Category Archives: Reserach

Type1: Diabetes and Autoimmunity

The JDRF is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. A lot has changed in the past four decades. One change has to do with the organization’s name. JDRF stands for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Years ago we called what we now know as type 1 diabetes, Juvenile Onset Diabetes Mellitus (JODM). We called it that … Continue reading Type1: Diabetes and Autoimmunity

Type 1 & Type 2 : Novo Enters Phase 1 Test of an Insulin Pill

Denmark-based Novo Nordisk A/S has begun phase 1 testing of an insulin pill that, if successful, could replace injections as the primary means of blood sugar control for millions of people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The company has enrolled 80 volunteer German test subjects in the study and expects to have preliminary … Continue reading Type 1 & Type 2 : Novo Enters Phase 1 Test of an Insulin Pill

Dr. Bernstein Urges Look at a Spanish Study That Bolsters the Case for Low-Carb Diets

Our Advisory Board Member Dr. Richard K. Bernstein has courageously championed the low carb diet for 20 years despite the fact that many people thought he was “out to lunch.” Although his patients loved him for helping them control their high BGs and reverse their complications, other medical professionals often criticized his low carb methods. … Continue reading Dr. Bernstein Urges Look at a Spanish Study That Bolsters the Case for Low-Carb Diets

Research Supports Efficacy of Tai Chi As An Exercise for Everyone

You may have seen a group of senior citizens practicing the slow, rhythmic reaching and deliberate stretching movements known as tai chi. Tai chi is considered a soft style martial art, applied with deep relaxation or “softness” in the musculature. Young or old, sick or healthy, even wheel-chair bound:  everyone can take up tai chi. … Continue reading Research Supports Efficacy of Tai Chi As An Exercise for Everyone