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Ginger, Other Plant Compounds Found to Delay Diabetic Complications

Read the story in Nutraceuticals World. Ginger compounds and some flavonoids are effective at stopping physiological processes that lead to diabetic complications. Scientific evidence is building that plant compounds may be a safe and effective alternative to approved pharmaceutical treatments for type 2 diabetes because they provide a natural means to prevent diabetic complications without side […]

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Nutrition and the science of disease prevention: a systems approach to support metabolic health

Nutrition and the science of disease prevention: a systems approach to support metabolic health, Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2015 Sep, Bennett BJ1, Hall KD2, Hu FB3, McCartney AL4, Roberto C5. 1Departments of Genetics and Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 2Integrative Physiology Section, National Institute of Diabetes […]

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Bioactive Ginger Constituents Alleviate Protein Glycation by Trapping Methylglyoxal

Bioactive Ginger Constituents Alleviate Protein Glycation by Trapping Methylglyoxal, Chem Res Toxicol. 2015 Aug 13, Zhu Y1, Zhao Y1, Wang P1, Ahmedna M, Sang S1. 1†Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina Research Campus, 500 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, North Carolina 28081, United States. Abstract Considerable evidence suggests […]

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Does Type 2 Diabetes Genetic Testing and Counseling Reduce Modifiable Risk Factors? A Randomized Controlled Trial of Veterans.

Does Type 2 Diabetes Genetic Testing and Counseling Reduce Modifiable Risk Factors? A Randomized Controlled Trial of Veterans. 2015 Apr 16, J Gen Intern Med., Voils CI1, Coffman CJ, Grubber JM, Edelman D, Sadeghpour A, Maciejewski ML, Bolton J, Cho A, Ginsburg GS, Yancy WS Jr. 1Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical […]

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Patient Beliefs and Behaviors About Genomic Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: Implications for Prevention

Patient Beliefs and Behaviors About Genomic Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: Implications for Prevention, 2015 Apr 6, J Health Commun, Gallagher P1, King HA, Haga SB, Orlando LA, Joy SV, Trujillo GM, Scott WM, Bembe M, Creighton DL, Cho AH, Ginsburg GS, Vorderstrasse A. Altisource, Inc. , Winston-Salem , North Carolina , USA. Abstract Type 2 diabetes is […]

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Implementation of Management Strategies for Diabetes and Hypertension: From Local to Global Health in Cardiovascular Diseases

Implementation of Management Strategies for Diabetes and Hypertension: From Local to Global Health in Cardiovascular Diseases, Glob Heart. 2015 Mar, Bloomfield GS1, Wang TY1, Boulware LE1, Califf RM1, Hernandez AF1, Velazquez EJ1, Peterson ED1, Li JS2. Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC. 2Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, […]

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Analysis of Nutrition Education in Osteopathic Medical Schools

Analysis of Nutrition Education in Osteopathic Medical Schools, 4 Mar 2015, Journal of Biomedical Education, Kathaleen Briggs Early,1 Kelly M. Adams,2 and Martin Kohlmeier2,3 1College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, 200 University Pkwy, Yakima, WA 98901, USA 2Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine and Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at […]

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Preventive and Protective Properties of Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis L.) in Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus of Metabolic Disorders: A Brief Review

Preventive and Protective Properties of Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis L.) in Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus of Metabolic Disorders: A Brief Review, Current Opinion in Food Science, 10 February 2015,  Rashin Sedighi, Yantao Zhao, Aaron Yerke, Shengmin Sang Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina Research Campus, 500 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, North Carolina […]

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Proteinuria in Cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis) with Spontaneously Developed Metabolic Disorder and Diabetes: Transcriptome Analysis of Biopsy Kidney

Proteinuria in Cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis) with Spontaneously Developed Metabolic Disorder and Diabetes: Transcriptome Analysis of Biopsy Kidney ,  Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism. Sheng Guo1, Wubin Qian1, Fenglai Du1, Bingdi Wang1, Xiaoli Wang1, Yupeng Fang1, Xuan Chen1, Michael Benzinou1, Francine M. Gregoire2, Michael, Staup2, Keefe Chng2, Yaxiong Chen1, Yong-Fu Xiao1, Yi-Xin (Jim) Wang1,2* 1Cardiovascular and Metabolic […]

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Methods and initial findings from the Durham Diabetes Coalition: Integrating geospatial health technology and community interventions to reduce death and disability

