WEDNESDAY, Aug. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It would be welcome news to millions if fish oil supplements were proven to help prevent diabetes. But new research delivers very disappointing data on the prospect.
Previous research has hinted that fish oil supplements -- which contain omega-3 fatty acids -- might improve blood sugar metabolism and possibly stave off type 2 diabetes. Bu...
MONDAY, Aug. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The keto diet has plenty of weight-loss devotees who swear by the high fat, low-carb plan. Now, new research from India suggests it may benefit people with type 2 diabetes.
The study team found that people following a ketogenic diet for three months saw significant improvement in their blood sugar control.
THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Turns out that the old adage -- an apple a day keeps the doctor away -- may actually be true. New research suggests that the more plant foods you eat, the lower your risk of type 2 diabetes.
People who ate a mostly plant-based diet reduced their risk of diabetes by 23%, the study found.
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There is no one right diet for people with diabetes, and patients should instead have personalized nutrition plans, a new American Diabetes Association (ADA) report says.
There simply is no ideal percentage of calories from carbohydrates, proteins and fats. And combinations of different foods or food groups are acceptable for the management...
WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Keto, Paleo, Atkins -- there's no shortage of low-carb diets to try, but new research suggests that over time, living low-carb can raise your risk of a heart condition called atrial fibrillation, or a-fib.
People who regularly got fewer than 45 percent of their calories from carbohydrates were 18 percent more likely to develop a-fib than p...
FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Tax it, and fewer folks will buy it.
So it goes with sugar-sweetened drinks, new research suggests.
The California city of Berkeley introduced the nation's first soda tax in 2014, and within months people were buying 21 percent fewer sugary drinks. Three years later, 52 percent fewer of these drinks were being sold while consumpti...
MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There are many areas of the United States where doctors are in short supply, but the good news for diabetics is that nurse practitioners and physician assistants can often help fill that care gap.
In fact, new research compared the care given by doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants to people with diabetes and found no signific...
MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It may seem counterintuitive, but eating bread, pasta and cereal may actually help prevent type 2 diabetes, as long as those foods are made from whole grains, new research suggests.
The study found that each serving of whole-grain foods per day was linked to as much as an 11 percent drop in the risk of type 2 diabetes.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While you might think most people would try to change unhealthy behaviors after a major health scare like a stroke, new research suggests most people don't.
They may even pick up worse habits.
Fewer than 1 in 100 stroke survivors met all seven heart-health goals identified by the American Heart Association. And just 1 in 5 met fou...
THURSDAY, Nov. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes can have a healthy and safe Thanksgiving dinner if they follow certain guidelines, a diabetes expert says.
The keys are pre-planning and moderation, according to Dr. Vanessa Arguello. She is a health sciences clinical instructor in the division of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the UCLA School of Medicine in L...
TUESDAY, Oct. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Although the number of people diagnosed with diabetes is still on the rise, the good news is that most people with the disease know they have it, a new study shows.
The research suggests that over the past two and a half decades, the percentage of undiagnosed cases has dropped significantly.
THURSDAY, Sept. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of salt consumption may increase an adult's risk of developing diabetes, researchers say.
The new study included data from a few thousand people in Sweden. The findings showed that salt intake was associated with an average 65 percent increase in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes for each 2.5 extra grams of salt (slightly l...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans with type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes are at risk for chronic kidney disease, and another 59,000 Americans, 40 and older, are at risk for diabetes-related blindness.
That's the sobering conclusion of new research by investigators at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.