Are you one those in the habit of drinking diet soda regularly? Well you were always told to Junk stuffs. There are ineluctable reasons for that. Do you know that your habit pushes you towards a greater risk for select incident components of metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) and type 2 diabetes? This was recently brought to our attention by Online First issue of Diabetes Care. Full article »
Diabetes has affected millions of people across the world, still there are no known cures for the fataldisease. However, its a relief that a number of drugs have been developed to prevent, control and reduce the symptoms of diabetes.
A new study has found that Chromium, an essential mineral in humans that helps the hormone insulin function properly, can makes a big difference as well. Niacin-bound chromium (Cr-N) provides significantly more heart health benefits than chromium picolinate (Cr-P) in diabetic rats.
Finland researchers have found diabetes drugs can be used to control risk of prostate cancer. The study concluded that men who had a history of taking any diabetes medication had a 16 percent lower risk of prostate cancer. The decreased risk was comparable for all antidiabetic drugs, including metformin, sulfonylureas and insulin.
Study Finds Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery / Bariatric Surgery Better Than Medicine in Controlling Type 2 Diabetes ( NIDDM )
Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery can be more effective in patients with type 2 diabeteas and obesity. According to a new study presented here at the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), patients with morbid obesity who have bariatric surgery lost significant weight over the long-term and are significantly less likely to die from heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Thus the study finds that the laparoscopic surgery can be more effective than the traditional insulin based treatment.
Patients with type 2 diabetes (Non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus) have a hope in gastric / abdominal surgery, after a clinical trial found it may permanently cure the condition.