Methods and initial findings from the Durham Diabetes Coalition: Integrating geospatial health technology and community interventions to reduce death and disability 14 January 2015, Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology. Susan E. Spratta, , ,Bryan C. Batcha,Lisa P. Davisb, c,Ashley A. Dunhamb, c,Michele Easterlingd,Mark N. Feinglosa,Bradi B. Grangere,Gayle Harrisd,Michelle J. Lynf,Pamela J. axsong,Bimal R. Shahc,Benjamin Straussg,Tainayah Thomasd,Robert […]

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Use of insulin therapy for diabetes will expand

As the cohort of people with diabetes continues to grow, so will the number of patients who use insulin to manage their blood glucose. It is likely that the number of insulin products, administration methods, and ways to determine the best dosage regimen for a given patient will continue to grow as well. The basics […]

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The Correlation of Patient Reported versus Observed Medication Adherence in Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM)

The Correlation of Patient Reported versus Observed Medication Adherence in Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) American Heart Association 2014, Katherine Kelly1; Maria Grau-Sepulveda2; Leoncio Flavio Rojas3; Bryan C Batch4; Melodie Staton5; Anne Wolfley2; Vicki Hatfield6; Monica Murphy7; Ellen Jones8; Bradi Granger 2Duke Clinical Rsch Institute, Duke Univ, Durham, NC 3Duke Transational Medicine Institute, Duke Univ, Durham, NC 4Medicine – Endocrinology and Metabolism, Duke Univ Sch of Medicine, Durham, […]

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Long-term Clinical and Angiographic Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Results from the PREVENT IV Trial

Long-term Clinical and Angiographic Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Results from the PREVENT IV Trial, Published Online: October 23, 2014 ,  American Heart Journal<style>.requiresJS{display:none}.dartAd{display:block !important}</style> Masaya Koshizaka, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, Renato D. Lopes, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, Eric M. Reyes, Rose-Hulman Institute […]

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Phlorotannins from alaskan seaweed inhibit carbolytic enzyme activity.

Phlorotannins from alaskan seaweed inhibit carbolytic enzyme activity. Mar Drugs. 2014 Oct 22,  Kellogg J1, Grace MH2, Lila MA3. 1Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA. jjkellog@ncsu.edu. 2Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, North […]

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Cardiovascular Risk: Insights from the NAVIGATOR Trial

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Cardiovascular Risk: Insights from the NAVIGATOR Trial International Journal of Cardiology Aug 11, 2014, Pedro Barros e Silvaa, Robert M. Califfb, Jie-Lena Sunc, John J.V. McMurrayd, Rury Holmane, Steven Haffnerf, Laine Thomasc, Renato D. Lopesc Brazilian Clinical Research Institute, Sao Paulo, Brazil,  Duke Translational Medicine Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC,  BHF […]

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NC Research Campus Scientists Create Gold Standard for Measuring Oxidative Stress

By Lukas Johnson Charlotte Observer View the original article. – COURTESY OF DAVID NIEMAN A team of scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis have developed what they believe could become the new global standard for measuring free radicals in athletes. Test subjects included several high-performing athletes who rode bicycles on a computerized, […]

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Scientific coalition studies plants’ role in fighting disease

By Hannah Miller View the article as published in the Charlotte Observer. View the article as published in the Raleigh News & Observer. In the worldwide search to learn more about plants’ role in fighting human disease, an unusual coalition has formed at North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. It’s made up of academic and […]

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A Small Amount of Dietary Carbohydrate Can Promote the HFD-Induced Insulin Resistance to a Maximal Level

A Small Amount of Dietary Carbohydrate Can Promote the HFD-Induced Insulin Resistance to a Maximal Level. PlosOne, July 23, 2014. Shuang Mei equal contributor; Xuefeng Yang equal contributor; Huailan Guo; Haihua Gu; Longying Zha; Junwei Cai; Xuefeng Li; Zhenqi Liu; Brian J. Bennett; Ling He; Wenhong Cao.  Author Affiliations: Nutrition Research Institute at Kannapolis, Department of Nutrition, Gillings School […]

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A comparison of neuropsychological performance between US and Russia: Preparing for a global clinical trial

