Navigation Links
Countries With More Sugar in Food Supply Have More Diabetes
Date:2/28/2013

ns Food and Agricultural Organization on the availability of foods in 175 countries. They also obtained data on the prevalence of diabetes in adults from the International Diabetes Federation.

Using statistical methods to tease out certain factors, such as obesity, the researchers found that the availability of sugar in the diet was linked to diabetes. For every additional 150 calories of sugar -- about the amount in a 12-ounce can of sweetened soda -- that were available per person daily, the prevalence of diabetes rose 1 percent in the population.

And, this rise was independent of obesity, physical activity and other factors that might contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes, the investigators found.

But, when the researchers looked at 150 additional calories per person a day from other sources, they found only a 0.1 percent rise in the rate of diabetes.

Basu said there are likely a number of ways that sugar might contribute directly to the development of diabetes, such as increasing insulin resistance and inflammation.

However, it's important to note that this study doesn't prove that sugar causes diabetes, it only found an association between them. Basu also noted that the study was done on a population level, so it doesn't predict an individual's risk of type 2 diabetes based on the amount of sugar consumed.

The study also wasn't able to distinguish between types of sugar, such as high-fructose corn syrup or natural sugar. Other research has suggested that high-fructose corn syrup, in particular, may be linked to higher rates of diabetes. A recent study in the journal Global Public Health found that the rates of type 2 diabetes were 20 percent greater in countries where the use of high-fructose corn syrup was higher.

For its part, a sugar industry group agreed that the inability to differentiate between sugars was a significant limitation of the study.

"The correlation discussed in this pa
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Screening programs detect cases of undiagnosed rheumatic heart disease in low-resource countries
2. Life-saving primary PCI rising in Stent for Life countries
3. 11 Countries Now Restrict Indoor Tanning Before Age 18
4. New research reveals extent of poor-quality antimalarial medicines in South American countries
5. Simple new test to combat counterfeit drug problem in developing countries
6. Saving brains in developing countries: $11.8 million for innovative ideas worldwide
7. Automated calls help patients in under-developed countries manage blood pressure, U-M study finds
8. The cost of prescription drugs -- a comparison of 2 countries
9. 5 Steps Would Lower Preemie Rates in Richest Countries: Study
10. Diabetes Rates Higher in Countries Using Lots of High Fructose Corn Syrup: Study
11. Report finds Big Pharma is doing more for access to medicine in developing countries
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Countries With More Sugar in Food Supply Have More Diabetes
(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 Recently, Fadhits.com, the distinguished wedding ... kids prom dresses . To bring more benefits to ... also launched a special offer for these brand new items. ... , The company’s sales manager says gladly, “We are happy ... offer is to acknowledge all new and old customers and ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... UC San Francisco shows that an "expressive therapy" ... women living with HIV disclose their health status ... safety and quality of their relationships., "Medication alone ... Edward L. Machtinger, MD, director of the Women,s ... our patients are on effective antiretroviral therapy but ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Emily Johnson, owner of the Portland Fit Body Boot Camp, ... has held two charity workout events and is about to ... 7:15 - 8:30 at Col Summers City Park, SE 20th and ... raised $510 for Medical Teams International. Their second workout event resulted ... On July 26th, Johnson and Portland Fit Body Boot Camp ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... As reported by Forbes in the ... Genetics To Blame (6/30), Indino Downey has reportedly been ... to smoke it with. His father, well-known actor Robert ... inherited from him may have something to do with ... during the 1980s and 1990s for substance abuse before ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Los Angeles dental implant expert ... and full mouth implants to replace missing teeth. Both ... dental implants from other tooth replacements: They replace the ... alone prevents the long-term complications of missing teeth, but ... comfort, appearance and systemic health. Mini implants broaden candidacy ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Promotion for Kids Prom Dresses Now Provided at Fadhits.com 2Health News:'Expressive therapy" intervention assists women living with HIV 2Health News:Portland Fit Body Boot Camp Invites Public to Fitness Boot Camp Session Benefiting Children’s Cancer Association 2Health News:Portland Fit Body Boot Camp Invites Public to Fitness Boot Camp Session Benefiting Children’s Cancer Association 3Health News:Roberty Downey's Son Arrested For Cocaine 2Health News:Dental Implant Dentist, Kevin Sands DDS, Now Uses Mini and Full Mouth Implants to Replace Missing Teeth 2
... rumours once again when she was pictured with baby bump ... of John Travolta starrer Hairspray dressed in a figure-hugging black ... Daily Mail. ,Holmes sparked off rumours that she ... she was spotted with bump while visiting new best friends ...
... 178 newborn babies died at a government-run district hospital ... told the state assembly Tuesday . ,Amid protests ... lack of basic medical facilities at the hospital, Agrawal ... deaths of newly born babies in 2006 and 421 ...
... simulation models suggests that the lifetime risk of cancer associated ... coronary angiography varies widely, with the risk greater for women ... the leading cause of death in men and women in ... a major cause of health care expenditures, with annual costs ...
... salty water (saline) into your nose can help reduce ... long-term infections of the nasal passages. , ,Between ... the nasal passages (chronic rhinosinusitis). Many homoeopathic and yogic ... to relieve symptoms, and it is now often recommended ...
... a Cochrane Systematic Review,there are no high quality data to assess ... people who have just been told they have the disease, but ... way of improving blood sugar levels. ,Type 2 diabetes ... (glucose) in their blood. This high sugar content then causes damage ...
... condom - a huge pink hot air balloon - is ... safe sex awareness . ,The balloon - which organisers ... commissioned by seven local branches of the public medical services ... town near Almelo in the rural east of the Netherlands. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:CT Scan Radiations may Lead to Cancer 2Health News:Less Information on Dietary Treatment in Type2 Diabetes 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... RAPIDS, Mich. , Jan. 15, 2014 As health ... the flu virus, select Meijer pharmacies in Michigan ... strep throat to eligible patients, enabling Meijer pharmacists to administer ... strict protocol set by a physician participating in the study. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. , Jan. 15, 2014 ... and Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) announced ... to jointly discover and validate new therapeutic targets ... (IBD), a chronic disorder that affects millions worldwide. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  Manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of innovative ... protect their most important business assets, intellectual property ... Because of the highly-competitive nature of ... of the most litigious industry sectors of cases ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 2Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 3Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 3Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 4Intellectual Property Insurance for Medical-related Products and Services 2
... Therapeutics, one of the nation,s leading pharmacy benefit managers ... complete spectrum of options from rich benefits to deep ... a net drug spend guarantee of $47 per prescription. ... plan sponsors," said Michael Showalter, Prime Chief Marketing Officer. ...
... ChromaDex Corporation (OTCBB: CDXC), an innovative natural ... ingredients to the dietary supplement, food & beverage, ... for the second quarter of 2011. On a ... Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP), ChromaDex announced ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Prime Therapeutics Announces Pharmacy Offering with Guaranteed Net Spend Per Prescription 2ChromaDex Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter 2011 2ChromaDex Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter 2011 3ChromaDex Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter 2011 4
Inquire...
... These high-power, apochromatically corrected ... satisfy the most exacting ... They are suitable for ... to 25 mm and ...
... a higher numerical aperture and superior contrast. ... surface,reflections and provides an image with higher ... fluorescence, brightfield and DIC observation techniques. This ... allows it to be used with immersion ...
The KL 2500 LCD is Schott's most powerful cold light source which makes it ideal for special applications. A 250W halogen reflector lamp provides more than twice as much light as the KL 1500 LCD....
Medicine Products: