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  • Sugary drinks age you as much as smoking reports new study
    Sugary drinks age you as much as smoking reports new study
    Most would agree that smoking is hazardous to one’s health and can shorten one’s lifespan. In addition, most would agree that consuming soft drinks is far less harmful to one’s health than smoking. However, a new study has...
  • Insulin breakthrough: 'This is part of the holy grail of medicine,' expert says
    Insulin breakthrough: 'This is part of the holy grail of medicine,' expert says
    The cure for diabetes is imminent, thanks to the surprising discovery made by researchers at Harvard University. Theinsulin breakthroughoccurred when scientists discovered how to manufacture insulin-producing cells in mass. Harvard researchers...
  • Obesity Ages the liver, promotes disease
    Obesity ages the liver, promotes disease
    UCLA researchers in collaboration with colleagues in Germany have found that obesity significantly ages the liver. They note that their findings could explain why obese individuals often develop the early onset of many age-related diseases,...
  • Stem cell breakthrough: Huge potential for Type 1 diabetes cure
    Stem cell breakthrough: Huge potential for Type 1 diabetes cure
    It's the kind of breakthrough scientists dream of making. Harvard researchers, citing a "giant leap forward," claim a cure forType 1 diabetescould be imminent.Harvard announced the findings Thursday, explaining that they were able to...
  • Scientists Continue Stem Cell Research
    Stem cell study by Harvard and MIT is a breakthrough for diabetic patients
    A recent Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientific stem cell study is a breakthrough for people with diabetes. Scientists of this important advancement in the field of stem cell research used embryonic stem...
  • Diabetic's Food List
    How often should a person with type 2 diabetes eat?
    According to an article, everyone should eat about every four to six hours during the day to keep energy levels up. People with type 2 diabetes can control their blood glucose level if they spread out their food throughout the day instead of...
  • Cure for Type 1 diabetes now deemed possible
    Cure for Type 1 diabetes now deemed possible
    Finally after 15 years of seeking just the right formula to create beta cells, which regulate the amount of glucose found in the blood stream, scientists at Harvard have succeeded in developing a technique to grow the insulin-producing cells...
  • LA AURORA TO DONATE IN SUPPORT OF THE FIGHT AGAINST DIABETES
    LA AURORA TO DONATE IN SUPPORT OF THE FIGHT AGAINST DIABETES
    LA AURORA TO DONATE 11 CENTS FOR EVERY PICTURE RECEIVED VIA SOCIAL MEDIA IN SUPPORT OF THE FIGHT AGAINST DIABETES(Miami, FL)- October 8, 2014--One picture, eleven cents: LA111th. La Aurora turns 111 years old today and wants to celebrate with all...
  • B B King
    B.B. King tour cancelled following illness in Chicago
    Rolling Stone reported that B.B. King, who turned 89 last month, was performing at the House of Blues in Chicago on October 3, 2014, when he became ill.Medical attention was almost immediate, and the physician concluded that Mr. King was suffering...
  • Power Drink
    Don't Be Sweet On Sugar: A Rising Epidemic and Ways to Take Control
    In a recent article published in Nutritional Outlook by J.Grebow "New Tactic for Weight Management: Blood Sugar Control", the link between type 2 diabetes and obesity was discussed. Typical conditions from both epidemics are excess...
  • Yellow Nails
    What's Good for Your Heart is Good for Your Brain
    Diabetes can increase the risk of dementia by 50%, finds a new report from Alzheimer’s Disease International. Obesity and lack of physical activity are also important risk factors for diabetes and hypertension, which should be managed as...
  • Nurse and older patient cheering in home
    Diabetes rates hit a plateau in the U.S.
    For some groups rates continue to climbAlthough the prevalence and incidence of diabetes have increased in the United States in recent decades, no studies have systematically examined long-term, national trends in the prevalence and incidence of...
  • Trends in adult overweight, obesity, and extreme obesity among men and women aged 20 to 74: United States, selected years 1960 to 1962 through 2011 to 2012.
    Diabetes is leveling off in the United States
    Both the incidence and prevalence of diabetes appears to have reached a plateau in the United States. The plateau has been shown in both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Linda S. Geiss of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in...
  • Physical exercise is good for diabetics
    Reasons to stay active if you have diabetes
    According to Everyday Heath, following a personalized exercise plan is one of the best ways to manage diabetes. Exercise is very helpful for diabetics. Diabetics and non-diabetics should set a goal for at least 150 minutes of moderate physical...
  • Get educated at UCLA’s Mini Med School
    Get educated at UCLA’s Mini Med School
    A unique opportunity is available for health conscious Angelenos. UCLA Health System is offering a three-evening educational series on three important health topics: diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. All three lectures will be presented by...