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Link discovered between home temperature and obesity

June 23, 2014
The temperature that is maintained in homes across the United States and the United Kingdom may be an added component to the growth of obesity. This is the conclusion of research conducted by Dr. Paul Lee from Garvan Institute of...

Grape skin extract may help with diabetes treatment

June 22, 2014
There has been a great deal of excitement about the potential health benefits of grape seed extract. Grape skin extract may prove helpful in the treatment of diabetes reported the Doctor's Health Press on June 20, 2014. This...

Fasting Reduces Cholesterol in Prediabetics

June 20, 2014
Current research has shown that fasting is capable of helping patients that are prediabetics, which means that blood sugar levels are high, but not necessarily classified as being diabetes stage 2. Other risk factors include high blood pressure, low HDL...

Contact lenses may soon measure blood sugar in tears

June 18, 2014
Google has announced plans to manufacture a special contact lens for diabetics that will be able to help them monitor blood sugar levels by measuring their tears via miniature, flexible electronics, sensors and antennae. The lens would then alert those...

Text messages may help control diabetes

June 15, 2014
Diabetes can be a very difficult illness to manage. A recent study has found text messages may help to manage this condition. Text messages are helpful in controlling diabetes reported Science Daily on June 13, 2014.A study has shown...

Kids process sugar differently than adults

June 15, 2014
Kids process sugar in a different way than adults. Understanding the unique nature of children's bodies and brains is explained in a new study that shows adolescent brains process sugar differently than adult brains. Another study finds evidence...

Kids pack on the pounds during summer break

June 13, 2014
While summer vacation may mean freedom from books and teachers to school children, it also brings with it an increased risk of excessive weight gain, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in...

Cases of diabetes continue to increase in the nation

June 10, 2014
A report released today shows that over 29 million people in the United States have diabetes and according the data provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four of those with the disease do not know...

Californians support tax on sugary drinks

June 6, 2014
Evidence exists that the tax on tobacco products serves as a deterrent to smoking; thus, many healthcare analysts feel that a similar tax on sugary beverages would reduce their consumption and help curb the current obesity epidemic. On June 5...

Diabetes and the older adult

June 5, 2014
According to the National Diabetes Education Program ( NDEP) , diabetes occurs in 11 million people age 65 and older in the United States. As older adults , they may already have existing medical problems; thus, at higher risk for developing diabetic related...


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