A comparison of neuropsychological performance between US and Russia: Preparing for a global clinical trial. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, July 22, 2014. Kathleen M. Hayden, Oksana A. Makeeva, L. Kristin Newby, Brenda L. Plassman, Valentina V. Markova, Ashley Dunham, Heather R. Romero, Zarui A. Melikyan, Cassandra M. Germain, Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer, Allen D. Roses,  on the […]

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N.C. Research Campus internship program plants seeds to grow STEM careers

As published on WRAL TechWire.com By Frank Vinluan KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Allan Brown likens his blueberry research to trying to put together one big jigsaw puzzle. Brown, an applied molecular geneticist with N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, has spent several years working on the genomic sequence of the […]

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Utility of large consanguineous family-based model for investigating the genetics of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Utility of large consanguineous family-based model for investigating the genetics of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Jun 30,2014 Al-Sinani S1, Hassan MO2, Zadjali F2, Al-Yahyaee S2, Albarwani S2, Rizvi S2, Jaju D2, Comuzzie A3, Voruganti VS4, Bayoumi R2. 1College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman. Electronic address: Sawsan.alsinani@gmail.com. 2College of Medicine & Health Sciences, […]

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Cardiovascular outcome trials of glucose-lowering drugs or strategies in type 2 diabetes

Cardiovascular outcome trials of glucose-lowering drugs or strategies in type 2 diabetes The Lancet, June 2014. RR Holman, H Sourij, RM CaliffDiabetes Trials Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA 1Diabetes Trials Unit, University of Oxford, […]

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Quinoa seeds leach phytoecdysteroids and other compounds with anti-diabetic properties

Quinoa seeds leach phytoecdysteroids and other compounds with anti-diabetic properties. Food Chemistry. November 15, 2014. Brittany L. Grafa, Alexander Pouleva, Peter Kuhna, Mary H. Graceb, Mary Ann Lilab, Ilya Raskina, A Department of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers University, 59 Dudley Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA; Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, […]

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Reduction in CD4 Central Memory T-cell subset in Co-Stimulation Modulator Abatacept-Treated Patients with Recent-Onset Type 1 Diabetes is Associated with Slower C-Peptide Decline

Reduction in CD4 Central Memory T-cell subset in Co-Stimulation Modulator Abatacept-Treated Patients with Recent-Onset Type 1 Diabetes is Associated with Slower C-Peptide Decline. Diabetes. May 16, 2014. [Epub ahead of print] Orban T1, Beam CA2, Xu P2, Moore K3, Jiang Q3, Deng J3, Muller S2, Gottlieb P4, Spain L5, Peakman M6; The Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Abatacept Study Group. 1Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA; 2Division of […]

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A Hometown Advantage for People with Type II Diabetes

Published in Cabarrus Magazine May 2014. Read the full article as a PDF: SEDI Cab Mag May 2014 The Cabarrus County Southeastern Diabetes Initiative (SEDI) combines community education and clinical support programs to help people find the courage, motivation and knowledge they need to manage their type 2 diabetes. Take one older man in the SEDI […]

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Residency and specialties training in nutrition: a call for action

Residency and specialties training in nutrition: a call for action. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. May 2014; Epub 2014 Mar 19. Lenders CM1, Deen DD, Bistrian B, Edwards MS, Seidner DL, McMahon MM, Kohlmeier M, Krebs NF. 1Division of Pediatric Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, and Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (CML); the Department of Community Health and […]

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Research suggests Alaska seaweed may be potent weapon against diabetes, obesity

by: Yereth Rosen, Alaska Dispatch     Plants growing in the waters of Southeast Alaska have to be tough to withstand the strong tides, cold temperatures, relentless summer daylight and abundance of plant-nibbling species. That toughness, it turns out, can also result in health benefits for the people who eat the plants, according to emerging research […]

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Excess exposure to insulin (glargine) induces type 2 diabetes mellitus in mice on chow diet

Excess exposure to insulin (glargine) induces type 2 diabetes mellitus in mice on chow diet. The Journal of Endocrinology. Apr 16, 2014 [Epub ahead of print] Yang X1, Mei S, Gu H, Guo H, Zha L, Cai J, Li X, Liu Z, Cao W. 1X Yang, Nutrition, UNC at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, United States. Abstract We have previously shown that insulin plays an essential role […]

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Essential Structural Requirements and Additive Effects for Flavonoids to Scavenge Methylglyoxal

