Tag Archive: diabetes

Suprabio for the diabetic

Due to the wide variety of delicious food in our country and today’s modern lifestyles that see many of us having it easier, leading somewhat inactive lives, diabetes statistics have risen. We’ve even topped the world chart as an obese nation. In 2008, a DiabCare study raised issues on diabetes-related complications – neuropathy, nephropathy and... View Article

New clinical trial confirms the metabolic benefits of vitamin E supplementation

(Natural News) Scientists are discovering more reasons for people to increase their vitamin E intake. Recently, researchers from Monash University Malaysia found that tocotrienol, a certain form of vitamin E extracted from palm oil, significantly improves diabetes-related kidney damage. This was determined based on the results of a clinical study where researchers evaluated the effects of... View Article

Increasing Use Of Carotenoids In Preventing Chronic Diseases to Upsurge Industry Demand

Introduction Carotenoids are defined as natural pigments synthesized by plants, algae, and photosynthetic bacteria. Carotenoids belong to a class of molecules consisting of more than 750 naturally occurring yellow, orange, and red pigments that gives color to several fruits and vegetables. Xanthophylls are oxygenated carotenoids, and include lutein, zeaxanthin, and others, whereas, carotenes are unoxygenated... View Article

Study Finds EVNol SupraBio Supports Diabetic Nephropathy

The pilot, phase II, clinical trial examined the palm tocotrienol complex in those with diabetic kidney disease. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial was conducted by a group of researchers from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, to investigate the effect of EVNol SupraBio on diabetic nephropathy (also known as diabetic kidney... View Article

Tocotrienols unable to reduce chronic pain, but may minimise ‘stabbing’ pain in diabetics

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is nerve damage induced by diabetes and chronically high blood sugar, and affects 26% to 53% of diabetes patients worldwide; 21% to 53% of DPN sufferers experience ongoing neuropathic pain, which decreases their quality of life and has been reported to cost them 4.2 times more in medical expenditure than for... View Article

Tocotrienols may help ease DPN patients’ severe pain

Daily doses of EVNol SupraBio™ – a bioenhanced full-spectrum palm tocotrienol complex sourced from Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil – may reduce severe pain (lancinating pain) in diabetic neuropathy patients, according to researchers at the University Science of Malaysia. This Vitamin E Neuroprotection Study (VENUS) was a randomized, double-blind clinical trial focusing on diabetic peripheral... View Article

Protective Effect of β-carotene and α-carotene on Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetic Retinopathy

Serum β-carotene and α-carotene have been found to be associated in protection from diabetes mellitus (DM) and diabetes retinopathy (DR) respectively, according to a new cross-sectional study published in Current Molecular Medicine. The cross-sectional study conducted on 747 subjects in a Chinese urban population (Beijing, China) investigated the relationship between serum carotenoid concentrations and the... View Article

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