Tag: Blood sugar

Lentils significantly reduce blood glucose levels

Lentils significantly reduce blood glucose levels Lentils significantly reduce blood glucose levels Replacing half a serving of rice with lentils caused blood glucose to drop by up to 20 per cent. Replacing potatoes with lentils led to a 35-per-cent drop. Dita Moravek, Alison M Duncan, Laura B VanderSluis, […]

Could artificial sweetener CAUSE diabetes? Splenda ‘modifies way the body handles sugar’, increasing insulin production by 20%

Study found sugar substitute sucralose had  an effect on blood sugar levels Also discovered that insulin production  increased by 20% when consumed Scientists aren’t sure what implications  are, but said that regularly elevated insulin levels could eventually cause  insulin resistance and even diabetes By  Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 12:27 […]

Metformin leads to an accumulation of AMP, which inhibits an enzyme called adenylate cyclase, thereby reducing levels of cyclic AMP and protein kinase activity: WOOPS

Contact: Karen Kreeger karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu 215-349-5658 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Most-used diabetes drug works in different way than previously thought Findings could lead to diabetes treatments with less side effects PHILADELPHIA – A team, led by senior author Morris J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD, the Willard and Rhoda […]

Stopping diabetes damage with vitamin C

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Diane Clay diane-clay@ouhsc.edu 405-271-2323 University of Oklahoma First test in humans gets dramatic results from blood sugar control and antioxidant Researchers at the Harold Hamm Oklahoma Diabetes Center have found a way to stop the damage caused by Type 1 diabetes with […]

Daily vibration may combat prediabetes in youth : 20min daily was better than prescription drugs at reducing levels of hemoglobin A1

Contact: Toni Baker tbaker@georgiahealth.edu 706-721-4421 Georgia Health Sciences University AUGUSTA, Ga. – Daily sessions of whole-body vibration may combat prediabetes in adolescents, dramatically reducing inflammation, average blood glucose levels and symptoms such as frequent urination, researchers report. In mice that mimic over-eating adolescents headed toward diabetes, 20 minutes […]

Low-carb diets prove better at controlling type 2 diabetes: Diabetes medications were reduced or eliminated in 95 percent of volunteers

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Debbe Geiger Debbe.Geiger@duke.edu 919-660-9461 Duke University Medical Center DURHAM, NC — In a six-month comparison of low-carb diets, one that encourages eating carbohydrates with the lowest-possible rating on the glycemic index leads to greater improvement in blood sugar control, according to Duke […]

Garlic chemical tablet treats diabetes 1 and 2

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Hiromu Sakurai sakuraih@suzuka-u.ac.jp Royal Society of Chemistry Oral administration of vanadium-allixin compound lowers blood glucose levels in diabetic mice A drug based on a chemical found in garlic can treat diabetes types I and II when taken as a tablet, a study […]

Drinking chamomile tea daily with meals may help prevent the complications of diabetes, which include loss of vision, nerve damage, and kidney damage

2008 Post for filing Drinking chamomile tea may help fight complications of diabetes Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Drinking chamomile tea daily with meals may help prevent the complications of diabetes, which include loss of vision, nerve damage, and kidney damage, researchers in Japan and the United […]