Category Archives: Body Mass Index

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

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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 …

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 …

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, …