The Dawn Phenominon & The Symogi Effect, By Mr. Metabolism

Dear Mr. Metabolism, Please explain: The dawn phenominon The Symogi effect Why doesn’t the diabetic use his/her stored liver glycogen when having low blood sugar? Is it all used up? Does a diabetic person store less glycogen? I have been aerobically exercising for 20 years and have a good muscle mass. About how much liver … Continue reading The Dawn Phenominon & The Symogi Effect, By Mr. Metabolism

Germany Studies Factors in Blood Sugar Control

Even after participating in an intensive treatment and training program, it has been found that smoking and low-level education are indicators of poor metabolic control in people who have been newly diagnosed with type I diabetes. This study was conducted by researchers from the Department of Metabolic Disease and Nutrition, Dusseldorf, Germany. The study found … Continue reading Germany Studies Factors in Blood Sugar Control

Type 1 Diabetes and Low Blood Sugar

Researchers from the Diabetes Research Institute in Düsseldorf, Germany, have concluded that impaired consciousness brought on by hypoglycemia is reduced in well-controlled type I diabetes patients when compared to patients with poor control. Hypoglycemia was induced in subjects with type I diabetes by intravenous insulin injection. The sample group was divided into patients with well-controlled … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes and Low Blood Sugar

Smoking Induces Insulin Resistance

Researchers from the Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Hospital, in Gøteborg, Sweden, have concluded that smoking causes insulin resistance. After one night’s fasting, a sample group of habitual smokers were given a subcutaneous injection of short acting insulin. Each subject was randomly selected to smoke one cigarette or abstain from tobacco entirely for several hours. The … Continue reading Smoking Induces Insulin Resistance

High Blood Sugar & Tooth Decay

The results of a study conducted by researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, suggest a possible relationship between poor blood glucose control and dental caries (tooth destruction) in children with type I diabetes. The report of the study was published in Pediatr Dent, May-June 1992. Dental caries was observed in 28 children with … Continue reading High Blood Sugar & Tooth Decay

French Researchers Test Implantable Pump

A study from France has concluded that implantable insulin pumps have proven to be reasonably safe and effective on a large scale, although time-limited, basis. The study was conducted by researchers from the EVADIAC Group in France. As of January 1992, 7 centers in France have reported 171 pump implantations in 162 patients with type … Continue reading French Researchers Test Implantable Pump

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