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Meaning of Type 2 Diabetes: Two Causes of High Blood Glucose

Meaning of Type 2 Diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes is the
commonest type of diabetes and
is affecting millions of people
around the world.
Type 2 diabetes is characterized
by high glucose which specialists
allude to as hyperglycemia.
Type 2 diabetes is different from
other kind of diabetes such as
type 1 diabetes, gestational and
other types of diabetes because
it is characterized by high blood
glucose level. The danger of type
2 diabetes is high glucose in the
blood stream.
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TWO FACTORS CAUSING HIGH
GLUCOSE LEVEL
This high blood glucose is
caused 1. high glucose are
insulin resistance and 2.
decreased generation of insulin
by the pancreas.
Predominance of Diabetes
Diabetes is a serious, common
disease affecting multi-millions
people throughout the world
and over 30 million individuals in
the United Stat…

Top 10 Causes of Type 2 Diabetes

So many factors or a single one
can cause someone to develop
diabetes. This article will analyse
some major risk factors or
causes of type 2 diabetes.
10 CAUSES OF DIABETES
1. Eating an excessive amount of
food especially fat can cause
diabetes.
2. Engaging in little or no physical
activities or exercise is one of the
major causes of diabetes.
3. Type 2 diabetes happens
when the pancreas doesn't make
enough insulin, or the cells of the
body gotten to be impervious to
insulin.
Insulin is a hormone made in the
pancreas that permits glucose
(sugar) to leave the circulatory
system, enter the cells to be
utilized as energy.
4. Being corpulent or overweight
puts you at noteworthy danger
for having type 2 diabetes. It was
revealed by one research that
90% individuals with type 2
diabetes are overweight or fat.
Therefore, it is advisable for
people that are overweight to
reduce their weight. If not, they
are writing invitation letter to
diabetes.
5. The nu…

Causes of Osteroarthritis

Genetics
Osteroarthritis can be caused by
our genes as the whole genes
play a significant role in
predisposing us to
osteroarthritis. Though, only
three genes are linked to
osteroarthritis for now by
scientist, it is important to know
that each individual gene plays a
vital role in osteroarthritis
development and susceptibility.
Discovering more osteroarthritis
causing genes can help
researchers to indentify new
treatments and can be used to
predict osteroarthritis
susceptibility.
Post traumatic osteroarthritis
This can also be referred to as
post tragedy osteroarthritis. This
usually occur after many years
victim has gone through a
trauma or tragedy such as
accident or severe injury
sustained during sport or
recreational activities such as
football, skiing,racing etc.
Medical researcher found out
that about 50 percent of patients
that have traumatic injury to
their knee develop osteroarthritis
about 10 to 20 years after the
incident.
That is why you …

Shorter term for Indian prisoners who pass yoga exam

Prison officers
in western
India have
come up with
a novel way for
convicts to
secure early
release —
master some
yoga poses
and pass an
exam, an
official said
Wednesday.
Inmates at
Yerwada
Central Jail in
Maharashtra
state can cut
their sentences
by up to three
months if they
impress
wardens in the
ancient Indian
practice, said
the prison
chief
responsible for
the
programme.
"There's a
written and
physical exam
and those who
excel will be
given
remission with
respect to their
performance,"
Bhushankumar
Upadhyay,
additional
director
general of the
Maharashtra
prison
department
told AFP.
-AFP
I know almost all the prisoners
will want to learn yoga and pass
the exam afterall is good for their
health

Loneliness linked to cancer and others

Loneliness linked to cancer and others

Don't let loneliness to be your friend because it has been linked to
everything from cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's disease to Depression.

Loneliness is very unhealthy for us because cancers tear through the
body of lonely people easily and rapidly, and viruses attack them
easily and more
frequently.

Loneliness also affect our immune system negatively. The pain of loneliness
activates the immune pattern of
a primordial response commonly
known as fight or flight.
Lonely people's white blood cells seem
to be more active in a way that
increases inflammation and
chronic inflammation has been
linked to everything from cancer
to depression. Inflammation is a natural
immune response to wounding
and bacterial infection.

Lonely people have lower
levels of antiviral compounds
known as interferons.
Lonely people are highly vulnerable to
cancer, neurodegenerative
disease and viral infections as
well.

