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New UEA diabetes study into women’s diet and heart disease hailed as a ‘significant’ success

New UEA diabetes study into women’s diet and heart disease hailed as a ‘significant’ success

By RICHARD WOOD Monday, January 16, 2012
12:01 AM

A PIONEERING new study has shown that eating more flavonoids can potentially reduce the risk of heart disease for women with diabetes.

Men ‘more prone to type 2 diabetes’

3 October 2011 Last updated at 11:25

“Diabetes UK is calling on both men and women to reduce their chances of developing type 2 diabetes by losing any excess weight

 

Researchers say they have discovered why men may be more likely than women to develop type 2 diabetes – they are biologically more susceptible.

Men need to gain far less weight than women to develop the condition, study findings suggest.

The Glasgow University team found men developed the disease at a lower Body Mass Index (BMI) than women.

They believe distribution of the body fat is important – men tend to store it in their liver and around the waist.

Diabetes Raises the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease: Study

September 20, 2011 11:33 AM EDT

 A Shot of Insulin Nasal Spray Could slow Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Diabetes does not just take its toll on the heart, a new study in Japan has found. It dramatically increases the risks of developing Alzheimer’s or dementia in later life.

Researchers from Kyushu University in Japan found that even when other risk factors of dementia such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking were taken into the account; the risks of vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s from diabetes was still extremely high.

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