Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Type 2 Diabetes: Protein Deposits Could Be a Big Factor

UESDAY, Aug. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Protein deposits in the pancreas may lead scientists to a better understanding of type 2 diabetes. The protein -- called amyloid polypeptide (IAPP) -- collects in the pancreas in people with type 2 diabetes. But whether these deposits cause the disease or appear after the disease begins hasn't been clear. Researchers...

Watch this 11-Year-Old Marches Across America For Diabetes Awareness

AURORA, Colo (CBS4) – Noah Barnes and his family walked along Colfax Avenue today on their way into Denver as part of Noah’s March Across America. He’s raising awareness for diabetes and raising money for the American Diabetes Association. “It brings awareness, and the niceness of people give us donations,” the 11-year-old told CBS4. LINK: Donate to Noah’s March...

Treating Your Type 2 Diabetes Condition with This Surprising Drug

Medication currently being used to treat obesity is also proving to have significant health benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published today. The earlier diabetes is diagnosed and treatment starts, the better. Treating diabetes early reduces your risk of other health problems. The study explains how this therapeutic benefit for type 2...

First patient in diabetes trial is now diabetes-free

  The doctors of the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute have successfully treated a patient who has been suffering from high diabetes by a unique method of treatment. Now, the doctors are claiming that with this treatment, the patient needs not to take any kind of insulin injections or any other kind of medication...

Depression Might Be a Big Factor for Erectile Dysfunction with Type 1 Diabetes

A study finds more than one-third of young men with Type 1 experience ED, and that depression might be a big factor. Some sex therapists who work with the diabetes population believe that erectile dysfunction (ED) in men with Type 1 was largely the result of glucose control issues. Now, a team of Italian researchers...

Researchers Cure Diabetes in Mice Without Side Effects

A Cure for Diabetes A potential cure for Type 1 diabetes looms on the horizon in San Antonio, and the novel approach would also allow Type 2 diabetics to stop insulin shots. The discovery, made at The University of Texas Health Science Center, now called UT Health San Antonio, increases the types of pancreatic cells that secrete insulin. Bruno Doiron,...

Diabetes Market Device Grows And By 2024 It’ll Reach $35.5 Billion

The global diabetes devices market is expected to reach USD 35.5 billion by the year 2024, according to a new report published by Grand View Research, Inc. Major drivers of the market include the growing number of diabetic patients owing to the sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy food habits. The growing demand for the advanced and minimally...

7 Food Myths You Probably Doesn’t Know for Diabetic People

Diabetic diets come with several misconceptions. You should eat what's healthy for everyone, like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Special food isn't necessary. You can also have carbohydrates, sugar, dessert, and fruits. It's all about portion control. In limited amounts, alcohol is allowed, but it shouldn't replace other foods. Sugar-free is also not a...

Here’s Why Diabetes Tech Industry Business is Booming

Diabetes is big business. If you don't believe me, just Google the term "diabetes is big business" to see the headlines that agree. As of 2012, $245 billion was spent in the United States alone per year, and that has some people believing there will never be a cure—there is too much money in it. Maybe...

Popular SA Kwaito star dies after diabetes complications

Cape Town - Kwaito star Mixon 'Tsekeleke' Tholo died on Tuesday night after a long sickbed. According to EWN, Tholo was admitted to a hospital in Vosloorus due to complications related to diabetes. The local singer was best known for his hit song Fatty Boom Boom. Nathi Mthethwa, Minister of Arts and Culture Minister, shared his condolences on social media,...
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