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Traditional Chinese Medicine pill halts progression of diabetes in new study


Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has treated maladies and health issues for thousands of years with herbs and acupuncture. Yet, to appease the western world's view of "evidence-based medicine," various trials and studies are performed, often comparing TCM to modern pharmaceuticals, in order to prove efficacy and safety.

Who knew flavonoids from tea, berries and grapes protect against developing diabetes?


Amazingly, among the many thousands of those who are newly diagnosed with diabetes each day, very few realize that this disease can shorten normal lifespans by as much as 10 to 15 years when left unchecked and dramatically lower quality of life as the inevitable complications impair vision, renal health and nerve function. Uninformed individuals tend to view diabetes as a relatively benign illness, because the immediate symptoms are largely silent and medical professionals are quick to prescribe any of a number of worthless pharmaceuticals that have little impact on disease progression and increased risk of an early demise.

Top five holiday foods that promote cancer, diabetes, heart disease and premature death


The holiday food rush is on across the USA, and for the next month, Americans will be stuffing their faces with precisely the kind of disease-promoting foods that will cause them to scream, "Where's my free health care?" in early January.

Medicinal Chinese herbs offer hope for type 2 diabetes sufferers


Type 2 diabetes is a disease that develops gradually from metabolic disorders that morph into prediabetes. Both diabetes type 1 and type 2 are similar in one respect: There is too much blood glucose (sugar), and it's not being metabolized by one's cells into energy.

Medicinal Chinese herbs offer hope for type 2 diabetes sufferers


Type 2 diabetes is a disease that develops gradually from metabolic disorders that morph into prediabetes. Both diabetes type 1 and type 2 are similar in one respect: There is too much blood glucose (sugar), and it's not being metabolized by one's cells into energy.

Curcumin's healing powers revealed - How this herb protects you from diabetes


Curcumin keeps coming on strong as an actual disease preventative and curative for many ailments. Sometimes it works well by itself and sometimes as an adjunct with other herbs or vitamins. Curcumin is the active ingredient of the Indian spice turmeric, which is essential to curry sauces.

Studies show chlorella could improve insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes patients


There have been studies under the radar of public awareness or mainstream media disclosure demonstrating chlorella's ability to improve diabetic symptoms. It's certain that very few MDs know of these studies.

New DPP-4 diabetes drugs linked to heart failure


Despite laughable attempts by the mainstream media to spin the study in a positive light, new research out of Massachusetts has confirmed that the novel dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) class of diabetes drugs can increase users' risk of developing heart failure. According to data compiled by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, individuals who take diabetes drugs like AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb's Onglyza could end up destroying their heart's ability to pump blood, resulting in death.