Diabetes
Perinatal exposure of rats to flame retardants changes the liver epigenome  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Studies have shown that perinatal exposure of rats and mice to common flame retardants found in household items permanently reprograms liver metabolism, often leading later in... more
Wayne State's College of Engineering receives $1.7 million to develop novel insulin delivery system  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin -- a hormone that regulates... more
Researchers aim to improve oral delivery of insulin for diabetes patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin -- a hormone that regulates blood sugar-- or the body cannot... more
JDRF announces more than $8 million in new funds to accelerate cutting-edge T1D research  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announced that it has committed 23 training grants, totaling... more
First-ever quality measures focus on treatment for older adults with hypoglycemia risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The Endocrine Society and Avalere Health introduced the first-ever quality measures to help healthcare providers assess how well they identify and care for older... more
Researchers making major inroads into finding the cause of different diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Australian researchers are making major inroads into finding the cause of heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes and other diseases after discovering a further 148 proteins affected... more
New book provides extensive research into health effects of football  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The new book "Football as Medicine - Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion" collates 15 years of research when describing the effects of football training on cardiovascular, metabolic... more
Importance of breastfeeding in preventing diabetes reaffirmed in rat study  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New research published today shows that breastfeeding is crucial in preventing diabetes. The World Health Organization recommends breastfeeding as the sole source of nutrition for infants until six... more
New insights to major disease pathways  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Flinders researchers have made major inroads into finding the cause of heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes and other diseases after discovering a further 148 proteins affected by oxidative stress in the human body. more
Collaborative Frontiers grant to help predict behavior of the brain under metabolic stress  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, with the vast majority having Type 2 disease. Characterized by insulin resistance and persistently high... more
FDA checks metformin drugs for potentially carcinogenic substance  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The FDA is checking metformin medications used to treat diabetes for a potential carcinogen, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). more
Intermittent fasting may provide significant health benefits, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Intermittent fasting may provide significant health benefits, including improved cardiometabolic health, improved blood chemistry and reduced risk for diabetes, new research conducted in part at Texas State University indicates. more
Lower BMI means lower diabetes risk, even among non-overweight people  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Lower body mass index (BMI) is consistently associated with reduced type II diabetes risk, among people with varied family history, genetic risk factors and weight, according to a... more
Brain function abnormal in children with Type 1 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Children with Type 1 diabetes show subtle but important differences in brain function compared with those who don't have the disease, a study has shown. more
New findings on satiety signaling from intestine  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A previously unknown mechanism that suppresses satiety signals from the small intestine is the main finding of a new study. This may explain, first, satiety disorders in obesity and diabetes and, second, the prompt... more
Study finds irregular brain function in children with Type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Children with Type 1 diabetes show subtle but important differences in brain function compared with those who don't have the disease, a study led by researchers... more
Smoking during pregnancy may increase woman's risk of developing gestational diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Smoking during pregnancy is one of the most significant risk factors for poor pregnancy outcomes. In the United States, 10.7% of all women smoke during their... more
West Virginians head to Canada to find affordable insulin  ABC NEWS · 6 days
A group of West Virginians have gone to Canada to find affordable insulin more
Medical News Today: New diet that matches biological clock may be better for diabetes  MNT · 1 week
New research suggests that a three meals per day — and not a six meals per day — approach brings... more
Pilot clinical trial tests new treatment for type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body's own immune system attacks and destroys beta cells in the pancreas. Once the beta cells are destroyed,... more
Medical News Today: Study reveals how diabetes drug promotes healthy aging  MNT · 1 week
Doctors often prescribe metformin for type 2 diabetes. A new mouse study on its liver mechanisms may explain its wider benefits for health and life span. more
Could Time-Restricted Eating Help You Lose Weight?  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Restricting your eating time to a daily 10-hour window could help fight obesity and diabetes, new research finds. more