Essential Structural Requirements and Additive Effects for Flavonoids to Scavenge Methylglyoxal. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. April 1, 2014. [Epub ahead of print] Shao X, Chen H, Zhu Y, Sedighi R, Ho CT, Sang S. Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University , North Carolina Research Campus. Abstract Reactive dicarbonyl species, such as […]

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A Model Fish

Scientists with North Carolina Central University Nutrition Research Program and NCA&T’s Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies teamed up to study the bioactive compounds in ginger. They did it using a rather model fish called zebrafish. NC Central scientist TinChung Leung, PhD, uses the model fish for research into natural compounds that can help prevent […]

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Metformin Selectively Targets Tumor Initiating Cells in erbB-2 Overexpressing Breast Cancer Models

Metformin Selectively Targets Tumor Initiating Cells in erbB-2 Overexpressing Breast Cancer Models. Cancer Prevention Research (Philadephia, PA). December 9, 2013. [Epub ahead of print] Zhu P, Davis M, Blackwelder A, Bachman N, Liu B, Edgerton S, Williams LL, Thor AD, Yang X. Julius L. Chambers Biomedical Biotechnology Research Institute, Julius L. Chambers Biomedical Biotechnology Research Institute/NC Central University Nutrition Research Program, NC Research […]

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Big Data to Biotech Join the Campus

Published in Opportunties, a real estate to research quarterly newsletter of the NC Research Campus December 6, 2014   The NC Research Campus announced JC Med, LLC and DataChambers joined the NC Research Campus as the newest partners. JC Med Opens for Business in Ready-To-Go Lab The equipment is installed, the supplies have arrived and Wenhong […]

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Cook to Preserve Phyto-Nutrient Benefits

A study led by the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health found that the risk of type 2 diabetes was reduced by seven percent when people ate three servings per week of blueberries, grapes and raisins. Getting the maximum health benefits from fruits like these depends on how they are prepared. A study by […]

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What is Diabetes?

According to the American Diabetes Association: Diabetes is a problem with your body that causes blood glucose or sugar levels to rise higher than normal. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of the disease. If you have type 2 diabetes your body does not use insulin properly. This is called insulin resistance.  At first, your pancreas makes extra insulin, but, […]

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Diabetes and Bioactives

A generation ago, the prevailing opinion was that once a person became obese they would develop type 2 diabetes. Today, scientists like Slavko Komarnytsky, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacogenomics with the NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute, research the genetic differences that cause obesity, diabetes and other metabolic disorders. They are trying to find […]

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NCRC Start-Up Seeks to Stop Diabetes

Dr. Wenhong Cao, PhD, a researcher with the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute, launched a biotech start-up that is developing supplements and an at-home test for insulin resistance. The products are designed to stop diabetes long before it can develop. Cao is in the process of opening up his company’s lab in the NCRC’s ready-to-go […]

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A New Model of Diabetes Care

Diabetes is near the top of the list of the 21st century public health epidemics. Through the Southeastern Diabetes Initiative, Duke University and Cabarrus Health Alliance, both North Carolina Research Campus partners, are establishing an entirely new model of comprehensive patient care that is designed to help curb the epidemic by motivating people to make the lifestyle changes necessary to manage […]

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Ready-to-Go Labs Expand N.C. Research Campus

NC Health News For scientific companies trying to get a start, but without a lot of money, having a lab at their disposal can make the difference between failing or flying. By Stephanie Soucheray Wenhong Cao has been studying diabetes and insulin resistance for 20 years, but last year the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill […]

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Grains for Better Health and Disease Prevention

  Shengmin Sang, PhD, with the NC A&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, is researching metabolites and dietary markers of grains like wheat and rye that can help increase their use as a preventative for diabetes and lung and colon cancer. Sang and  NC A&T’s Guibing Chen, PhD, are experimenting with a process called microfluidization […]

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Kannapolis study could separate link between obesity, diabetes

  Jenna Barnes, News 14 Carolina View the video. KANNAPOLIS — Health officials say diabetes is one of the health risks associated with obesity. Scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus believe more than half of all obese people eventually develop the disease. “Some may develop it immediately, some it may take ten to fifteen […]

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Tracking Parallel Pathways of Obesity, Diabetes and Inflammation

A generation ago, the prevailing opinion was that once a person became obese they would develop type 2 diabetes. Today, scientists like Slavko Komarnytsky, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacogenomics with NC State University (NCSU) Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the NC Research Campus (NCRC), know that obesity and diabetes are related but that […]

