Tag Archives: blood sugar
Higher dementia risk is linked to higher blood sugar levels, even among people with no diabetes. In the study, blood sugar levels averaged over a five-year period were associated with greater risks of developing dementia in over 2,000 older adults… Read More
Prostate cancer risk in men increases with high blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index. Researchers looked at 289,866 men enrolled in a study called the Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer Project.
With the average follow-up time of 12 years,… Read More
Low testosterone raises the risk of type 2 diabetes in men as testosterone helps regulate blood sugar levels. The researchers found that testosterone triggers essential signaling mechanisms in islets, which are clusters of cells within the pancreas producing insulin.
Senior… Read More
If you have type 2 diabetes, then eating several small meals a day to maintain stable blood sugar and lose weight may actually be false. Although many people stick with that eating plan, it has shown to pose more harm… Read More
Gradually curbing sugar levels in beverages could be an effective means in combating obesity according to new findings. Researchers calculated what would occur if sugar was reduced in common sugary beverages by 40 percent in the U.K. over the course… Read More
Higher insulin dose in type 2 diabetes is not a risk factor for cardiovascular death, according to new research. The research comes from analyzing a National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsored double-blind, randomized clinical trial, which revealed that diabetics who… Read More
New findings suggest that the effects of melatonin supplements in individuals with a specific gene mutation may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The findings come from researchers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the University of… Read More
Blood sugar is sugar found in the bloodstream which gets transported throughout the body as a means to feed cells and make energy. The human body naturally regulates blood sugar levels, but in a person with insulin resistance or diabetes,… Read More
There are a number of treatments for diabetes including diet, and insulin therapy; however, new research has uncovered a type-2 diabetes treatment involving a way to lower blood sugar using the liver.
A team of researchers at Washington University… Read More
Are you feeling shaky and weak? Nervous and sweating for no apparent reason? It could be hypoglycemia – low blood sugar – a symptom, just like fever, that signals something is wrong with your health.
When it comes to the… Read More
People at risk for diabetes have been told by doctors for years that engaging in a regular exercise program can be a very helpful strategy for naturally stabilizing blood sugar levels. Typically, patients are told that they require at least… Read More
Sugar is a big problem, and that news isn’t a shock to anyone. Some might say it is actually an epidemic. After all, sugar appears in nearly all foods, some that you would expect, such as soda pop, jams and… Read More