Weight Loss Improves Beta Cell Function in Type 2 Diabetes

For the first time, these changes have been shown to correlate with a decrease in pancreatic polypeptide, reported Hana Kahleova, MD, from the diabetes centre at the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Prague, Czech Republic. Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.com Weight Loss Improves Beta Cell Function in Type 2 Diabetes December 7, 2011 (Dubai, United … Continue reading Weight Loss Improves Beta Cell Function in Type 2 Diabetes

Some diabetic Drugs Lead to Increased Death Rates

Conclusion Monotherapy with the most used ISs, including glimepiride, glibenclamide, glipizide, and tolbutamide, seems to be associated with increased mortality and cardiovascular risk compared with metformin. Gliclazide and repaglinide appear to be associated with a lower risk than other ISs.Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.comMortality and Cardiovascular Risk Associated With Different Insulin Secretagogues Compared With Metformin in Type … Continue reading Some diabetic Drugs Lead to Increased Death Rates

Supplemental Vit D? Meh!

The randomized trials of vitamin D and cardiovascular disease and diabetes have been, in general, quite inconsistent and inconclusive. Whether the trials are of vitamin D alone or of vitamin D plus calcium, the results have been mixed and generally neutral and null, not showing a clear association. So until we have more evidence from … Continue reading Supplemental Vit D? Meh!

Replacing Carbs With Nuts May Be Beneficial in Diabetes

Nuts are good for you and better than bran muffins!Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.org The Canada Research Chair Endowment of the Federal Government of Canada, the International Tree Nut Council Nutrition Research & Education Foundation, and the Peanut Institute supported this study. Two of the study authors have disclosed various financial relationships with Unilever, the Sanitarium Company, … Continue reading Replacing Carbs With Nuts May Be Beneficial in Diabetes

Vitamin D improved beta-cell function between 15% and 30%

Vitamin D improved beta-cell function between 15% and 30% They gave 92 pre-diabetic adults either vitamin D3 supplements, calcium supplements, both, or placebo. After four months, vitamin D had significantly increased patients' beta-cell functionAmplify’d from http://www.medscape.comVitamin D May Improve Pancreas FunctionBy Eric SchultzNEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jul 08 - Vitamin D supplements reduced risk factors … Continue reading Vitamin D improved beta-cell function between 15% and 30%

High Vit D = > Lower Risk Diabetes

"The implications of this study relate to the importance of performing a randomized placebo-controlled trial of vitamin D for the prevention of type 2 diabetes in those at high risk," he told Medscape Medical News. "In the interim, clinicians should at least focus on maintaining vitamin D levels in high-risk individuals at or around 20 … Continue reading High Vit D = > Lower Risk Diabetes

Diet can Reverse Diabetes in Three Weeks?

This three-week diet/exercise study shows 50 percent reversal in metabolic syndrome, Type 2 diabetes Obese and overweight individuals suffering metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes showed significant health improvements after only three weeks of diet and moderate exercise even though the participants remained overweight.Amplify’d from http://www.level1diet.com Reverse Diabetes in Three Weeks: 21 Day Diet with … Continue reading Diet can Reverse Diabetes in Three Weeks?

Diet Reverses Diabetes?

Vegan diet reverses diabetes symptoms, study finds By Maggie Fox WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People who ate a low-fat vegan diet, cutting out all meat and dairy, lowered their blood sugar more and lost more weight than people on a standard American Diabetes Association diet, researchers said on Thursday. They lowered their cholesterol more and ended … Continue reading Diet Reverses Diabetes?

Study says strict diet may reverse diabetes

People with Type 2 diabetes could reverse their condition by following a very low calorie diet, according to new medical research in Britain.Amplify’d from http://www.rte.ieStudy says strict diet may reverse diabetesPeople with Type 2 diabetes could reverse their condition by following a very low calorie diet, according to new medical research in Britain.The report follows … Continue reading Study says strict diet may reverse diabetes

Low calorie diet reverses Type 2 diabetes

THE most common form of diabetes can be reversed by nothing more than a severe low calorie diet, Sky News reported today citing results from a new study. Researchers said the "remarkable" discovery proves that a simple eight-week diet can do away with the need for years of expensive medication.Amplify’d from http://www.heraldsun.com.au Severe low calorie … Continue reading Low calorie diet reverses Type 2 diabetes