Tag Archives: Diabetes

Insulin Therapy: Finally a New Beta Version

Half a year or more without insulin injections – for many type 1 diabetics something hardly imaginable. It's precisely this scenario that American researchers want to bring to reality and to envelop beta cells in an algal polymer. Success with the method would not more...

The Erythritol Sugar Free Trend: A Sweet Experiment

The benefits of erythritol are almost too good to be true: it has almost no calories, and affects neither the blood sugar level nor the taste. Studies show however that erythritol potentially has a negative effect on the metabolism. more...

Diabetes: Diet Instead Of Injections?

Is a special diet a cure for type 1 and type 2 diabetes? This supposition is being expressed by cell biologists based on an animal study. They evaluate their results to be relevant to human medicine despite open questions. more...

Diabetes – the cost of counting sheep?

Does poor sleep increase the risk of diabetes? A relationship between sleep and metabolic balance has been suggested by a number of studies so far. As global incidence rates of diabetes are on the rise, establishing the mechanisms behind this is crucial. more...

Article by Luzia Trobinger

WHO calls for sugarstriction

If it were up to the World Health Organisation, humanity should go out of its way to reduce its sugar intake drastically. However more discussion ought to be take place regarding this ambitious step. more...

Article by Nicole Simon

Sugar: the last legal drug

Too much sugar is unhealthy, we already preach this to our children. But how much is "too much"? Scientists have now studied this by using mice, to which they administered sugar diets. Even small quantities of sugar had a negative impact on the animals. more...

Article by Sonja Schmitzer

Prevention: Is sport indeed murder?

Physical activity has until now been the last word in relation to cardiovascular prevention. And yet for more than one in ten people individual cardiovascular risk factors worsen with the uptake of regular physical activity. Why? more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Depressed diabetic: Plenty of concerns

Diabetes and depression: a vicious circle from which the patient can escape only with professional help. Both diseases are closely related - if the spirit is back on track, the laboratory parameters can improve. more...

Phthalates: Plasticisers trigger diabetes

Certain plasticisers in packaging and many cosmetics, known as phthalates (phthalate diesters), can cause type 2 diabetes, it emerges from a recent Swedish study from the University of Uppsala. more...

Article by Michael Strausz

A fatty Rolex in the liver

The circadian clock controls our sleep and recovery times, performance and blood pressure. Even internal organs like the liver are working by a 24-hour clock. Studies now show how such a control mechanism functions and why disorders lead to fatty liver. more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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