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    Wednesday, April 11, 2012

    FRUCTOSE VS GLUCOSE

    Sugary drinks associated with Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease notes Kimber Stanhope, PhD

    Consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks are associated with cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes, fatty liver, insulin resistance and an increase in small dense LDL even in children notes Kimber Stanhope, PhD, a researcher from the University of California at Davis, who has done studies comparing the effects of consuming glucose vs fructose, who was interviewed on ReachMD.com. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 11, 2012 3:00 pm | [0] comments

    Monday, April 09, 2012

    SUGAR / FRUCTOSE

    Sugar causes obesity, type II diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease says Robert Lustig, MD

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta: What are all these various diseases that you say are linked to sugar?


    Dr. Robert Lustig: Obesity, type II diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease itself.


    Lustig says the American lifestyle is killing us.


    Dr. Sanjay Gupta: And most of it you say is preventable?


    Dr. Robert Lustig: Seventy-five percent of it is preventable.

    Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 09, 2012 1:20 pm | [0] comments

    SUGAR / FRUCTOSE

    Table sugar (sucrose) is just as bad as high-fructose corn syrup says Robert Lustig, MD

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Is it worse than just table sugar?


    Dr. Robert Lustig: No. 'Cause it's the exact same. They are basically equivalent. The problem is they're both bad. They're both equally toxic.


    Since the 1970s, sugar consumption has gone down nearly 40 percent, but high fructose corn syrup has more than made up the difference. Dr. Lustig says they are both toxic because they both contain fructose -- that's what makes them sweet and irresistible.

    Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 09, 2012 1:10 pm | [0] comments

    Sunday, January 29, 2012

    MAGNESIUM & DIABETES

    Magnesium intake reduces risk of diabetes by 14% for every 100 mg increase in daily intake

    The risk of Type 2 diabetes is 14% lower for every 100 mg increase in magnesium intake per day in people with a body mass index over 25 (overweight or obese) according to a study from China.


    "This meta-analysis provides further evidence supporting that magnesium intake is significantly inversely associated with risk of type 2 diabetes in a dose-response manner," the authors of the study concluded.


    Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Jan 29, 2012 12:10 pm | [0] comments

    Friday, October 14, 2011

    DIABETES

    Intensive glucose-lowering treatment resulted in 4% HIGHER risk of death according to meta-analysis

    Intensive glucose-lowering treatment does NOT lower the risk of death in Type 2 diabetics according to a meta-analysis of 13 studies.

    The total risk of death was 4% HIGHER in those given intensive glucose-lowering treatment compared to those who were not given these treatments, however, the difference was not statistically significant, meaning this difference may be due to random chance. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Oct 14, 2011 10:25 am | [0] comments

    DIABETES

    Intensive glucose-lowering treatment INCREASED the risk of congestive heart failure by 47%

    Intensive glucose-lowering treatment was found to INCREASE the risk a congestive heart failure by 47% in Type 2 diabetics according to a meta-analysis of 13 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Oct 14, 2011 10:10 am | [0] comments

    Thursday, October 13, 2011

    DIABETES DRUGS

    Metformin reduced the risk of death by 36% over 10.7 years in Type 2 diabetics

    The diabetes drug metformin (Glucophage) reduced the risk of death by 36% over 10.7 years in Type 2 diabetics according to a 1998 study.


    Metformin ALONE was the ONLY diabetes drug to reduce the risk of death.

    Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Oct 13, 2011 3:35 pm | [0] comments

    DIABETES DRUGS

    Metformin plus a sulphonylurea increased the risk of death 96% over 10.7 years in Type 2 diabetics

    Adding the diabetes drug metformin (Glucophage) to Type 2 diabetics who were already taking a sulphonylurea DOUBLED the risk of diabetes-related death -- a 96% increase -- over 10.7 years compared with continued sulphonylurea alone according to a 1998 study.

    Metformin alone was the only diabetes drug to reduce the risk of death.

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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Oct 13, 2011 3:11 pm | [0] comments

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011

    DIABETES

    Diabetes increases risk of death by 2.1-fold over 8 years in patients with CAD

    Diabetes, defined as having a blood sugar level of 140 mg/dl or greater, increased the risk of dying 2.1-fold during the next eight years in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) compared to those with normal blood sugar levels of 80-109 mg/dl according to a 2004 study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jun 28, 2011 12:16 pm | [0] comments

    DIABETES

    Diabetes increases risk of CAD death by 2.3-fold over 8 years in patients with CAD

    Diabetes, defined as having a blood sugar level of 140 mg/dl or greater, increased the risk of dying from coronary artery disease (CAD) 2.3-fold during the next eight years in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) compared to those with normal blood sugar levels of 80-109 mg/dl according to a 2004 study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jun 28, 2011 12:11 pm | [0] comments

