Category Archives: Diabetes type II

Research on The Sensory Capabilities of The Gut Opens New Treatment Paths For Obesity and Diabetes

Research on The Sensory Capabilities of The Gut Opens New Treatment Paths For Obesity and Diabetes

Your gut does not just process the food you eat. Recent studies have shown multiple other functions. Most studies have evaluated the role of bacteria in the gut, and probiotics have taken the nutrition industry by storm. We have published a number of articles on the topic [1], particularly on …Read the Rest

Dairy Products Shown To Help Prevention Or Control Type 2 Diabetes

Dairy Products Shown To Help Prevention Or Control Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes type  2 is an all too common affliction: From the data at the Center For Disease Control [1], we estimate that approximately 2 million Americans have diabetes type 2 , and the numbers are growing. Drugs like Metformin, or supplementing the body’s natural insulin production by insulin injection are …Read the Rest

IN BRIEF: A Study Questions The Benefits of Cranberry Juice Against Urinary Tract Infections

IN BRIEF: A Study Questions The Benefits of Cranberry Juice Against Urinary Tract Infections

We have posted several times about the efficacy of cranberry juice against Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) [1] Cranberry juice has been accepted by the nutrition and alternative medicine communities as the first line of defense against UTIs [2,3] UTIs affect particularly women, and people who must  use  a wheelchair for mobility. How …Read the Rest

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

MND: Nutrition is always a substantial part of the prevention of disease. Heart disease is no exception. We follow here 8 of these nutrients that have been shown in at least one study to have heart health benefits. Here they are:  Lycopene, Cocoa, Zinc, Soy , vitamin B12, Fish oil, Onions, …Read the Rest

Status of treatments for Urinary Tract Infections With Emphasis On Wheelchair Users

Status of treatments for Urinary Tract Infections With Emphasis On Wheelchair Users

Many Urinary Tract Infections  (UTI) are fairly common, particularly for people with conditions or diseases that keep them in a wheelchair such as Spinal cord Injuries or Multiple Sclerosis because individuals may have bladder storage and/or voiding dysfunction [1]. Many times the infections are associated with the use of catheters. …Read the Rest

Diabetic Skin Reactions at Insulin Injection Sites

Diabetic Skin Reactions at Insulin Injection Sites

MND: Diabetics that require insulin injections should be aware of possible skin reactions problems, which from  not common to rare  according to BD, a needle manufacturer [1]: The possible skin issues include Small fat lumps or “lipohypertrophy” Depressions in the fat tissue or “lipoatrophy” Scarring of the fat or “lipodystrophy”) BD …Read the Rest

Very low calorie regimen could stops diabetes type II?

Very low calorie regimen could stops diabetes type II?

MND: How does a 600 calories /day regimen for 8 weeks sound? More like near starving? What if it could get you free of diabetes? Results show that 7 of the 11 participants were diabetes free after the 8 weeks [1] Don’t try this without your Doctor’s agreement and supervision!! Even …Read the Rest

Alzheimer’s, Diabetes.. What lurks in the material of our pots and pans?

Alzheimer’s, Diabetes.. What lurks in the material of our pots and pans?

MND: Most of us have heard of the risks of using unclad aluminum cooking utensils. There is serious controversy on the subject: For example    The Diet Channel by   John Messmer, MD claims that “a person using uncoated aluminum cookware and storing all food in aluminum containers is likely to absorb about three …Read the Rest

Update on Stem Cells Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis and Diabetes

Update on Stem Cells Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis and Diabetes

MND: Following our post   “Stem cell Transplantation For MS“,   this post  in istockanalyst.com: “Israeli bio-tech firm touts stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis” MND: So there are believers in refining this technique even though results. clinical trials will tell.

Diabetes Type 1: Islet transplantation a new promising technique to produce insulin

Diabetes Type 1: Islet transplantation a new promising technique to produce insulin

MND:  An interesting post in ScienceDaily   discusses islet transplantation as a technique to get the Diabetic pancreas to produce insulin MND:  kidshealth.org has the best “nutshell” definition of type I diabetes” “..The pancreas contains clusters of cells that produce hormones. These clusters are known as islets. There are several …Read the Rest

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