Blood Sugar

'...this can be a first line therapy to women with impaired glucose control during pregnancy.' ©iStock

Preloaded: Medical macro-nutrients show diabetic benefits

By Lynda Searby

The first clinical study testing medical nutrition therapy as a treatment for gestational diabetes has yielded positive results for Swedish biotech firm Indevex, demonstrating that its patented ‘Preload’ macro-nutrient blend is effective in controlling...

Dr Muhammed Majeed, Sabinsa Corporation’s founder

Sabinsa expands Ayurvedic herb cultivation as demand grows

By Stephen Daniells

Botanical supplier Sabinsa is expanding its existing cultivation program for Indian herbs to ensure sustainable supply of ingredients such as turmeric, gac, and black ginger, in order to match demand in the global US$1.6 billion market.

The mushroom preparations lowered blood glucose levels in both healthy volunteers and type 2 diabetics

Mushroom extracts show blood sugar management potential: Study

By Stephen DANIELLS

Powdered preparations of the mushrooms Pleurotus ostreatus and Pleurotus cystidiosus may reduce blood sugar levels after a meal in healthy people, while also impacting insulin levels in diabetics, says a new study.

New class of ‘good’ fat could aid diabetes prevention

New class of ‘good’ fat could aid diabetes prevention

By Nathan Gray

The ‘surprising’ discovery of a previously unidentified class of lipid molecules that enhance insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control could offer a route to the prevention of type 2 diabetes, say researchers.

Vinegar beverage shows blood sugar management potential

Vinegar beverage shows blood sugar management potential

By Stephen DANIELLS

Vinegar (acetic acid) should be ‘purposefully’ integrated into more food matrices, say the researchers behind a new study which reports the potential blood sugar management potential of a vinegar beverage.

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