Tag Archives: Diabetes

An Effective Treatment to Prevent or Delay Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome often presents in adolescence, with irregular menstrual cycles, acne, or too much body hair.  It is likely that PCOS develops during childhood and puberty when excessive amounts of fat are stored. That excessive weight gain overexposes the … Continue reading

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Curry Spice for Tendinitis Pain

The global incidence of tendinitis is increasing as the population ages. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis or metabolic diseases such as diabetes are at increased risk of having tendinitis.  Tendinitis is a form of tendon inflammation that causes pain and tenderness … Continue reading

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Yoga Beneficial for Diabetes

If you are diabetes, you might like join a yoga class.   A new study published in Diabetes Care reported that gentle yoga classes may help people with type 2 diabetes to reduce weight and to improve their glycemic control.  The … Continue reading

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15 Minutes Exercise Improves Survival!

We were told by doctors that we need to exercise at least 30 minutes every day to keep our bodies healthy.  Now, a new study indicated only 15 minutes a day of moderate-intensity exercise might be enough!  The new study … Continue reading

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Daily Drinking Diet Soda is not a Good Idea

Artificially sweetened “diet” soda may not be the healthier alternative as many had hoped.  A new study suggests diet soda may increase the risk of stroke, MI, and vascular death. The researchers asked the drinking habit of 2,500 people and … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Colorectal and Lung Cancers in Diabetic Patients?

It is no news to diabetic patients they are at increased risk of developing liver, pancreatic and colorectal cancers.  What they want to know is how they can prevent cancers.  In the September issue of Cancer Prevention Research, two studies … Continue reading

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Diastolic BP Lower than 70 mm Hg Increases CV Risk in Diabetic Patients

If you are a type 2 diabetic, you might like to maintain your blood pressure below 140/70 mm Hg but keeping your diastolic blood pressure above 70mm Hg.  This can reduce your chance of having a heart attack, according to … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diet Reduces Incidence of Diabetes

If you would like to lower your risk of diabetes, you might like to follow the Mediterranean diet.   A new study found that Mediterranean diet lowers the risk of diabetes by half over four years when compared to a low-fat … Continue reading

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Diabetic Patients Are More Likely to Develop Pancreatitis

According to a study published online September 10th in Diabetes Care, patients with type 2 diabetes may have an increased risk of acute pancreatitis.  Furthermore, the risk appears to be more pronounced at younger ages.   Using data from The Health … Continue reading

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Resveratrol Slows Your Aging; Reduces Your Risk of Diabetes and Heart Disease

Resveratrol, the plant extract that is found in the skin of red grapes, appears to suppress inflammation and cut the risk of diabetes and heart disease. The popular plant extract has previously been shown to prolong life and reduce the … Continue reading

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