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Research Shows Blueberries Fight Obesity, Diabetes

Dr Mary Ann Lia from North Carolina State University speaks to Breakfast about the wonders of blueberries. http://tvnz.co.nz/breakfast-news/research-shows-blueberries-fight-obesity-diabetes-video-5384990

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Melamine-induced renal toxicity is mediated by the gut microbiota

Melamine-induced renal toxicity is mediated by the gut microbiota. Science Translational Medicine. February 13, 2013. Zheng X,Zhao A, Xie G, Chi Y, Zhao L, Li H, Wang C, Bao Y, Luther M, Su M, Nicholson JK, Jia W. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Diabestes Diabetes Mellitus, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated […]

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Blueberry polyphenol-enriched soybean flour reduces hyperglycemia, body weight gain and serum cholesterol in mice.

Blueberry polyphenol-enriched soybean flour reduces hyperglycemia, body weight gain and serum cholesterol in mice. Pharmacological Research. February 2013. Roopchand DE, Kuhn P, Rojo LE, Lila MA, Raskin I. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences; Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC […]

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Branched chain amino acids are novel biomarkers for discrimination of metabolic wellness

Branched chain amino acids are novel biomarkers for discrimination of metabolic wellness. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. January 31, 2013. Batch BC, Shah SH, Newgard CB, Turer CB, Haynes C, Bain JR, Muehlbauer M, Patel MJ, Stevens RD, Appel LJ, Newby LK, Svetkey LP. Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, […]

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Hypoglycemic effects of brassinosteroid in diet-induced obese mice

Hypoglycemic effects of brassinosteroid in diet-induced obese mice. Amerian Journal of Physiology, Endriconology and Metabolism. September 2012. Esposito D, Kizelsztein P, Komarnytsky S, Raskin I. North Carolina State University Plants for Human Health Institute. Abstract The prevalence of obesity is increasing globally, and obesity is a major risk factor for metabolic diseases such as type […]

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Duke, Cabarrus Health Alliance To Change The Course of Diabetes Treatment

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid awarded $9.7 million to Duke University to coordinate a three-year program that aims to improve Type 2 diabetes care and management, health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs in the Southern United States. As part of that program, Cabarrus County through the Cabarrus Health Alliance will receive $1.8 million, which will […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance receives $1.8 million grant for Type 2 diabetes

by Emily Ford, Salisbury Post Link to original article KANNAPOLIS — The Cabarrus Health Alliance will receive $1.8 million from Duke University as part of a federal grant to help improve Type 2 diabetes care and reduce the cost of managing the disease. The award will create seven new jobs in Cabarrus County, including community […]

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Clinical implications of exercise immunology

Clinical implications of exercise immunology Journal of Sports and Health, May 1012, David C. Nieman Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA Abstract Maintaining leanness and a physically active lifestyle during adulthood reduces systemic inflammation, an underlying factor in multiple chronic diseases. The anti-inflammatory influence of near-daily physical activity in lowering […]

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Exploring salivary proteomes in edentulous patients with type 2 diabetes

Exploring salivary proteomes in edentulous patients with type 2 diabetes. Mol Biosyst. April 2012, Border MB, Schwartz S, Carlson J, Dibble CF, Kohltfarber H, Offenbacher S, Buse JB, Bencharit S. Molecular Biosystems. David H. Murdock Research Institute. Abstract Type 2 diabetes and tooth loss are linked both epidemiologically and pathophysiologically. We applied label-free differential protein expression analysis […]

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The N.C. A&T grant of the month for January: Dietary flavonoids vs. pathogenic link to diabetes

Aggie Research   N.C. A&T received 11 grants totaling $1.80 million in January. One highlight of January’s s funding was a grant worth $489,884 from the USDA Agricultural and Food Initiative to Dr. Shengmin Sang of the Center for Excellence in Post Harvest Technologies, located ta the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. The project:  Dietary flavonoids […]

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Low dose Flaxseed Oil Supplementation Alters the Fatty Acids Profile and the Progression of Metabolic Syndrome in Men without Adequate Medical Treatment

Tint, D.,Anghel, M., Lupu, D. S., Fischer, L. M., and Niculescu, M. D. (2011)Low dose Flaxseed Oil Supplementation Alters the Fatty Acids Profile and the Progression of Metabolic Syndrome in Men without Adequate Medical Treatment .J Nutrition Disorder TherS7, 1 Abstract Many studies indicated that increased intakes of ω-3 fatty acids could positively impact the progression […]

