Diabetes Care

Could agavins from the tequila plant help treat type 2 diabetes?

Mar 17 2014 - 1:44pm
Tequila plant might help type 2 diabetes.

Mouse studies suggest agavins from the tequila plan might help people with type 2 diabetes lose weight and control blood sugar. Mice given the sweetener lost weight and experienced lower blood sugar levels compared to other sweeteners including aspartame, fructose, sucrose glucose and agave syrup.

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What You Should Know about Anti-inflammatory Steroids and Type 2 Diabetes

Feb 12 2014 - 7:16am
Anti-inflammatory steroids and type 2 diabetes

It appears that low doses of anti-inflammatory steroids, along with high doses, are associated with an increased risk of of developing type 2 diabetes, Anyone who is taking these drugs should be aware of this risk.

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Eating yogurt lowers risk for type 2 diabetes

Feb 11 2014 - 9:34am
Delicious yogurt

Diabetes type 2 can be a very difficult disease to manage. There appears to have been an increased incidence of type 2 diabetes in recent years due to poor dietary habits and sedentary lifestyles. Due to the myriad of serious complications associated with diabetes all efforts possible to prevent type 2 diabetes should be taken.

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Surprise finding uncovers why diabetes leads to poor wound healing

Feb 4 2014 - 2:46pm
Molecule makes it difficult for diabetic wounds to heal

Researchers have uncovered a molecule that is produced by high blood sugar levels. The finding helps explain why diabetic wounds are so difficult to heal and also explains why diseases of the blood vessels are more common for people with diabetes.

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