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Can Drinking Okra Water Help Fight Diabetes?

According to research, extracts from okra could help offset damage done by oxidative stress and insulin resistance, and simultaneously improve your blood glucose levels. Those results were attained when scientists tested okra extracts on pregnant rats with induced gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). During the featured study on rats from 2015,1 scientists found okra extract exerted… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Six foods to be wary of at Christmas to keep your blood sugar in check

Type 2 diabetes is often caused by excess body fat which is brought on by poor diet and exercise. It’s a condition that causes the level of sugar, also known as glucose, in the blood to become too high. If it’s left untreated, a number of complications can occur, including eye problems, heart attack and… Read More »

High prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in people at London HIV clinics

Around a third of people living with HIV receiving care at three large HIV clinics in south London had diabetes or pre-diabetes, while a Liverpool HIV clinic found that 70% of patients with diabetes were not able to achieve targets for blood sugar control, presentations at the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection… Read More »