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Researcher Martin Gibala

Brief, High-Intensity Workouts Show Promise To Help Diabetics Lower Blood Sugar

Researchers at McMaster University have found that brief high intensity workouts, as little as six sessions over two weeks, rapidly lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics, offering a potential fix for patients who struggle to meet exercise guidelines. The small proof-of-principle study, conducted on eight diabetics, appears in the latest edition of the Journal […]

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Pre-Pregnancy Diet Affects The Health Of Future Offspring In Animal Study

Poor maternal diet before conception can result in offspring with reduced birth weights and increased risk of developing type II diabetes and obesity. This work, which is being presented at the Society for Experimental Biology Annual Conference in Glasgow on Saturday the 2nd of July, used an animal model to illustrate the importance of maternal […]

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Strawberries Might Provide A Two-Fisted Assault On Diabetic Complications And Nervous System Disorders

A recent study from scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggests that a strawberry a day (or more accurately, 37 of them) could keep not just one doctor away, but an entire fleet of them, including the neurologist, the endocrinologist, and maybe even the oncologist. Investigations conducted in the Salk Institute’s Cellular Neurobiology […]

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Extensive Television Watching Linked With Increased Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, And All-Cause Death

Television (TV) viewing is the most commonly reported daily activity apart from working and sleeping in many populations around the world. In the United States, the average number of daily hours of TV viewing has recently been reported to be 5 hours.In an analysis of data from several studies, watching television for 2-3 hours per […]

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