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Diabetic Neuropathy

Natural Ways to Treat Diabetic Neuropathy

Posted November 7, 2013

About 50 percent of people with diabetes develop the serious complication known as diabetic neuropathy, a nerve damaging condition that has no cure. However, that does not mean you cannot help prevent diabetic neuropathy as well as get significant relief if it does occur.

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Antioxidant and pro-oxidant effects of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) leaves extract in experimental diabetic nephropathy: a duration-dependent outcome

Posted September 29, 2013

Catechins-rich oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) leaves extract (OPLE) is known to have antioxidant activity. Several polyphenolic compounds reported as antioxidants such as quercetin, catechins and gallic acid have been highlighted to have pro-oxidant activity at high doses. Therefore, the present study was conducted to investigate the antioxidant and pro-oxidant effects of chronically administering high dose of OPLE (1000 mg kg-1) in an animal model of diabetic nephropathy (DN).

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3 Ways “That Blasted Weed” is Important for your Everyday Health

Posted July 22, 2013

We hate dandelions on our lawns. We hate dandelions in our flowers and crops and anywhere near our homes. We spend hundreds of dollars on weed killers and hire special companies to rid us of this bright yellow problem. Cabinets are full of allergy medications used to quell those runny noses and constant sneezing caused by these unwanted flowers. Yet, we forget that nature doesn’t bless us with any gift that lacks special purpose.

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Coenzyme Q10 in the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy

Posted June 5, 2013

In a study involving obese diabetic mice (as a polygenic model of obesity with type 2 diabetes), administration of coenyzme Q10 was found to decrease pain hypersensitivity and long-term supplementation was found to prevent the development of diabetic neuropathic pain, while it did not attenuate the diabetes.

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Therapies Aimed At Type 2 Diabetes And Kidney Disease May Be Developed From Compound Found In Purple Corn

Posted September 20, 2012

Diabetic nephropathy is one of the most serious complications related to diabetes, often leading to end-stage kidney disease. Purple corn grown in Peru and Chile is a relative of blue corn, which is readily available

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Effect of Croatian propolis on diabetic nephropathy and liver toxicity in mice

Posted August 7, 2012

In the present study, we examined the antioxidant effect of water soluble derivative of propolis (WSDP) and ethanolic (EEP) extract of propolis on renal and liver function in alloxan-induced diabetic mice. In addition, we examined whether different extract of propolis could prevent diabetic nephropathy and liver toxicity by inhibiting lipid peroxidation in vivo.

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Treat Tingling Numbness Naturally: Vitamins for Neuropathy

Posted May 22, 2012

Neuropathy is usually associated with nerve damage and is observed in association with chronic ailments like diabetes. While the treatment of neuropathy and tingling numbness would depend upon the cause and the severity of the condition, there are several home remedies, vitamin and dietary supplements that can help in its treatment.

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Krill Oil Reduces Ill Effects of High-Fat Diet

Posted April 30, 2012

Superba krill oil reduced damaging metabolic effects of a high-fat diet in a recent study from researchers in Australia and Italy. The study found Superba helped to normalize the endocannabinoid system, which is dysregulated in obesity, better than two other krill oil formulations.

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Feed your genes

Posted April 30, 2012

What should we eat? Answers abound in the international media, from Time Magazine to the New York Times Magazine to best-selling authors, all of which rely on their interpretation of recent medical literature to come up with recommendations for the healthiest diet.

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High fiber diet may help prevent colorectal cancer

Posted April 30, 2012

A new review study published in bmj.com suggests that eating a diet high in dietary fiber particularly from cereal and whole grain products may help prevent colorectal cancer.

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