Category Archives: Body Mass Index

Diabetes Health in The News: Childhood Infections Can Lead to Metabolic Diseases

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Aug-23_-2015_-12_00_48-AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to the audio version of   Diabetes Health In The News Researchers recently examined whether infections during childhood has an impact on metabolic issues later in life. A study completed at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Australia looked … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News: Childhood Infections Can Lead to Metabolic Diseases

Bariatric Surgery Shows Significant Effect on Obese Type 1s

Here’s a development to keep your eye on: Bariatric surgery performed on a small group of morbidly obese type 1s led to considerable weight loss, improved glycemic control, and improved metabolic profiles up to three years later. The surgeries, performed by doctors at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio on 10 patients, led to an average … Continue reading Bariatric Surgery Shows Significant Effect on Obese Type 1s

Inflammation, Not Weight, May Explain Diabetes in Obese People

It’s commonly believed that obese people run an especially high risk of developing type 2 diabetes because their extra weight leads to insulin resistance, or because some of their weight is the result of unhealthy diets. But a study by Irish researchers at University College Cork of “metabolically healthy” people indicates that inflammation, not weight, … Continue reading Inflammation, Not Weight, May Explain Diabetes in Obese People

Obesity Could Follow Sleepless Nights

Feeling tired? Your lack of rest may be putting you at increased risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. That’s the conclusion of a new paper, published in The American Journal of Human Biology, that looked at evidence collected from numerous experimental and observational studies. The link was clear: People who got less than six … Continue reading Obesity Could Follow Sleepless Nights

New Diabetes-Friendly Sugar Reduces Absorption of Real Sugar

A new diabetes-friendly sugar, proven to help reduce sugar absorption, will soon be added to popular breads and cereals. “Sugir” is real sugar that contains an all-natural, tasteless additive called Emulin. Emulin, a patented formulation of compounds found in fruits, prevents the body from absorbing about a third of ingested sugar. A previous study showed … Continue reading New Diabetes-Friendly Sugar Reduces Absorption of Real Sugar