Pre-Diabetes The Lie That’s Killing Us

Pre-Diabetes the Lie That’s Killing Us  Health-e-Solutions comment: Riva Greenberg speaks to patients and health care providers about flourishing with diabetes. Visit her website DiabetesStories.com. In this article she raises a valid question: why do we call...

Walnut Consumption May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Walnut Consumption May Reduce Diabetes Risk (Source) Walnut consumption just two or three times a week can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by almost a quarter, according to new research. A study of nearly 140,000 women in the U.S. showed that regular helpings of a...

Encapsulated Islet Implants May Help In Curing Type 1 Diabetes

(Source) UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Shuvo Roy, PhD, has received a three-year $1 million grant to create surgically implantable capsules of donor pancreas cells to assist in curing type 1 diabetes patients of daily insulin injections and the disease’s...

Diabulimia: the Diabetic Eating Disorder

(Source) People with diabetes are more than twice as likely to have an eating disorder…. Diabulimia is a combination of diabetes and bulimia. It is a condition in which people with diabetes deliberately withhold insulin from the body in order to lose weight. Sufferers...

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....

Make Routine Child DPN ScreeningMandatory

Make Routine Child DPN Screening Mandatory? (Source) Make Routine Child DPN Screening Mandatory? Study calls for clinical guidelines for detecting DPN (diabetic peripheral neuropathy) in young patients…. The researchers reported that 26% of 151 children with Type 1...

Past Decades Saw Diabetes Control Improvement

Past Decades Saw Diabetes Control Improvement (Source) Past Decades Saw Diabetes Control Improvement. More people are meeting recommended goals in the three key markers of diabetes control, according to a study conducted and funded by the National Institutes of Health...

Type 2 Diabetics Taking Insulin Increase Complications Risk

Type 2 Diabetics Taking Insulin Increase Complications Risk (Source) Type 2 Diabetics Taking Insulin could be exposed to a greater risk of health complications including heart attack, stroke, cancer and eye complications a new University study has found. Examining the...

Exercise Slows Diabetic Nerve Pain

Exercise Slows Diabetic Nerve Pain Development (Source) Exercise Slows Diabetic Nerve Pain. Regular exercise reduces the development of painful diabetic neuropathy in animals — apparently related to increased expression of a protective substance called...

US Lifespan Lags Behind, Again

US Lifespan Lags Behind, Again (Source) US Lifespan Lags Behind, Again. The US may boast great shopping and beautiful scenery, but when it comes to health, it’s a sad story. Yet another study reveals that Americans suffer from far more disease and early death...

Testing Fructosamine

Testing Fructosamine (Source) Testing Fructosamine. Also known as: Glycated Serum Protein; GSP; Glycated Albumin Formal name: Fructosamine What is being tested? Fructosamine is a compound that is formed when glucose combines with protein. The fructosamine test is a...

BPA-free Products Still Toxic

BPA-free Products Still Toxic (Source) BPA-free Products Still Toxic. Products labeled “BPA free” may be just as toxic as those made with the increasingly shunned original chemical, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Texas...

Type 2 Diabetes Hastened Cognitive Decline

Type 2 Diabetes Hastened Cognitive Decline (Source) Type 2 Diabetes Hastened Cognitive Decline. According to a study, cognitive decline seems to increase with more time with diabetes. Middle-aged patients with type 2 diabetes show accelerated cognitive decline in...

Health Essential Vitamin E

Essential Vitamin E (Source) The Discovery of Vitamin E Essential Vitamin E – There are eight different compounds that are classified as vitamin E, and alpha-tocopherol, is used most actively and efficiently by humans. In 1922 two scientists named Evans and...

B12 Deficiency- What Everyone Should Know

B12 Deficiency- What Everyone Should Know (Source) B12 Deficiency- What Everyone Should Know – B12 deficiency is much more common than statistics indicate, with potentially devastating consequences. B12 deficiency can cause or is associated with: Premature aging...

Zinc Helps Prevent Diabetes Damage

Zinc Helps Prevent Diabetes Damage (Source) Zinc Helps Prevent Diabetes Damage – In type 2 diabetes, a protein called amylin forms dense clumps that shut down insulin-producing cells, wreaking havoc on the control of blood sugar. But zinc has a knack for...

Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets

Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets (Source) Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets – Plant-based diets appear to protect against metabolic syndrome, which is also known as syndrome X. Metabolic Syndrome is characterized by the so-called “deadly...

Weight-Loss Increased Partial Diabetes Remissions

Weight-Loss Increased Partial Diabetes Remissions (Source) Weight-Loss Increased Partial Diabetes Remissions – Among overweight adults, participation in an intensive lifestyle intervention (that included counseling sessions and targets to reduce caloric intake...

Pre-Diabetics Need Self-Directed Lifestyle Interventions

Pre-Diabetics Need Self-Directed Lifestyle Interventions (Source) Pre-Diabetics Need Self-Directed Lifestyle Interventions – Efforts to help overweight patients avoid diabetes through lifestyle changes need not rely on intensive, one-on-one focused programs, a...

Is Your Diabetes Under New Management?

Is Your Diabetes Under New Management? There is a difference between “managing” and “controlling” your diabetes. The Health-e-Solutions lifestyle is designed to help you control it, so that your blood sugar levels stay more stable throughout the day instead of spiking...

Whole Grain Health Assault: Gluten for Punishment

Whole Grain Health Assault: Gluten for Punishment (Source) Among thoughtful and informed medical providers and public alike, there is an ongoing transition toward recognizing adverse health effects from a Whole Grain Health Assault as being common and normal rather...

Magnesium Importance Far Greater Than Imagined

Magnesium Importance Far Greater Than Previously Imagined (Source) Magnesium Importance Far Greater Than Previously Imagined – Calcium deficiency is a common nutritional concern, but how many folks consider the vital importance of magnesium in human health and...

Mexico Diabetes Epidemic Processed American Foods Blamed

Mexico Diabetes Epidemic Processed American Foods Blamed (Source) Mexico Diabetes Epidemic Processed American Foods Blamed – As the U.S. trade deficit continues to soar, the one thing America has been successful at exporting is its fast food industry, and with...

Clinical Applications for Berberine

Clinical Applications for Berberine Health-e-Solutions comment: Berberine is well-researched relative to most other supplements for the treatment of diabetes. It has considerable research showing it is safe and effective for managing blood sugars – as effective as...

Eating Added Sugar Impairs Brain Function

Eating Added Sugar Impairs Brain Function (Source) Eating Added Sugar Impairs Brain Function – Overeating, poor memory formation, learning disorders, depression – all have been linked in recent research to the over-consumption of sugar. And these linkages point...