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Foods That Spike Blood Sugar Levels

5 Foods That Spike Blood Sugar Levels

For people with diabetes or pre-diabetes, making healthy dietary choices is an important aspect of disease management. In particular, patients should avoid foods that are known to spike blood sugar to keep their levels within a healthy range. Even for individuals who aren’t diabetic, limiting or avoiding these foods can help to prevent against serious…

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Ten Foods Diabetics Should Eat Daily

Ten Foods Diabetics Should Eat Daily

Making necessary diet changes to keep the blood sugar levels under control is key especially for those with diabetes. Focus on consuming foods that improve your condition and keep your diabetes under control. There are some key foods identified by researchers that are known to improve the condition and reduce the risk: Blueberries       The…

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regenerative medicine diabetes

How Stem Cells Provide Regenerative Therapy for Diabetes

Researchers described a number of ways that stem cells may be able to help diabetes patients in an article published in the journal Pancreas. According to the researchers, stem cells can be particularly helpful for the development of regenerative therapies, which, instead of treating the disease through drugs or interventions that aim to improve the…

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diabetes-bone marrow stem cell research

How Stem Cells Could Work With Bone Marrow Cells to Treat Diabetes

Diabetic patients from deficiencies in insulin, a hormone that is critical for regulating blood sugar levels. Researchers have recently shown how combining mesenchymal stem cells with bone marrow cells can induce the regeneration of cells that secrete insulin and thereby restore normal levels of blood sugar and blood insulin. The insulin deficiency that occurs in…

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type 1 diabetes stem cells

Stem Cells Offer Great Opportunity for Diabetes Therapy

In a thoughtful review, Meng Liu and Zhong Chao Han discuss the reasons that mesenchymal stem cells derived from bone marrow, fat, and fetal tissue are attractive candidates for improving type 1 diabetes therapy. Though type 1 diabetes is often treated with insulin replacement therapy, transplanting islet cells from the pancreas has become a means…

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