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Department: Medical Laboratory
Affiliation: Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka

Diabetes mellitus subjects are susceptible to increased free radicals generation and thus need a competent antioxidant defence system to protect cellular components from free radical induced damages. 324 more words

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Insulin resistance not obesity is often the cause of type 2 diabetes

The overwhelming majority of doctors initially treat diabetes and prediabetes with advice to lose weight and to exercise. The underlying assumption is that diabetes and prediabetes are disorders of lazy, fat people. 441 more words

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Reversal or control in type 2 diabetes?

My practice is focussed on the reversal of type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. If you visit a conventional doctor, the conversation will be about control. We think differently. 354 more words

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Diabetes prevention should focus on prediabetes not obesity

Fight the Obesity Epidemic. Fine sounding words upon which careers have been built. Everyone knows, because the experts say so, that obesity is the main driver of the increase in type 2 diabetes. 761 more words

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Obesity is not the cause of type 2 diabetes

Obesity, inactivity, age, and genetic predisposition are recognised risk factors for type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes. Obesity, or more precisely, “the obesity epidemic” is said to be the driver of an increase in the incidence of type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes. 245 more words

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Kepler K2 Mission Finds Nascent Exoplanet Around Young Star

In another first for extrasolar planetary astronomy, it was announced on 20 June that NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, reconfigured and designated as the “K2 Mission”, has discovered the youngest exoplanet to date orbiting a brand new star. 1,218 more words


What is type II diabetes and prediabetes?

Type II diabetes is a disorder that is both preventable and reversible. It is caused by the gradual loss (over years) of pancreatic Beta cells. This results in an ongoing inability to produce enough insulin quickly enough to avoid the damage, principally to small blood vessels, caused by long-term raised blood glucose levels. 326 more words

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