Diabetes

How to Count Carb Correctly to Manage Diabetes

How to count carb correctly to manage diabetes

When carbohydrates, sugars and starches are digested, they break down to form glucose in the blood stream. If you have diabetes, your quick acting insulin...
Eating more healthy fats can cut risk of diabetes

Eating more healthy fats can cut risk of diabetes

Eating more unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated fats, in place of either dietary carbohydrate or saturated fats lowers blood sugar levels and improves insulin resistance...
What role does the gut play in type 2 diabetes

What role does the gut play in type 2 diabetes?

In the destructive cycle that leads to and perpetuates type 2 diabetes, driven by overeating, excessive blood glucose, defective pancreatic beta cell function, and...
Scientists solve immune system mystery for Type 1 diabetes

Scientists solve immune system mystery for Type 1 diabetes

Scientists have solved a decades-old medical mystery by finally identifying a previously unknown molecule which is attacked by the immune system in people with...
Moderate exercise might be more effective at combatting prediabetes

Moderate exercise might be more effective at combatting prediabetes

Walking briskly on a regular basis may be more effective than vigorous jogging for improving glucose control in individuals with prediabetes, according to research...
Type 1 diabetes linked to gut inflammation, bacteria changes

Type 1 diabetes linked to gut inflammation, bacteria changes

People with Type 1 diabetes exhibit inflammation in the digestive tract and gut bacteria. This is a pattern that differs from individuals who do not...
Why are some obese people at higher risk for diabetes than others

Why are some obese people at higher risk for diabetes than others?

For years, scientists have known that someone who is thin could still end up with diabetes. Yet an obese person may be surprisingly healthy. Now,...
Statins could speed up the onset of Parkinson's disease symptoms

Statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson’s disease symptoms

Use of statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson's disease symptoms in people who are susceptible to the disease, according to Penn State...
Common fats may contribute to a lazy lifestyle and type 2 diabetes

Common fats may contribute to a lazy lifestyle and type 2 diabetes

A UBC researcher is suggesting the types of cooking oils people consume may be sabotaging their efforts to stay healthy and avoid illnesses such...
Type 2 diabetes is not for life

Type 2 diabetes is not for life

Almost half of the patients with Type 2 diabetes supported by their GPs on a weight loss program were able to reverse their diabetes...