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Yo-yo dieting can lead to long-term heart problems, raise risk of diabetes

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Jun 26, 2022 … WASHINGTON — 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 well as…

Traditional Indian medicines can effectively treat type 2 diabetes, study says

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Jun 08, 2022 … NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom — 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…

Insulin nasal spray can improve brain health, prevent Alzheimer’s even if you don’t have diabetes

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May 02, 2022 … BOSTON — Insulin may be a vital tool for people with diabetes, but a new study finds it can even help those without blood sugar issues protect themselves against Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have found that older adults using an insulin nasal spray experienced improved cognition and had a faster…

Exercise may alleviate long COVID-induced diabetes, depression

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Mar 14, 2022 … BATON ROUGE, La. — So much regarding COVID-19 remains a mystery, especially how common “long COVID” symptoms have become among patients after their recovery. Many people complain of lingering health issues, both mental and physical, months after their COVID-19 infection ends. Now, at least, new research may have uncovered a valid way to treat and prevent…

Mysterious link between high blood pressure and diabetes finally solved

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Feb 01, 2022 … BRISTOL, United Kingdom — Doctors have noted for decades that many hypertension (high blood pressure) patients also have diabetes — an inability to control their blood sugar. Up until now, the connection between the two conditions remained a mystery. Researchers from the University of Bristol and the University of Auckland, however, may finally have the answer.…

Scientists create implant which successfully makes insulin for diabetes patients

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Dec 06, 2021 … VANCOUVER, British Columbia — An implant which secretes insulin could one day replace the constant need for injections for people with diabetes. An international team of scientists says the device, created using human stem cells, could help countless patients keep their blood sugar levels in check. People with type 1 diabetes do not produce enough…

Intermittent fasting reduces inflammation, helps the body like a diabetes medication

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Nov 16, 2021 … SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Intermittent fasting, characterized by cyclic periods of fasting and eating, has emerged as a popular weight loss approach in recent years. Interestingly, however, a new study reports intermittent fasting can benefit the body in yet another way: reducing inflammation. Scientists from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute conclude intermittent fasting can…

Intermittent fasting can prevent long-term problems for women with gestational diabetes

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Nov 15, 2021 … ADELAIDE, Australia — Pregnancy brings about all sorts of body changes for women. One of those can be gestational diabetes. For some mothers-to-be, placental hormones that elevate blood sugar levels, causing a form of the condition which can eventually develop into type 2 diabetes. However, a new study reveals that pregnant women can prevent gestational…

Dexamethasone safe for COVID patients with diabetes, significantly reduces risk of death from virus

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Nov 10, 2021 … EDINBURGH, Scotland — Dexamethasone, an anti-inflammatory steroid, is proving to be a key weapon in the fight against COVID-19. Despite its effectiveness at preventing deaths from the virus, there have been concerns about severe side-effects among patients with diabetes. Now, a new study is putting some of those fears to rest. Researchers with the Society for…