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Grady, Quentin John Freeth

"Quentin left his physical body on June 7th 2010. The funeral ceremony was held at the Cresswood Chapel in Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand on Friday 11th June."

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Diabetes in the News

  • Gene responsible for traits involved in diabetes discovered
    A new gene associated with fasting glucose and insulin levels in rats, mice and in humans, has been discovered by researchers. 29 million Americans have diabetes -- more than nine percent of the total population. It is the 7th leading cause of death, and experts estimate diabetes is an underreported cause of death because of the comorbidities and complications associated with the disease.
  • Asian Americans lower insulin resistance on traditional diet
    Asian Americans have been shown to lower insulin resistance on a traditional diet, researchers report. One part of this puzzle may lie in the transition from traditional high-fiber, low-fat Asian diets to current westernized diets, which may pose extra risks for those of Asian heritage, says the senior author of the study.
  • Certain gut bacteria may induce metabolic changes following exposure to artificial sweeteners
    Artificial sweeteners have long been promoted as diet and health aids. But breaking research shows that these products may be leading to the very diseases they were said to help prevent: scientists have discovered that, after exposure to artificial sweeteners, our gut bacteria may be triggering harmful metabolic changes.