• Too much sugar can lead to nutritional deficiencies - excess glucose reduces your body's absorption of key minerals

    22 days ago - By Natural News

    We all know that sugar is bad for you, but what really happens if you eat too much of it? Your first answer might be that you could develop type 2 diabetes, which is reason enough to avoid sugar like the plague. There's also the higher risk of obesity that regular sugar consumption...
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  • Diabetes prevalence reaches 9.7% of U.S. population in 2016 and 2017

    Diabetes prevalence reaches 9.7% of U.S. population in 2016 and 2017

    22 days ago - By Healio

    An estimated 8.5% of the U.S. adult population was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and 0.5% was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2016 and 2017, according to a study published in BMJ.
    In addition, adults with type 2 diabetes made up 91.2% of the U.S. population with some form of diabetes, whereas 5.6% of the population with diabetes had type 1.
    “Because type 2 diabetes predominates among adults, previous reported prevalence and trends in diabetes were likely representative of this subtype,” Linda Snetselaar, PhD, of the department of epidemiology at the University of Iowa College of
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  • Nasal Glucagon: Less Fear in Treating Hypoglycemia in Diabetes?

    22 days ago - By Medscape

    Lilly's investigational nasal glucagon was equally effective and safe as the injected formulation in reversing severe hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes; it may prove simpler to use in stressful situations.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • Metformin can Now Prevent Heart Disease in Type 1 Diabetes

    Metformin can Now Prevent Heart Disease in Type 1 Diabetes

    22 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Heart disease can be prevented in Type 1 diabetes by using the drug metformin, which is used in Type 2 diabetes. The underlying mechanism involves the modulation of the levels of microRNAs by metformin treatment.
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