Gastric Bypass Surgery May Cause Remission of Type 2 Diabetes

Gastric Bypass Surgery May Cause Remission of Type 2 Diabetes

A study published on Feb. 6, 2019 in the Diabetologia journal reports that the Roux-en-Y (RYGB) bariatric surgery is helping those who have Type 2 Diabetes go into remission. It is reported 75 percent of those patients do achieve remission. The surgery is not a cure. Some individuals who appeared to go into remission had […]

Catch-Up Sleep Can Reduce Diabetes Risk Tied to Sleep Loss

Catch-Up Sleep Can Reduce Diabetes Risk Tied to Sleep Loss

Sleep deprivation’s effect on someone’s performance and mood is well known. Several studies have also shown that not getting enough sleep can lead to health problems, including weight gain and diabetes. However, a new study offers hope for sleep-deprived young adults and others chronically staring at the clock all night long. Research shows that a […]

Diabetes: 5 Myths Demystified

Diabetes: 5 Myths Demystified

Diabetes can be a difficult disease to understand. This is due, in part, to the fact that there are several myths and misconceptions about the disease. It can make it difficult for people to recognize and understand the true facts regarding this ailment, such as diabetes being a serious and life-altering disease. These myths can […]

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