Diabetes
Four dried fruits have lower glycemic index than starchy foods, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
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 · 12 hours
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 · 13 hours
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 · 20 hours
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 day
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 · 3 days
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 · 4 days
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 · 4 days
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 · 4 days
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 · 5 days
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 · 5 days
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 · 5 days
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 · 5 days
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 · 5 days
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 · 6 days
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 · 6 days
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 · 6 days
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 · 6 days
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 · 6 days
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 · 6 days
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 · 7 days
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
Aerobic exercise may reduce risk of diabetes-related renal disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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
Researchers identify link between obese teens' sleep health and insulin sensitivity  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers at Children's Hospital Colorado have identified a connection between overweight and obese teens' sleep health and their insulin sensitivity. more
One-quarter of patients with diabetes report using less insulin due to high costs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 1 week
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 · 2 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 · 2 weeks
How the autoimmune disease type 1 diabetes is treated also depends on where the patients live in Germany. more
Molecular mechanisms of an African folk medicine  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine used to treat a variety of illnesses and disorders including diabetes, pain, headaches, paralysis and epilepsy. more
Next step towards replacement therapy in type 1 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 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 · 2 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 · 2 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 · 2 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 · 2 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 · 2 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 · 2 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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 · 3 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
Medical News Today: What to know about hyperglycemia  MNT · 4 weeks
Hyperglycemia is another term for high blood sugar levels. This can be an indicator of diabetes and can cause severe health problems if a person does not manage their blood sugar levels... more
New shoe insole technology could help diabetic ulcers heal better while walking  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Diabetes can lead to ulcers that patients don't even feel or notice until the sight of blood. And because ulcers can't heal on their... more
Dietary fat: From foe to friend?  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
For decades, dietary advice was based on the premise that high intakes of fat cause obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and possibly cancer. Recently, evidence for the adverse metabolic effects of processed carbohydrate has led to a... more
The gut microbiota at the intersection of diet and human health  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Diet affects multiple facets of human health and is inextricably linked to chronic metabolic conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Dietary nutrients... more
Medical News Today: Are almonds beneficial for people with diabetes?  MNT · 4 weeks
As part of a balanced diet, almonds and almond milk are good options for people with diabetes. These nuts are rich in protein, healthful fats, and fiber but... more
Diabetic foot ulcers heal quickly with nitric oxide technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Around the world, 425 million people live with diabetes and upwards of 15 percent develop foot ulcers, which increases their risk of death 2.5 times. A new nitric oxide-releasing technology... more
New clinical algorithm to help individuals manage type 2 diabetes when fasting during Ramadan  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
NUS researchers have developed a clinical algorithm (flowchart) for individuals in Singapore with type 2 diabetes to manage their diabetic... more
Parents and carers of people with diabetes experience emotional or mental health problems  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Research from Diabetes UK has found that – alongside those living with the condition – parents and carers of children and adults... more
Mylan and Biocon launch new insulin glargine biosimilar in the UK  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Mylan N.V. and Biocon Ltd. today announced the UK launch of Semglee (Insulin Glargine solution for injection in pre-filled pen) 100 units/mL, an approved biosimilar of... more
Expert suggests ways to control uncomfortable vaginal symptoms in diabetic women  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
With approximately 9.7 million women in the U.S. suffering with diabetes and almost 50 million U.S. adults with prediabetes, most of the women are experiencing uncomfortable... more
Scientists try to develop portable systems that can quickly produce biologics on demand  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Many life-saving medicines, including insulin, antibodies and vaccines, are derived from living cells. These "biologics" can be difficult to obtain and store... more
Researchers discover molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic... more
Endocrine Society chooses four Diabetes Caucus leaders as winners of Diabetes Champion Award  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Endocrine Society today announced it has chosen Senator Susan Collins, Representative Tom Reed, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, and Representative Diana DeGette of... more
New diabetes drugs linked to increased risk of lower-limb amputation and ketoacidosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The use of a new class of drugs in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, so called SGLT2 inhibitors, are linked to a twofold... more
Researchers explore role of dietary composition on energy expenditure  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The researchers say this effect may improve the success of obesity treatment, especially among people with high insulin secretion (insulin level 30 minutes after consuming a standard amount of glucose). more
Researchers discover molecular mechanisms of an African folk medicine  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine... more
EU and industry-funded project aims to personalize diabetes treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Diabetes is a chronic and incurable illness linked to blood sugar that has traditionally been divided into type 1 and type 2. Type 2 accounts for the vast majority of... more
On-demand biologics  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Many life-saving medicines, including insulin, antibodies and vaccines, are derived from living cells. These "biologics" can be difficult to obtain and store on the battlefield or in remote areas. That's why scientists are trying to develop portable systems that can... more
[Research Articles] Commensal bacteria contribute to insulin resistance in aging by activating innate B1a cells  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Aging in humans is associated with increased hyperglycemia and insulin resistance (collectively termed IR) and dysregulation of the... more
[Editors' Choice] Exosomal microRNA: The revolutionary endogenous Innerspace nanotechnology  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
T lymphocytes release exosomes containing specific microRNAs that cause apoptosis of pancreatic β cells in type 1 diabetes. more
New device can regulate children's blood glucose more like natural pancreas  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Type 1 diabetes develops in childhood, requiring constant - often painful - management from the start. EU-funded researchers are testing an artificial pancreas that could transform... more
Gum disease linked with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Gum disease and diabetes are chronic conditions that increase with age. The link between the two diseases goes both ways. It is thought that inflammation in the body is the connection- in fact, gum disease is the most... more
Nitric oxide-releasing technology shows potential to reduce healing time of diabetic foot ulcers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Diabetic foot ulcers can take up to 150 days to heal. A biomedical engineering team wants to reduce it to 21 days. more
One size does not fit all in obesity treatment, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Analyzing data from more than 2,400 obese patients who underwent bariatric weight-loss surgery, researchers identified at least four different patient subgroups that diverge significantly in eating... more
AHA and ADA launch new initiative to help people with type 2 diabetes reduce heart disease risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association today launched their new, multi-year... more
Simplifying life for diabetics with a nanotechnology breakthrough  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists have developed a means of printing transistor-based glucose sensors directly onto a catheter attached to a wearable pump. Diabetics can program the pump to deliver insulin and glucagon, the hormones they... more
Diabetes medication reduces risk of heart failure hospitalization  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In the largest trial to date to assess cardiovascular outcomes for an important class of diabetes medications, researchers have found that dapagliflozin markedly reduced the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in... more
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