Diabetes

New hope for preventing dangerous diabetes complication

People with diabetes who use insulin to control their blood sugar can experience a dangerous condition called hypoglycemia when blood sugar levels fall too low. New insights into a recently discovered protein called neuronostatin ...

Health

On the keto diet? Ditch the cheat day, study says

The often embraced 'cheat day' is a common theme in many diets and the popular ketogenic diet is no exception. But new research from UBC's Okanagan campus says that just one 75-gram dose of glucose—the equivalent a large ...

Health

To track carbs, tap into the glycemic index and its cousin

(HealthDay)—Rather than just counting carbs, you might want to get familiar with the glycemic index and the glycemic load, numeric weighting systems that rank carb-based foods based on how much they raise blood sugar.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are you married to bickering?

(HealthDay)—If you bicker a lot with your spouse, it could be because you're running low on energy. Low energy translates to less self-control and a greater chance of aggression.

Diabetes

Diabetes, dementia can be deadly combination

(HealthDay)—The risk of death from dangerously low blood sugar is much higher among seniors who have both diabetes and dementia than those with diabetes alone, a new study finds.

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