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Lithium anyone

Started this discussion. Last reply by PJtype2 Mar 16, 2011. 4 Replies

The effects of lithium on glucose transport and metabolism in skeletal muscle are strikingly similar to the persistent effects of exercise. These results support the possibility that lithium might be…Continue

Hypothetical situation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roark Mar 17, 2012. 11 Replies

You have been selected by an alien race to determine your ingenuity and intelligence.You are stranded on a desert island, all necessities are there excluding insulin,you have a lap top and a…Continue

Thiamine defficiency

Started Jan 24, 2011 0 Replies

In a paper entitled "High prevalence of low plasma thiamine concentration in diabetes linked to a marker of vascular disease", published in Diabetologia on 4th August, the team found that thiamine…Continue

Why Fish Oils Work Swimmingly Against Inflammation and Diabetes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian (bsc) Jan 24, 2011. 7 Replies

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified the molecular mechanism that makes omega-3 fatty acids so effective in reducing chronic inflammation and…Continue

 

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Roark replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"I think I'd also put the user on a couple of grams of cinnamon a day too. :)"
Mar 17, 2012
earthling replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"Awww. You actually read it? I tried, but my eyes glazed over too."
Mar 17, 2012
earthling replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"Hubby's idea of a centrifuge was to tie a bottle onto a long rope and whirl around ballerina style."
Mar 17, 2012
LadyD replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"Flashbacks of the chem lab. My eyes are glazing over. By the way no prize overachiever. LOL"
Mar 17, 2012
acidrock23 replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"LOL at the "natural" centrifuge!"
Mar 17, 2012
earthling replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"Ok. I took the bait. Here's a cool youtube video about diabetic Eva Saxl, whose husband managed to do this for her during WW2. The Story of Eva Saxl Also, here are instructions for how to make it from animal pancreas: (do I get a…"
Mar 17, 2012
LadyD replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"Nice try though. :)"
Mar 17, 2012
acidrock23 replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"No"
Mar 16, 2012
TimmyMac replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"do the necessities include a plane and fuel?"
Mar 16, 2012
Jen replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"If they left all the materials needed plus an internet connection, then yes."
Mar 16, 2012
earthling replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Hypothetical situation'
"No. But I wonder about it. How is it done?"
Mar 16, 2012
PJtype2 replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Lithium anyone'
"We conclude that lithium treatment stimulates rat beta-cell replication and long-term insulin secretion in vitro. These direct effects of the ion on the beta-cell may contribute to the antidiabetic effect of lithium encountered in animal models and…"
Mar 16, 2011
LaGuitariste replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Lithium anyone'
"Sign me up for clinical trials!!! Insulin resistance is driving me batty and I can't take metformin."
Mar 10, 2011
Gerri replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Lithium anyone'
"Intriguing. Thanks for all this info."
Mar 10, 2011
PJtype2 replied to PJtype2's discussion 'Lithium anyone'
"GSK-3 inhibitors protect against ER stress induced cellular dysfunction Valproic (2-propylpentanoic) acid is a small branch-chain fatty acid and a potent and widely prescribed drug that acts both as an anti-convulsant in the treatment of epilepsy…"
Mar 10, 2011
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Lithium anyone

The effects of lithium on glucose transport and metabolism in skeletal muscle are strikingly similar to the persistent effects of exercise. These results support the possibility that lithium might be useful in the treatment of insulin resistance in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.AKA the technical details:http://diabetes.diabetesjournals.org/content/43/7/903.longOur results demonstrated the ability of…See More
Mar 1, 2011

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