Diabetes
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An international team of researchers used an X-ray laser to create the first detailed maps of two melatonin receptors that tell our bodies when to go to sleep or wake... more
Time-restricted eating shows benefits for blood glucose  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
By restricting the time period during which they could eat, researchers have seen promising results for controlling blood glucose levels in men at risk of type 2 diabetes. In a small study, researchers assessed... more
Despite health warnings, Americans still sit too much  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Most Americans continue to sit for prolonged periods despite public health messages that such inactivity increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers, according to a major new study. more
Could a popular food ingredient raise the risk for diabetes and obesity?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Consumption of propionate, a food ingredient that's widely used in baked goods, animal feeds, and artificial flavorings, appears to increase levels of several hormones... more
A Common Food Additive Is Linked to Insulin Resistance. Here's What That Means  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 hours
A common food additive called propionate could alter metabolism in ways that could increase the risk of diabetes, a preliminary study suggests. more
Medical News Today: What to know about diabetic shock  MNT · 9 hours
Diabetic shock occurs when a person’s blood sugar levels become dangerously low. Diabetic shock is not a medical term, but people sometimes use it to refer to severe hypoglycemia. This... more
Researchers create the first maps of two melatonin receptors essential for sleep  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
An international team of researchers used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to create the first detailed maps... more
Time-restricted eating shows promise for controlling blood glucose levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
By restricting the time period during which they could eat, researchers have seen promising results for controlling blood glucose levels in men at risk of type 2 diabetes. more
Medical News Today: How is the pancreas involved in diabetes?  MNT · 24 hours
The pancreas plays a strong role in diabetes because it produces insulin and helps regulate blood sugar levels. In this article, we look into the links between diabetes... more
Metformin may help patients maintain weight loss long-term  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
In the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) clinical trial and its long-term follow-up study, among the persons who lost at least 5 percent of their body weight during the first year, long-term maintenance... more
New review on relationship between COPD and Type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is characterized by a chronic airflow obstruction that is associated with severe global mortality and morbidity. more
How lifestyle affects our genes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
In the past decade, knowledge of how lifestyle affects our genes, a research field called epigenetics, has grown exponentially. Researchers have summarized the state of scientific knowledge within epigenetics linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes. more
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes are at greater risk of preterm birth  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes are at increased risk of delivering their baby prematurely. The risk increases as blood sugar levels... more
Researchers identify circulating proteins associated with progression of diabetic kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
In a breakthrough study published today in Nature Medicine, researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified a group of 17 circulating inflammatory proteins that are consistently... more
New novel circulating proteins involved in progression of DKD to ESRD  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Seventeen proteins, called the Kidney Risk Inflammatory Signature (KRIS), could allow doctors to determine the risk of progression to end stage renal disease in a patient... more
Asia's diabetes epidemic increases risk of death among women, middle-aged people  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death, especially among women and middle-aged people, a multinational study led... more
New insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can impair cognition  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Obesity can break down our protective blood brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, scientists report. more
Study provides new insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can affect cognition  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Obesity can break down our protective blood brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, scientists report. more
Specific strains of Staphylococcus aureus linked to wounds that do not heal  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Whether a wound--such as a diabetic foot ulcer--heals or progresses to a worse outcome, including infection or even amputation, may depend on the microbiome... more
Risk factors identified for patients undergoing knee replacements  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have identified the most important risk factors for developing severe infection after knee replacement. Patients who are under 60 years of age, males, those... more
Genetic variants that protect against obesity could aid new weight loss medicines  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, suggests new research.... more
