Tag Archives: Diabetes mellitus

• More good health news about BEER!

More good health news about BEER!

Drink to your health! A new study reveals beer can have positive health effects on diabetes, inflammation and even forms of cancer. The University of Washington has announced that “researchers employing a century-old observational technique have determined the precise configuration of humulones … that give beer its distinctive flavor.” Now, if this were us doing the research, and we were inspecting […]

• Berry wine could help diabetics control their blood sugar levels

Berry wine could help diabetics control their blood sugar levels

Compounds in blackberry wine were found to inhibit an enzyme involved in absorbing carbohydrates. A drink made from berry wine could help diabetics cope with their condition, say researchers. People with type 2 diabetes struggle to control their blood sugar levels as their bodies do not produce enough insulin. As a result they must be […]

• Glass of red wine a day helps regulate diabetes

Glass of red wine a day helps regulate diabetes

A new study found that the drink contains high concentrations of chemicals that help the body regulate levels of sugar in the blood. Just a small glass of red contained as many of these active ingredients as a daily dose of an anti-diabetic drug, the researchers found. Although the study didn’t look at the effects […]

• From Urine to Single Malt Whisky: the Ultimate Green Drink?

From Urine to Single Malt Whisky: the Ultimate Green Drink?

Like millions of other people worldwide, James Gilpin has Type I diabetes. A researcher by trade, he started working on an idea to tap the sugar-heavy urine from diabetics, particularly elderly people, as a resource. What he came up with is a high-end single malt whisky. Or as Wired called it, pissky.