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Is Alzheimer's Disease Effectively a Type 3 Diabetes?

yesterdayHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

For some years a faction of researchers have argued that Alzheimer's disease really should be considered a type 3 diabetes, based on the shared risk factors and what is known of the way that it ties into the mechanisms associated with insulin resistance. Show More Summary

Upcoming American Diabetes Association Diabetes Expo in Houston

If you live in the Houston area, you'll soon have the chance to attend the "American Diabetes Association Diabetes Expo," taking place on Saturday, October 17, at NRG Park... The post Upcoming American Diabetes Association Diabetes Expo in Houston appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Six New Ways to Achieve Wellness This Fall [SLIDESHOW]

Originally published in the Fall 2015 issue of Robb Report Health & Wellness as “Health Portfolio Fall 2015” A Neat Feat Time spent sitting is associated with an increased risk of diabetes and shorter life span, regardless of physical activity levels. Show More Summary

Sugary Drinks: Find Alternatives for Better Health

Weight gain, diabetes, cardiovascular disease. These are some of the risks associated with consuming sugary drinks, according to a new report from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers found the health effects of drinking one or two servings a day of sugar-sweetened beverages include a 35 percent greater risk of heart attack or fatal […]

Children with ADHD and their mothers may live less than average population

Brazilian scientists found that ADHD children and their mothers are more likely to have shorter telomeres, a hallmark of cellular aging, which is associated with increased risk for chronic diseases and conditions like diabetes, obesity and cancer.

New Imaging Technique Using Liquid Crystals Lets Scientists Study Amyloid Fibrils

Amyloid fibrils play a role in a number of neuro-degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, as well as Type 2 diabetes. They are tiny and the ones that seem to be associated with disease are so small that an optical microscope can’t resolve them. Show More Summary

Toddler, Age 3, May be Youngest to Ever Receive Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

Type 2 diabetes, formerly referred to as “adult-onset” diabetes, was once associated with the middle-aged and elderly population. But over the years, it has expanded its boundaries, reaching teens and even young children. Today, it is...Show More Summary

7 Steps to Reframe and Change Your Relationship With Stress

Stress is the modern-day plague. Anxious, overworked, and overwhelmed are the words describing many American's lives. Stress has been associated with high blood pressure, diabetes, and cancer. Stress can even shrink the brain according to new studies. Show More Summary

Excessive daytime sleepiness, long naps linked to increased diabetes risk

Daytime sleepiness and taking long naps during the day are both associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, new research shows.

Novel mechanism of insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes

Insensitivity to insulin, also called insulin resistance, is associated with type 2 diabetes and affects several cell types and organs in the body. Now, scientists have discovered a mechanism that explains how insulin-producing cells can be insulin resistant and insulin sensitive at the same time. Show More Summary

Women exposed to organic pollutants in early pregnancy have more than four-times increased risk of gestational diabetes

New research shows that a 10-times increased exposure to organic pollutants in early pregnancy is associated with a 4.4 times increased risk of a pregnant woman developing gestational diabetes.

Analysis of 21 studies shows exposure to pesticides is associated with increased risk of developing diabetes

A meta-analysis of 21 studies shows that exposure to pesticides is associated with increased risk of developing diabetes by 61 percent, with different types of pesticides showing varying levels of risk.

Study links marijuana use to poor blood sugar control in middle age

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that current and former users of marijuana are more likely to have prediabetes--the state of poor blood sugar control that can progress to type 2 diabetes--than never users of marijuana. Show More Summary

The Daily Habit That's Hurting Your Liver (You're Probably Doing It Right Now)

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

It's well known that sitting has been associated with obesity, diabetes and even anxiety, but the simple act of sitting can have adverse effects on the liver, too. Sitting and being sedentary were both associated with non-alcoholic fatty...Show More Summary

Upcoming American Diabetes Association Expo in Minneapolis

If you live in the area of Minneapolis, Minnesota, you'll want to register for the "American Diabetes Association Expo" taking place on Saturday, October 10... The post Upcoming American Diabetes Association Expo in Minneapolis appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Antibiotic Use Tied to Diabetes Risk

4 weeks agoHealth : Well

Danish researchers have found an association between the use of antibiotics and the development of Type 2 diabetes.

New treatment strategy identified for tumors associated with diabetes

If you have diabetes and cancer, here's some hope. In a new research report, scientists reveal a newly discovered tissue- and organ-specific mechanism that regulates blood vessel growth, and when inhibited reduced the growth of tumors in diabetic mice.

Medical News Today: Young women with diabetes 'have six-fold higher heart attack risk'

A new study examines data from over 7,000 women to evaluate the risk factors among younger women that are associated with cardiovascular disease.

Just a "Simple" Day-Trip to the City When You Can't See

I am totally blind and a very brittle type I diabetic. I was recently profiled in the American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Forecast because I've not let my challenges stop me from doing things healthy people haven't done or tried to do. Show More Summary

Antibiotics Are Linked To Type-2 Diabetes

last monthHealth : Healthland

Antibiotic use is associated with type-2 diabetes diagnoses, the latest research reveals

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