diabetes

  1. M

    THRYOID REPLACEMENT MEDS & GLUCOSE LEVELS

    Has anyone noticed an increased in glucose readings, specifically fasting glucose, after taking any thyroid replacement meds for some time (i.e. Armour, Synthroid, etc.)? According to this article, "The levothyroxine elevated the patient’s blood sugar to the point where hypoglycemia resolved...
  2. J

    Exogenous Testosterone Decreases Diabetes Risk

    A new placebo controlled study of the use of testosterone undecanoate to prevent type 2 diabetes in older obese men found it reduced the risk by 40%. The study was presented at the recent meeting of the American Diabetes Association, the abstract is online. There is also an article about the...
  3. Systemlord

    Mineral deficiencies and diabetes assistance needed.

    I had restarted TRT recently and within 24 hours experience a period of little to no urination, followed by a return of urination 5 days later and even better than pre-TRT. Things are going great, then followed by a vitamin C deficiency which I averted by simply doubling the portion, but then...
  4. J

    TRT and the Management of T2D

    Two studies recently in the news show the effectiveness of testosterone replacement therapy in the management of tupe 2 diabetes. The first was presented at the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. An observational registry study of 462 men with obesity and hypogonadism. Among the cohort, 273 men...
  5. Nelson Vergel

    Men Taking Finasteride May Have Higher Diabetes Risk

    Objective To investigate the incidence of new onset type 2 diabetes mellitus in men receiving steroid 5α-reductase inhibitors (dutasteride or finasteride) for long term treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Design Population based cohort study. Setting UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink...
  6. O

    Testosterone Therapy Impedes Diabetes Progression

    Testosterone Therapy Impedes Diabetes Progress, Study Finds | SexHealthMatters.org
  7. Gianluca

    Dietary fats and prevention of type 2 diabetes

    In this study Saturated fatty acid(SFA) had a negative outcome on type 2 diabetes, switching SFA with Monounsaturated Fatty Acid (MUFA) and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid (PUFA) had a positive effect on insulin sensitivity until tot fat intake was about 37.5%, showing after that point increase again...
  8. J

    Testosterone and Type 2 Diabetes

    Two journal articles on the therapeutic role testosterone plays in treating type 2 diabetes. Given the increasing prevalence of diabetes and the difficulty most men have making lifestyle changes to mitigate it, I hope we see more doctors prescribing testosterone to their male patients with...
  9. C

    How diabetes cause erection problems?

    Men with diabetes have testosterone deficiency which indirectly increases the risk of erectile dysfunction. The main reason behind poor sexual health is inadequate blood flow towards male reproductive organ. The high blood sugar level in diabetes causes nerve damage and resulting poor blood...
  10. F

    Anyone Else Have Type 1 Diabetes, Hypothyroidism (Hashimoto's), & Primary Hypogonadism (Low Testosterone)?

    Hello, I'm fairly new to the forum, but I've benefited from this site for the past few years. I've been type 1 for almost 25 years, diagnosed at age 3. I've been battling debilitating fatigue for the past six years despite A1C's that made my doctors happy by falling under the ADA's 7.0%...
  11. DragonBits

    What exactly is "clean eating"

    I see a lot of men state they eat incredibly clean, or variations of that. I know I don't eat clean, but I am not sure how unclean I am. I don't have what I think of as a typical diet, meaning I can't say what I am going to eat day to day. It varies too much. My wife is Thai, she makes Thai...
  12. Vince

    Killing For Profit

    This is a very informative presentation by cardiologist Dr. A. Malhotra: Killing For Profit - at the European Parliament ! #LCHF Aseem Malhotra Super session in the 2-hour European Parliament meeting on Thursday - so many issues raised by Dr. Aseem Malhotra, MEP Nathan Gill, Sir Richard...
  13. Vince

    Halle Berry Says the Keto Diet Has Helped 'Reverse' Her Type 2 Diabetes

    During the 2000s, there was ample confusion and controversy around Berry's diabetes diagnosis. Initially, the actress was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, but in 2007, she reportedly said she had weaned herself off insulin by maintaining a healthy lifestyle and was now in the type 2 category. Her...
  14. E

    What is the latest treatment for diabetes

    As the title, I am a second type diabetes patient, what is the latest treatment for diabetes
  15. Nelson Vergel

    High levels of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) may reduce diabetes risk

