Diabetes
Mechanisms behind neonatal diabetes uncovered  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, have described mechanisms linking chronic cellular stress to the poor development of the insulin-producing cells. more
Medical News Today: Diabetes and hypertension drug combo kills cancer cells  MNT · 2 days
New research finds that combining the drug metformin with an antihypertensive drug cuts off the energy supply to cancer cells and inhibits tumor growth. more
Community Health Choice helps manage complex and chronic care conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Texans often face crucial health-related decisions without training or guidance. How do we decide when to seek emergency care? What are the warning signs of diabetes? Should we... more
Medical News Today: How our body clocks can make or break our health  MNT · 4 days
A fresh discovery offers a more detailed picture of how disrupted body clocks can lead to poor health, exposing us to problems... more
New project aims to understand why and how metabolic disorders develop in patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The global prevalence of diabetes has reached more than 410 million individuals, underscoring the need for novel therapeutic strategies targeting the pathology... more
Minnesota lawmakers discuss reining in soaring insulin costs  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Minnesota lawmakers are considering steps they could take to rein in the soaring cost of insulin, which one couple says has become so expensive that their diabetic son could no longer afford... more
Medical News Today: Diabetes: Are you over-monitoring your blood sugar?  MNT · 5 days
New evidence shows that many people with type 2 diabetes test their blood sugar levels too often, which costs hundreds of dollars a year. more
Deadly combination: Drug cocktail induces cancer cell death by switching off energy supply  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A widely used diabetes medication combined with an antihypertensive drug specifically inhibits tumor growth - this was discovered by researchers from the... more
Gut bacteria may modify effectiveness of anti-diabetes drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Why do orally-administered drugs for diabetes work for some people but not others? According to researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine, bacteria that make up the gut microbiome may be the... more
Gut microbiome may affect some anti-diabetes drugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Why do orally-administered drugs for diabetes work for some people but not others? According to researchers, bacteria that make up the gut microbiome may be the culprit. more
Lethal combination: Drug cocktail turns off the juice to cancer cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A widely used diabetes medication combined with an antihypertensive drug specifically inhibits tumor growth - this was discovered by researchers two years ago. In a follow-up... more
A correlation between obesity and income has only developed in the past 30 years  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
It is well known that poorer Americans are more likely to be obese or suffer from diabetes; there is a... more
Four dried fruits have lower glycemic index than starchy foods, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
People with diabetes and followers of diets based on the glycemic index can enjoy dried fruits knowing they do not cause a blood sugar... more
Millions of low-risk people with diabetes may be testing their blood sugar too often  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
For people with Type 2 diabetes, testing blood sugar levels becomes part of everyday life. But a new study suggests... more
Treating patients with hypertension induced albuminuria  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Albuminuria is a renal disease that is found to be independently associated with cardiovascular and renal problems without any links to diabetes. In latest ESC/ESH guidelines, microalbuminuria has been related to hypertension-mediated organ damages. more
Diabetes remission predictors in bariatric surgery  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for diabetic remission following bariatric (weight-loss) surgery. more
Researchers improve bariatric surgery scoring system to extend prediction time for diabetic remission  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for... more
Elevated hormone flags liver problems in mice with methylmalonic acidemia  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have discovered a hormone in a mouse study that can be used immediately to can help doctors predict how severely patients with the rare disease methylmalonic acidemia... more
3D-printed glucose biosensors  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A 3D-printed glucose biosensor for use in wearable monitors has been created. The work could lead to improved glucose monitors for millions of people who suffer from diabetes. more
Medical News Today: Diabetes: Fasting before a blood test might actually be harmful  MNT · 1 week
Is it actually a good idea for people with diabetes to fast before having a blood cholesterol test? A new study suggests... more
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of seaweed?  MNT · 2 weeks
Seaweed contains many nutrients and vitamins. Adding it to the diet can help people with thyroid function, diabetes, and weight loss. Learn more here. more
Type 2 diabetes: A therapeutic avenue is emerging  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Restoring the action of insulin is one of the keys to fighting type 2 diabetes. Researchers are developing a therapeutic strategy that uses the properties of an enzyme (hormone-sensitive lipase) which, when stimulating... more
Researchers use zinc to target insulin-producing cells with regenerative drug  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An insulin injection can manage diabetes symptoms, but actually curing the disease would mean healing cells in the pancreas that produce insulin, a hormone that regulates the amount... more
Subset of immune B cells delays onset of type 1 diabetes in animal model  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers have conducted a study showing that a specific subset of immune B cells delays the onset of type 1... more
Liraglutide drug associated with lower risk of cardiovascular events  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Real world data from a large Nordic study shows that use of liraglutide, a drug for type 2 diabetes, is associated with a lower risk of myocardial infarction, stroke or... more
