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Memory suffers due to high blood sugar

A group of scientists from Germany, whose work was published in the journal Neurology, found that high blood sugar is one of the causes of memory problems, even if the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus has not yet been made. To conduct the study, scientists invited 141 people, whose average age was 63 years. At the same…
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Glucometer: principle of operation, rules of use

Diabetes mellitus is a rather complex disease that affects all organs and systems. This disease occurs when the endocrine component of the pancreas is disturbed, as a result of which the amount of glucose in the blood is either in shortage or in excess. There are two types of diabetes – insulin-dependent and non-insulin-dependent. As for the latter,…
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Home sugar control

Rational, competent consumption of “wholesome” food favorably affects the human body. The ability to balance nutrients in the diet helps prevent the occurrence of many diseases, including diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (gastritis, peptic ulcer, cholecystitis, pancreatitis), obesity, and liver diseases. In addition, the rational consumption of substances necessary for the body will happen not only for…
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What role does sugar play in the hormonal system?

Diabetes is an extremely common disease these days. According to statistics, more than 80% of older people are affected. Moreover, people of middle and even young age, as well as children, are increasingly at risk. This is due to malnutrition and excess weight, a hereditary predisposition and metabolic disorders, autoimmune and various somatic diseases. Have you ever wondered why…
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The role of insulin in the body of measurable

Insulin is a protein hormone that is synthesized in special cells of the pancreas. In the human body, it plays one of the central roles, affecting the metabolism in almost all tissues of the human body. Insulin enhances the formation of protein and fat molecules, inhibits the activity of certain enzymes to break down fats into smaller structures,…
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Scientists believe that signs of deadly type I diabetes are often overlooked

Eddie Parker was a cheerful 4 year old child who seemed to just get the flu. But within a few hours she was in a coma. And six days later, she died. The tragedy of the situation was that the girl’s parents did not know the signs of the group’s diabetes, such as increased fatigue, thirst and intermittent…
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Can smoking marijuana reduce your risk of diabetes?

Medical researchers have documented an unexpected association between marijuana use and factors associated with type 2 diabetes. Several studies have shown that marijuana smokers take more calories, unlike other people, but nevertheless, they still have lower rates of obesity and diabetes, as well as an average body mass index (BMI). In a new study, scientists found…
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Type II diabetes is more common among low-income families

Birth in a low-income family can affect health in later life. The study found that low-income people are more likely to develop Type II diabetes than their more affluent peers. Previously, the reason for this phenomenon was not clear. A new study provided a clue and confirmed that genetics plays an important role in this disease. Scientists have been…
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Agave will protect against diabetes

A new study by a team of scientists from the National Biotechnology and Biochemistry Institute (Biotechnology and Biochemistry Irapuato), Guanajuato, Mexico found that a plant that gave tequila to the world contains substances that help lower blood glucose in people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes as well as weight loss. The results of the study were…
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Diet for diabetes

For people with a serious illness such as diabetes, the basis of life is continuous insulin therapy and a special diet. This is because the disease is caused by too high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Glucose enters the body through food and, through the hormone insulin, enters the cells. In diabetes, insulin is not…
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