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Category Archives: Diabetes

How Does Diabetes Affect Dental Health?

When most people think of diabetes, they think of the health risks associated with high blood sugar levels. However, other health risks associated with diabetes are not as well known. One such risk is weakened teeth and tooth decay. Studies have shown that people with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes are more likely ...click here to read more

Type -2 Diabetes May Accelerate Brain Aging

Type-2 diabetes seems like a disease that only affects the body, but it isn’t. The brain of a person with type-2 diabetes or heart disease, for example, is at risk. When brain cells don’t get enough blood glucose, brain function will likely diminish. A new study looking at data from 20,000 middle-aged and older adults ...click here to read more

Can Vitamin D Help Prevent Diabetes?

There is a long list of potential benefits of vitamin D – stronger bones, a brighter mood, and a healthier heart are just a few. But can it help with glucose metabolism, too? A group of Japanese researchers recently conducted a study to determine just that. Type-2 diabetes is a fast-growing condition, already affecting 480 ...click here to read more

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Young Adults Who Were at Risk of Food Insecurity Had Increased Risk of Diabetes Later in Life

Nearly one in five young adults in the United States has food insecurity, and a new study suggests that this may increase their risk of developing diabetes. The research, which scientists at the Washington State University conducted, found that food-insecure young adults were twice as likely to develop diabetes as those who had no trouble ...click here to read more

Eating More Plant-Based Food Reduces the Risk of Developing Diabetes

According to new research, people who consume more of a plant-based diet have a reduced risk of developing diabetes. The study published in the Journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes found that healthy plant-based foods, including fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and coffee, are associated with a lower risk of developing type ...click here to read more