It has long been established that having excess fat in the body is a risk for numerous metabolic conditions such as Type II diabetes. Yet, current studies show that the body’s fat content is not the only consideration that leads to such conditions. The research was covered by Medical News Today, which elaborated on why …

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This may sound far-fetched but if you’re 10 centimeters taller, your risk of developing Type II diabetes lowers. In males, there is a 41% decreased risk. In females, about 33%. The results are based on the latest study in Diabetologia. The researchers proposed that this inverse association between Type II diabetes and height could be …

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The dangers of the novel coronavirus seem to be bigger for those diagnosed with diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association COVID-19 is, indeed, more complicated than the known flu, especially for diabetics. Proceeding with care is essential. The WHO (World Health Organization) warns people that those who are at risk of contracting the disease …

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The benefits of coffee don’t stop at drinking that dark, delicious beverage. The byproducts collected in making coffee might possess useful substances. Even if the study is still in its initial stages, its results indicate that silverskin and husks discarded by coffee manufacturers may have health and environmental benefits. To bring out the coffee bean, …

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At least twenty years ago, researchers acknowledged that the action of PKCɛ (Protein Kinase C epsilon) causes diabetes. Based on their results, this liver enzyme impedes insulin activity on various insulin receptors. After this study, others followed, showing that cutting out the PKCɛ gene protected rodents from insulin resistance and glucose intolerance when they were …

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Health Benefits of Apple and Medical Alert System Why rely on Apple for your health concerns? Well, innovation seems like a good enough reason to start. Not only does the popularity of the Apple company brand and its well-known reputation speak as a credential in itself, but at the same time, it’s important to understand …

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Being a responsible eater during pregnancy determines the health of the developing fetus. Experts specializing in diabetes still do not know the exact cause of Type I diabetes. Yet studies show that eating a lot of gluten while pregnant promotes the development of this disease in infants. The study involved female Danish participants who agreed …

HIGHER RISK OF TYPE I DIABETES IN NEONATES IF MOMS EAT GLUTEN WHILE PREGNANTRead More »

CRISPR will pay ViaCyte to treat Type I Diabetes in the most unconventional way. ViaCyte will utilize the stem cells to create special pancreatic cells. They are not cells that are compatible with the patient’s individual cells. The introduction of these special cells might trigger a rejection attack from the immune system. This is where …

CRISPR GENE EDITING AND STEM CELLS FOR TYDIABETES TREATMENTS?Read More »