lead target for its silencing-RNA technology. Aro Biotherapeutics has generated positive preclinical study results for a potential treatment for Pompe disease, a rare inherited disorder caused by the buildup of glycogen, a complex sugar, in the body's cells. Pompe disease, which can begin a few months after birth or later in life, afflicts an estimated one in 40,000 people in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Covid: High blood sugar TRIPLES your risk of life-threatening complications of the virus
DIABETES is a condition where the body struggles to digest glucose. People with either type one or type two diabetes often have higher risks of developing other conditions than non-diabetics. A new study shows they are also more likely to suffer more if infected with COVID-19. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Dark circles around the eyes and other signs on your face of high blood sugar
DIABETES is feared for its association with cardiovascular disease. The key to averting these problems, however, is efficient blood sugar management. Failure to do so could cause subtle changes in the appearance of the face. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rural India Has a Diabetes Problem – What Is Causing it?
South India has a higher rate of diabetes compared to North India, possibly due to its partiality towards white rice, which has a high glycaemic index. | Picture courtesy: Total HealthBy Sweta AkundiMay 10 2022 (IPS) At a healthcare clinic in Thodathara, a village in the Thavanampalle mandal near Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, Dr Vijay Kumar calls in his next patient. “He is the most disciplined man I know,” Dr Kumar says with a hint of pride. Reddyappa Reddy walks in and takes the seat opposite Dr Kumar. “Ten years ago I found out I have diabetes. I took Dr Kumar’s advice. Today, I walk up and down the lengths of a man...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sweta Akundi Tags: Asia-Pacific Food and Agriculture Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Diabetes warning: Three common habits known to cause the 'Somogyi phenomenon'
DIABETES, if not well-treated, can cause severe complications such as stroke, heart attack and blindness. Effective blood sugar control is key to avoiding such problems, and failure to do so can result in the "Somogyi phenomenon". The effect, which causes blood sugar levels to spike in the morning, has three known causes according to health bodies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use of Newer Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Gives Hope but Costs a Concern Use of Newer Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Gives Hope but Costs a Concern
' It ' s not just about lowering blood sugar. It ' s about reducing cardiovascular events, reducing the progression of kidney disease, and preventing death, ' says one expert discussing benefits versus costs of treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - May 9, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Schools are teaching parents what to put in their children's lunchboxes to cut obesity
Two-thirds of lunches contained too much sugar, only half had a piece of fruit and only a fifth included a vegetable, research by Leeds University found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The diet overhaul that may improve blood sugar control
DIABETES is a condition that affects how the body consumes insulin in the body. There are two types of diabetes and in both diet plays a key role. One diet above all others however could be the most effective with regards to blood sugar control. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Shame on cereal giants making legal demands that will make more children fatter
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: The rules target foods that are high in calories, saturated fat, sugar and salt (HFSS), banning them from high-profile locations such as aisle ends. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan Diet Aids Weight Loss in People With Diabetes
An analysis of multiple studies finds going vegan may help people with diabetes lose weight and lower blood sugar -- even better than following the Mediterranean diet. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Three of the best fruits and vegetables said to lower blood sugar quickly
DIABETES type 2 describes a condition characterised by elevated blood sugar levels. This is caused by the problems with insulin in your body. Fortunately, certain superfoods have been shown to help lower blood sugar quickly. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news