Those who get up late, with a higher risk of suffering from diabetes

Those who get up late, with a higher risk of suffering from diabetes

People who get up later may be at higher risk for diabetes type 2 or cardiovascular diseases, says a study published this Tuesday in the medical journal Experimental Physiology. Researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey sorted participants into two groups based on their sleep schedules, and found that people who get active later have … Read more

Is hunger a symptom of diabetes?

Is hunger a symptom of diabetes?

Education is vital in a patient with diabetes. It is very important that the patient is educated and knows how to adapt the pathology to her lifestyle. He must know what he can eat and drink, doing it in the permitted amounts from the hand of the medical specialist who assists him. About being August … Read more

Diabetes in pregnancy can be controlled with proper nutrition

Diabetes in pregnancy can be controlled with proper nutrition

Diabetes during pregnancy causes multiple complications, but can be managed with proper nutrition, without falling into dangerous deprivation, according to a study published Thursday in the British Journal of Medicine (BMJ). The so-called “gestational” diabetes is “associated with complications of pregnancy”, explains the report. This disorder is diagnosed by a blood sugar level that is … Read more

Neither lifestyle changes nor type 2 diabetes drugs reduce cardiovascular disease

Neither lifestyle changes nor type 2 diabetes drugs reduce cardiovascular disease

A lifestyle intervention program of increasing physical activity, eating healthy and trying to lose 7 percent or more weight, or taking the medication metformin, are effective in the long term in delaying or preventing diabetes type 2 in adults with prediabetes. However, neither approach reduced participants’ cardiovascular disease risk over the 21-year duration of the … Read more

Relationship between type 3 diabetes and Alzheimer’s

Relationship between type 3 diabetes and Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common dementia in people over 65 years of age and its incidence continues to increase. It is a progressive degenerative disorder that produces memory loss, decrease in cognitive functions, changes in behavior and personality. (Kandimalla, 2017) The term “type 3 diabetes” has recently been proposed to describe Alzheimer’s disease. This … Read more

Do you sleep with the light on? you could be damaging your heart and causing diabetes

Do you sleep with the light on?  you could be damaging your heart and causing diabetes

Closing blinds, curtains and turning off lamps or televisions when it’s time to sleep is the best thing for your health, since exposure to light, even moderate, increases the risk of heart disease and insulin resistance, indicates a study that publish today Pnas. “A single night of exposure to moderate room lighting during sleep can … Read more

Diabetes mellitus increases the risk of cardiovascular and kidney diseases

Diabetes mellitus increases the risk of cardiovascular and kidney diseases

The kidneys help remove waste and excess fluid, control the production of red blood cells, and release hormones that help regulate blood pressure and maintain a balance of potassium, calcium, and vitamin D. The correct performance of the kidneys is extremely important, since they perform various functions in the body maintaining the balance of the … Read more