The link between Melatonin levels and type 2 diabetes

IAS News 9 May 2013 | 0 Comments

Melatonin is perhaps better known to many of you reading this as a hormone that aids with sleeping patterns. However did you know that low levels of melatonin could lead to a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes? A quick review of Melatonin will show that levels usually peak about 3-5 hours after we…
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Cocoa to help with diabetes?

IAS News 9 April 2013 | 2 Comments

Everyone knows that diabetics have problems in controlling their blood sugar levels because of not producing enough insulin, or because of the cells not responding in the correct manner to the insulin that is being produced. Plenty of studies have been carried out looking into the best ways to treat diabetes and make it easier…
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Key to Diabetes Prevention and Cure Lies in Weight Loss

IAS News 25 June 2012 | 1 Comment

No matter how you lose weight, weight loss can actually cut down your chances of developing diabetes and insulin resistance dramatically. The researchers from the University of Gothenburg have found that by reducing your BMI to five units can prevent or cure diabetes. Although, it is easier said than done, as for some people both…
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Metformin in the news again

IAS News 27 April 2012 | 1 Comment

As mentioned in our last post Metformin usually used for diabetes has been making waves recently. This has been because a study has outlined its affect on Cancer (which you can read more about on our blog here.) But it has also been in the news recently because it was cited as a far more…
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Diabetes drug metformin may double as cancer-fighting medicine

IAS News 24 April 2012 | 5 Comments

A report in the LA Times entitled ‘Diabetes drug metformin may double as cancer-fighting medicine‘ highlights the results from a flurry of recent research into this widely available products alternative uses. Researchers from Texas, found that out of 302 pancreatic cancer patients there were 117 taking Metformin. The year survival rate was 64% for those…
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