Long-term Metformin in PCOS benefits women of all weights

IAS News 29 January 2018 | 0 Comments

New findings present that Metformin improves the menstrual cycle and reduces body mass index, testosterone and luteinizing hormone within 6 months of trails in women who are diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who are a normal weight and are overweight. This particular study investigates into the long-term effects of Metformin, which was taken daily…
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Could taking this popular diabetes drug be linked to a B12 deficiency?

IAS News 15 September 2017 | 0 Comments

Metformin is a popular diabetes treatment proven to reduce blood sugar levels and improve the body’s use of insulin. The ingredients work to lessen the amount of glucose produced by our livers and the amount absorbed through our stomachs. Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York collated data from the diabetes prevention…
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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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