What your tongue colour says about your health
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(Stephanie Brown/ Very Well Health) — The color and texture of your tongue can give insights into your health. For thousands of years, traditional Chinese medicine practitioners have relied on processes such as smell, hearing, palpation, and tongue examination for diagnoses.

Now, a new study found that tongue images  …

Montreal study discovers more about link between diabetes and fatty liver
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(Canadian Press/ CTV News) — Research carried out in Montreal has led to a better understanding of the link between diabetes and fatty liver disease, particularly with regard to the role played by inflammation.

In laboratory experiments, the researchers found that liver cells exposed to sugar and fat begin to produce   …

The biggest problem in my sex life? Diabetes
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(Sabdah O’Sullivan/ Refinery 29) — When you have diabetes your sex life, just like everything else, is much more complicated. Whatever type of diabetes you have, whatever your gender and whoever you choose to have sex with, intimacy comes with a number of caveats and precautions that have to be negotiated.
You may not have heard of fatty liver disease. Experts say you need to know
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(Isabelle Gallant/ CBC News) — It’s a disease many have never heard of — yet it affects about 25 per cent of Canadians.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease happens when fat builds up in the liver. Experts say it’s hard to say what exactly causes it, but it’s associated with poor diet   …

Study finds increased cancer mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes
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(Aislinn Antram/ Pharmacy Times) — New research has found that cancer mortality in individuals with type 2 diabetes is substantially higher than the general population, according to a study published in Diabetologia.

The study found that cancer mortality rates among patients with type 2 diabetes were 18% higher for   …

How eating at night affects your health, risk for diabetes
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(Christopher Curley/ Healthline) — Eating at night, out of sync with your body’s natural circadian rhythms, could put you at risk for diabetes, according to researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

That in itself isn’t new.

Previous studies have shown that nighttime eating can cause people  …

Insomnia and diabetes up risk of early death: study
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(Dave Yasvnski/ Healthing) — People who struggle to get a good night’s sleep are more likely to suffer an early death, particularly if they have diabetes, according to a new study.

The research, which appears in the Journal of Sleep Research, found that people with diabetes who have trouble falling or staying asleep  …

Giving brown fat a boost to fight type 2 diabetes
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(Science Daily) — Increasing a protein concentrated in brown fat appears to lower blood sugar, promote insulin sensitivity, and protect against fatty liver disease by remodeling white fat to a healthier state, a new study suggests. The finding could eventually lead to new solutions for patients with diabetes and related  …