Category Archives: Research Report

Diabetes Health in The News: Self-Management Needed & Low-Carb

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Aug-20_-2015_-1_18_36-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Click here to listen to the audio version of  Diabetes Health In The News Experts Say Diabetes Self-Management Requires Better Education At the recent American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Conference, two presenters explained the importance of providing diabetes patients with better education … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News: Self-Management Needed & Low-Carb

Weight Loss Can Reduce The Risk Of Kidney Disease

With kidney disease one of the most devastating complications of type 2 diabetes – and a risk for about 35 percent of those with the disease – a new study suggests that losing weight can help significantly lower the risk of nephropathy in overweight or obese adults with type 2. In fact, according to a … Continue reading Weight Loss Can Reduce The Risk Of Kidney Disease

Study Ties Earlier Onset Of Type 2 To More Complications

A study from the Joint Asia Diabetes Evaluation shows that the age when a person is diagnosed with type 2 may have an effect on the complications that person later experiences. Interestingly, the study suggests a reason for the likelihood of more complications despite being younger is tied into the use of statins. The study … Continue reading Study Ties Earlier Onset Of Type 2 To More Complications

Duodenum Resurfacing Procedure Improves Type 2 Diabetes Markers

A procedure designed to change how the body absorbs and processes glucose could help improve A1C numbers for those with type 2 diabetes, according to recent research. Presenting at the 19th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders in Montreal, researchers said that a procedure that resurfaces the duodenum, … Continue reading Duodenum Resurfacing Procedure Improves Type 2 Diabetes Markers

Study debunks link between low vitamin D and type 2

While previous research has linked low levels of vitamin D to the onset of type 2 diabetes, new research finds no evidence that high levels of vitamin D prevent the disease. British researchers went looking for genetic proof of the connection, and found that even when there were variants of the genes that control levels … Continue reading Study debunks link between low vitamin D and type 2

Lower Serum OxytocIn Levels Associated With Type 2 Diabetes

According to a new study, those who have both obesity and type 2 diabetes also have lower levels of oxytocin, according to recent findings. Oxytocin is a neuromodulator in the brain associated with a variety of different functions including human bonding and sexuality. A feelgood hormone – our levels rise when we hug and kiss … Continue reading Lower Serum OxytocIn Levels Associated With Type 2 Diabetes

High Insulin Dosage In Type 2s Run Increased Mortality Risk

British researchers say that people with type 2 diabetes who take high dosages of exogenous insulin may run an increased risk of death from all causes, including cancer and cardiovascular events. Exogenous insulin is insulin derived from sources other than the human body. (Insulin produced by the human body is called endogenous.) In a study … Continue reading High Insulin Dosage In Type 2s Run Increased Mortality Risk