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Vegetables Protect Against Diabetes
Posted: Friday, September 07, 2007
VEGETABLES offer more protection against diabetes than fruit or cereal, new research shows.

Is Cinnamon Effective in Lowering Blood Sugars?
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2007
A review of research into the healing effects of the popular spice shows mixed health results for glucose and cholesterol.

Antioxidant Vitamins Don't Provide CardioVascular Protection
Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2007
Taking vitamin C, vitamin E, or beta-carotene supplements had no apparent effect on the long-term risk of major cardiovascular events, including stroke or death, in a trial that randomized thousands of women considered at high cardiovascular (CV) risk and followed them for an average of about nine years.

Vitamin K Helps in Regulating Insulin Activity in Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2007
The vitamin K dependant protein osteocalcin may have a positive effect on reducing obesity and diabetes, suggests a new study.

Indian Herb Again Shows Promise for Diabetics
Posted: Friday, August 03, 2007
The traditional Indian herbal Salacia oblonga, can be effective for diabetics to lower blood sugars by 23% and insulin responses by 29%, says a new study from the US that helps build the science behind the herb.

Healthy Lifestyle in Middle Age Reduces Mortality and CVD Later in Life
Posted: Friday, August 03, 2007
Adoption of 4 healthy lifestyle habits in middle age is associated with a 40% reduction in all-cause mortality and 35% reduction in CVD events within 4 years.

Pumpkin Extract Can Improve Blood Glucose Levels for Diabetics
Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Results from a new study shows that an extract from pumpkin (Cucurbita ficifolia) may improve blood glucose levels in diabetics, exert antioxidant effects and prevent the progressive destruction of pancreatic betacells.

Flavonoids in Orange Juice Make It a Healthy Drink for Diabetics
Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Orange juice, despite its high caloric load of sugars, appears to be a healthy food for diabetics due to its mother lode of flavonoids, a study by endocrinologists.

New Study Shows Chromium Improves Diabetes and Lipid Control
Posted: Friday, June 22, 2007
Published results from a 447 subject, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study showed Diachrome, a patented combination of chromium picolinate and biotin, significantly improved glycemic control in patients with poorly controlled blood sugar levels who were being treated with oral anti-diabetic medication (OADs).

Honey as a Treatment for Diabetic Ulcers
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2007
Experts believe that treating wounds with honey has tremendous potential for the approximately 200 million people in the world with diabetes, 15 percent of whom will develop an ulcer, usually because of impaired sensation in their feet.

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