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L-Carnitine Reduces Blood Sugar Levels

<b>L-Carnitine</b>, which is important for burning fat and transporting fatty acids into the mitochondria (cellular power centres), has a positive effect on …

Diabetes

8 Exercises to Beat Back Pain

Did you know that aside from coughs and respiratory infections, back pain is the most common reason for seeing a doctor in the United States? More …

This Is How You Should Manage Your Diabetes: The Best Diet Tips

Diabetes is one of those conditions which cannot be cured. It needs to be managed. It is a lifestyle related disorder and calls for lifestyle …

Method may reverse vision loss from diabetes - Futurity

Researchers discovered a protein that triggers diabetes-related vision loss. Suppressing it could slow or even reverse blindness, a study with mice …

Diabetes

FDA approves gene therapy for a type of blindness

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a gene therapy treatment for patients with a rare inherited eye disease.<p>Voretigene neparvovec, which will be sold as Luxturna, is made by Philadelphia-based Spark Therapeutics Inc.<p>The one-time treatment is approved for children and adults …

Gene Therapy

Living with Diabetes

Diabetes refers to a chronic condition with increased blood glucose levels which if not controlled leads to complications affecting other major …

Is it time to retire cholesterol tests?

The next time you go in for a medical checkup, your doctor will probably make a mistake that could endanger your life, contends cardiologist Allan …

Holistic Medicine

The Trouble With Biotin Supplements

Biotin supplements, sometimes referred to as vitamin B7, have gained popularity with those seeking stronger, healthier hair, skin, and nails. But the …

Medicine

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

It could improve millions of lives.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a new clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet …

6 things I wish you'd stop believing about type 2 diabetes

Too many patients seem to be in the dark about the condition<p>In the last 20 years the number of cases of diabetes in the UK has doubled undoubtedly …

The Insulin-Illness Connection

Most discussion of chronically-elevated insulin levels (hyperinsulinemia) and insulin resistance revolves around their relationship to bodyweight. …

Diabetes

Why You Might Get Liver Disease Even If You’re Not Much of a Drinker

When Becky McKeown developed a nagging pain in her side, she brushed it off as a potentially weird side effect of weight gain. Since having her first …

Diabetes

A New Drug Has Been Found To 'Melt' Away The Fat In Our Arteries That Cause Heart Attacks

Sound too good to be true?<p>We all know that an unhealthy lifestyle and poor diet can start clogging up our coronary system, making us more vulnerable …

Diabetes

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This one 'superfood' fruit could help manage your blood sugar levels

Good news for anyone worried about diabetes.<p>If you're concerned about keeping your blood sugar levels steady, then you might be interested to hear …

The FDA just approved a device that can monitor blood sugar without finger pricks

The device, which is made by Abbott and called the "FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System," continuously monitors a person's glucose level via a sensor that's stuck on the body. It's the first device of its kind that doesn't require users to calibrate the system with a traditional …

Diabetes

Is it possible to reverse Type 2 diabetes?

Most doctors only address the symptoms, but the disease can be beaten into remission. However, it requires losing a lot of weight – and keeping it off<p>Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition that can lead to heart disease, nerve damage, kidney disease and blindness. However, it is possible to …

Diabetes

Insulin resistance cause found, reversed in animal study

UC San Diego scientists say they've discovered a cause of insulin resistance — a hallmark of type 2 diabetes — and reversed it in mice.<p>If the study …

Type-2 diabetes is reversible, according to a 4 decade-long research: Here's all you need to know

Type-2 diabetes occurs because of poor production of insulin in the body.<p>Good news for people with Type-2 diabetes as researchers have finally …

Diabetes drug results positive, Ligand says

An experimental drug for type 2 diabetes significantly and safely lowered blood glucose, San Diego drug developer Ligand Pharmaceuticals said …

Diabetes

Healthcare Startup Claims It Can Defeat Diabetes With Nutrition Alone

Down with Diabetes<p>More than 29 million people suffer from diabetes in the United States alone. Now, a new healthcare startup called Virta claims that …

Diabetes

Sami Inkinen on his bold plan to cure type 2 diabetes forever

Sami Inkinen founded and then exited Trulia about a year after Zillow snapped it up for $3.5 billion in 2014. He’s since moved on to build Virta, a health care startup claiming it can cure type 2 diabetes.<p>It’s a bold claim. Most treatment plans offer to help those with the disease manage it, not …

Diabetes

Periodic fasting could help tackle diabetes — here's how

The idea of intermittent fasting arose after scientists were wowed by the effects of constant calorie restriction. A number of studies in many different animals have shown that restricted eating throughout adulthood leads to dramatic improvements in lifespan and general health.<p>The reasons for these …

Diabetes

New Implants Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes Without Needles - ExtremeTech

By on June 26, 2017 at 12:06 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Implants that deliver a constant …

Diabetes

British doctors trial simple gut operation that 'cures or controls' diabetes

A simple gut operation that sees a plastic film inserted into the stomach could cure or control diabetes, British doctors have found.<p>Patients taking part in trials at King's College Hospital and University College Hospital in London and City Hospital in Birmingham found their diabetes had …