Tag Archives: Diabetes

Diabetes sufferers more likely to get Parkinson’s

Now it is hoped further research could help improve treatments for both conditions, although experts are currently at a loss to explain the relationship between them. Tom Warner, Professor of Clinical Neurology at University College London, who authored the study, said yesterday: “We can now say more definitely that there is a link between diabetes and Parkinson’s, but we need ...

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New hope for Type 1 diabetes

Researchers found evidence that the amount produced declines by almost 50 percent each year for seven years.  Only at that point do insulin levels stabilise. The finding by a team at the University of Exeter Medical School is a major step forward in understanding Type 1 and contradicts previous beliefs that the insulin produced by sufferers relentlessly with time.  It ...

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Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Six snacks you can eat before bed

Diabetes type 2 symptoms appear when the condition develops, which tends to be later in life. It happens because of problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body can’t absorb sugar from the blood properly. Treatment for the condition focuses on controlling these levels which is important as high blood sugar, or hyperglycaemia, can lead to life-threatening problems such as ...

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Diabetes type 2: Seven life threatening problems you can develop due to the condition

Diabetes type 2 tends to occur in later life, and happens due to problems with the hormone insulin. Symptoms of the condition appear when the body is having problems regulating its blood sugar levels, and can include frequently needing to urinate, unexplained weight loss and tiredness. There are other types of diabetes, such as diabetes type 1, that develop earlier ...

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Recommended sleep for adults: Snooze for this long to slash risk of diabetes and obesity

Sleep is important when it comes to a person’s health. Regular sleepless nights can put you at risk of serious medical conditions, such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes, according to the NHS. But how much sleep do we need, and what’s the recommended amount for adults? How much sleep we need, depends on our age, say sleep experts. According ...

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