Low Sugar Foods for Diabetes
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  June 25, 2018  
  Diabetes  
  The latest diabetes news from News Medical  
 Low Sugar Foods for DiabetesLow Sugar Foods for Diabetes
 
Management of diabetes, primarily through insulin injections or lifestyle changes is vital. These approaches aim to re-establish control of glucose levels, reducing the risk of serious consequences. One possible way to achieve this is by consuming less sugar, which aids both weight loss and successful blood glucose metabolism.
 
   People with severe mental illness more likely to have Type 2 diabetes, shows studyPeople with severe mental illness more likely to have Type 2 diabetes, shows study
 
People with severe mental illness are more than twice as likely to have Type 2 diabetes, with even higher risks among patients who are African American or Hispanic, according to a new study led by UCSF.
 
   Reconciliation of diabetes medications associated with fewer subsequent hospitalizationsReconciliation of diabetes medications associated with fewer subsequent hospitalizations
 
Clinicians may take upwards of 15 minutes to double-check a patient's medication list in an electronic health record system, but according to a new study, this reconciliation process may be well worth the time for diabetes patients.
 
 Study shows link between Parkinson’s and type 2 diabetes
 
Study shows link between Parkinson’s and type 2 diabetesA new study by UCL, University of Oxford and Queen Mary University of London researchers suggests that people with type 2 diabetes are 32% more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than those without diabetes.
 
 
 Vitamin D and Diabetes: What You Need To Know
 
Vitamin D and Diabetes: What You Need To KnowVitamin D is essential to the human body for a number of reasons. The first is that vitamin D is needed to absorb calcium, and also move calcium from the blood into the bone. Learn more about this with Dr.Cedric Garland in this exclusive interview.
 
 
 Single blood sample can provide adequate confirmation of diabetes
 
Single blood sample can provide adequate confirmation of diabetesThe study, published June 19 in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, found evidence that a positive result for two standard diabetes markers in a single blood sample is a highly accurate predictor of diabetes and of major diabetes complications such as kidney disease and heart disease.
 
 
 Teens and young adults with type 1 diabetes often experience stigma
 
Teens and young adults with type 1 diabetes often experience stigmaA team at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) report that teen and young adult (aged 14-24 years) type 1 diabetes sufferers often experience stigma, which leads them to neglect treatment and tread dangerously close to suffering medical emergencies.