Certain strains of bacteria associated with diabetic wounds that do not heal  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Whether a wound -- such as a diabetic foot ulcer -- heals or progresses to a worse outcome, including infection or even amputation, may... more
Diabetes drug may reverse heart failure  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have demonstrated that the recently developed antidiabetic drug empagliflozin can treat and reverse the progression of heart failure in non-diabetic animal models. Their study also shows that this drug can make the heart produce more... more
Medical News Today: The best vegetables for type 2 diabetes  MNT · 6 days
Vegetables are good for anyone, with a rich array of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and plant compounds, but they can especially benefit people with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is... more
Medical News Today: Are beans good for diabetes?  MNT · 7 days
Beans are a diabetes superfood. They can help stabilize blood sugar and reduce the risk of disease. Beans also provide protein, fiber, and vitamins. Learn more here. more
Medical News Today: Can purple corn reduce inflammation, diabetes?  MNT · 1 week
Researchers bred a number of new varieties of purple corn and used a mouse cell model to study how these can reduce inflammation and insulin resistance. more
Diabetic drug shows potential to be repurposed as heart disease treatment for non-diabetic patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The commonly used diabetes drug metformin could reverse the harmful thickening of heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular disease, according... more
Gestational diabetes during pregnancy may increase risk of type 1 diabetes in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy could be at increased risk of type 1 diabetes themselves, according to a... more
Medical News Today: Is pineapple good for diabetes?  MNT · 1 week
Pineapple has a higher glycemic index (GI) score than other fruits, but people with diabetes can still include it as part of a healthful diet. In this article, we look at how... more
‘Added sugar’ food labels may prevent heart disease and diabetes  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Nutrition labeling changes that highlight sugar added to food or drink may have large benefits for public health, researchers say. more
Medical News Today: Diabetes: Can cheese control blood sugar?  MNT · 1 week
Many people with diabetes eat low-fat cheese. However, researchers have shown that both low-fat and regular cheese may be good for regulating insulin. more
Phenols in purple corn may fight obesity, inflammation and diabetes, mice study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed new hybrids of purple corn containing different combinations of phytochemicals that may fight obesity,... more
Phenols in purple corn fight diabetes, obesity, inflammation in mouse cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have developed new purple corn hybrids with differing combinations of phenols in the pericarp that fight obesity, inflammation and insulin resistance, a new study in... more
Drug lowers kidney failure risk in diabetic patients, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new landmark clinical trial shows that a drug lowers the risk of kidney failure by a third in people with Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease. more
Drug reduces risk of kidney failure in people with diabetes, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new landmark clinical trial shows that a drug lowers the risk of kidney failure by a third in people with Type 2 diabetes... more
Study: Phenols in purple corn fight diabetes, obesity, inflammation in mouse cells  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed new hybrids of purple corn containing different combinations of phytochemicals that may fight obesity, inflammation and... more
Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Children and youth of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at increased risk of diabetes themselves, according to new research. more
Medical News Today: What to know about diabetic gastroparesis  MNT · 2 weeks
Diabetic gastroparesis is a diabetes-related condition that affects the emptying of the stomach. Symptoms include nausea and heartburn. This article gives an overview of diabetic gastroparesis, including its causes, symptoms,... more
What to know about diabetic gastroparesis  MNT · 2 weeks
Diabetic gastroparesis is a diabetes-related condition that affects the emptying of the stomach. Symptoms include nausea and heartburn. This article gives an overview of diabetic gastroparesis, including its causes, symptoms, complications, and treatments. more
Medical News Today: How can diabetes cause nausea?  MNT · 2 weeks
There are several different reasons why people with diabetes may experience nausea. High or low blood sugar levels, medications, and diabetes-related complications can make a person feel unwell. In this article, we... more
How can diabetes cause nausea?  MNT · 2 weeks
There are several different reasons why people with diabetes may experience nausea. High or low blood sugar levels, medications, and diabetes-related complications can make a person feel unwell. In this article, we look at the causes of nausea... more
Eggs for breakfast benefits those with diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
While some cereals may be the breakfast of champions, a professor suggests people with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) should be reaching for something else. New research shows that a high-fat, low-carb breakfast (LCBF) can... more
Prostate medicines linked to type 2 diabetes risk, study suggests  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Men taking medicines to reduce the symptoms of prostate disease may be more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, a study suggests. Researchers say patients should continue to... more
Eggs for breakfast benefit people with Type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
