Flu Virus linked to diabetes diagnosis



As reported by New Scientist: “The flu for this condition, called type 1

virus has another trick up its sleeve – it diabetes, but an environmental

may trigger diabetes. The good news is trigger is also needed for it to

that this discovery may give us a way to appear.

prevent some forms of the disease. Since the 1970s, researchers

In diabetes, cells do not take up sugar have suspected that viruses may

from the blood. This can happen because provide this trigger, as type 1

cells have lost sensitivity to the hormone diabetes often sets in suddenly

insulin, leading to what is called type 2 after an infection. Enteroviruses

diabetes. Linked to diet and lifestyle, this and rotaviruses were both

form of the disease is rapidly becoming implicated; something about

more common worldwide. these infections confuses the

Another cause of diabetes happens immune system enough to make

when the immune system destroys the it attack the pancreas. But the

pancreatic cells that produce insulin. picture remained unclear.

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As dietary intake changes and sugar diarrhoea, abdominal pain and heartburn,

levels increase dramatically over the often with sufferers feeling they have few

Christmas period, many of us can treatment options. While conventional

end up feeling less than chipper. Over medicine is a vital part of healthcare,

the four-week Christmas period, on herbal medicine can play a useful role as

average people gain 5 lbs (2 kg). For well. Senna is one of the better known

overall average weight gain just an herbal remedies for poor digestive

extra 500 calories a day is required, so health, with others including peppermint,

the Christmas binging is likely to make dandelion and fennel.

that tot up quite quickly. It’s estimated Potter’s Cleansing Herb Tablets contains

that the average person in the UK senna, aloes (cape), Cascara Sagrada,

will consume around 6,000 calories dandelion and fennel, which combine

on Christmas day alone (versus the to provide short-term relief of occasional

guideline daily amount of 2,000 calories constipation and bloating. Potter’s Slippery

for women and 2,500 calories for men). Elm Tablets relieve the symptoms of

Over indulging can bring painful, indigestion, dyspepsia, heartburn. They

disruptive or embarrassing digestion contain slippery elm bark, cinnamon, clove

problems as well. Common complaints and peppermint oils.

include indigestion, constipation,


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