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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

Glucosamine as an Multiple Sclerosis treatment?

Glucosamine as an Multiple Sclerosis treatment?

There is interesting research on the benefits of a specific form of glucosamine, N-acetyl-glucosamine, for MS patients [1,2]. N-acetyl-glucosamine is one of 8 essential sugars the human body needs.  Glucosamine is it’s metabolic byproduct of, it is part of the glyconutrients family, known as a natural remedy for joint pain.  For an excellent, …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

Multiple Sclerosis and Stroke Risk

Multiple Sclerosis and Stroke Risk

MND: The relationship between MS and Brain blood circulation is coming into focus. Of course, now all the MS  community is aware of the Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI theory) which claims MS is the result of poor blood circulationj in the brain. We have posted several times on it …Read the Rest

Diabetes and the gastrointestinal tract

Diabetes and the gastrointestinal tract

MND: Diabetes can have impact on so many parts of the body.  According to Pubmed, the US Governement medical research databasethe most common aiments resulting from diabetes are: Cataracts Damage to blood vessels that supply the legs and feet (peripheral vascular disease) Diabetic retinopathy (eye disease) Foot sores or ulcers, …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.

Prostate Cancer: FDA Warns GnRH Agonists Drugs Have An Increased Risk of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Prostate Cancer: FDA Warns GnRH Agonists Drugs Have An Increased Risk of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

MND: The FDA Warning is clear: Quoting: “..increased risk of diabetes and certain cardiovascular diseases (heart attack, sudden cardiac death, stroke…GnRH agonists are approved to treat the symptoms (palliative treatment) of advanced prostate cancer. The benefits of GnRH agonist use for earlier stages of prostate cancer that have not spread …Read the Rest

Nutrition and Diabetes: Food manufacturers engineer fiber rich starches that result in less blood sugar

Nutrition and Diabetes: Food manufacturers engineer fiber rich starches that result in less blood sugar

MND: OK, is food engineering all bad? I know in some circles this question rings like heresy. Have a look at the foods described in this link to “shudder..” Chemical Engineering News”. Bread/Rice reengineered to be diabetes friendly… Let me know what you think. email at yves@medinewsdigest.com

Diabetes: Study shows soy leaves extract displays potent carbohydrate control (ScienceDirect)

Diabetes: Study shows soy leaves extract displays potent carbohydrate control (ScienceDirect)

MND: This is about a Korean study of the leaves of soybean (Glycine max)  extracted into four different polar solvents: ethylacetate, butanol, ethanol and water. Study shows leaves extract  displays ” potent α-glucosidase inhibitory activity”.  This means they  impede the digestion of carbohydrates, which can elevate your sugar. (Wiki)            Don’t ask me where …Read the Rest

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