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Penny Marshall – “Laverne & Shirley” actress – dies at age 75; Cause of death was diabetes-related complications – CBS News

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Actress Penny Marshall, best known for playing Laverne DeFazio on “Laverne & Shirley,” has died. Her publicist confirmed that she died at her Hollywood Hills home Monday night from diabetes-related complications. She was 75.  Marshall made history with her directing career as well. With “Big,” starring Tom Hanks, Marshall became the first woman in history to direct a film that grossed more than $100 million. She also grossed more than $100 million with “A League of Their Own.” Marshall also directed “Awakenings” and “The Preacher’s Wife.” In a statement, her family said, “Our family is heartbroken over the passing of […]

White rice linked to diabetes, especially in South Asia, says 21-nation study done over 10 yrs

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Text Size: A- A+ Bengaluru: An analysis of over 1,30,000 adults from 21 countries over nearly a decade has indicated a high risk of diabetes linked with the consumption of white rice. The risk is most prominent for the South Asian population, according to findings from a new, large-scale, long-term study. The study was an international collaboration between researchers from various countries — including India, China, and Brazil — in Asia, North and South America, Africa and Europe. Led by Bhavadharini Balaji of the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University, Canada, the study was a part […]

Cannabis compound eyed as possible diabetes treatment – TheIndyChannel.com Indianapolis, IN

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A Marin County, California doctor says his research into medical marijuana has identified a compound that can help diabetes patients. This content was originally published here.

New diabetes cases linked to COVID-19, and doctors are “working like crazy” to understand why – CBS News

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Preliminary studies show a possible link emerging between severe COVID-19 infections and new cases of diabetes in some patients. Doctors have known for a while that people with diabetes are more at risk for severe illness, but now scientists are working to determine if the virus can also lead some patients to develop new cases of diabetes. Research in the medical journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism and other studies raise concerns that the relationship may go in both directions.  “Researchers are working like crazy to see if COVID attacks the beta cells of the pancreas, which makes insulin,” pediatrician Dr. Dyan […]

Fat is the Cause of Type 2 Diabetes – A Healthy Body

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Studies dating back nearly a century noted a striking finding: If you take young, healthy people and split them up into two groups—half on a fat-rich diet and half on a carbohydrate-rich diet—we find that within just two days, glucose intolerance skyrockets in the fat group. The group that had been shoveling fat in ended up with twice the blood sugar. As the amount of fat in the diet goes up, so does one’s blood sugar. Why would eating fat lead to higher blood sugar levels? It would take scientists nearly seven decades to unravel this mystery, but it would end up holding the […]

Hold a Type 1 Tea Party for JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity

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Hold a Type 1 Tea Party Put the kettle on and spend some quali-tea time with your friends and family by holding a Type 1 Tea Party. On or around Sunday 21 April (National Tea Day) we’re asking people across the country to hold a Type 1 Tea Party at work, home or school to cause a stir and raise money towards finding the cure for type 1 diabetes. Ask your friends, family or colleagues for a donation for each tea or slice of something scrumptious served… it’s a piece of cake! Since 2016, Type 1 Tea Parties have raised […]

Coconut Oil Raises LDL, Does Not Improve Weight, Inflammation, or Blood Sugar in Review Clinical Trials

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Clinical trials don’t support the public’s positive perception of coconut oil, a recent systematic review and meta-analysis suggests. The study, published in Circulation, found that compared with other vegetable oils, coconut oil increases low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)—the “bad” kind that ups cardiovascular disease risk—while offering no improvements to weight, blood glucose, or inflammation markers. Why This Matters Saturated fat raises LDL-C levels. Despite its high saturated fat content, coconut oil has attained a sort of cult status among home chefs over the past decade. In a 2016 New York Times–commissioned survey, 72% of the public said coconut oil is a […]

Drink Okra Water To Cleanse The Kidneys of Toxins, Treat Asthma, Cholesterol And Control Diabetes – The Healthy Archive

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Okra water is made of the flowering plant named okra or otherwise known as woman’s fingers or gumbo. This plant contains edible green pods which can offer numerous health beneficial properties. These pods can be used in soups and stews as they are great thickening agent, but aside this ability they are extremely nutritious due to the high content of minerals and vitamins. In addition to this it is an amazing natural treatment with wide range of uses as a result of its ability to treat various illnesses starting from kidney disease to diabetes. Okra is packed with fiber, anti-oxidants, […]

Sweet Potato: For Treating Stomach Ulcer, Diabetes and Heart Health

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Sweet Potato: For Treating Stomach Ulcer, Diabetes and Heart Health Sweet potatoes contains powerful nutritional benefits. In just 1 medium-sized spud, there is over 400% of your daily vitamin A requirement, with loads of potassium and fiber. Also, sweet potatoes contain more grams of natural sugars as compared to regular potato, and have more overall nutrients with fewer calories. sweet potatoes health benefits / pixabay 1. Controlling Diabetes According to a study, sweet potatoes may have health benefits for diabetics. Sweet potatoes are considered to be a superfood for diabetics, according to the American Diabetes Association (AMA). Sweet potatoes have […]

Announcer who called high school basketball team racial slur blames his diabetes

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An Oklahoma sports announcer who was caught on video calling a high school girls basketball team the N-word blamed the racist incident on his Type 1 diabetes. Matt Rowan, a former youth pastor, identified himself as the announcer in a statement obtained Saturday by NBC News. In the lengthy response, Rowan said that he believed his microphone was off when he called Norman High School players the racial slur. “During the Norman High School girls basketball game against Midwest City, I made inappropriate and racist comments believing that the microphone was off; however, let me state immediately that is no […]