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Fenugreek for Diabetes

By Renee Wickliff BSN, RN, RD, CDCES What is Fenugreek?                Fenugreek is an herb whose little seeds are packed full of fiber and trace amounts of vitamins and minerals.  Saponins, a phytochemical that has immune boosting health benefits, are also found in fenugreek [1]. According to ancient medical texts, Continue Reading

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Scientists identify a possible new treatment for diabetic retinopathy

About one in three diabetic patients develops diabetic retinopathy (DR), which can impair vision and lead to blindness. A new study in The American Journal of Pathology, published by Elsevier, provides clear evidence that high glucose increases the levels of enzymatic precursor—lysyl oxidase propeptide (LOX-PP)—that promotes cell death, which was verified in an Continue Reading

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