[ Herbal Remedies ]

Reduced Vitamin E and Increased Lipofuscin Products in Erythrocytes of Diabetic Rats

Experimental and observational studies suggest that vitamin E may reduce the risk of cardiovascular (CV) events and of microvascular complications in people with diabetes. According to the study’s principal investigator Kris Kowdley, MD, FAASLD, Director of the Liver Care Network and Organ Care Research at Swedish Medical Center, in Seattle, Washington, USA this is the first time data on diabetic patients with NASH is being presented, and the results show that vitamin E shows the same efficacy in patients with diabetes as in those without diabetes. Thus, it is important that patients learn to manage and cope with their disease and gain greater control over actions and decisions affecting their health. Analyses were conducted separately for individuals who did (n = 318) and did not (n = 577) use vitamin E supplements. The VETD group received 300 mg of Vit. Multivariate and univariate methods suggest a significant role played by the E2 allele, since carriers of the E2 allele were at elevated risk for T2DM (Odds Ratio=1.18, 95% CI: 1.02, 1.35). PVD defined as absent or diminished lower-extremity pulses or an ankle arm index < or = 0.8 was also associated with a significantly higher risk of LEA in separate models. In addition C-reactive protein levels decreased marginally in the vitamin E compared with the placebo group (P = 0.05). both control groups). E3/E4 genotype associated with significantly higher levels of TC and non HDL-C in all groups and with significantly

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[ Diabetes Solutions ]

Healthy Snack: Walnuts Vs. Cashews

Date: March 1st, 2014 Source: Cracker The March 2014 Edition 61, No.1 Summary: Learning Outcome: To determine the association of tree and all nut consumption with cardiovascular (CVRF) and metabolic syndrome (MetS) health risk factors in adults. Design: We systematically searched multiple databases to identify randomized controlled trials or observational studies that examined the relations. Cashew butter does supply significant amounts of other heart-healthy fats, essential amino acids and the dietary mineral magnesium, but it is also highly caloric. He said the drug would be cost-effective. Cashew is packed with various minerals. Type 2 begins with insulin resistance wherein the body cells become unresponsive to insulin; thus, blood sugar is kept elevated. Brazil Nuts Slow to Very Slow Often used as a supplement for extra Selenium.

Copper contains antioxidants that render free radicals harmless. Prasertsri et al. • Almonds contain more bone-building calcium than any other nut (and stand in contrast to dairy products, which may actually help weaken bones) as well as plenty of protein, fiber, and iron. Cashews have a lower fat content than other nuts. Population studies have shown that frequent nut consumption is inversely associated to diabetes development and clinical studies indicate that nuts can help to improve blood glucose control in diabetes”. Classic chocolate milk made dairy free and mostly sugar free using a creamy cashew milk base and nutrient dense

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[ Nutrition ]

Ramadan and diabetes: As-Saum (The fasting)

Preface: About two weeks ago, Nick Jonas, CrossFit, and the diabetes community got into a little kerfuffle over a tweet about diabetes. To me, a hero means someone you can look up to and rely on in a time of need. Four years ago Nick, the youngest member of the Jonas Brothers band, spent three days in the hospital. We recently spoke with Sarah Lucas, one of three co-founders of a new non-profit organization called Beyond Type 1 that aims to raise awareness for type 1 diabetes. “This is not cool. The strategies to ensure safety of diabetics who are planning to fast include Ramadan-focused patient education, pre-Ramadan medical assessment, following a healthy diet and physical activity pattern, physician-recommended modifications in medication protocol and therapeutic recommendations and checking blood glucose as and when required. Type 1 diabetes, on the other hand, must be treated with injected insulin.

Nick has a German, Italian, Irish, Scottish, English, French-Canadian and Cherokee ancestry. He has met with President Obama and testified before Congress in June to spotlight the ongoing research. This technique helps to decrease carbohydrates, sodium, fat and calorie content in the sandwich. Type 1 diabetes is not preventable at all, as far as doctors know. But when I did, I really did. The community didn’t always exist. Those people who fall into the above-specified categories and avail themselves of the provision of exemption should compensate for the missed/lost

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