Diabetes attack on memory power

Diabetic retinopathy could be associated with poorer memory and diminished brain power in people with Type 2 diabetes, according to a new research. For the study, researchers at Edinburgh University looked at 1,066 people with type 2 diabetes aged between 60 and 75. Participants in the study completed seven tests focusing on memory, logic and…

Causes and risk factors for endocrine disruption

1. Causes of Endocrine disorder Endocrine disorders occur due to problems of endocrine glands. Of multiple endocrine dysfunction, the most common are those related to pancreas or thyroid glands, pituitary glands or adrenal glands. Causes and types of endocrine disorders include: – Acromegaly – overproduction of growth hormone and prolactin; – Addison’s disease and Cushing’s…

Diabetes Health: Exercise Caution

 If you have diabetes, it is essential to begin and maintain an exercise routine. A health care professional must first evaluate you for symptoms that could be aggravated by particular activities. You might also undergo a cardiac stress test. Why Exercise? Exercise is part of a well-established health regimen for people with diabetes. Dr. Ronald…

calcium more than 1.5 grams per day

  Postmenopausal and pregnant women, transplant recipients, patients with bulimia (an eating disorder) and individuals on dialysis face the highest risk of developing the calcium-alkali syndrome. The incidence of the calcium-alkali or the milk-alkali syndrome is growing in large parts, because of widespread use of over-the-counter calcium and vitamin D supplements. Study authors Stanley Goldfarb…

How Fiber Helps Control Cholesterol

Just as eating certain foods — such as those high in saturated fats — can increase harmful cholesterol levels, eating fiber-rich foods can actually help lower it. Scientists are still trying to determine the exact mechanism by which fiber lowers cholesterol, says Linda V. Van Horn, PhD, RD, a registered dietitian and professor of preventive medicine at Northwestern…

Dangerous body fat

  Visceral Fat (Active Fat)    Type 2 diabetes can be caused by storing high amounts of visceral fat Visceral fat is body fat that is stored within the abdominal cavity and is therefore stored around a number of important internal organs such as the liver, pancreas and intestines. Visceral fat is sometimes referred to…