Tag Archives: type 2 diabetes

Depression, diabetes tied to high dementia risk

Individuals diagnosed with either depression or diabetes, or both, are at a higher risk of dementia compared with people who have neither of the conditions, said a new study. While Type-2 diabetes is associated with a 20 percent greater risk of dementia and depression alone was associated with an 83 percent greater risk, having both depression and Type-2 diabetes was ...

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Diabetes: One drug shot set to kill two birds?

Researchers have found that the drug DDP-4 drug used for Type 2 Diabetes can also be used to against low blood sugar levels, effectively stimulating insulin production in the body. Known as Hypoglycaemia, the status of low blood sugar occurs in people with diabetes when they have eaten too little or after strenuous physical activity, as well as when they ...

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Yes, Diabetes damages your brain, say Canadian researchers

Type 2 diabetes reduces quality of life and researchers have now found that it may also decrease certain cognitive abilities, known as executive functions. Type 2 diabetes is associated with bad performance on cognitive tests, measuring abilities involved in the control of emotions, behaviour and thought, the findings showed. “This facet of brain function is particularly important because we rely ...

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Filtered, decaffeinated coffee good to keep off type-2 diabetes, says study

Regular consumption of filtered , decaffeinated coffee daily may decrease the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to some latest research findings. Filtered coffee exhibited a greater protective effect than boiled coffee and decaffeinated coffee showed a greater protective effect than caffeinated coffee. “Drinking decaffeinated filtered coffee at lunch time is the best time of day to lower the ...

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