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Researchers believe they are one step closer to detecting pancreatic
cancer through a simple saliva test. The team at UCLA School of
Dentistry were able to identify biomarkers in saliva that are associated
with pancreatic cancer. It could mean dentists could screen for the
disease, which often includes diabetes as a symptom or result. Previous
research has identified that dentists could help to screen for a number
of chronic diseases, including diabetes.
VITAMIN D & TYPE 2
A low level of vitamin D in teenagers and young adults who have type 2
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harder to pump blood. A study at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical
Center looked back at a study of adolescents that included patients with
the condition, patients who did not have diabetes but were obese, and
patients without diabetes with normal body weight. Participants with diabetes
showed significantly more arterial stiffness. Adding Vitamin D to treatment
regimes may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
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The study at the Loyola University
Chicago Niehoff School of Nursing
assessed 46 women with type
2 who had low levels of vitamin
D, and found that symptoms
of depression and high blood
pressure both saw improvement
with vitamin D supplements.
Participants were also able to drop
a few pounds. Foods that are high
in Vitamin D include shiitake and
button mushrooms, eggs and a
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