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Antidiabetic Properties of Stevia Detected in Rat Models
Posted: Monday, April 15, 2013
Stevia fed rats demonstrated up to a 64% reduction compared to elevated blood glucose levels.

Sugar Behind the Rise of Diabetes Worldwide
Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013
Sugar intake linked to high diabetes prevalence, not obesity….

Higher Risk of Diabetes with Diet Drinks
Posted: Monday, February 18, 2013
A study with more than 66,000 women confirms a link between sweet soft drinks and type 2 diabetes and reveals for the first time that, contrary to received wisdom, there is a higher risk of diabetes from so-called 'diet' or 'light' drinks than from 'normal' sweetened soft drinks.

Fructose Consumption Impairs Insulin Sensitivity
Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Fructose and sucrose worsen lipid profiles compared with similar amount of glucose.

Artificial Sweeteners Might Help Keep Pounds Off But…
Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012
The AHA and the ADA concluded in a position statement that using non-nutritive sweeteners could cut down on added sugars and therefore lead to beneficial effects. But an extensive literature search found sketchy, limited, and often contradictory evidence.

Fructose a Negative for Diabetes Patients
Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2011
Although it negates the dumping of glucose directly into the bloodstream, fructose may not be an ideal sweetener for diabetes patients.

Fatigue the Greatest Challenge for Dealing with Diabetes
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011
Eighty-five percent of people with diabetes say fatigue is their top challenge and it makes it difficult to get through their day, a U.S. survey indicates.

Diet Soda Not Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk
Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2011
Harvard University researchers suggest in a new study that diet sodas and other drinks with sugar-substitutes, once blamed for increasing the odds of developing diabetes, are not guilty.

Non-Diet Soda Ups Diabetes Risk with or without Weight Gain
Posted: Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Two sugary drinks a day increases risk as much as smoking for diabetes. Even if it doesn't make you fat, overloading on sugary drinks can still cause metabolic problems like diabetes, according to a new meta-analysis.

Less Refined, More Whole Grains Linked to Lower Body Fat
Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
US researchers found that people who every day eat several servings of whole grains and limit intake of refined grains have less visceral adipose tissue or VAT, a type of body fat believed to trigger cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes.

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