    DIABETES

    Borderline diabetes increases risk of CAD death by 1.7-fold over 8 years in patients with CAD

    Borderline diabetes, defined as having a blood sugar level of 126-139 mg/dl, increased the risk of dying from coronary artery disease (CAD) 1.7-fold during the next eight years in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) compared to those with normal blood sugar levels of 80-109 mg/dl according to a 2004 study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jun 28, 2011 12:01 pm | [0] comments

    Monday, June 27, 2011

    VEGETABLE-BASED DIET AND TYPE 2 DIABETES

    High intake of vegetable protein and fat associated with 22% lower risk of Type 2 Diabetes

    A high intake of vegetable protein and fat was associated with a 22% lower risk of Type 2 diabetes in men during a 20 year follow-up when comparing the top 20% of people with the lowest 20% of people according to a study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 27, 2011 9:55 am | [0] comments

    ANIMAL-BASED DIET AND TYPE 2 DIABETES

    High intake of animal protein and fat associated with 37% higher risk of Type 2 Diabetes

    A high intake of animal protein and fat was associated with a 37% greater risk of Type 2 diabetes in men during a 20 year follow-up when comparing the top 20% of people with the lowest 20% of people according to a study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 27, 2011 9:32 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, April 05, 2011

    ZOLOFT (SERTRALINE)

    Zoloft (sertraline) increases risk of diabetes 25%

    The antidepressant Zoloft (sertraline) increases the risk of diabetes 25% -- or 1.3-fold -- according to an analysis by researchers from Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany.

    The dose was 50 mg per day or above that increased the risk. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 6:25 am | [0] comments

    PAXIL (PAROXETINE)

    Paxil (paroxetine) increases risk of diabetes 33%

    The antidepressant Paxil (paroxetine) increases the risk of diabetes 33% -- or 1.3-fold -- according to an analysis by researchers from Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany.

    The dose was 20 mg per day or above that increased the risk. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 6:25 am | [0] comments

    ELAVIL (AMITRIPTYLINE)

    Elavil (amitriptyline) increases risk of diabetes 43%

    The antidepressant Elavil (amitriptyline) increases the risk of diabetes 43% according to an analysis by researchers from Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany.

    The dose was 38 mg per day or above that increased the risk. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 6:19 am | [0] comments

    PAXIL (PAROXETINE)

    Effexor (venlafaxine) increases risk of diabetes 103% (increases the risk 2-fold)

    The antidepressant Paxil (paroxetine) increases the risk of diabetes 103% -- or 2-fold -- according to an analysis by researchers from Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 6:18 am | [0] comments

    PAXIL (PAROXETINE)

    Desyrel (trazodone) increases risk of diabetes 116%

    The antidepressant Desyrel or Oleptro (trazodone) increases the risk of diabetes 116% -- or 2.2-fold -- according to an analysis by researchers from Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 6:17 am | [0] comments

    PAMELOR (NORTRIPTYLINE)

    Pamelor (nortriptyline) increases risk of diabetes 122%

    The antidepressant nortriptyline (Aventyl HCl or Pamelor) increases the risk of diabetes 122% -- or 2.2-fold -- according to an analysis by researchers from Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany.

    The dose was 30 mg per day or above that increased the risk. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 6:16 am | [0] comments

    ELAVIL (AMITRIPTYLINE)

    Anafranil (clomipramine) increases risk of diabetes 123%

    The antidepressant Anafranil (clomipramine) increases the risk of diabetes 123% -- or 2.2-fold -- according to an analysis by researchers from Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany.

    The dose was 20 mg per day or above that increased the risk. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 6:15 am | [0] comments

    ELAVIL (AMITRIPTYLINE)

    Surmontil (trimipramine) increases risk of diabetes 146%

    The antidepressant Surmontil (trimipramine) increases the risk of diabetes 146% -- or 2.5-fold -- according to an analysis by researchers from Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany.

    The dose was 50 mg per day or above that increased the risk. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 6:08 am | [0] comments

    ELAVIL (AMITRIPTYLINE)

    Luvox (fluvoxamine) increases risk of diabetes 391% (increases the risk 4.9-fold)

    The antidepressant Luvox (fluvoxamine) increases the risk of diabetes 391% -- or 4.9-fold -- according to an analysis by researchers from Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany.

