Navigation Links
Mediterranean Diet May Be Best for Type 2 Diabetes
Date:8/31/2009

Reduced need for meds, helped some lose weight compared to low-fat diet,,,,

MONDAY, Aug. 31 (HealthDay News) -- The Mediterranean diet, long touted as a healthy eating plan, may help people with type 2 diabetes stay off blood sugar-lowering medications, as well as help them lose weight and lower cardiovascular risk factors.

Those are the major findings from Italian researchers who found that while 70 percent of people with type 2 diabetes following a low-fat diet eventually needed diabetes medications, just 44 percent of those following the Mediterranean diet needed such drugs.

"Eating Mediterranean prevented anti-hyperglycemic drug therapy in about one-third of patients," said study author Dr. Dario Giugliano, a professor of endocrinology and metabolic diseases at the Second University of Naples in Italy. He called the diet, "a safe and tasty means to delay the introduction of anti-diabetic drug therapy in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic people."

Beyond its ability to help control blood sugar, "the Mediterranean diet has been associated with a number of healthful outcomes, including reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and mortality," Giugliano added. "Given that patients with type 2 diabetes still have a twofold risk of death as compared to the non-diabetic population, these potential benefits are intriguing," he noted.

Results of the study are published in the September issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Type 2 diabetes is fast becoming a pandemic, with as many as 380 million cases estimated by 2025, according to background information in the study. However, lifestyle changes can help prevent the disease and possibly reverse its course when instigated soon after diagnosis. Regular exercise and changes in diet are among the most important lifestyle changes that can help manage type 2 diabetes.

