Posts Tagged "Type 2 Diabetes"

Type 2 diabetes affecting younger, leaner population

Posted on Mar 13, 2019 in Uncategorized

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 5, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) It is well recognized that increasing rates of Type 2 diabetes are mainly driven by obesity and lifestyle factors. But that’s not the whole story. Genetics and epigenetics – changes in gene expression – also play an important role. We are starting to see an increase in Type 2 diabetes in leaner people at a much younger age than usually associated with the disease. This means in addition to focusing on good diet and exercise, we need...

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Study questions certain treatments for diabetic patients at high risk for heart disease

Posted on Mar 6, 2019 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 29, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) New research suggests that attempts to normalize blood pressure, and cholesterol may have negative long-term effects on kidney health in adults with type 2 diabetes who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease. The results appear in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) and will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2018. Type 2 diabetes greatly increases the risk for both...

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Intermittent Fasting Diets Could Increase Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Posted on Aug 17, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the May 21, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show   A group of scientists from Sao Paulo in Brazil concludes that intermittent fasting diet fads could make people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Intermittent fasting diets have recently been gaining popularity among people who wanted to lose weight. The recent finding, however, suggested that the diet fad could bring more harm than good, particularly to those whose bodies might already be resistant to insulin. Specifically, intermittent fasting diet that involved...

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