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Nutritional influence on epigenetics and effects on longevity

Niculescu, M.D. & Lupu, D.S.(2011)Nutritional influence on epigenetics and effects on longevity. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab CareJan;14(1):35-40 Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review synthesizes recently published information regarding nutrition and its impact upon epigenetically mediated mechanisms involved in longevity and aging. RECENT FINDINGS: Recent studies enriched considerably our understanding of the relationship between aging […]

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Impact of Bioflavonoids from Berryfruits on Biomarkers of Metabolic Syndrome

Impact of Bioflavonoids from Berryfruits on Biomarkers of Metabolic Syndrome Mary Ann Lila , Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA Abstract The phytochemical constituents which comprise many edible berry fruits have increasingly been linked to modulation of biomarkers associated with conditions of diabetes, overweight/obesity, and cardiovascular […]

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Nutrition in Medicine: Nutrition education for medical students and residents

Adams, K.M., Kohlmeier, M., Powell, M., Zeisel, S.H. (2010)Nutrition in Medicine: Nutrition education for medical students and residents. Nutrition in Clinical Practice.25(5):471-80. Abstract Proper nutrition plays a key role in disease prevention and treatment. Many patients understand this link and look to physicians for guidance diet and physical activity. Actual physician practice, however, is often […]

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Alaskan wild berry resources and human health under the cloud of climate change.

Kellogg, Joshua, Jinzhi Wang, Courtney Flint, David Ribnicky, Peter Kuhn, Elvira González De Mejia, Ilya Raskin and Mary Ann Lila. 2010. Alaskan wild berry resources and human health under the cloud of climate change. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58: 3884-3900. Abstract Wild berries are integral dietary components for Alaska Native people and a […]

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Developing a Simplified Consent Form for Biobanking

Beskow LM, Friedman JY, Hardy NC, Lin L, Weinfurt KP (2010) Developing a Simplified Consent Form for Biobanking. PLoS ONE 5(10): e13302. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013302 Abstract BACKGROUND: Consent forms have lengthened over time and become harder for participants to understand. We sought to demonstrate the feasibility of creating a simplified consent form for biobanking that comprises the […]

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Heterotrimerization of the growth factor receptors erbB2, erbB3, and insulin-like growth factor-i receptor in breast cancer cells resistant to herceptin

Huang X,Gao L,Wang S,McManaman JL,Thor AD,Yang X,Esteva FJ,Liu B. Heterotrimerization of the growth factor receptors erbB2, erbB3, and insulin-like growth factor-i receptor in breast cancer cells resistant to herceptin. CancerRes.2010Feb 1;70(3):1204-14. Epub 2010 Jan 26. Abstract Primary and acquired resistance to the breast cancer drug trastuzumab (Herceptin) is a significant clinical problem. Here, we report […]

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Metabonomic variations in the drug-treated type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and healthy volunteers

Bao, Y., Zhao, T., Wang, X., Qiu, Y., Su, M., Jia, W.*Metabonomic variations in the drug-treated type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and healthy volunteers, Journal of Proteome Research(IF = 5.675), 8(4), 1623-1630, 2009. Abstract The pathological development and the drug intervention of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) involve altered expression of downstream low molecular weight […]

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The anti-diabetic activity of total lignan from Fructus Arctii against alloxan-induced diabetes in mice and rats

Xu, Z., Wang, X., Liu, J.,Jia, W.*The anti-diabetic activity of total lignan from Fructus Arctii against alloxan-induced diabetes in mice and rats, Phytotherapy Research, Vol 22, 97-101, 2008. Abstract The antidiabetic activity of the total lignan from the plant Fructus Arctii, used in China for the control of diabetes, was investigated in models of alloxan-induced […]

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Phytochemical composition and metabolic performance enhancing activity of dietary berries traditionally used by native North Americans

Kraft, Tristan F. Burns, David M. Ribnicky, Randy B. Rogers, Moul Dey, Will Cefalu, David M. Gipp, Ilya Raskin and Mary Ann Lila. 2008. Phytochemical composition and metabolic performance enhancing activity of dietary berries traditionally used by native North Americans. Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry 56: 654-600. Abstract Four wild berry species, Amelanchier alnifolia, […]

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