Category Archives: Diabetes

Diabetes and Wound Healing

A recent article in News Medical details the impact of diabetes on wound healing. It [...]

Study: Chronic Conditions and Stem Cell Support

According to the Stanford University of Medicine: “Currently available treatments for chronic wounds are inadequate. [...]

Endothelial Dysfunction: Questions & Answers

What are EPCs? EPCs are endothelial progenitor cells, a term that applies to several different [...]

Type II diabetes impairs the function of EPCs, increases the risk of severe consequences from vascular occlusive events.

This study hypothesizes that endothelial progenitor cell (EPC) dysfunction may be important in diabetic complications. Their testing [...]

Childhood obesity, endothelial activation, and cardiovascular risk.

In a study of 30 obese and 28 healthy prepubertal children in Turkey, scientists have [...]

Dietary aids to guard against inflammation, cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes.

This paper from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology discusses the importance of [...]

Inflammation markers and development of diabetes in the elderly.

Testing the hypothesis that inflammation plays a role in the pathogenesis of adult glucose disorders, [...]

Dietary curcumin significantly improves obesity-associated inflammation and diabesity in mice.

The article details testing on curcumin’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects with diabetes and inflammation in mice models of [...]

Pine bark extract lowers plasma glucose levels in diabetes type II patients.

An experiment with 77 diabetes type II patients reveals that French maritime pine bark extract (Pynogenol®) [...]

EPCs and the reduction of vascular complications with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

This study finds that diabetic patients suffer from a reduction of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs), and [...]