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 →

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 →