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Anti-diabetic drug slows ageing and lengthens lifespan

Brussels - A study provides evidence that metformin, the world’s most widely used anti-diabetic drug, slows ageing and increases lifespan.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Genetic link to type 2 diabetes traced

Seven new genetic regions associated with type 2 diabetes have been identified. This has come from the largest study to date of the genetic basis of the diabetes.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Type 2 diabetes? Short walk reduces heart attack and stroke risk

An international study suggests that walking for 20 minutes a day can dramatically reduce heart attack or stroke risk in those with precursor to Type 2 diabetes. The study looked at data from 9,300 people in 40 countries from the 'Navigator' trial.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 3 comments

Vitamin D improves mood, reduces pain in diabetic women

According to a study conducted by researchers at Loyola University Chicago, Vitamin D intake can decrease neuropathic and sensory pain in case of women with depression and type 2 diabetes.
In the Media by Sonia D'Costa - 2 comments

Diabetes causing proteins examined

All mammals make this same protein called amylin, and it only differs a little bit from species to species. This difference can be enough for an animal to develop type 2 diabetes.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Mediterranean diet can reduce heart attacks

Spanish scientists have shown that the Mediterranean diet may counteract the increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke in people with type 2 diabetes.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 7 comments

Good sleep provides cardiovascular benefits

A new study suggests that a long, restful sleep is good for the heart and for the cardiovascular system. This is in conjunction with other lifestyle factors.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

New study shows how exercise helps diabetes patients

Scientists have undertaken a study which shows the specific ways in which sufferers of type 2 diabetes can benefit from regular exercise to help their condition.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 7 comments

More sleep can help to avoid diabetes

Los Angeles - A new study has revealed that getting additional sleep could help to reduce a person's risk of contracting type 2 diabetes.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Type 2 diabetes drug may cause cancer

A doctor in the U.S. has raised concerns about a class of medicines used to treat type 2 diabetes by raising a warning that they could cause pancreatic cancer.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Omega-3 'may help to protect against type 2 diabetes'

Scientists in the U.S. have run a study that indicates that omega-3 fatty acid capsules could help to deliver lower risks of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Trigger linking obesity to diabetes discovered

Scientists have speculated for a while that the inflammation of fat tissue is part of a series of events that leads to the development of type 2 diabetes in some obese people. Until now, however, they have not identified the trigger for this.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

New study suggests diet sodas may increase risk of diabetes

Two French researchers have completed an extensive study examining the risk of developing type 2 diabetes comparing the results of drinking diet sodas against soft drinks sweetened with sugar.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 6 comments

Overweight men can boost testosterone levels by losing weight

A new study shows that overweight men with impaired glucose tolerance can help raise their testosterone levels by choosing a healthy lifestyle and losing weight.
In the Media by Lesley Lanir - 4 comments

Surgery-therapy combo more effective for obese diabetic patients

A study published in today’s New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) shows that bariatric surgery together with medical therapy cut a patient’s blood glucose levels more than medical therapy alone in obese patients who also have type 2 diabetes.
In the Media by Liz Seegert - 2 comments

Paula Deen withheld diabetes diagnosis to help others

Paula Deen, known for teaching us how to cook meals that are delicious, albeit fattening, announced she suffers from Type 2 diabetes. She has now become a “spokesperson” for diabetes, saying she withheld her diagnosis from the public for a reason.
In the Media by Kathleen Blanchard - 3 comments

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