Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -- Scientists looked at 54 studies to find out which behavior changes and specific dietary interventions for those with type 2 diabetes seemed to influence changes in A1c levels and body weight. They searched the following databases: The Cochrane Library, CINAHL, Embase, PubMed, PsycINFO, and Scopus. They chose randomized, controlled trials which were published between 1975 […]
Sunday, January 21, 2018 -- (Natural News) Obesity is a serious health concern that affects more than an individual’s weight. Obese individuals have higher than normal levels of adipose tissue, which manifests in Body Weight (BW) gain. A person’s height and weight is “used to determine the degree of obesity.” To address the issue of obesity, “a multifactorial disease” that... Read More
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -- The team lead by Sílvia Vilares Conde, from CEDOC-NOVA Medical School, in collaboration with the pharmaceutical company Galvani Bioelectronics, demonstrated through findings in rats that is possible to restore insulin sensitivity and glucose homeostasis, by modulating electrically the carotid sinus nerve, the sensitive nerve that connects the carotid body with the brain. The study is published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.