Excess folic acid during pregnancy may raise child’s risk of autism spectrum disorder, diabetes, and obesity. Pregnant women are generally advised to boost their folic acid intake as it contributes to healthy brain development and protects the baby against birth… Read More
A new study has found that melatonin signaling is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes due to insulin-inhibiting effects of this hormone. When a person is asleep, the pancreas releases less insulin, but this rate could differ on a… Read More
Walking fights fat, boosts energy levels, and even protects your heart. But if you have type 2 diabetes, using interval walking as an aerobic exercise may be one of the best kinds of medicine.
Results from a study published… Read More
Type 2 diabetes increases the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) five-fold, according to research. Researchers from the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh examined liver disease cases in diabetes patients in Scotland over the span of 10 years. The… Read More
A new study has shown that babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes are more likely to carry greater body fat in early life. The study found that at two months, babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes had 16… Read More
A low thyroid function has been found to be a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Researcher Dr. Layal Chaker said, “Low thyroid function is associated with a higher risk of developing diabetes and also of progression from prediabetes to… Read More
Polyphagia is a condition characterized by excessive hunger and an increase in appetite. No matter how much you consume, the feeling of hunger seems to always be present.
Think about the last time you were hungry. It might have been… Read More
May is International Mediterranean Diet Month, dedicated to the Mediterranean diet, a style of eating that has been hailed for its numerous heath benefits. Here are some of our articles highlighting these benefits with regards to type 2 … Read More
Hypothyroidism is linked to diabetic nephropathy in type 2 diabetes. The researchers measured serum thyroid hormone levels and urinary albumin:creatinine ratio in 414 patients with type 2 diabetes. Thirty-six of the patients had subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH), and prevalence of diabetic… Read More
Diabetes patients with influenza (flu) face very serious health risks like ketoacidosis, pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus infection, ear infections, and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that even when diabetes is well… Read More
Insulin resistance trigger in type 2 diabetes has been identified by the researchers. Insulin resistance is the body’s inability to effectively process insulin experienced by many type 2 diabetics. Understanding the underlying cause of insulin resistance is critical for the… Read More
Psoriasis, a skin condition, has been linked to an increased risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Danish researchers found that individuals with type 2 diabetes had over 50 percent greater odds of developing psoriasis, compared to individuals without diabetes.… Read More