New study shows link between perfluorinated compounds and diabetes

Press release Published  2013-12-12 Perfluorinated  compounds are environmental toxins that are found in fire extinguishing foam and water-repellent textiles and, for example. In a new study, a research team led from Uppsala University has seen links between high levels of perfluorinated compounds in the blood and diabetes. The research group at Uppsala University has previously…

Study is the first to show higher dietary acid load increases risk of diabetes ( Up to 56% Increased Risk )

Contact: Dr Guy Fagherazzi Guy.FAGHERAZZI@gustaveroussy.fr 33-142-116-140 Diabetologia A study of more than 60 000 women has shown that higher overall acidity of the diet, regardless of the individual foods making up that diet, increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. The study, the first large prospective study to demonstrate these findings, is published in Diabetologia,…

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 EST, 30 May  2013 |  UPDATED: 12:27 …

UAB researchers cure type 1 diabetes in dogs

Contact: Octavi López Coronado octavi.lopez@uab.cat 34935813301 Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Introducing a ‘glucose sensor’ by gene therapy eliminates the symptoms of the disease Researchers from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), led by Fàtima Bosch, have shown for the first time that it is possible to cure diabetes in large animals with a single session…

Beta carotene may protect people with common genetic risk factor for type-2 diabetes

Contact: Bruce Goldman goldmanb@stanford.edu 650-725-2106 Stanford University Medical Center STANFORD, Calif. — Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have found that for people harboring a genetic predisposition that is prevalent among Americans, beta carotene, which the body converts to a close cousin of vitamin A, may lower the risk for the most common form of…

Chromium picolinate may lessen inflammation in diabetic nephropathy

Contact: Donna Krupa DKrupa@the-aps.org 301-634-7209 American Physiological Society Supplement linked to decreased protein in the urine of diabetic mice Bethesda, Md. (September 22, 2010) – Taking chromium picolinate may help lessen inflammation associated with diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease), say researchers at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. In a study comparing diabetic mice treated…

91st Health Research Report 10 OCT 2010 – Reconstruction

Health Research Report 91st Issue 10 OCT 2010 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  http://www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.engineeringevil.com   http://www.healthresearchreport.me    Editors Top Five:   1. Diabetes risk may fall as magnesium intake climbs 2. J&J, FDA leaders take heat for ‘phantom’ recall 3. Vitamin D deficiency rampant in patients undergoing orthopedic surgery, damaging patient recovery 4. Think saturated fat contributes…

Blood-sugar lowering medications may increase risk for false positive results in cancer screenings

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Amy Shaw ashaw@snm.org 703-652-6773 Society of Nuclear Medicine New study suggests that medication used to control blood sugar levels can distort results of some molecular imaging screenings for cancer SALT LAKE CITY—A study presented at SNM’s 57th Annual Meeting suggests that medication ingested to control blood-sugar levels can skew…

U.S. sees diabetes rates skyrocket

By Agence France-Presse Thursday, November 15, 2012 20:56 EST Topics: diabetes ♦ rise ♦ us The United States saw a dramatic rise in the number of adults suffering from diabetes between 1995 and 2010, according to official statistics released Thursday. The prevalence of the disease increased by at least 50 percent in 42 of the…

Incidence of type 1 diabetes doubles in 20 years, continues rising at 3 percent per year — but why?

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Jessica Jonap Jessica@JonapPR.com 305-864-5521 Kaplan Publishing Book investigates leading scientific hypotheses to explain mysterious increase NEW YORK–The incidence of type 1 diabetes is now twice as high among children as it was in the 1980s, and 10 to 20 times more common than 100 years ago, according to peer-reviewed…

Diabetes linked to flu

16:08 02 November 2012 by Debora MacKenzie The flu virus has another trick up its sleeve – it may trigger diabetes. The good news is that this discovery may give us a way to prevent some forms of the disease. In diabetes, cells do not take up sugar from the blood. This can happen because…

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 of daily vibration for eight weeks restored…