New therapeutic strategy is emerging for type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar levels are high over a prolonged period (hyperglycemia). In the case of type 2 diabetes, this phenomenon which is caused by a... more
Prenatal famine exposure may lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Previous studies have demonstrated that fetal malnutrition can lead to adult chronic disorders such as type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. A new... more
Scientists support original theory about pancreas regeneration  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A contentious debate among diabetes researchers has surrounded the regeneration of pancreatic insulin-producing cells: not if these cells regenerate, but rather how. more
Fasting for blood test can lead to hypoglycemia in patients who take diabetes medications  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Fasting before getting your blood drawn for cholesterol tests is common practice, but new research from Michigan State University shows... more
Ethnicity can be reliable indicator of gut microbiota diversity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Research increasingly links the gut microbiome to a range of human maladies, including inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes and even cancer. Attempts to manipulate the gut with food rich in healthy... more
Blood vessel growth key to healthy fat tissue, research shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
New research shows that inhibiting a protein within blood vessels stimulates new blood vessel growth, resulting in healthier fat tissue (adipose) and lower blood sugar levels. The findings... more
Gut microbiome differs among ethnicities, researchers find  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Research increasingly links the gut microbiome to a range of human maladies, including inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes and even cancer. Attempts to manipulate the gut with food rich in healthy bacteria, such as yogurt... more
Medical News Today: How to recognize the symptoms of diabetes  MNT · 2 weeks
Type 1 and type 2 diabetes can cause many of the same symptoms, some of which may be difficult to recognize. Being aware of the signs and symptoms... more
Researchers identify link between obese teens' sleep health and insulin sensitivity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at Children's Hospital Colorado have identified a connection between overweight and obese teens' sleep health and their insulin sensitivity. more
Aerobic exercise may reduce risk of diabetes-related renal disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Aerobic exercise may reduce the risk of diabetes-related kidney disease in some people, according to a new study. The findings are published ahead of print in the American Journal of... more
One-quarter of patients with diabetes report using less insulin due to high costs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
For patients with diabetes, insulin is a life-saving medicine and an essential component of diabetes management, yet in the past decade alone,... more
Alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in people with Type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Research shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. While best practice for weight loss often includes... more
Very low calorie diet for type 2 diabetes to be prescribed  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
General Practitioners in England would soon prescribe a very low calorie diet (VLCD) for patients with type 2 diabetes in England as part of an attempt... more
Alcohol intake may be key to long-term weight loss for people with Diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study suggests that alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in adults with Type 2 diabetes. more
One in four patients say they've skimped on insulin because of high cost  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
For patients with diabetes, insulin is a life-saving medicine and an essential component of diabetes management, yet in the past decade alone,... more
Medical News Today: Type 1 diabetes: Drawing nearer to treatment that generates new insulin cells  MNT · 2 weeks
Scientists have mapped the signals in the cellular environment that determine whether immature pancreatic cells will produce insulin. more
Night owls may have increased risk of ill health, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Night owls may have a higher risk of suffering from heart disease and type 2 diabetes than early risers. more
New strategy for developing cell replacement therapies to combat type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists have discovered the signals that determine the fate of immature cells in the pancreas. The research shows that they are very mobile and... more
Study highlights prevalence of regional disparities in the treatment of type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
How the autoimmune disease type 1 diabetes is treated also depends on where the patients live in Germany. more
Next step towards replacement therapy in type 1 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have discovered the signals that determine the fate of immature cells in the pancreas. This breakthrough will facilitate the manufacturing of pancreatic islet cells from stem cells and might... more
Only 12 percent of American adults are metabolically healthy, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The prevalence of metabolic health in American adults is 'alarmingly low,' even among people who are normal weight, according to a new study. Only one in... more
Medical News Today: Does diabetes cause hair loss?  MNT · 3 weeks
Diabetes can cause hair thinning or noticeable hair loss in some people. However, maintaining good blood sugar control may help reverse the effects of hair loss. Some medications are also available and... more
Insulin pumps have most reported problems in FDA database  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Insulin pumps are used by hundreds of thousands of diabetics around the word. Companies say they help them live normal lives. But AP investigation found that when it comes to... more
AP Investigation: Insulin Pumps have high number of injuries  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Unlike other medical devices, problems with insulin pumps and their components have flown under the radar. Many of the problems are blamed on user error. Experts and doctors note the... more
Project ECHO: A telementoring project launched in Washington, D.C. and Maryland to fight diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In areas of Washington, D.C. and Maryland the prevalence of diabetes is as high as 15 percent in adults. This,... more
Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: How do fructose-sweetened drinks affect risk?  MNT · 3 weeks
New research examines the link between the consumption of fructose-containing foods, sweetened beverages, and the risk of type 2 diabetes. more
Medical News Today: How to treat diabetes  MNT · 3 weeks
Diabetes is an ongoing condition in which the body either produces too little insulin or does not use insulin effectively. Management includes artificial insulin and lifestyle adjustments. Read on to learn more. more
Medical News Today: What to know about type 1 diabetes  MNT · 3 weeks
There are two main types of diabetes, and type 1 leads to insufficient production of insulin. This type is normally present from a young age and irreversible. Read... more
Medical News Today: Who discovered insulin?  MNT · 3 weeks
Diabetes is a disorder centering around a deficiency or lack of insulin. The treatments available today would not have been possible without the discovery of insulin. Read on to learn more about the history of insulin... more
Diabetes on the rise and insulin production may soon become inadequate  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Diabetes affects millions of people and is currently one of the most prevalent and dreaded non-communicable conditions. more
Medical News Today: An overview of insulin  MNT · 4 weeks
Insulin is a hormone that plays a central role in controlling blood sugar levels in the body. People with diabetes produce either insufficient or ineffective insulin and often require shots of insulin to resume... more
Medical News Today: Why does psoriasis increase diabetes risk?  MNT · 4 weeks
Research has long established that psoriasis increases the risk of developing diabetes, but the exact nature of the link has been a mystery. more
AI and Big Data enable better diagnosis, personalized treatment of eye diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
"Exactly one year ago, we spoke about the fact that, in future, it will be possible to diagnose diabetes from the eye using automatic... more
Routine vitamin B12 screening may prevent irreversible nerve damage in type-2 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Patients with type-2 diabetes, taking metformin, should have their vitamin B12 levels assessed more regularly to avoid irreversible nerve damage, according to a new... more
Medical News Today: Sweet options for people with diabetes  MNT · 4 weeks
People with diabetes may find it challenging to find sweets and desserts that are safe to enjoy. In this article, learn tips and tricks to make dessert options healthful for... more
Gut protein mutations protect against spikes in blood glucose levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Why is it that, despite consuming the same number of calories, sodium and sugar, some people face little risk of diabetes or obesity while others are at higher... more
Sugary drinks may be addictive and are harmful to health, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Just as we might have guessed, those tasty, sugar-sweetened beverages that increase risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases may actually be addictive. more
Antioxidants may prevent cognitive impairment in diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Cognitive difficulties in patients with diabetes, caused by repeated episodes of low blood sugar, could be reduced with antioxidants, according to a new study. The study findings suggest that stimulating antioxidant defenses in mice... more
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of flaxseed oil?  MNT · 4 weeks
Learn about the health benefits of flaxseed oil, such as improved skin and cholesterol, decreased inflammation, and a reduced risk of diabetes. We also cover the potential risks... more
Location matters for inflammation clearance  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Health conditions that involve inflammation run the gamut, from multiple sclerosis and lupus to arthritis, diabetes, and cancer. While inflammation can serve as a normal response to help the body deal with injury or infection, problems arise when... more
New research project to combat obesity, type 2 diabetes receives NIH funding  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A research project headed by a faculty member from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, which will explore whether administering a protein... more
Study highlights a new predictor of type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Henry Ford Hospital researchers may have unknowingly happened on a new predictor of type 2 diabetes as part of a new ultrasound shoulder study. more
Researchers to explore the enigmatic role of unstructured protein in regulating circadian function  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new frontier in the science of circadian rhythms - whose disruption is linked to major diseases like cancer and diabetes -... more
WATCH: What is diabetes?  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Diabetes is a disease that occurs when a person's blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. more
New glucose binding molecule could be key to better metabolic control for diabetics  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Scientists from the University of Bristol have designed a new synthetic glucose binding molecule platform that brings us one step closer to... more
Gut bacteria may guard against diabetes that comes with aging  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
A friendly microbe in the gut may be the key to staving off insulin resistance, a study in mice finds. more
Glucose binding molecule could transform the treatment of diabetes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists from the University of Bristol have designed a new synthetic glucose binding molecule platform that brings us one step closer to the development of the world's first glucose-responsive insulin... more
Shoulder ultrasounds could be used to predict diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers have shown that it may be possible to use ultrasound scans of a muscle in the shoulder to predict diabetes. more
Experts debate over whether gut or brain is more important in regulating appetite  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Whether gut or brain hormones are more important for the regulation of appetite and metabolism is not clearly defined. Imbalances in the... more
Obesity significantly increases risk of Type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A Cleveland Clinic genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health effects associated with it, significantly increases the risk of... more
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