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  1. Irish study says people with highest dairy consumption have lower BMIRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Dairy Reporter

    ... metabolic health has delivered some promising results for the dairy industry. The study, published in Nutrition and Diabetes using dietary pattern analysis, examined the impact of dairy foods on markers of body fatness and metabolic health in 1,500 ...

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  2. Another benefit of the fasting dietRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    ... near-fasting regime over a few months is a way to 'reboot' the body. So far the diet has only been shown to reverse diabetes in mice but the scientists are already planning trials on humans. And early findings of a small experiment on 100 adults ...

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  3. Do Eye Screening Guidelines Adequately Catch Diabetic Retinopathy in Youth?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Health News Digest

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Blindness and eye problems may seem far in the future for children and teenagers with diabetes.

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  4. A prescription with legsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | McGill University

    A study from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre shows that physician-delivered step count prescriptions, combined with the use of a pedometer, can lead to a 20 per cent increase in daily steps, as well as measurable health benefits, such as lower blood sugar and lower insulin resistance, for patients with hypertension and/or type 2 diabetes. Scientific research clearly indicates that at least 30 minutes of daily exercise can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, some types of cancer and high blood pressure.

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  5. Use and utility of ankle brachial index in patients with diabetes.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    ... to be lower in diabetic patients with complications. Moreover, highly frequent arterial medial calcifications in diabetes increase ABI. It has been demonstrated that measurements>1.3 are well correlated with both an increased prevalence of PAD and ...

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  6. Predictors of decrease in ankle-brachial index among patients with diabetes mellitus.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    Screening for peripheral arterial disease, a complication among patients with diabetes, is performed by periodic assessment of ankle-brachial index. We aimed to study the degree of ankle-brachial index change over time and factors associated with significant change.

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  7. Fasting-mimicking diet may reverse diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes by reprogramming cells, a new USC-led study shows. The fasting-like diet promotes the growth of new insulin-producing pancreatic cells that reduce symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in mice, according to the study on mice and human cells led by Valter Longo, director of the Longevity Institute at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

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  8. Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes EpidemicRead the original story

    1 hr ago | US News & World Report

    You'd probably be surprised if your dentist said you might have type 2 diabetes. But new research finds that severe gum disease may be a sign the illness is present and undiagnosed.

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  9. Doctors are refusing to operate on smokers. Herea s why the trend will grow.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Island Packet

    ... term for getting patients in the best health possible before an operation to improve the outcome. Obesity and diabetes also decrease the chances of a successful surgery. Spector said it's part of a national trend for doctors to run down a checklist ...

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  10. Your Own Breath Could Make Needle Sticks a Thing of the PastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MSNBC

    ... diagnose infectious disease, and monitor individuals at home for any chronic conditions." Consider the case of diabetes. Right now, a diagnosis takes a visit to a phlebotomist and a blood draw. Then the blood has to be sent away to a lab for ...

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  11. Sugar's 'tipping point' link to Alzheimer's disease revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Science Blog

    For the first time a "tipping point" molecular link between the blood sugar glucose and Alzheimer's disease has been established by scientists, who have shown that excess glucose damages a vital enzyme involved with inflammation response to the early stages of Alzheimer's. Abnormally high blood sugar levels, or hyperglycaemia, is well-known as a characteristic of diabetes and obesity, but its link to Alzheimer's disease is less familiar.

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  12. Branched-chain amino acids as biomarkers in diabetes.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Numerous human studies have consistently demonstrated that concentrations of branched-chain amino acids in plasma and urine are associated with insulin resistance and have the quality to predict diabetes development. However, it is not known how altered BCAA levels link to insulin action and diabetes.

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  13. Defects in muscle branched-chain amino acid oxidation contribute to impaired lipid metabolismRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... in mice. Plasma levels of branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) are consistently elevated in obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) and can also prospectively predict T2D. However, the role of BCAA in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and T2D remains ...

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  14. How Your Meal Time Could Impact Your HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | She Knows

    ... suggesting that people who ate breakfast had a lower risk of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes. In addition, people who ate more frequently (generally around four to six times per day versus three or fewer) often showed a ...

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  15. Too much sugar causes Alzheimer's warns Kings CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... with dementia. The study by the University of Bath and King's College London builds on previous research showing diabetes appears to increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. But this is the first concrete evidence ...

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  16. 15 Smart Food Swaps for a Healthy HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    ... also helps you lose weight. "Even losing 5 or 15 percent of your body weight can reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and some cancers," he says. "Losing even one pound of weight results in four pounds of pressure being removed ...

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  17. Common Virus Tied to Diabetes, Heart Disease in Women Under 50Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Science Blog

    A type of herpes virus that infects about half of the U.S. population has been associated with risk factors for Type 2 diabetes and heart disease in normal-weight women aged 20 to 49, according to a new UC San Francisco-led study. A research team, headed by first author Shannon Fleck-Derderian, MPH, of the UCSF Department of Pediatrics, and senior author Janet Wojcicki , PhD, MPH, associate professor of pediatrics and epidemiology at UCSF, found that women of normal weight who were infected with cytomegalovirus , which typically causes no evident symptoms, were more likely to have metabolic syndrome.

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  18. Common Virus May Be Linked to Heart Disease, Diabetes in Some WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | HON

    A common virus may make some women more susceptible to both heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco found normal-weight women under age 50 who were infected with cytomegalovirus were more likely to have metabolic syndrome than their peers.

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  19. Fructose is generated in the human brainRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Fructose, a form of sugar linked to obesity and diabetes, is converted in the human brain from glucose, according to a new Yale study. The finding raises questions about fructose's effects on the brain and eating behavior.

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  20. ESC on eHealth revolution: A new vision for cardiovascular medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... shift that supports heart disease prevention ... Researchers are trialling a new mobile app which helps people with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels and enables health professionals to manage their patients remotely. For heart failure ...

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