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News tag: Blood sugar


Breakfast, Dinner energy levels may help in managing type 2 diabetes

25 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People with type 2 diabetes have better control of their blood sugar levels after eating a high energy breakfast and a low energy dinner, new research says. "High energy intake at breakfast is associated with significant reduction in overall post-meal glucose levels in diabetic patients over the entire day," said…


Coenzyme Q10’s role as energy source for human cells

17 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a substance similar to a vitamin. It is found in every cell of the body. Your body makes CoQ10, and your cells use it to produce energy your body needs for cell growth and maintenance. It also functions as an antioxidant, which protects the body from…


Napping helps body recover following insufficient sleep

12 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A nap as short as 30 minutes may reverse the negative effects of a poor or lack therefore of sleep the night before, a new study unveils. Napping could also boost the immune system and relieve stress. Reaching public health proportions, lack of sleep is known to reduce productivity as…


Building will power requires looking inward

11 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Will power, that ability to hold back when your senses tell you the opposite, is frequently included in motivational literature. People attribute it to a specific strength of character or sheer determination, but scientists discovered that will power level correlates with the level of sugars in our bloodstream. Behavioral research…


Smart insulin promises better diabetes management

10 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
“Smart” insulin brings hope to patients suffering from the disease and doctors who treat the condition, with its novel way of managing the disease. A single dose of smart insulin will travel inside the body and release the needed amount, replacing series of blood tests and injections each day. So…


Artificial pancreas hugely impacts boys’ life

21 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Going to a birthday party and eating party food, or having pasta for dinner are now activities Xavier Hames can enjoy! A four-year-old boy now can eat normally, resulting from a huge change when he was fitted with the world’s first artificial pancreas to help manage his type 1 diabetes.…


Early prevention in type 1 diabetes extends survival chances

7 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Patients of type 1 diabetes who control their blood sugar intensively and start as early as early as possible after diagnosis have higher chances of living longer than those who do not, new research claims. University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health conducted a study showing a 33 percent…


Eating nuts regularly may reduce Type 2 diabetes risk

5 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Eating pistachios on a regular basis may reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study in Spain suggests. Between 15 to 30 percent of people having blood sugar levels higher than normal but below the value indicating diabetes will likely develop diabetes in the next five years…