Interview with Jaakko Tuomilehto: the key role of genetics in prevention of type 2 diabetes

The genetic test asset the risk factors related to type 2 diabetes “Nowadays, with the genetic test, it is possible to asset the risk factors related to type 2 diabetes. ” Dr. Jaakko Tuomilehto – one of the world’s top diabetes authorities – highlights, in a recent interview, the key role of genetics in [...]

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There is no one diet for diabetes, there are dozens

There is not standard meal plan for people with diabetes, there are dozens Last week I had the privilege of being invited to the XXVIII National Congress of the Spanish Society of Diabetes (SED) with Pablo Zumaquero, a fellow dietitian-nutritionist. We were invited to lead a workshop entitled “Low-fat diets or low-carbohydrate diets?” [...]

By |2020-12-07T18:14:11+02:0021 April, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|

Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and kidney disease

Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and kidney disease Type 2 diabetes increases the risk of serious complications that worsen patient life´s quality. Renal disease or nephropathy is one of the most frequent complications. How can we prevent it? Kidneys act as filters of the blood eliminating wastes and impurities of our body. High blood [...]

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