Bone is a Key Participant in Insulin Regulation: Study Showed

The bones have always been associated with the regulation of insulin and now a new study in America has proved this fact a bit more strongly, the study was actually carried on mice and it has showed that bones plays a key role in the regulation of insulin and also helps the body cells to take up glucose.

072310_diabetesThis study was actually carried by Dr Gerard Karsenty from Columbia University Medical Center, New York and his colleagues, the findings shows that when the old bones breaks down for giving way for new growth then at that time they releases a hormone called osteocalcin and this one excitingly help in insulin production plus helps the cells to take up glucose.

The findings are really great to know and it has showed up a new way towards the production of insulin in our body that is the main focus of curiosity for a lot of scientists.

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Insulin Producing Beta Cells Can Be Reborn: Study Reveals

Diabetes is one of the most common problems of the people along the world and it has been long though as problem which has no cure but the recent researches by some medical experts have open ways for its cure.

Beta CellsA new study has found that certain cells in the Pancreas can regenerate themselves into insulin-producing cells after the normal insulin-producing cells have been destroyed.

This study was actually carried by the Swiss researchers and during their research they have discovered that when they destroy the insulin producing cells called the beta cells, just to create a an artificial form of type 1 Diabetes then the other cells of Pancreas called the Alpha cells changes themselves into insulin producing beta cells.

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Aerobics And Resistance Training Help Elderly to Maintain Good Health

exerciseThe results of a Canadian study shows that an exercise program which includes resistance training as well as aerobics can prove quite helpful to reduce the risk of insulin resistance in sedentary seniors and improve their motor function.

Robert Ross, the lead author of the study, says: “For people of moderate age (those under 65), the standard recommendation for a long time is 150 minutes aerobic type activity during a week. However, for older adults, there isn’t any standard and we have little evidence to base our guidelines on it.”

“ At first time, we have found that those elderly people( men and women), who want to decrease their risk for cardiovascular disease anddiabetic as well as want to manage their blood sugar levels, must do resistance training as well as aerobics.”

According to Ross, this advantageous training formula should be comprised of 90 minutes simple aerobics like walking and other resistanceexercise of some type.

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Hypoglycemia or Low Blood Sugar

If you feel tired and exhausted and your doctor is not finding a cause, your doctor may tell you that you have hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar often indicates that something is going wrong in your body and that’s why your doctor must need to look for the cause.

Human brain gets more than 98 percent of its energy from sugar in the blood. Similarly, other parts of the body also need energy to perform their different tasks and sugar serves as one of the biggest sources of energy for human body. And that’s why low sugar levels in the blood make you feel anxious, sweaty, hungry, and shaky.

Low blood sugar is of two types

Usually when your blood sugar increases quite a lot, the first type occurs. It causes pancreas to release high amount of insulin that decreases blood sugar too low. The second type occurs when the liver is running out of stored sugar.

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Premixed Insulin Provides Better Glycemic Control

Premixed insulin, combination of short and long-acting kinds of the hormone, provides better blood-sugar control in comparison with long-acting insulin alone or oral therapies, a new study finds.

Two types of premixed insulin — premixed human insulin and premixed insulin analogues (human insulin which is genetically engineered), appeared to have the same advantages.

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Treatment of diabetes focuses on two goals

Life is not over because you have diabetes. Make the most of what you have, be grateful. – Dale Evans

Diabetes01Diabetes is a chronic syndrome that is characterized by disordered metabolism and inappropriately high blood sugar. Diabetes is caused by inherited and/or acquired deficiency in production of insulin by the pancreas, or by the ineffectiveness of the insulin produced. Such a deficiency results in increased concentrations of glucose in the blood. The characteristic symptoms of diabetes are excessive urine production, excessive thirst and increased fluid intake and sometimes even blurred vision.

Type I or Juvenile diabetes is a type of diabetes that begins during childhood or adolescence. In this type of diabetes, the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Taking daily injections of insulin treats this condition. For this reason, this type of diabetes is also called insulin-dependent diabetes.

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