Category Archives: Latest Discoveries

ADVOCATE FREEZESHOT

ADVOCATE FREEZESHOT INJECTION PAIN PREVENTION SYSTEM ADVOCATE FREEZEshot  is the pre-injection solution to prevent pain from needle/injection pain. This unique all-natural system quickly numbs the injection site so you never have to fear needle pain again. Great for insulin, B12, Botox, HGH, IVF, etc. injections as well as numbing the site for insulin pump cannulas […]

JANUARY NEWSFEED

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Rat-grown organs cure diabetic mice In a new study by a team of Japanese scientists from Stanford University test mice were given drug-induced diabetes and endocrine islets extracted from the chimera rats’ pancreas were then transplanted into the mice. The transplanted islets successfully normalized and maintained host blood glucose levels for over 370 days. Read the […]

DECEMBER NEWSFEED

Harvard scientist retracts breakthrough diabetes study A Harvard University stem cell scientist Douglas Melton and his team of researchers published an article about a hormone found in the liver that could help increase insulin production. The findings of the article was claimed to offer groundbreaking treatments in diabetes. However, the researchers retracted their finding soon after […]

SEPTEMBER DIABETES NEWSFEED

Healthcare providers prescribe diabetes treatment medications 15 times more than obesity drugs  A new study shows the number of dispensed anti-diabetes prescriptions was 15 times the number of dispensed anti-obesity prescriptions. The antiobesity market share was: 74.0% phentermine, 18.6% new anti-obesity pharmacotherapies. Journal Reference: 24 (9): 1955 DOI: 10.1002/oby.21533 Diabetes linked to memory decline in older […]

JOURNEY TO A MIRACLE: FREEDOM FROM INSULIN

Is it possible that scientists have found a breakthrough method for treating diabetes? A new method that could free millions of Americans from the misery of insulin shots? Is it possible that scientists may have misdiagnosed a notable number of diabetic patients? The new award-winning documentary Journey To A Miracle: Freedom From Insulin tells a story about a newly discovered form […]

BARLEY FOR DIABETES

Barley can help improve blood sugar levels and reduce appetite Known to be a good source of dietary fiber and vitamin B, barley is a high-fiber grain that helps lower cholesterol, reduces the risk of heart disease and aids regularity. Now researchers at Lund University, Sweden, claim that barley is a super food. They conducted a study that shows […]

DIABETES AND TECHNOLOGY: ARE THEY LINKED TO EACH OTHER?

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Who could deny that the steady advancement of technology has greatly influenced our lives? Technology has changed our way of living; affecting our social lives, work, and most importantly our health. It would seem that technology has served to improve our health, but controversy exists as to whether or not technology has improved or negatively impacted […]

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE MAY LEAD TO TYPE II DIABETES

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Historically diabetes has been faulted for causing high blood pressure. Now the opposite may be true as a new study shows “people with elevated blood pressure are almost 60% more likely to develop Type II diabetes,” says The Guardian. Study Provides strongest link between elevated blood pressure and diabetes In a new study scientists at Oxford […]

HEAVY USE OF MARIJUANA MAY INCREASE RISK OF PRE-DIABETES

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Medical cannabis or marijuana refers to the use of cannabis or cannabinoids as medical therapy to treat disease or alleviate symptoms. The therapeutic uses of cannabinoids and its impacts on diabetes have been investigated following observed increases in appetite and body weight in a number of studies. The role of cannabis in appetite regulation has […]

GLUCOSE MONITORING ADVANCES – ALTERNATIVE METHODS TO PRICKING FINGERS

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Blood glucose measurements using finger pricks has always been the Gold standard. This method has been thoroughly analyzed and found to be reproducible, reliable, and generates dependable results. However, this method of analyzing blood sugar is now facing resistance because of the development of newer non-invasive methods. Pricking the finger each time to obtain blood […]