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Glycemic Index Too Variable to Be Useful for People With Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, October 04, 2007
In blood glucose responses to a white bread challenge, individual patients have significant variations from test to test and is too variable to be a useful measurement.

Patients Give Up 10 Quality of Life Years, Rather Then Intensely Manage Their Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, October 04, 2007
Many patients with diabetes say that the inconvenience and discomfort of constant therapeutic vigilance, particularly multiple daily insulin injections, has as much impact on their quality of life as the burden of intermediate complications.

A New Magic Pill Gives The Same Results As Exercise
Posted: Thursday, October 04, 2007
A new study conducted on mice at the Salk Institute, reveals the potential for a drug that can give the same results as exercise

Moderate Alcohol Intake Reduces Fasting Glucose
Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2007
In patients with type 2 diabetes, moderate daily intake of alcohol reduced fasting plasma glucose (FPG) but not postprandial glucose, especially in those with high levels of glycated hemoglobin.

Activity of Any Kind Improves Insulin Sensitivity
Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2007
Total activity -- or more accurately, the lack of it -- appears to be a major driver of insulin resistance, a key component of the metabolic syndrome and a cardiovascular risk factor.

Magic Pill Improves Glycemic Control and Decreases Death by 25% for Type 2's
Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2007
"Imagine an inexpensive pill that could decrease the hemoglobin A1c value by 1 percentage point, reduce cardiovascular death by 25%, and substantially improve functional capacity (strength, endurance, and bone density)."

Brisk Walking Restores Muscle Function in Diabetics
Posted: Friday, September 21, 2007
According to a new study in Type 2 diabetes, a moderate-intensity exercise program, such as brisk walking for 30 minutes three-to-five times a week, combined with moderate weight loss is enough to restore mitochondrial content and function to skeletal muscle.

Low-Carb/High-Fat or High-Carb/Low-Fat Diet Improves Weight Loss, Mood
Posted: Friday, September 21, 2007
Use of an LCHF or an HCLF calorie-restrictive diet is associated with significant weight loss during 8 weeks, with greater weight loss for the LCHF diet.

Brain Link Seen in Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Friday, September 07, 2007
Glucose Problems in Certain Brain Cells May Be a Red Flag of Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Whole Grains Protect Against Diabetes
Posted: Friday, September 07, 2007
The risk of developing type 2 diabetes dropped 21% with every two additional servings of whole grain per day.

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