No Picture
Diabetes

Alpha-Lipoic Acid and Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetes and Alpha-Lipoic Acid and Neuropathy. One of alpha-lipoic acid’s primary uses is to treat nerve damage, including diabetic neuropathy, a dangerous long-term complication of diabetes that causes pain and loss of feeling in the […]

No Picture
Diabetes

Diabetes: Kidney Damage Reversed

A low carbohydrate diet may be appropriate to avoid the risk of kidney failure to already failing kidneys according to Swedish researchers. An obese patient with type 2 diabetes whose diet was changed from the […]

No Picture
Diabetes

Diabetes: A Risk Factor For Tuberculosis

One possible risk factor for tuberculosis is diabetes, a condition characterized by high blood sugar levels and long-term complications involving the circulation, eyes and kidneys, and the body’s ability to fight infection. Active tuberculosis can […]

No Picture
Diabetes

Diabetes and Cinnamon

ARS scientists and colleagues have isolated and characterized several polyphenolic polymer compounds from cinnamon bark that could one day become natural ingredients in products aimed at lowering blood sugar levels. The newly identified chemical structures […]

No Picture
Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Is Carbohydrate Intolerance

Prior to the discovery of medical treatments for diabetes, limiting carbohydrates was the predominant treatment recommendation to treat diabetes mellitus (type 2). Researchers at Duke University Medical Center argue that carbohydrate-restriction should be reincorporated into […]