Submitted by bruna.nania on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 10:10
In 30 years, the Chinese people have gone from having barely enough to eat to worrying about spreading waistlines, leaving the healthcare system struggling to keep up with an exponential rise in "nobleman diseases" like diabetes.
Submitted by bruna.nania on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 10:00
A new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center reveals that the presence of Helicobacter pylori bacteria is associated with elevated levels of glycosylated hemoglobin, an important biomarker for blood glucose levels and diabetes. The association was even stronger in obese individuals with a higher Body Mass Index.