Tag Archives: Pancreas

• Beer bellies linked with weak bones

Beer bellies linked with weak bones

Men with excessive fat around their abdomen, commonly known as a “beer belly,” are at an elevated risk for heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, and now researchers are adding osteoporosis to the list of potential hazards. More than 37 million American men over age 20 are obese, according to the National Center for Health […]

• 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 […]