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

Beneficial effect of creatine supplementation in knee osteoarthritis

Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Aug;43(8):1538-43. Beneficial effect of creatine supplementation in knee osteoarthritisAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govMed Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Aug;43(8):1538-43.Beneficial effect of creatine supplementation in knee osteoarthritis.Neves M Jr, Gualano B, Roschel H, Fuller R, Benatti FB, Pinto AL, Lima FR, Pereira RM, Lancha AH Jr, Bonfá E.SourceSchool of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology-University of … Continue reading Beneficial effect of creatine supplementation in knee osteoarthritis

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%

Creatine in Osteoarthritis

Creatine supplementation improves physical function, lower limb lean mass and quality of lifeAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govMed Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print]Beneficial Effect of Creatine Supplementation in Knee Osteoarthritis.Neves M Jr, Gualano B, Roschel H, Fuller R, Benatti FB, de Sá Pinto AL, Lima FR, Pereira RM, Lancha AH Jr, Bonfá E.Source1 … Continue reading Creatine in Osteoarthritis

Interrupting the vagus nerve: the majority of patients report less “hunger” and lose weight.

In aggregate, the preponderance of evidence supported by laboratory and clinical mechanistic studies interrupting abdominal bi-directional vagal transmission demonstrates that the majority of patients report less "hunger" and lose weight.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govWorld J Surg. 2009 Oct;33(10):1995-2006.Vagal nerve function in obesity: therapeutic implications.Kral JG, Paez W, Wolfe BM.Department of Surgery, State University of New York Downstate … Continue reading Interrupting the vagus nerve: the majority of patients report less “hunger” and lose weight.

Excessive beta cell function after gastric bypass

Gastric bypass surgery improved beta cell function to a significantly greater extent than intensive lifestyle intervention. Supra-physiological insulin secretion and proinsulin processing may indicate excessive beta cell function after gastric bypass surgery.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govEur J Endocrinol. 2010 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]Beta cell function after weight loss: a clinical trial comparing gastric bypass surgery … Continue reading Excessive beta cell function after gastric bypass