    High levels of dihydrotestosterone may reduce diabetes risk Joyce KE, et al. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016;doi:10.1210/jc.2016-2623. Mukamal and colleagues evaluated data from the Cardiovascular Health Study on 852 men free of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in 1994 to determine the...
  16. Nelson Vergel

    More Muscle Mass: Lower Risk of Diabetes in Older Women

    Greater muscle area is associated with lower risk of diabetes in older women with normal weight, but not in men or overweight women, according to a study involving more than 2,100 older adults. Participants were diabetes-free at baseline. Investigators measured abdominal and thigh muscle area...
  17. Nelson Vergel

    Treating Depression Lowers Blood Glucose in People with Diabetes

    Jay A. Brieler, MD, of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, evaluated electronic medical record registry data of ambulatory primary care visits from 2008 to 2013 on 1,399 adults (mean age, 61.6 years) with type 2 diabetes, with depression (n = 265) and without depression (n = 1,134), to...
  18. Nelson Vergel

    Strongest Statin-Diabetes Link Yet? Not so Fast, Say Some Experts

    In 26,000 healthy people, those taking statins to control cholesterol were a striking 87 percent more likely to become diabetic, said a recent Journal of General Internal Medicine database study. “The increased risk of diabetes observed in this study is considerably higher than that in...
  19. Nelson Vergel

    Daily Levitra Improves Inflammation and Testosterone in Men with Diabetes

    Chronic treatment with the phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitor vardenafil (Levitra, Bayer/GlaxoSmithKline) for 6 months in men with type 2 diabetes is safe, improves both endothelial function and measures of hemodynamic function, and reduces inflammatory markers. And a novel and unexpected...
  20. K

    hello people

    Do you think you have chance to suffer from diabetes. I am little scared. Because I family i.e. my mother affected this. Then I got a solution from a stuff which is called "Please Ban Me for Spamming this Forum". it's just amuzing.
  21. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone Replacement Helps Men with Diabetes Improve Heart Health and Weight

    Obes Res Clin Pract. 2014 Jul-Aug;8(4):e339-49. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2013.10.005. Epub 2013 Nov 5. Hypogonadal obese men with and without diabetes mellitus type 2 lose weight and show improvement in cardiovascular risk factors when treated with testosterone: An observational study. Haider A et...
  22. Nelson Vergel

    Low Carb Diet Helps Patients with Diabetes

    The review, published in Nutrition, surveyed long-term randomized controlled trials, including National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data and the ACCORD trial. Because no one prescriptive definition for a low-carbohydrate diet exists, the researchers expanded the review’s definition...
  23. Nelson Vergel

    A Spice Mix on Burgers Decreases Negative Effect of Fat in Men with Diabetes

    Decrease of postprandial endothelial dysfunction by spice mix added to high-fat hamburger meat in men with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Authors Li Z,et al. Journal Diabet Med. 2013 May;30(5):590-5. doi: 10.1111/dme.12120. Epub 2013 Mar 7. Affiliation Abstract AIMS: Consumption of a high-fat...
  24. Nelson Vergel

    Folic Acid Supplements Make Cialis Work Better in Men with Diabetes

    Group A was treated with tadalafil 10 mg every other day plus folic acid 5 mg daily and group B received tadalafil 10 mg every other day plus placebo daily for 3 months. Sexual function in diabetic patients with ED treated with the combination of tadalafil and folic acid...
  25. Nelson Vergel

    Folic Acid Boosts Cialis Effect in Men with Diabetes

    Group A was treated with tadalafil 10 mg every other day plus folic acid 5 mg daily and group B received tadalafil 10 mg every other day plus placebo daily for 3 months. Sexual function in diabetic patients with ED treated with the combination of tadalafil and folic acid...
  26. Nelson Vergel

    Sometimes, Exercise as Effective as Taking Drugs

    For the current study, the researchers analyzed the results of 305 randomized controlled trials involving 339,274 individuals and found no statistically detectable differences between exercise and drug interventions for secondary prevention of heart disease and prevention of diabetes. Among...
  27. Excel Male

    Benefits of Treating Hypogonadism (Testosterone Deficiency)

    Information provided by Gene Devine What are the Benefits of Treating Hypogonadism? Sexual dysfunction and low libido are among the most easily reversible symptoms of hypogonadism. Systematic reviews of randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials of testosterone in men, including older men...
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