While some cereals may be the breakfast of champions, a UBC professor suggests people with Type 2 Diabetes should be reaching for something else. more
Prostate drugs linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers say patients should continue to take the drugs, which are commonly prescribed to older men, but warn they may need additional health checks. more
Living transplant donors also need long-term monitoring to prevent adverse events  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
While organ transplant recipients receive continual care as the end-stage treatment to their condition, attention also should be given to living donors, who can suffer from... more
The blame game: Everyone and no one is raising insulin prices  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A casual observer of Wednesday's House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing might think insulin prices just go up by themselves. more
A new molecule to fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new molecule -EPB-53-, could help fight type 2 diabetes and the non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. According to a new study, the... more
Heart attacks are more common in diabetics who are diagnosed before 40  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study has shown that the age at which a person is diagnosed with diabetes could significantly impact the risk of heart attack... more
New molecule could help fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new molecule -EPB-53-, could help fight type 2 diabetes and the non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to a new study led... more
Medical News Today: What is the link between diabetes and stroke?  MNT · 2 weeks
People with diabetes are more likely to have a stroke than those without it. This article looks at the link between diabetes and stroke, risk factors,... more
Plant compounds could provide the answer for blindness caused by diabetes, say experts  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Compounds from a group of plants could have the answer to treating several causes of blindness, new research suggests. more
Medical News Today: Diabetes: Could targeting this protein prevent hypoglycemia?  MNT · 2 weeks
Could targeting the protein neuronostatin prevent or treat dangerous low blood sugar in people with diabetes who use insulin? A new study investigates. more
People under 40 diagnosed with type 2 diabetes face excess risk of cardiovascular disease, death  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
People under age 40 diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have or die from cardiovascular... more
New hope for preventing dangerous diabetes complication  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
People with diabetes who use insulin to control their blood sugar can experience a dangerous condition called hypoglycemia when blood sugar levels fall too low. New insights into a recently discovered protein called neuronostatin... more
Medical News Today: Health benefits of olive leaf extract  MNT · 3 weeks
Research is beginning to show that olive leaf extract may have several potential health benefits. These include lowering blood pressure, improving cholesterol, and reducing the risk of weight gain and... more
Insulin receptor and gene expression  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Insulin triggers genome-wide changes in gene expression via an unexpected mechanism. The insulin receptor is transported from the cell surface to the cell nucleus, where it helps initiate the expression of thousands of genes. Targeted genes are involved... more
Medical News Today: Which are the best bedtime snacks for diabetes?  MNT · 3 weeks
Having a snack before bed can help some people manage their blood sugar levels overnight, offsetting the dawn phenomenon and the Somogyi effect. In this article,... more
Medical News Today: What to know about diabetes and amputation  MNT · 3 weeks
Diabetes is a leading cause of lower limb loss by amputation in the United States. In this article, we look at why this can happen, how common it... more
Bad Diets Are Responsible For More Deaths Than Smoking, Global Study Finds  NPR · 3 weeks
Some 11 million deaths annually are linked to diet-related diseases like diabetes and heart disease, a study finds. Researchers say that makes diet the... more
Targeting RalGAP{alpha}1 in skeletal muscle to simultaneously improve postprandial glucose and lipid control  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
How insulin stimulates postprandial uptake of glucose and long-chain fatty acids (LCFAs) into skeletal muscle and the mechanisms by which these events... more
Shift work increases diabetes and heart disease risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Many studies have shown that shift work is associated with heart and metabolic diseases, but new research has clarified how shift work can have a long-term effect on the risk of heart... more
Common pain reliever may increase stroke risk in people with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Acetaminophen (otherwise known by brand names such as Tylenol) is one of the most widely used pain relievers. more
Study shows how shift work can have long-term effect on heart disease and diabetes risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
With over 20% of the population in industrial countries engaging shift work - in sectors such as healthcare... more
Gout treatment may help prevent obesity-related type 2 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The drug colchicine, used to treat the arthritic condition gout, could potentially reduce complications accompanying metabolic syndrome, a combination of high blood pressure, high blood sugar and other conditions that... more
