Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Nearly 85 to 90 % of all the patients with the disease suffer from from type 2 diabetes. It is also referred as late onset diabetes and characterized by insufficient production of insulin by pancreatic ß-cells or insulin resistance (reduced target-tissue sensitivity to the effects of insulin).
In an attempt to spread awareness to fight diabetes, Anne Wagner started a 12-week wellness class for those at risk for diabetes risks. The attempt has met with a huge success now.
So finally a new the diabetes patients would love to hear. B. Smith,the former fashion diva gives some tips on how to cook food for diabetes patients. Also the former style icon is the owner of a giant food chain.
With more than 24 million diabetic Americans, USA is on the verge of seeing a diabetes epidemic soon. Sedentary lifestyle, eating disorder, less physical activity are the main contributing reasons. However, a good and healthy lifestyle can be helpful to live a balanced life.
Dundee University researchers have found that in case of the genetic diabetes patients, sulphonylurea tablets, can remove the need for insulin injections. They have found it , while treating a 33 year old diabetes patient. She has developed diabetes around 12 weeks after her birth.
University Medical Center researchers are trying to heal the diabetes related injuries. Dr. David Armstrong has joined with UMC vascular surgeon Dr. Joseph Mills to create the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance, which will focus specifically on healing wounds to prevent amputation.
France based researchers have presented a new study to explain the difference between the lap-band surgery and gastric bypass surgery to reverse the symptoms of diabetes. They find that the changes in the intestine make all the difference in controlling the effects of diabetes.
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.
An US team of researchers have identified that diabetes can work as a major reason of hearing loss. The study by the group of researchers have found out that adults with diabetes are about twice as likely to have impaired hearing. It can be added that hearing loss has so far been an unrecognised feature of diabetes.
Dr Kathleen Bainbridge, of the researcher group said, “We found that hearing loss was much more common in people with diabetes than people without the disease.”