    They forgot to give the cutoff dose at which the risk increased. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 5:40 am | [0] comments

    Thursday, January 27, 2011

    Diabetics assigned to an intensive lifestyle intervention lost an average of 8.6% of body weight

    Diabetics who were randomly assigned to an Intensive Lifestyle Intervention lost an average of 8.6 percent of body weight after one year compared to 0.7 percent for those randomly assigned to Diabetes Support and Education according to a recent study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jan 27, 2011 10:28 am | [0] comments

    Wednesday, November 03, 2010

    SLEEP

    Short sleep reduces the appetite-suppressing hormone leptin, increases appetite-stimulating ghrelin

    Shortened sleep reduces leptin, a hormone which reduces appetite, and increases ghrelin, a hormone which increases appetite notes a review paper on the association of lack of sleep to obesity and diabetes.
    Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Nov 03, 2010 5:52 am | [0] comments

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010

    SYMLIN (PRAMLINTIDE)

    Symlin (pramlintide) injections cause weight loss of 7.9 lbs in six months vs 4.6 lbs with placebo

    Diabetic patients using subcutaneous injections of Symlin (pramlintide), as well as diet, exercise and lifestyle changes, lost an average of 7.9 pounds in six months versus 4.6 pounds in those given injections of a placebo, a increase of 3.3 lbs -- a small increase in weight loss -- according to a new study from the makers of Symlin (pramlintide). Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 01, 2010 10:33 am | [0] comments

    SYMLIN (PRAMLINTIDE) + PHENTERMINE

    Symlin (pramlintide) + phentermine caused weight loss of 23.9 lbs in six months vs 4.6 lbs w/placebo

    Diabetic patients who took phentermine in addition to giving themselves subcutaneous injections of Symlin (pramlintide), as well as diet, exercise and lifestyle changes, lost an average of 23.9 lbs in six months versus 7.9 lbs with Symlin (pramlintide) injections alone versus 4.6 lbs in those given injections of a placebo, a difference of 19.3 lbs according to a new study from the makers of Symlin (pramlintide). Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 01, 2010 10:20 am | [0] comments

    SYMLIN (PRAMLINTIDE) + PHENTERMINE

    Symlin (pramlintide) + Meridia caused weight loss of 23.9 lbs in six months vs 4.6 lbs w/placebo

    Diabetic patients who took Meridia (sibutramine) in addition to giving themselves subcutaneous injections of Symlin (pramlintide), as well as diet, exercise and lifestyle changes, lost an average of 23.9 lbs in six months versus 4.6 lbs in those given injections of a placebo, a difference of 19.3 lbs according to a new study from the makers of Symlin (pramlintide). Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 01, 2010 10:03 am | [0] comments

    Wednesday, April 21, 2010

    BLOOD PRESSURE

    10 lbs weight loss reduces risk of diabetes 30%

    A 10-pound weight loss reduces the risk of type II diabetes by approximately 30 percent according to a two-year study of 154 obese patients who had at least one parent with diabetes. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 21, 2010 10:52 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, February 23, 2010

    AVANDIA

    Diabetes drug Avandia increases heart attacks 43%; Glaxo stole manuscript says Dr. Steve Nissen

    The diabetes drug Avandia (Rosiglitazone Maleate) increases the risk of heart attack by 43% according to a study by Steven Nissen, MD, Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine of the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

    In an interview on CNBC's Squawk Box on Feb 22, 2010, Dr. Nissen noted that Glaxo, the maker of Avandia, stole a copy of his manuscript -- or as Mike Huckman of CNBC stated, they were given a copy of the manuscript by one of the peer reviewers for the New England Journal of Medicine, who later claimed he wasn't feeling well, and didn't know what he was doing.

    Dr. Nissen said that after determining that the study was scientifically correct, Glaxo then planned a Public Relations campaign to discredit it. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Feb 23, 2010 10:15 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, January 26, 2010

    TYPE 2 DIABETES

    Type II Diabetes Isn’t A Disease By Dr. Malcolm Kendrick

    That’s because it’s merely a blood sugar measurement. A sign. An effect. Not a disease, or a cause. We have become mesmerized by blood sugar levels — we fight to get them down — we are happy when the level is lowered. Doctors claim when the blood sugar level falls below an arbitrary figure that the Type II Diabetes has been treated, even cured. But what exactly have we cured?

    (This article was written by Malcolm Kendrick, MD, author of the wonderful, eye-opening, paradigm-shifting book The Great Cholesterol Con: The Truth About What Really Causes Heart Disease and How to Avoid It .) Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jan 26, 2010 1:14 pm | [9] comments

    Monday, October 26, 2009

    TYPE 2 HYPOTHYROIDISM

    ‘Every diabetic patient seen in my practice has suffered hypothyroidism,’ says Mark Starr, MD

    "In my opinion, every diabetic patient seen in my practice has suffered hypothyroidism." notes Mark Starr, MD in his wonderful book Hypothyroidism Type 2: The Epidemic. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Oct 26, 2009 2:33 pm | [0] comments

    Tuesday, September 22, 2009

    RICHARD MOORE, MD, PHD

    Richard Moore, MD, PhD; Diabetes problems are NOT caused by high blood sugar

    "[H]igh blood glucose in diabetes is NOT the cause of the pathology," wrote Richard Moore, MD, PhD, professor and research scientist, and author of the book "The High Blood Pressure Solution".