Although dietary modification is recommended, little research has
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Mediterranean Diet May Boost Alzheimers Survival
2. Medtronic Mediterranean Launches Worlds First Arabic-Language Integrated Insulin Therapy for Improved Diabetes Management
3. Mediterranean Diet for Mom Fends Off Asthma, Allergies in Kids
4. Healthful Mediterranean Dining Never Tasted So Good
5. Scientists obtain anticancer medicines from the elecampe, a wild plant growing in the Mediterranean
6. Mediterranean Diet May Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes
7. Mediterranean Diet Enriched With Nuts Cuts Heart Risks
8. Mediterranean-Style Diet Best for Blood Sugar Control
9. EAU 2nd Eastern Mediterranean Meeting expected to highlight cystectomy
10. Dr. Will Clower To Lead Mediterranean Immersion
11. Mediterranean Diet Aids the Aging Brain: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Mediterranean Diet May Be Best for Type 2 Diabetes
(Date:10/18/2014)... October 19, 2014 Mercy’s student mentoring ... report on programs that help college students succeed. ... software and services, published the recent paper, “Retention and ... and Mercy is one of six higher education institutions ... fall to fall retention rates for first-time, full-time students ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, one ... market, has added a new assortment of bamboo floorings ... offering huge price cuts for worldwide clients now, up to ... of useful and durable items for sale now; most of ... decades. Clients can find more than 100 different kinds of ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... October 2014 All humans have a natural opioid system ... ECNP Congress in Berlin, has found that the opioid ... normal healthy volunteers. The work was carried out by ... and was funded by the Medical Research Council. This ... Neuropsychopharmacology congress in Berlin., Gambling is a widespread behaviour ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Ticket Down is ... prices have eased considerably for this year's World Series. ... in the World Series this year. This determined team has ... The San Francisco Giants have had better luck in terms of ... 2010, 1954, 1933, 1922, 1921 and 1905. This team ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... 18, 2014 Market Research ... Industry, 2009-2019 is a professional and in-depth ... Chondroitin sulfate industry. The report firstly reviews ... its classification, application and manufacturing technology. The ... manufacturers of Chondroitin sulfate listing their product ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mercy’s PACT Student Mentoring Program Recognized for Helping College Students Succeed 2Health News:Brand New Bamboo Floorings Now Unveiled By BamboofloorChina.com, A Distinguished Supplier In The Market 2Health News:Pathological gambling is associated with altered opioid system in the brain: Reduced feeling of euphoria when compared to healthy volunteers 2Health News:2014 World Series Tickets: Giants vs. Royals World Series Ticket Prices Have Eased Substantially 2Health News:Chondroitin Sulfate Industry Global & Chinese Forecast to 2019 Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Chondroitin Sulfate Industry Global & Chinese Forecast to 2019 Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Chondroitin Sulfate Industry Global & Chinese Forecast to 2019 Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4
... 22 Val J. Halamandaris,President of the National Association ... Americans to commemorate the power of caring, both at ... National Home,Care and Hospice Month., "It is highly ... day to,celebrate the nurses, therapists, aides and other providers ...
... 22, 2007 The Autism Consortium, a group of ... and enhancing clinical care for autism, announced today that ... Spectrum Disorders (ASD) through its Autism Gene Discovery Project ... database that autism researchers around the world can use. ...
... 2007Four Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. journals are participating in ... a special worldwide publishing event on October 22, 2007 ... and human development. The Council of Science Editors has ... of key journals throughout the world, including those published ...
... giveaway, researcher says, , , MONDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- ... lung doctor says a common device can determine whether someone ... could be used to ferret out people who hide a ... also help show patients what smoking is doing to their ...
... (Chicago, IL, October 22, 2007) A new study shows ... vary with age. The study presented at CHEST 2007, the ... Chest Physicians (ACCP), found that smokers over age 65 reported ... a major health problem, while smokers under age 65 reported ...
... important advances toward a therapeutic device that has the ... blood stream and treat them. Among other applications, such ... tissues, or signal stem cells to differentiate. , Their ... cells down as they flow through blood vessels. As ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:U.S. Celebrates National Home Care and Hospice Month in November 2Health News:Autism Consortium releases data on genes involved in autism to researchers worldwide 2Health News:Autism Consortium releases data on genes involved in autism to researchers worldwide 3Health News:Autism Consortium releases data on genes involved in autism to researchers worldwide 4Health News:Global theme issue on poverty and human development 2Health News:Blood Test Catches Secret Smokers 2Health News:Blood Test Catches Secret Smokers 3Health News:Age affects motivation for quitting smoking 2Health News:MIT works toward novel therapeutic device 2Health News:MIT works toward novel therapeutic device 3
(Date:10/18/2014)... 18, 2014  In a policy paper ... the nation,s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ... of Truvada for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is ... prevent the spread of a disease or infection ... name anti-HIV drug combination currently approved for PrEP, ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... NORWALK, Conn. , Oct. 17, 2014 UBM ... , a leading online community and information resource for ... Parkinson disease and Alzheimer disease , with discussions ... Up to 1 million Americans have Parkinson disease , ... muscular dystrophy, or Lou Gehrig disease. Diagnosis can ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... Oct. 17, 2014 A victim of medical negligence ... doctor with a history of alcohol abuse, a physician ... on Prop 46 today, highlighting how Prop 46 will identify ... testing. The ad pictures a doctor drinking ... To ER."  Proposition 46 will enact the first law in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 2HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 3Neurology Times Features Coverage of Parkinson and Alzheimer Disease 2Neurology Times Features Coverage of Parkinson and Alzheimer Disease 3Victim Of Negligence At Hands Of A Drunk Doctor, A Physician and Consumer Advocates Release New Yes on 46 TV Ad, "On Call" 2Victim Of Negligence At Hands Of A Drunk Doctor, A Physician and Consumer Advocates Release New Yes on 46 TV Ad, "On Call" 3Victim Of Negligence At Hands Of A Drunk Doctor, A Physician and Consumer Advocates Release New Yes on 46 TV Ad, "On Call" 4
Digital Ultrasonic Diagnostic Imaging System...
...
Pefakit PiCT DxS Diluent for Determination of Total Heparin...
Quantitative Plasma-based Factor XIII Incorporation Assay Kit...
Medicine Products: