Tag: "vitamin A"

Vitamin A Could Help Restore Your Body’s Insulin Production

| March 5, 2015 | Comments (1)

Type 2 diabetes affects more than three million people in the UK and its incidence is increasing year on year. Even so, scientists still don’t fully understand the biological mechanisms that cause it to develop. Advanced type 2 diabetes, like type 1 diabetes, involves a loss of beta cells in the pancreas, which produce insulin. […]

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Boosting Testosterone Could Benefit Men With Type 2 Diabetes

| April 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

Doctors have known for some time that men with type 2 diabetes tend to have lower than normal testosterone levels. Now, Australian researchers have started a two-year study to investigate whether giving men additional testosterone could help them to lose weight and avoid diabetes. Around 1500 Australian men who have been diagnosed as being pre-diabetic […]

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Pumpkins: A Great Food To Fight Diabetes

| October 31, 2012 | Comments (1)

At this time of the year, children are excitedly preparing for Halloween and part of the fun is to carve pumpkins into a scary lanterns. But don’t throw away all that orange pumpkin flesh, because it could help you to avoid or better manage diabetes. A portion of pumpkin has a low glycaemic load (GL), […]

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