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Diabetes: Eating Chocolate Daily Improves Insulin Levels, Says New Study

Eating chocolate on a daily basis may improve insulin levels and liver enzymes in adults, said a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions. The study observed in 1,153 adults, aged 18 to 69 years between 2007 and 2009 and 81.8 percent of them were classified as chocolate consumers. They found that consuming 100 mg of ...

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5 Key Tips for Diabetics on Trip Away From Home

Those with diabetes, especially those on daily insulin injections need to plan their vacation away from home, even to their nearest farm house with care and caution, suggest experts. Besides carrying their medicine, they need to locate the nearest medical facility in case of any need and keep handy their list of medications and insurance cards. While food reserves help ...

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Sleep Loss Leads to Diabetes, Reiterates New study

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Sleep loss can elevate levels of free fatty acids in the blood among those with pre-diabetic conditions, says new study, confirming a 15-year-old study on the same lines. The study, however, could link for the first time sleep loss to diabetes with more evidence collected for 24 hours about the fatty acid levels in the blood due to insufficient sleep ...

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Type 1 Diabetes: Life Expectancy May Improve for Current Generation, says Study

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Life expectancy of the present generation with type 1 diabetes may go up, reveals a new study from Scotland. Type 1 diabetes, which is also known as juvenile diabetes, is a condition where the body does not produce insulin to convert sugars, starches and other foods into energy. At the same time, the immune system destroys insulin-producing glands in the ...

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Breath Test to Identify Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

A sweet smell on the breath of your kids could have bitter health consequences as researchers have found that it could signal the onset of Type 1 diabetes. A sweet-smelling chemical marker (acetone) in the breath is linked with a build-up of potentially harmful chemicals (ketones) in the blood that accumulate when insulin levels are low, the researchers noted. “Current ...

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