Tag: Diabetes mellitus type 2

Added benefit of dapagliflozin is not proven

Manufacturer’s dossier did not contain suitable data for any therapeutic indication Dapagliflozin (trade name: Forxiga) has been approved in Germany since November 2012 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal […]

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 […]

Plant-Based Diets Can Remedy Chronic Diseases

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 63 percent of the deaths that occurred in 2008 were attributed to non-communicable chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, Type 2 diabetes and obesity—for which poor diets are contributing factors. Yet people that live in societies that eat healthy, […]

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 […]

Increased dietary fructose (high fructose corn syrup) linked to elevated uric acid levels and lower liver energy stores

Contact: Dawn Peters sciencenewsroom@wiley.com 781-388-8408 Wiley Obese patients with type 2 diabetes who consume higher amounts of fructose display reduced levels of liver adenosine triphosphate (ATP)—a compound involved in the energy transfer between cells. The findings, published in the September issue of Hepatology, a journal of the American […]