Category Archives: Diabetes News

Type 2 Diabetes: Protective Mutation Gene Identified

Type 2 Diabetes: Protective Mutation Gene Identified

Type 2 Diabetes: Protective Mutation Gene Identified

Type 2 Diabetes affects over 300 million people globally and that number increases every year. While many people can adjust their lifestyles or even take medication to control diabetes, there is no cure for diabetes as a whole. However, medical science has come far in recent years in finding a better way to manage blood sugar.

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Our New DiabeticDiscussion.com

Our New DiabeticDiscussion.com Social Community

We have been working hard lately to better our diabetes discussion group site DiabeticDiscussion.com. We have added groups, forums and a blog. You can now sign up for free, create a profile, add a picture, join groups and discussions as well as talk to and meet others with Diabetes.

DiabeticDiscussion.com was originally founded in 2006 to help people with diabetes. Our free membership grew quickly, and in 2007, we launched DiabeticLive.com, a publication that reports on diabetes news, research findings and the latest diets.

We hope you’ll join today and help us and others learn about diabetes and how we can manage our lives better.

Join our new DiabeticDiscussion.com here.

Thank you for your continued support!

Christopher Berry
Publisher
DiabeticLive.com
Type 1 Since 1978

A New Makeover for Nutrition Labels?

A New Makeover for Nutrition Labels

A New Makeover for Nutrition Labels Is On Its Way

Most people look at nutrition labels and become quite confused about what is actually in the foods they are buying. Due to a new makeover, confusing nutrition labels just might be a thing of the past.

The Food and Drug Administration announced on February 27th, 2014 that there is a proposed change to nutrition labels, which will be the very first overhaul in over 20 years. The new labels proposed will show more calories and added sugars. This will make calorie counting easier while helping to highlight those sneaky sugars that slide right past the radar. It will also change required serving sizes like soda.

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Moderate Exercise Decreases Risk of Stroke in Women

Moderate Exercise Decreases Risk of Stroke in WomenWhile many women find a need to exercise religiously, it may not be helping as much as they think. Researchers reveal that exercising moderately is more helpful to avoiding stroke than exercising heavily. In fact, moderate exercise such as playing tennis or walking briskly can cut a woman’s stroke risk by 20 percent while also helping to offset the increased risk of a possible stroke caused by postmenopausal hormone therapy.

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New Study Shows Skin Cells Creating Insulin-Producing Cells

New Study Shows Skin Cells Creating Insulin-Producing CellsScientists as the Gladstone Institutes are looking into the power of regenerative medicine. Through the use of animal models, scientists have developed a technique that can regenerate cells that were destroyed by diabetes in the first place. The long term goal of this new study is to assist people who have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes to find a way to treat their diabetes without the use of life-long injections.

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Free Glucose Meter Offer

free glucose meter offerThe free glucose meter offer is back on our website. From time to time we get these offers and post them when they become available. It’s been a while since we’ve had one so we wanted to let everyone know. The offer is good for US residents that are under the age of 65. This promotion is going through a third party company and any questions can go through them after you sign up.

To sign up using our secure form, please visit https://www.diabeticlive.com/free-glucose-meter/

 

New Study Results on Cancer & Pre-Diabetic Patients

New Study Results on Cancer & Pre-Diabetic Patients

New Study Results on Cancer & Pre-Diabetic Patients

Pre-diabetic patients with vascular disorders are found to have particular genetic or chromosomal oddity on the preleukemic condition. This result is now clearing the relation of cancer among individuals with pre-diabetes and was gathered by a renowned French-British-Qatari group led by Professor Philippe Froguel.

Found in the official website of National Genetics is the copy of this work published on 14th July, 2013.

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FDA Warns 15 Companies Selling Herbal & Natural Supplements For Diabetes

FDA Warns 15 Companies Selling Herbal & Natural Supplements For Diabetes

FDA Warns 15 Companies Selling Herbal & Natural Supplements For Diabetes

Fifteen companies, both within the U.S. and abroad, have been issued warnings by the Food and Drug Administration ordering them to stop selling diabetes treatments online and in stores that violate U.S. drug laws.

One example is Diexi, which is sold as a natural supplement, a product made by Amrutam Life Care of Surat, India.  Diexi is sold as an Indian herbal remedy, but Diexi contains metformin, the most common prescription drug used to treat Type 2 diabetes.

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