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News tag: Glucose


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…


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…


Temporary tattoo to monitor blood sugar levels painlessly

19 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A tattoo now extracts and measures levels of glucose in the fluid between skin cells, an example of wearable devices that promise a major step forward in glucose testing for diabetes patients. Amay Bandodkar worked colleagues worked in Professor Joseph Wang’s lab at NanoEngineering Department and the Center for Wearable…


Obesity treatment results from understanding glucose cravings

9 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The mechanisms behind our desire for glucose-rich foods has been unveiled, leading to potentially better treatments for obesity, scientists announced. Researchers at Imperial College London conducted experiments on rats and found the mechanism that detects how much glucose reaches our brain. Consequently, the animals are prompted to seek more glucose…