Researches and studies related to Diabets, Vitamin D
- Lack of vitamin D linked to teen health problems: “New research in teenagers links low levels of vitamin D to high blood pressure and high blood sugar, which can lead to ominous early health problems.”,Â reports The Washington Post.
- Obesity danger ‘rivals smoking’: “Being severely obese is as hazardous to health as a lifetime of smoking, shortening life by a decade, a group of Oxford University experts has warned.”, according BBC.
- Shining Light On Diabetes-related Blindness: “A group of scientists in California is trying to develop a cheaper, less invasive way to spot the early stages of retinal damage from diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in American adults, before it leads to blindness.”, says Science Daily.
- Not Enough Vitamin D In The Diet Could Mean Too Much Fat On Adolescents: “Too little vitamin D could be bad for more than your bones; it may also lead to fatter adolescents, researchers say.”, according Science Daily.
- Stem Cells Crucial To Diabetes Cure In Mice: “More than five years ago, Dr. Lawrence C.B. Chan and colleagues in his Baylor College of Medicine laboratory cured mice with type 1 diabetes by using a gene to induce liver cells to make insulin.”, says SCience Daily.
- ‘Short-sleepers’ May Develop Blood Sugar Abnormality That Can Lead To Diabetes: “People who sleep less than six hours a night appear to have a higher risk of developing impaired fasting glucose â€” a condition that can precede type 2 diabetes, researchers reported at the American Heart Associationâ€™s 49th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention.”, reported Science Daily.
- Vegetarians ‘get fewer cancers’: “A vegetarian diet may help to protect against cancer, a UK study suggests. Analysis of data from 52,700 men and women shows that those who did not eat meat had significantly fewer cancers overall than those who did.”, reported BBC News.
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