Loneliness is no…

Moderate regular alcoholic drinkers live longer

Moderate regular alcoholic drinkers live longer

Objectively, I think we all believe or let me say some of us believed
that total abstinence from alcohol can keep us away from various
health diseases thus make us live longer. But recent research prove us
wrong as it shows that total abstinence from alcohol is not good for
our body as heavy drinkers are even found to live longer than those
who do not consume at all.

A recent research suggest that people who consume alcohol regularly
but moderately tend to live longer than chronic alcoholic drinkers
while heavy drinkers also outlive those that totally abstain from
alcohol.

The research was lead by Charles Holahan who is a university of Texas
Psychologist.

The age of the controlled group were between 55 and 65 and included
1824 participants.

The experiment or research lasted for 20 years. During the 20 years
period, 69 per cent of participants who do not drink alcohol at all
died, 60 per cent of chronic drinkers died and …

5 factors that can prevent old age damage of the brain (dementia)

Dementia can be greatly prevented through engaging in 5 factors which are

Regular exercise

Low body mass

Proper diets
Moderate alcohol consumption and

Not smoking

Though all the five factors can play a vital role in preventing
diseases including dementia that affect the brain of old people,
exercise is the most effective against dementia.

It is also found that people who follow all the five factors above
have lower rate of developing dementia, cognitive diseases, diabetes,
heart disease and stroke compare to those who do not.

Exercise is definitely keeps your brain active and this will help to
keep dementia at bay.

Ross fund sets up £1bn to fight malaria

A fund termed 'the Ross Fund' named after Sir Ronald Ross
who became Britain's first Nobel
Prize winner in 1902 for his
discovery that malaria is
transmitted by mosquitoes will be run in
partnership with US
philanthropists, Bill and Melinda
Gates to eradicate malaria totally from the surface of the earth
especially from africa.

It is estimated that a child
still dies from malaria every
minute in Africa, meaning malaria is so prevalent in Africa.

To eradicate malaria UK form a £1bn partnership
with the Microsoft founder Bill Gate and
his wife Melinda which marks a
"fundamental restructuring" of
the UK's aid budget.

Of the total:
£115m is earmarked for
research into new drugs,
diagnostics and insecticides
for malaria, TB and other
infectious diseases
A further £188m will be spent
on improving biodefences and
rapid response systems to
fast-spreading epidemics such
as Ebola.

According to
Chancellor George Osborne,
one billion people …

AstraZeneca lupus drug works in mid-stage trial

AstraZeneca
lupus drug
performs in
mid-stage trial.

There is a new hope for people suffering from deadly and painful lupus disease.

According to report: AstraZeneca's
experimental
lupus (the
condition, in
which the
immune system
attacks joints
and organs) drug
anifrolumab
significantly cut
disease activity
in a mid-stage
clinical trial,
boosting hopes
for a medicine
the company
believes could
become a $1
billion-a-year
seller. The
drugmaker said
on Tuesday that
the new
treatment was
more effective
than another
drug,
sifalimumab, that
it had also been
testing in lupus.

There is limited drugs available for the treatment of lupus which
account for reason lupus patients keep suffering and dying from the
disease. Imagine,
only one new
drug –
GlaxoSmithKline's
Benlysta – has
been introduced
for lupus in the
past 60 years,
underlining the
difficulties of
treating the disease.

7 Suggestions for healthy living

general health well-being. The
complication of lack of sleep are poor concentration, fatigue, anger,
cognitive impairment, hallucinations, disorientation, illusions,
persecutory ideas and many unnecessary attitude.
To have enough sleep, we should always try to sleep early and avoid
things such as sleep stimulant drugs, alcohol, stress, moderate
television watching, regular exercise that can affect our sleep – wake
cycle.

2. Moderate consumption of alcohol
Excessive alcohol drinking can affect your brain thus given you
sleepless night or nights. Alcohol drinking can cause something that
make you feel like the room is turning upside-down or to wake up
earlier than normal and other symptoms such as headache, vomiting,
fear, nightmare etc
Therefore, it is advisable you moderate your drinking or avoid total
drinking of alcohol.
Alcoholic drinking is also linked with illness like hypertension,
brain damage, low memory, heart disease, liver disease, diabetes etc
If you feel…