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Marijuana Reduces Anxiety But There’s a Catch

Posted March 10, 2014

The link between use of marijuana and anxiety has been a controversial one, with some experts saying the drug is associated with anxiety as well as depression and bipolar disorder while users often claim it relieves anxiety. Now scientists have made a new find showing how marijuana reduces anxiety, but there’s a catch.

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New Research Emerges on Innovative Standardized Bean Extract

Posted March 10, 2014

In line with its tradition of a research-based company, Indena has carried out further studies on its products for the health food market and is pleased to bring at Vitafoods 2014 its latest innovative standardized bean extract of Phaseolus vulgaris L. – Beanblock. According to the most recent clinical results it shows high performance for the regulation of appetite and healthy blood sugar levels.

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Relationship between adherence to diet, glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 1 diabetes: a nationwide survey in Brazil

Posted March 9, 2014

To determine the relationship between adherence to the diet reported by patients with type 1 diabetes under routine clinical care in Brazil, and demographic, socioeconomic status, glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors.

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Ginger Powder Supplementation May Benefit Type 2 Diabetics

Posted March 6, 2014

In a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial involving 88 subjects affected by diabetes, supplementation with 3 one-gram capsules of ginger powder for a period of 8 weeks was found to benefit patients with type 2 diabetes, reducing fasting blood glucose levels (decreased 10.5%) and HbA1c levels and improving the quantitative insulin sensitivity check index (QUICKI), as compared to a placebo group that experienced a 21% increase in FBG.

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Autoimmune diseases can be cured naturally

Posted March 6, 2014

Type-1 diabetes, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis plus many other autoimmune diseases are on the rise and conventional medicine says there’s ‘no cure’. Once again, and I say this respectfully, it’s simply not true what you’ve been told. To resolve these serious health conditions – one must look at their immediate surroundings for a natural solution.

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Reishi mushrooms: traditional medicine for cancer, diabetes and more

Posted March 4, 2014

Reishi mushrooms, also called lingzhi mushrooms, are a species of medicinal mushroom characterized by their kidney-shaped cap and tough texture. Though widely appreciated throughout the countries of their native Asia, reishi are especially venerated in China. In fact, practitioners of ancient Chinese medicine have been prescribing reishi for a host of medical conditions such as high blood pressure and fatigue for at least 2,000 years. Even today, reishi are held in high regard by the Chinese, and have retained their traditional nickname, the “Mushrooms of Immortality.”

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Vitamin D deficiency occurs in an early stage in type 1 diabetes

Posted March 3, 2014

Low levels of vitamin D are commonly found in people with type 1 diabetes. But even children who have multiple positive islet autoantibodies without manifest type 1 diabetes have lower levels of vitamin D in their blood. This does not appear, however, to influence the progression of the disease from pre-diabetes to diabetes, according to scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich in the specialist journal Diabetologia.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formula shown to help prevent diabetes

Posted March 2, 2014

A recent study to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) has revealed that a particular Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbal formula helped to slow the progression from pre-diabetes to a full-blown diagnosis of diabetes.

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Specialized cognitive therapy improves blood sugar control in depressed diabetes patients

Posted February 25, 2014

Although maintaining good blood sugar control is crucial for avoiding complications of diabetes, it has been estimated that only about half of patients are successful in meeting target blood glucose levels. The prevalence of depression among diabetes patients – up to twice as high as in the general population – can interfere with patients’ ability to manage their diabetes. Now a group of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators report that a program of cognitive behavioral therapy that addresses both mood and diabetes self-care led to improved blood sugar control and produced faster relief of depression in patients with poorly-controlled type 2 diabetes.

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Treating Diabetes Naturally

Posted February 24, 2014

Diabetes is when the level of sugar in your blood is too high. Your body makes insulin to carry sugar from the blood into your cells where it can be burned as fuel.

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