Posts Tagged ‘insulin’

It’s the Insulin Resistance, Stupid

   When medical scientists propagate a false hypothesis, two things happen, and both of them are bad. First, the wrong idea causes direct harm to those who adopt practices based on that incorrect hypothesis. Second, the wrong idea suppresses any attempts to discover the correct hypothesis. Such suppression occurs as a result of (enforced) scientific […]

Skin tags: Early warning sign of insulin resistance

     Skin tags – soft and fleshy protrusions – typically occur in folds where the skin rubs against itself. So around the neck, within the armpits, around the groin, under the breast. They can also occur on eyelids or under the folds of the buttocks. Skin tags vary from person to person, they can be […]

Anthocyanins, abundantly found in berries, treat insulin resistance while managing cholesterol levels

(Natural News) Two of the biggest, most common health problems people face as they age are diabetes and heart disease. Although their mechanisms are different, scientists have discovered that one natural compound found in food can be helpful in both conditions. Anthocyanins are a type of antioxidant that have been linked to […]

Vitamin D protects against chronic inflammation and insulin resistance in obese patients

(Natural News) The link between obesity and increased insulin levels is a well-established indicator of diabetes. Fortunately, there’s still hope: A study that appeared in Nutrire found that vitamin D protects the body from chronic inflammation and insulin resistance in obese individuals. The study, led by researchers from the Federal University of Piauí in […]

Foods, herbs and spices that help reverse insulin resistance

(Natural News) According to an article on GreenMedInfo.com, patients with diabetes no longer need to rely on drugs to manage their blood sugar. Eating the right combination of “food[s], herbs, and spices” can help boost their insulin sensitivity. The hormone insulin makes cells “open up” and take in glucose from the blood, […]

Camel’s milk found to restore insulin activity in diabetics, making it a natural treatment for the disease

(Natural News) Camel milk gained steam during the last few years as a potential superfood against diabetes, and a new study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines demonstrated that the dairy product might indeed bolster diabetes management. A team of researchers from Egypt’s premier universities and health agencies examined rat models of diabetes […]

Insulin, not cholesterol, is the true culprit in heart disease

     About 80 percent of the cholesterol in your body is made internally, primarily by your liver. The remaining 20 percent comes from your diet. If you consume less, your body will compensate by making more, and vice versa. By themselves, total cholesterol and LDL are virtually useless predictors for cardiovascular disease. However, elevated LDL […]

If you’re diabetic, you need to think about stockpiling INSULIN before the next collapse… here’s how to get it legally in your state

(Natural News) More than 28 million people in the United States have diabetes, and some 86 million are living with prediabetes which increases a person’s risk of type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Though natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, and tornados are […]

Iranian researchers build glasses for eye disorder detection

Dr. Amirhossein Vojdani, ophthalmologist and project manager, told Mehr News correspondent that the device examines the eye to find out the optic nerve disorders in a patient, caused by Multiple Sclerosis (MS) disease, glaucoma, tumors, trauma, etc. “The device helps record the type of the disease and send it to a doctor through social networks […]

Low vitamin levels may be linked with migraines in kids

     Kids who frequently get migraines may have lower levels of certain vitamins and antioxidants in their blood, a new study suggests. Researchers found that, of the children and teens in the study who visited a headache clinic for migraine pain, relatively high percentages had mild deficiencies of vitamin D, riboflavin (a B vitamin) and […]

The lawyer who became DuPont’s worst nightmare

     Rob Bilott was a corporate defense attorney for eight years. Then he took on an environmental suit that would upend his entire career — and expose a brazen, decades-long history of chemical pollution. Just months before Rob Bilott made partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, he received a call on his direct line from […]

Recovery: Half of New Yorkers Say They Are Barely or Not Getting By, Poll Shows

Recovery: Half of New Yorkers Say They Are Barely or Not Getting By, Poll Shows November 19th, 2015 Via: New York Times: Half of New York City residents say they are struggling economically, making ends meet just barely, if at all, and most feel […]

Nasal Insulin Spray Shows Promise In Treatment of Alzheimer’s

WASHINGTON – A small pilot study led by a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researcher found that a nasal insulin spray improved memory, thinking skills, and functional ability in people with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. Currently, there are no effective treatments to delay or prevent Alzheimer’s. “This research builds on several years of […]

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