Clinical study finds eating within 10-hour window may help stave off diabetes, heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have found that a 10-hour time-restricted eating intervention, when combined with traditional medications, resulted in weight loss, reduced abdominal... more
Time-restricted eating can help treat metabolic syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Metabolic syndrome affects nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population, and increases the risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. But lifestyle interventions such as adopting a healthy diet and increasing physical... more
Requirement for translocon-associated protein (TRAP) {alpha} in insulin biogenesis  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The mechanistic basis for the biogenesis of peptide hormones and growth factors is poorly understood. Here, we show that the conserved endoplasmic reticulum membrane translocon-associated protein α (TRAPα), also known... more
Diabetes drug has unexpected, broad implications for healthy aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Metformin is the most commonly prescribed type 2 diabetes drug, yet scientists still do not fully know how it works to control blood sugar levels. Researchers have now used a... more
1 in 5 adolescents have prediabetes in U.S.  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The recent report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in JAMA Pediatrics, highlights the rising prevalence of prediabetes, which can lead to type 2 diabetes if it’s... more
Early-morning, starch-rich meal improves glycemic control among type 2 diabetics  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Type 2 diabetics inject themselves with insulin, a hormone that regulates the movement of sugar into liver, muscle and fat cells, up to four times a day. But... more
Eating in sync with biological clock could replace problematic diabetes treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study finds that a starch-rich breakfast consumed early in the morning coupled with a small dinner could replace insulin injections and other diabetes medications... more
Study estimates health effects of breathing airborne PCBs around New Bedford Harbor  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The levels of PCBs in the air are high enough to affect thyroid hormones in people who reside close to the harbor, raising the... more
Multiple mechanisms at work in diabetes drug metformin  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Metformin is the most commonly prescribed type 2 diabetes drug, yet scientists still do not fully know how it works to control blood sugar levels. In a collaborative effort, researchers from the... more
UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
University of Illinois at Chicago researchers received $2.9 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study... more
Researchers propose aspirin as possible treatment option for patients with migraine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Migraine headache is the third most common disease in the world affecting about 1 in 7 people. More prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined, migraine... more
How micro-doses of nature help our health and climate  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Cities around the world are facing major challenges. Industrialised nations are experiencing epidemics of chronic diseases like diabetes, cardio-vascular disease and dementia, and it would be all too easy to... more
Many people with risk factors do not develop early signs of heart disease, studies show  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Two new studies find that many people with risk factors for heart disease, such as diabetes, high cholesterol,... more
Virome analysis reveals clues for increased risk of type 1 diabetes in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New results from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young study show an association between prolonged enterovirus infection and the development... more
A nice reactive ring to it: New synthetic pathways for diverse aromatic compounds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) have introduced a new synthetic process for producing an important family of carbon-based... more
How to find molecular glues to effectively target diseases  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Many of the currently available drugs are not specific enough to effectively cure complex diseases such as cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and diabetes. In addition, drug resistance reduces the effectiveness of... more
Helper protein exacerbates diabetic macular edema  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a recent study using mice, lab-grown human retinal cells and patient samples, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they found evidence of a new pathway that may contribute to degeneration of the light sensitive tissue at... more
Helper protein worsens diabetic eye disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
In a recent study using mice, lab-grown human retinal cells and patient samples, scientists say they found evidence of a new pathway that may contribute to degeneration of the light sensitive tissue at the back of... more
Researchers identify potential cause of noise-related blood vessel damage, heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Long-term exposure to environmental noise - think planes, trains, and automobiles -- has been linked in multiple studies to adverse health effects such as poor sleep,... more
Targeting molecular mechanisms could be beneficial in diabetic wound care  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
When our skin is damaged, a whole set of biological processes springs into action to heal the wound. Now, researchers from the VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research have... more
Diabetes curriculum may help empower students to make healthy choices  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
