Home Diabetes Page 136

Diabetes

Cause of insulin resistance and prediabetes

Researchers don’t fully understand what causes insulin resistance and prediabetes, but they think excess weight and lack of physical activity are major factors. Excess weight Experts...

Dinner time and sleep hormone can affect your blood sugar control

In a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital, researchers found blood sugar control, is affected by various factors—including the timing of meals relative to...

How the widely used diabetes drug metformin actually works

Physicians have used the drug metformin to treat type 2 diabetes for more than half a century, but despite its prevalence, researchers have lacked...

Weight loss could help people with type 2 diabetes recover after stroke

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the world is expected to rise dramatically to 700 million people in 2045. Stroke is one of the...

Can you eat beans if you have diabetes?

Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds can help reduce the risk of many adverse health conditions. Many studies have suggested that including more plant...

E-cigarette use linked to increased risk of prediabetes

In a new study, Johns Hopkins, researchers found that e-cigarette use is associated with increased odds of prediabetes. The findings add important evidence about the...

How garlic could benefit people with diabetes

Garlic is widely recognized for its ability to fight bacteria, viruses, fungi, and even parasites. One study found that allicin, an active component of freshly crushed...

A glass or two of wine with meals may lower type 2 diabetes risk

In a new study from Tulane University, researchers found drinking a glass or two of wine with meals – but not at other times...

Diabetic foot prevention and treatment: what you need to know

Foot problems are common in people with diabetes. You might be afraid you’ll lose a toe, foot, or leg to diabetes, or know someone who...

Six vitamins to stop diabetes complications

You might hear your healthcare team talk about long-term health problems in diabetes: serious ones that build up over time called chronic complications. These health problems...