Tag: "glycemic" at medical news
New Data Reinforces Correlation Between Carbohydrate Quality and Loss of Vision
...ndings reinforce the earlier study linking dietary glycemic
index with the risk of developing AMD. "Men and women who consumed diets with a higher glycemic
index than average for their gender and age-group were at greater risk of developing advanced AMD," ...
Too Much White Rice, Pasta and Bread may Increase Chances of AMD
... "Men and women who consumed diets with a higher glycemic
index than average for their gender and age-group ... severity of AMD increased with increasing dietary glycemic
index," said Taylor said. "Our results build upon findings from an earlier, smaller study in whic...
Older Diabetes Drugs Has Similar Effects to Newer Ones
...and metformin, have similar or superior effects on glycemic
control, lipids and other intermediate endpoints compared to newer, more expensive drugs, such as thiazolidinediones, alpha-glucosidase inhibitors and meglitinides. This is the first systematic review to compare all the drugs with one another, summ...
Diabetes may Lead to More Complications
...dies are needed to evaluate the effect of improved glycemic
control on hospitalized patients with diabetes mellitus involved in trauma....
Avandia Improves Quality of Life in Diabetes Patients
...d studies aimed primarily to evaluate metabolic or glycemic
control, which is the drugs ability to lower blood...alth advantages, except for laboratory measures of glycemic
control, the rationale for prescribing rosiglitazone at this time is unclear, say public health expe...
Apples and Lentils Could Help You to Shed Off Those Extra Pounds!
...ed adverse effects associated with consuming a low glycemic
index diet. "Low glycaemic index diets appear to... are unable to sustain a weight-loss diet. The low glycemic
index diet is satisfying and has proven benefits". "Compared to other diets, the low GI diet is mor...
Food Cravings are Linked to Weight Managenemt
...re randomly assigned to two diets that differed in glycemic
load, a measurement of how quickly the carbohydrates in a persons diet are converted to blood sugar. Participants completed food craving questionnaires that assessed the foods craved, the frequency and strength of cravings, and how often cravings l...
Weight Management Achieved by Controlling and Not Suppressing Food Cravings
...re randomly assigned to two diets that differed in glycemic
load, a measurement of how quickly the carbohydrates in a persons diet are converted to blood sugar. These findings suggest, says Roberts, that cravings are for calories, not carbohydrate, as is widely assumed. What is commonly called carbohydrate ...
Check Your Physiology Before You Choose A Diet
...e kinds of carbohydrates are considered low on the glycemic
index scale, which ranks their effect on blood glu...indicates that these foods, considered high on the glycemic
index scale, sharply raise blood sugar and insulin levels, stimulating hunger and resulting in overe...
Two-in-one Diabetic Drug Approved by FDA
... double blind study of patients who had inadequate glycemic
control with metformin (at least 1,500 mg daily). In this study, sitagliptin phosphate 100 mg once daily added to patients inadequately controlled on metformin ,led to a significant reduction in sugar levels as against a placebo. It was also ob...
New Research May Pave the Way for Shorter Hospital Stays for Diabetes Patients
...medical consult physician providing individualized glycemic
management or medical consult physician trained in...ys less than those who received the individualized glycemic
management, discharge decisions being made by a surgical team based on wound healing and regardless ...
High Carbohydrate Food Brings on Sleep Faster
...egetables in tomato puree. Jasmine rice has a high glycemic
index - a ranking system for carbohydrates based o...ucose levels. Plain and long-grain rice have lower glycemic
index, reported the online edition of health magazine WebMD. The researchers found that higher car...
Chromium Picolinate Effective for Diabetes Care
...at chromium picolinate is //effective in improving glycemic
control and normalizing lipid levels in people wit...onal and corticosteroid-induced diabetes. Although glycemic
control varied by trial, all 15 trials showed improvements in one or more measurements of glycemic
ACTOS Linked to Several Cardiovascular Benefits
...are continuing to see the benefits of ACTOS beyond glycemic
control," said Erland Erdmann, M.D., chairman of t...s important to find solutions that impact not only glycemic
control but overall cardiovascular health. These findings show the potential benefits ACTOS can have...
Honey is Better than Sugar for Diabetics and Obese People: Study
...d claims that certain types of honey have a better glycemic
index than others and found that one honey is as g...rchers found very little difference in the honeys' glycemic
indices. They ranged from 69.13 to 74.14. All were very close to table sugar's glycemic
index of 68....
Toxic and Addictive Foods Responsible For Obesity
...s increased energy density, high-fat content, high glycemic
index, increased fructose composition, decreased fiber, and decreased dairy content." He said the changes in the food manufacturing process, where in sugars are now added to foods that never used to contain sugar and fibers being removed, have m...
High Blood Sugar Increases Dementia Risk
...This finding supports the hypothesis that abnormal glycemic
control is linked to an increased risk of developing cognitive impairment and dementia in elderly women.” The authors note that there are a number of possible reasons why chronically high blood sugar may cause cognitive impairment, ranging from the...
High Carb Diet Doubles Fat Loss
...esearchers, a diet rich in carbohydrate but low in glycemic
index (GI) was found to be very effective //in pre...ing cardiovascular diseases. A diet with a high glycemic
index results in the sudden rise in the blood sugar levels. Some of the food substances which have v...
Glycemic Index Works For Diabetes Patients
...'s Department of Nutritional Sciences say that the glycemic
index table is identical for foods regardless //of whether small or large portions are consumed. This should come as a relief for diabetic patients. The GI was developed 25 years ago at U of T by Professors Thomas Wolever and David Jenkins. The tab...
Low Carbohydrate Diet Still the First Choice for Diabetics
...s people coming off medication and improving their glycemic
control.” Dr. Feinman is also professor of biochemistry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. Source: Newswie...
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