Any Exposure to Light During Sleep Can Lead to Obesity, Diabetes, High Blood pressure

By Chris Melore Does a bright smartphone screen often wake you up in the middle of the night? A new study finds any kind of light exposure during sleep can significantly increase the risk of developing obesity, diabetes, or high blood pressure – especially in older adults. While examining over 500 older men and women … Read more

Yo-yo Dieting Can Lead to Long-term Heart Problems, Raise Risk of Diabetes

By Study Finds Yo-yo dieting increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes, warns new research. The study conducted in rats suggests that dramatic swings in calories consumed have long-term impacts on cardiovascular health and metabolism. Scientists at Georgetown University say that their findings offer potential insights into the long-term impacts of weight-loss diets, as … Read more

Traditional Indian Medicines Can Effectively Treat Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says

By Study Finds Traditional Indian medicines can effectively treat type 2 diabetes, a new study finds. Researchers from the University of Nottingham found that Ayurveda medicines, which are a common tool in South Asia, can help people with the condition maintain their blood sugar levels. These remedies can also help people manage their body weight, … Read more

Low vitamin C intake can contribute to increasing type 2 diabetes incidence in Asians.

PMID: Antioxidants (Basel). 2022 Apr 27; 11 (5). Epub 2022 Apr 27. PMID: 35624721 Abstract Title: A Causal Relationship between Vitamin C Intake with Hyperglycemia and Metabolic Syndrome Risk: A Two-Sample Mendelian Randomization Study. Abstract: Excessive oxidative stress can contribute to metabolic syndrome (MetS), and antioxidants can protect against its development. Vitamin C (VC) is … Read more

A ketogenic diet is effective in improving insulin sensitivity in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

PMID: Curr Diabetes Rev. 2022 Apr 25. Epub 2022 Apr 25. PMID: 35469570 Abstract Title: A Ketogenic Diet is Effective in Improving Insulin Sensitivity in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes. Abstract: OBJECTIVE: This systematic review looked at different clinical trials that explored the beneficial effect of a ketogenic diet on insulin sensitivity in Type 2 … Read more

Bifidobacterium reduction is associated with high blood pressure in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

PMID: Biomed Pharmacother. 2021 Aug; 140: 111736. Epub 2021 May 23. PMID: 34034069 Abstract Title: Bifidobacterium reduction is associated with high blood pressure in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Abstract: Children with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) have an elevated risk of abnormal blood pressure (BP) measurements and patterns. Both hypertension and T1DM are … Read more

Type 2 Diabetes – Time to Correct a Medical Mistake

Diabetes was originally called diabetes mellitus meaning sweet urine. Ancient healers in India observed ants being attracted to the soil where some children urinated. Later, it was determined that the attractant in the urine was glucose, known as blood sugar. The Indian physicians Sushruta and Charaka in 400-500 CE are credited with recognizing elevated glucose … Read more