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ADA's 130 Daily Grams of Carbs Criticized
Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2008
Twenty-four diabetes doctors and researchers from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Finland, Sweden and Portugal have published a study criticizing: 1. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) assertion that diabetics should consume no fewer than 130 mg of carbohydrates daily and 2. The European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) statement that low-carb diets are "not justified."

Factors Associated With Weight Regain After Weight Loss Identified
Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2008
Compared with their weight 1 year before they were surveyed, 7.6% of 1999 - 2002 NHANES participants with substantial weight loss had continued to lose more than 5% of their body weight, 58.9% had maintained their weight within 5%, and 33.5% had regained more than 5% of their body weight.

Poor Diabetes Control Puts Elderly At Risk for TB
Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2008
Older adults with poorly controlled diabetes may have three times the risk of developing tuberculosis than those who achieve better diabetes control, study findings suggest.

Fatty Foods Cause Memory Loss In Diabetics: Antioxidants the Solution?
Posted: Saturday, June 28, 2008
Older adults with type 2 diabetes who eat a characteristically unhealthy meal often experience memory loss shortly after, according to a recent study. Besides not eating such things, the study found that one might be able to prevent this effect by taking antioxidant supplements along with the unhealthy meal.

Weight Loss With Gastric Bypass Is Key to Easing Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Patients who dropped most pounds went off diabetes meds and into remission, study found.

High Postprandial Levels Independently Associated With Mortality
Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Results of a new study show which information from oral glucose tolerance tests can be used independently predict mortality.

Dietary Antioxidants and Glucose Metabolism
Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Food with high antioxidant concentrations seems to have a protective effect, improving oxidative stress-mediated detrimental effects on the vicious circle among obesity, and insulin.

Carb-Loading at Breakfast Makes Dieting Easier Long-Term
Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Loading up on protein and carbohydrates at breakfast may help obese patients with metabolic syndrome stick to a low-calorie, low-carbohydrate diet the rest of the day, researchers found.

Asian Spice Helps Prevent Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Can the traditional Asian spice turmeric help prevent diabetes? By reducing inflammation associated with the onset of obesity and type 2 diabetes, the answer appears to be yes.

Pomegranate Extract as an Anti-Inflammatory
Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Pomegranate extract might be a natural anti-inflammatory, according to a recent study. An oral consumption of pomegranate extract was seen to decrease the numbers of certain chemicals that are known to cause inflammation.

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