    In other words, health problems associated with diabetes are NOT caused by high blood sugar. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 22, 2009 2:09 pm | [0] comments

    Friday, February 20, 2009

    AVANDIA

    Diabetes drug Avandia does nothing to prevent heart attacks, strokes or kidney failure

    "There's little evidence [that the diabetes drug Avandia] actually helps patients," notes the cover story in BusinessWeek from January 17th, 2008 titled “Do Cholesterol Drugs Do Any Good?”

    "Yes, Avandia is very good at lowering blood sugar, just as statins lower cholesterol levels. But that doesn't translate into preventing the dire consequences of diabetes, including heart disease, strokes, and kidney failure." Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Feb 20, 2009 8:23 pm | [0] comments

    Monday, October 06, 2008

    TESTOSTERONE

    Low testosterone can affect up to half of men with type 2 diabetes

    "[Low testosterone in males] is a clinical condition that affects a significant number of men in the United States and can affect up to 50% of men diagnosed with type 2 diabetes," according to a new paper from Solvay Pharmaceuticals which analyzed data from 26 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Oct 06, 2008 9:17 am | [0] comments

    Tuesday, September 30, 2008

    GLYCEMIC LOAD

    High glycemic index diet increases the risk of type 2 diabetes 40 percent

    Type 2 diabetes is 40 percent more common in the one-fifth of people eating a diet with the highest glycemic index or highest glycemic load compared to the one-fifth eating a diet with the lowest glycemic index / glycemic load according to a study from the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 30, 2008 1:11 pm | [0] comments

    Thursday, September 11, 2008

    PRAMLINTIDE

    Symlin (pramlintide) at 120 mcg three times per day causes maximum weight loss

    A dose of 120 mcg of Symlin (pramlintide) injected three times per day was as effective at causing weight loss as doses two and three times this large (240 mcg and 360 mcg) injected three times per day according to a new study.

    "All three three-times-daily doses [of Symlin (pramlintide)] were effective over [one year], with 240 mcg and 360 mcg [three times per day] providing little additional benefit over 120 mcg [three times per day]," noted the authors of a new study testing Symlin (pramlintide) for weight loss. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Sep 11, 2008 2:39 pm | [0] comments

    PRAMLINTIDE

    Symlin (pramlintide) at 360 mcg twice a day caused more weight loss than lower doses

    When Symlin (pramlintide) was injected twice a day instead of three times per day, 360 mcg caused more weight loss than 240 mcg or 120 mcg according to a new study.

    When given twice a day, injections were given before breakfast and dinner. The lunch dose was skipped.

    "In contrast to three-times-daily dosing regimens, a clear dose-response relationship was evident among twice-daily regimens, whereby 120 [mcg twice a day] was suboptimal and 360 [mcg twice a day] elicited weight loss of a magnitude similar to the three-times-daily regimens," the authors of a new study noted.

    "Thus, at higher doses, twice-daily dosing appears to be a feasible pramlintide regimen for weight loss."

    Comment: In other words, 120 mcg three times per day causes as much weight loss as higher doses, however, if a patient only prefers to give themselves injections twice a day instead of three times per day, then giving 360 mcg twice a day also works. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Sep 11, 2008 2:31 pm | [0] comments

    PRAMLINTIDE

    Symlin (pramlintide) (120 mcg three times per day) caused weight loss of 13.4 lbs in one year

    Symlin (pramlintide) at a dose of 120 mcg three times per day caused diabetics to lose an average of 7 pounds more than those given a placebo in four months which was 3.1 percent of body weight, and 13.4 pounds more than placebo after one year which was 5.6 percent of body weight according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Sep 11, 2008 11:49 am | [0] comments

    PRAMLINTIDE

    Symlin (pramlintide) (360 mcg twice a day) caused weight loss of 15.8 lbs in one year

    Symlin (pramlintide) at a dose of 360 mcg twice a day caused diabetics to lose an average of 7.3 pounds more than those given a placebo in four months which was 3.1 percent of body weight, and 15.8 pounds more than placebo after one year which was 6.8 percent of body weight according to a new study.
    Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Sep 11, 2008 11:42 am | [0] comments

    PRAMLINTIDE

    Symlin (pramlintide) caused nausea in 9-29% of patients depending on dose

    Symlin (pramlintide) caused nausea in 9 percent of patients given 240 mcg three times per day and 29 percent of patients given 360 mcg three times per day versus 2 percent of those given a placebo. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Sep 11, 2008 11:21 am | [0] comments
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