Insulin Requirements Decreased 80 Percent

Insulin Requirements Decreased 80 Percent Health-e-Solutions comment:  We had a Skype consult with this man, his wife and his mother, who as type 1 diabetes. They have our workshop video course and recipe book as well. Mom was experiencing dangerous hypoglycemic...

Green Coffee Beans Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

Green Coffee Beans Help Control Blood Sugar Levels (Source) Scientists today described evidence that natural substances extracted from unroasted coffee beans, green coffee beans help control blood sugar levels, hyperglycemia and body weight that underpin type 2...

Dietary Fat Affects Insulin Requirements in Type 1 Diabetes

Dietary Fat Affects Insulin Requirements in Type 1 Diabetes (Source) In a study of patients with type 1 diabetes, Joslin researchers found that dietary fat  affects insulin requirements and glucose levels. These findings, which appeared in Diabetes Care, have major...

Cells Respond to Insulin Differently

Cells Respond to Insulin Differently (Source) One of the characteristic features of the disease type 2 diabetes is the inability of cells of the body to respond to the hormone insulin, something known as insulin resistance. However, cells respond to insulin...

Alleviate High Blood Sugar with Cinnamon, Chromium and Bitter Melon

Alleviate High Blood Sugar with Cinnamon, Chromium and Bitter Melon (Source) The first step to alleviate high blood sugar is to stop eating any refined sugar or white sugar. Read packaging for hidden sugars in processed foods such as corn sweeteners. Or better yet,...

Turmeric Prevents Diabetes

Turmeric Prevents Diabetes (Source) Turmeric has a long history of use in a variety of traditional Asian medical systems for treating a wide variety of ailments. Now, Western scientists are increasingly finding that this culinary root and its active ingredients may be...

Blood Glucose Control Metrics

Blood Glucose Control Metrics (Source) Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c or A1c), a test that measures a person’s blood-glucose levels over the past several months, is a key blood glucose control metric, or analytical measurement, used today in Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) management....

The Dangers of Processed Sugar

The Dangers of Processed Sugar (Source) Sugar in itself is not at all bad. As a matter of fact, the body can benefit from it in some way. However, the dangers of processed sugar come from ingesting too much of it. Too much consumption can lead to many health dangers...

Rescuing Intestinal Stem Cells from Type 1 Diabetes Attack

Rescuing Intestinal Stem Cells from Type 1 Diabetes Attack (Source) Up to 80 percent of people with long-standing type 1 diabetes develop gastrointestinal symptoms – abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and fecal incontinence...

Community Approach to Diabetes Prevention is Effective

Community Approach to Diabetes Prevention is Effective (Source) New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that a community approach to diabetes prevention led by community health workers is effective at reducing blood glucose and potentially reducing...

Type 1 Diabetes and Thyroid Disease Risk

Type 1 Diabetes and Thyroid Disease Risk (Source) Link between ‘sister diseases’ is rooted in immune system problem, expert says. People who have type 1 diabetes are more likely than others to develop an autoimmune thyroid condition. Though estimates vary,...

5 Tips for Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes

5 Tips for Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes (Source) There is no doubt that exercising with diabetes is about one million times more challenging than exercising without diabetes, particularly if you take insulin. Low blood sugars and high blood sugars are major...

Islet-Cell Transplants – Curing Type 1 Diabetes

Islet-Cell Transplants – Curing Type 1 Diabetes (Source) Five months after Susan Weinberg’s wedding, her diabetes became so severe that even eight shots of insulin a day could not prevent a horrific car accident. “I was lucky I didn’t kill myself or kill someone...

Walnuts Reduce Diabetes Risk

(Source) Walnuts reduce diabetes risk. They are rich with polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and alpha-linolenic acid (the plant-based omega-3 fatty acid), which can reduce insulin resistance. A group of researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health followed...

Diabetes, Insulin Resistance, Macrophages, Beta Cells

This is difficult reading but well worth wading through to catch the broader picture of how inflammation culminates in insulin resistance which results in beta cell loss in both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Perhaps there is a clue here for #CuringType1Diabetes...

What Affects Exercise Blood Glucose Response?

(Source) The best way to deal with the many factors that can affect you is to learn your unique responses by checking your blood glucose levels before, (occasionally) during, and after exercise. While almost anyone with diabetes can exercise safely with a little more...

Ketogenic Diet Could Delay Aging Effects

(Source) Breakthrough suggests way to protect cells from damage caused by chronic disease… Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a novel mechanism by which a type of low-carb, low-calorie diet-called a “ketogenic diet” could delay the...

Insulin Doubles Death Rate in Type 2 Diabetics

Insulin Doubles Death Rate in Type 2 Diabetics (Source) A new study clearly documents that a standard treatment for type 2 diabetes is a killer. Insulin Doubles Death Rate in Type 2 Diabetics. The treatment justification has always been based on irrelevant criteria....

Diabetes Molecular Study Advances

Diabetes Molecular Study Advances (Source) Diabetes Molecular Study Advances. A scientific study published on the journal Diabetes, edited by the American Diabetes Association, describes for the first time the pharmacological action of thiazolidinediones (TZDs)...

Diet Drinks Increase Diabetes Risk

Diet Drinks Increase Diabetes Risk (Source) Diet Drinks Increase Diabetes Risk. The analysis performed on 66,188 women monitored for 14 years in the E3N cohort confirms a link between sweet soft drinks and type 2 diabetes and reveals for the first time that, contrary...

Kidneys, Creatinine, Type 1 Diabetes

Kidneys, Creatinine, Type 1 Diabetes Kidneys, Creatinine, Type 1 Diabetes: According to the National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC), diabetes accounts for more than 43 percent of the more than 100,000 cases of kidney failure reported...

‘Bad’ Gut Bacteria Helps Control Diabetes

‘Bad’ Gut Bacteria Helps Control Diabetes (Source) A stomach bacterium believed to cause health problems such as gastritis, ulcers, and gastric cancer may play a dual role by balancing the stomach’s ecosystem and controlling body weight and glucose...

Mechanism Links Diabetes, Obesity, Cancer

Mechanism Links Diabetes, Obesity, Cancer (Source) Mechanism Links Diabetes, Obesity, Cancer. Sustained high levels of sugars (hyperglycemia) damage our cells and can… Scientists led by Dr. Custodia Garcia-Jimenez at the University Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid have...

Excess Sugar Cancer Linked

Excess Sugar Cancer Linked (Source) Excess Sugar Cancer Linked: Sugars are needed to provide us with energy and in moderate amounts contribute to our well-being. Sustained high levels of sugars [hyperglycemia], as is found in diabetics, damages our cells and increases...