Human Genome Map – Still Learning 10 Years Later

Human Genome Map – Still Learning 10 Years Later (Source) We are still learning from the human genome map 10 years later. As scientists marked the 10th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project, they note how that watershed effort has led to the...

Banaba Leaf Extract Reduces Blood Sugars

Banaba Leaf Extract Reduces Blood Sugars (Source) According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million children and adults in the US have diabetes. That’s 8.3% of the population. This high growth has led to growing number of pharmaceutical drugs...

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...

BMP7 Creates Insulin-Producing Cells

BMP7 Creates Insulin-Producing Cells (Source) BMP7 Creates Insulin-Producing Cells. This agent could make transplants more available in patients with type 1 diabetes, improve insulin resistance. In type 1 diabetes, the insulin-producing islets cells of the pancreas...

Are Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Trials Wasting Time and Money?

Are Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Trials Wasting Time and Money? (Source) Type 2 diabetes is often called a disease of lifestyle because it is associated with being overweight or obese, lack of physical exercise, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and poor diet, all...

Arctic Fish Antifreeze Improves Type 1 Diabetes Treatment

Arctic Fish Antifreeze Improves Type 1 Diabetes Treatment     (Source) An Arctic fish antifreeze glycopeptide that mimics a naturally occurring glycoprotein found in Arctic fish is helping to significantly improve the efficacy of cell transplant treatments for...

Diet: The Permanent Drug Fix

The Permanent Drug Fix When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need ~ Aruvedic proverb Our Recipe e-Books provide alternatives to the typical high-carb, low nutrition foods that are standard fare for the typical western...

Type 1 Diabetes Prevention with TUDCA, Phase-1 Trial

Type 1 Diabetes Prevention with TUDCA, Phase-1 Trial (Source) A phase-1 trial for type 1 diabetes prevention with the FDA-approved drug, TUDCA has begun. TUDCA affects a molecular pathway that contributes to the malfunction of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells...

All About Insulin!

All About Insulin Health-e-Solutions comment: This excerpt from an excellent article writer Michelle A. Cissell, Ph.D., All About Insulin gives a brief history of the discovery and development of insulin in its current multi-varied forms. We agree with her comment,...

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...

$10 Million for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Research

$10 Million for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Research (Source) Sean Parker gave $600 million to a foundation with his name on it the summer or 2015 and $24 million December 0f 2014 to establish an allergy research center, also bearing his name. He gave $10 million toward a...

Hormone Combination to Treat Diabetes, Obesity

Hormone Combination to Treat Diabetes, Obesity (Source) A new treatment combining two hormones can reduce appetite, according to new research presented today at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Harrogate, UK. This early study from an...

Four-Drug Mixture Curing Type 1 diabetes

Four-Drug Mixture Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice – Curing Type 1 diabetes (Source) Call it the scientist’s version of happy hour: A new, four-drug cocktail has shown a novel ability to reverse established Type 1 diabetes in some mice, University of Florida Health...

Anti-Aging, Diabetes Prevention Drug

(Source) Anti-Aging, Diabetes Prevention Drug Drugs that combat aging may be available within five years, following landmark work led by an Australian researcher. The work, published in Science, finally proves that a single anti-aging enzyme in the body can be...

Second Trial for Type 1 Diabetes Insulin Vaccine

Health-e-Solutions comment: Is there a cure for type 1 diabetes? Although this is not considered a cure, and despite the significant hurdles that remain, an insulin vaccine is one of the most promising strategies to prevent type 1 diabetes, with major advantages...

Innate Immunity Connects Type 1 Type 2 Diabetes

Innate Immunity Connects Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes  (Source ) Abstract The escalating epidemic of obesity has driven the prevalence of both type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus to historically high levels. Chronic low-grade inflammation, which is present in both type 1 and...

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...

Insulin May Cause Complications in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

(Source) Exogenous insulin may be associated with an increased risk for diabetes-related complications, cancer and all-cause mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes…. Researchers from Cardiff University and the University Hospital of Wales in the United Kingdom...

8 Ways Microbes Can Save Us from Ourselves

(Source) Could bacteria and related microbes, widely believed to be a primary cause of disease, explain how we are capable of surviving through the self-created chemical nightmare of industrialized society? Environmental chemical exposures number in the tens of...

Pancreatitis Doubles Taking New Diabetes Drugs

Pancreatitis Doubles Taking New Diabetes Drugs (Source) Pancreatitis Doubles Taking New Diabetes Drugs. People who take the newest class of diabetes drugs to control blood sugar are twice as likely as those on other forms of sugar-control medication to be hospitalized...

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....

Open Sesame! 10 Amazing Health Benefits

Open Sesame! 10 Amazing Health Benefits Of This Super-Seed (Source) Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, prized as an oilseed for at least 5,000 years.  While it is beginning to regain favor due to its exceptionally high...

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)...