Skin drug manifest promising results for type 1 diabetes patients

In a small trial conducted in the US, researchers found out that a drug which was previously used to treat a skin disorder has shown signs of being able to cure some aspects of type 1 diabetes. Diabetes mellitus type 1, also known as type 1 diabetes, is a form of diabetes that is caused by autoimmune problem which destroys the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas. This inability to keep the destruction of the insulin-producing cells leads to the lack of insulin necessary to regulate the body’s blood glucose level. Common symptoms of type 1 diabetes include frequent urination, Continue Reading →

Study claims weight loss surgery can prevent diabetes in patients

A new research claims that weight loss surgery can prevent diabetes and other cardiovascular diseases from presenting themselves on adults for years. The research also expounds the idea that weight loss surgery can possibly reverse some of the complications brought by these diseases. The study initiated by researchers from the Cleveland Clinic gathered data from observing groups of people with diabetes who went through bariatric surgery, a weight loss surgery, as a treatment for their obesity. The researchers had to track and monitor these patients for up to nine years after their surgery to check if they will eventually acquire Continue Reading →

University of Washington offers free diabetes treatment to research participants

  If you follow our blog, you know that there are lots of studies currently ongoing hoping to find a permanent solution for type 2 diabetes. A team from the University of Washington hopes to be one step closer to the cure with a research which would enable them to offer free diabetes treatment to qualified patients. Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes, is a chronic disease that happens when there is a problem on how the body uses or creates insulin. Insulin is necessary for the body to transport glucose into the cells where it will Continue Reading →

Diabetes Breakthrough- Potential of a Possible Treatment

In a recent study that has shocked even those people behind it, a research team in a Toronto-based hospital claims they have evidence to prove that the body’s nervous system can trigger the onset of diabetes. The diabetes breakthrough research can be a big help in the search for the cure of the diabetes which affects millions of people around the world. In a study conducted on mice, as with most diabetes and cancer laboratory experiments, the diabetic mice were reported to have been healed overnight after a group of researchers injected a substance which counters the effect of malfunctioning Continue Reading →

Prevent Type 2 diabetes by eating fruits, skip the juice though

          Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health found out through their study that eating fruits especially blueberries, grapes and apples lowers one person’s risk of acquiring diabetes while ironically, drinking fruit juices increase the risk.         Recently published in the British Medical Journal, the study claims to be the pioneer research to check the effect of individual whole fruits to those who can possible acquire type 2 diabetes. Qi Sun, the study’s senior author, acknowledges that eating fruits among other types of food has always been a recommended measure to those Continue Reading →

Prevent Diabetes with Low Carb Diet or Mediterranean Diet

          A new study suggests that a low carbohydrate diet as well as Mediterranean-style eating habits can significantly reduce the risk of diabetes for a person.           In the study, it was revealed that a diet consisting mainly of fruits, vegetables, and olive oil effectively limiting a person’s intake of sugar, fats and carbs can decrease a person’s chance of acquiring Type 2 diabetes by a fifth. Type 2 diabetes is the form of diabetes that is often caused by bad diet and unhealthy lifestyle. Type 1 diabetes, on the other hand, Continue Reading →