For Lola McPherren, learning about diabetes is personal. The Juanita High School ninth-grader had a grandfather with diabetes. She recalled that he gave himself a shot of insulin... more
Patients share experiences to provide insights into diabetes burnout  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Essentially all patients living with type 1 diabetes experience "diabetes burnout" at some time or other. more
Study provides insights into cardiovascular health and related care of First Nations people with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study provides insight into the cardiovascular health and health care services accessed by First Nations people... more
Bacteria help make low-calorie sugar  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Imagine a sugar that has only 38 percent of the calories of traditional table sugar, is safe for diabetics, and will not cause cavities. Now add that this dream sweetener is not an artificial substitute but a real... more
Study: Low-calorie sweeteners cause only modest weight changes and metabolic effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
New research suggests that low-calorie sweeteners cause only modest changes in blood sugar, insulin levels, insulin sensitivity and weight gain, as compared to those induced by... more
UTSA research aims to use sulfur to expedite new drug development  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Organosulfur compounds are widely present in our bodies and the natural environment. They are found in onions, shallots and even cauliflower. Medical research finds that when... more
Unlocking the power of sulfur in future drug design  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Organosulfur compounds are widely present in our bodies and the natural environment. They are found in onions, shallots and even cauliflower. Medical research finds that when consumed, they can protect... more
The cause of chewy chicken meat  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The most delicious-looking broiler chicken could consist of hard, chewy meat. The problem plagues the poultry industry, but researchers have found the cause and mapped a solution. Gene expression irregularities at the onset of 'wooden breast... more
Sexual dysfunction is a common complication in type 1 diabetes patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A recent study published in Muscle & Nerve explored the prevalence of male sexual dysfunction in type 1 diabetes. Written by Ana Calzada-Reyes of Havana, Cuba,... more
DDT linked to higher risk of diabetes among Asian Indian immigrants to US  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Previous exposure to the pollutant DDT may contribute to the risk of diabetes among Asian Indian immigrants to the United States, according... more
Prior DDT exposure may contribute to diabetes risk among Asian Indian immigrants  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Previous exposure to the pollutant DDT may contribute to the risk of diabetes among Asian Indian immigrants to the United States, according to a... more
Prior exposure to pollutants linked to increased risk of diabetes in Indian immigrants  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In 2004, the United Nations Stockholm Convention banned the production and use of many persistent organic pollutants, such as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and polychlorinated... more
Rheumatoid arthritis linked to other diseases before and after diagnosis, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A Mayo Clinic-led study involving 3,276 patients has found that people with inflammatory bowel disease, Type 1 diabetes or blood clots may be at... more
E-meditation: Coupling cutting-edge brain stimulation with mindfulness  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
We live in a society plagued by burnout. Our hyper-connectivity, sustained through the pulse of WiFi, leaves little room for quiet. This constant stimulation can cause stress, which is a risk factor for a... more
CGM alarm settings may achieve better blood sugar control for type 1 diabetes patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Some continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) alarm features and settings may achieve better blood sugar control for people with type 1... more
Cancer drug shows promise in treating metabolic syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems characterized by the presence of elevated blood pressure, increased levels of triglycerides, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and obesity. If... more
WHO announces two-year scheme to drive down the price of insulin  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The World Health Organization plans to make insulin more affordable for the millions of people suffering from diabetes. more
Clearing damaged cells out of the body helps heal diabetics' blood vessels  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research shows that ramping up one of the body's waste disposal system, called autophagy, helps heal the blood vessels of diabetics. more
Ramping up the body's waste disposal system helps heal diabetics' blood vessels  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Research published today in Experimental Physiology shows that ramping up one of the body's waste disposal system, called autophagy, helps heal the blood vessels... more
Nutraceuticals could help prevent diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Diabetes mellitus is among the fastest-growing conditions in the world, and in Australia, a new case is diagnosed every 5 minutes. Many people with this illness are now taking diet supplements in an attempt to prevent this condition. more
New way to promote insulin production in pre-diabetes phase discovered  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore scientists have discovered that a type of immune cell known as 'pancreatic islet macrophages' is capable of promoting insulin production during the pre-diabetes phase. more
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