Gout treatment could potentially reduce complications accompanying metabolic syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The drug colchicine, used to treat the arthritic condition gout, could potentially reduce complications accompanying metabolic syndrome, a combination of high blood pressure, high blood sugar and other conditions that... more
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)?  MNT · 3 weeks
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is an omega-6 fatty acid. People use CLA as a dietary supplement for weight loss, bodybuilding, and diabetes. In this... more
New analysis shows one person is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every three minutes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
New analysis by Diabetes UK has shown that one person is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every three minutes in... more
NHS trains doctors using virtual reality to improve care for patients with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The NHS England diabetes team has partnered with Oxford Medical Simulation to train doctors using virtual reality. Doctors can now practice in... more
Medical News Today: 5 reasons why sugar is bad for you  MNT · 3 weeks
Excess sugar consumption can cause many conditions, including diabetes and obesity. Added sugar is particularly harmful for the body. Learn more about why sugar is bad... more
German nurse charged with killing 6 of his patients  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Munich prosecutors have charged a nurse with murder on allegations he killed six patients in his care with injections of insulin that they did not medically need more
New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
It's gory, sticky and undoubtedly on the nose, but a blend of icing sugar, chicken stock and flexible resin is proving to be the just the right recipe for creating... more
Seemingly identical bacteria may have a different effect  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Our gut microbiome - the complement of bacteria we carry around in our intestines - has been linked to everything from obesity and diabetes to heart disease and even neurological disorders and... more
Study highlights need to diversify population-level genetic data for better disease prediction  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Polygenic scores can predict a person's risk for conditions like coronary artery disease, breast cancer, and type 2 diabetes (T2D) with great accuracy, even... more
European Research Council awards grant for research on insulin-producing cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The ERC Advanced Grant is one of the most prestigious funding programmes for research in Europe. Per-Olof Berggren, professor of experimental endocrinology at Karolinska Institutet, is now awarded... more
Gene transfer technique can combat diabetes-linked heart dysfunction  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers with the VA San Diego Healthcare System and the University of California San Diego have shown that a gene transfer technique can combat heart dysfunction caused by diabetes. more
New discovery may explain low testosterone levels in men with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Scientists have mapped out how the body transports testosterone, and their surprising findings may explain low testosterone levels seen in men with diabetes or patients on... more
Gene transfer improves diabetes-linked heart ailment  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have shown that a gene transfer technique can combat heart dysfunction caused by diabetes. more
Common drug may lead to obesity in offspring  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Metformin,a common drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, is often used during pregnancy where the mother suffersfrom polycystic ovary syndrome. more
Encapsulating human beta cells with immune-repelling protein restores glucose metabolism in diabetic mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Encapsulating human stem-cell-derived beta cells in microcapsules made with a protein that repels key immune cells restored glucose metabolism in diabetic mice... more
Encapsulating human stem-cell-derived beta cells with immune-repelling protein prolongs function and survival  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Encapsulating human stem-cell-derived beta cells in microcapsules made with an immune-cell-repelling protein restored glucose metabolism in diabetic mice and protected the cells from immune... more
A1c blood test found to be unreliable in diabetes diagnoses  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Research has found that many cases of diabetes are missed when the hemoglobin A1c blood test is used solely to diagnose the disease. more
Scientists identify mechanism of impaired wound healing in diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have identified a mechanism that can explain the impaired wound healing in diabetes which can lead to diabetic foot ulcers. The study is published in the... more
Causes of diabetes decline or disappear when ‘zombie cells’ are removed, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Mayo Clinic researchers and their collaborators have shown that when senescent cells -- also known as "zombie cells" -- are removed from... more
Community pharmacy-based type 2 diabetes screening could increase early diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Community pharmacies are well placed to screen patients for type 2 diabetes, which could increase early diagnosis and significantly reduce NHS costs - according to new research from... more
Researchers find little evidence for connection between Chinese Famine and T2DM epidemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Chinese Famine of 1959-61 has been widely interpreted as an important contributor to later epidemics of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitis, but in re-examining... more
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