Diabetes
News study reanalyzes the effects of noncaloric sweeteners on gut microbiota  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
There is currently not enough evidence related to the effects of noncaloric sweeteners on appetite, short‑term intake, and risk of suffering from cancer or diabetes, as... more
Three years into soda tax, sugary drink consumption down more than 50 percent in Berkeley  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Consumption of sugary drinks dropped 52 percent among Berkeley's low-income residents in the three years after the city... more
Factors associated with increased risk of developing surgical site infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
In an International Wound Journal study of 4,818 older patients undergoing elective orthopedic surgeries, five risk factors were linked with an increased risk of developing surgical site infections,... more
Viruses in the intestinal tracts can lead to islet autoimmunity and Type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the University... more
Link between dietary fatty acid intake and hypertension found to be influenced by diabetes status  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Hypertension is an important public health problem that can lead to life-threatening cardiovascular events, including heart attack and... more
Viruses that linger in gut could trigger type 1 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers provide new evidence supporting an association between elevated levels of enteroviruses in the intestinal tracts of children and islet autoimmunity, a precursor to type 1 diabetes. more
'No Second Chances' report calls for new measures to combat cardiovascular disease in Australia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new report, 'No Second Chances', developed by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and sponsored by Bayer, will be... more
Study sheds new light on left ventricular dysfunction in ischemic heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Ischemic heart disease is a growing cause of heart failure owing to the increasing prevalence of diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. more
Patients with diabetes mellitus have high risk of stable ischemic heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
More than 30 million Americans have diabetes mellitus, and heart disease is the cause of death in 68% of them. more
Medical News Today: Diabetes and Alzheimer's: What's the link?  MNT · 5 days
Although scientists have linked Alzheimer's and diabetes, the exact connection has been difficult to unpick. A recent study now gives further insight. more
Medical News Today: How can estrogen help control type 2 diabetes?  MNT · 7 days
New findings on the role of estrogen in diabetes may have a profound effect on how we understand the condition and dietary changes that may control... more
FDA authorizes new interoperable insulin pump for children, adults with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 insulin pump with interoperable technology (interoperable t:Slim X2) for delivering... more
Can Americans travel to Mexico to buy insulin?  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The cost of the drug can be significantly cheaper south of the border. more
Why this mom traveled to Mexico for insulin  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The cost of the drug can be significantly cheaper south of the border. more
Human cells can change their original function to battle against diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
For the first time, researchers have shown that ordinary human cells can change their original function. This may give new hope for diabetes patients. more
Medical News Today: Reducing diabetes risk with a personalized diet  MNT · 1 week
A new study concludes that personalized dietary changes could be significantly more effective at managing blood sugar than traditional methods. more
Discovery of a 'master switch' within the immune system  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers Professor Graham Lord, from The University of Manchester and colleagues have found that a specific part of the immune system could have the tools that may help in the... more
Superior noise control using graphene  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Noise is a dangerous worldwide environmental pollutant: at normal levels found in cities it can induce annoyance, stress and fluctuations in sleep patterns which in turn increase the risk of type-2 diabetes, arterial hypertension, myocardial infarction, and stroke. more
Study investigates the role of estrogen in controlling glucose homeostasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The results of a recent Texas A&M University-led study provide insights into the mechanism by which estrogen can decrease insulin resistance and the production of glucose, reducing incidences... more
New mouse model replicates development and progression of Type I diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers at The University of Toledo have found a new way to replicate in lab mice the development and progression of Type I diabetes, a breakthrough... more
Researchers discover mechanism on how body's antimicrobial shield regulates microbiome  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The microbiome in our intestine plays a vital role in people's health and the immune system. Any lack of balance there has not only been linked to chronic... more
Role of estrogen in controlling Type 2 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The results of a recent study provide insights into the mechanism by which estrogen can decrease insulin resistance and the production of glucose, reducing incidences of Type 2 diabetes mellitus. more
Microneedle Pill Could Be Used to Deliver Oral Doses of Insulin  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of researchers from the United States, Denmark and Sweden has pioneered... more
Medical News Today: What are the best foods for people with diabetes?  MNT · 1 week
People with diabetes benefit from balancing certain food groups. In this article, we discuss some of the best foods to eat, as well as... more
Gory, freaky, cool: Marine snail venom could improve insulin for diabetic patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers detailed the function of cone snail insulins, bringing them one step closer to developing a faster-acting insulin to treat diabetes. more
Marine snail venom reveals clues to developing faster-acting insulin for diabetic patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Although moderately mobile, marine cone snails have perfected several strategies to capture prey. Some fish-hunting species release venom into the surrounding water. more
Gory, freaky, cool: Marine snail venom could improve insulin for diabetic patients  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Although moderately mobile, marine cone snails have perfected several strategies to capture prey. Some fish-hunting species release venom into the surrounding water. Within the... more
Newly discovered genetic disorder opens way for future diabetes drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Knowledge of a newly discovered genetic disorder, which means that a person cannot produce the protein TXNIP (thioredoxin interacting protein) in their cells, can open for the development... more
A new mouse model may unlock the secrets of type I diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Finding new treatments or a cure for type I diabetes has been elusive in part because scientists have not had a reliable animal model... more
Over-abundance of energy to cells could increase cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
It's well-known that obesity, diabetes and chronic inflammation are major risk factors for cancer. But just how cancer evolves in people with these diseases -- and why a healthy diet... more
Protein released from fat in response to exercise improves health  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
It's well-known that exercise improves health, but understanding how it makes you healthier on a molecular level is the question researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center are answering. more
Masterswitch discovered in body's immune system  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have discovered a critical part of the body's immune system with potentially major implications for the treatment of some of the most devastating diseases affecting humans. The study could translate into treatments for autoimmune diseases... more
False lead: Senator’s offer to help patient import cheap insulin goes nowhere  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
It sounded like an answer to prayers for millions with diabetes struggling to pay soaring prices for insulin. more
Medical News Today: Diabetes: Could a pill replace insulin injections?  MNT · 2 weeks
Insulin injections are part of daily blood glucose management for many people with type 2 diabetes. Now, a new pill could spell the end for injections. more
New pill can deliver insulin through the stomach  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that patients with type 2 diabetes have to give themselves... more
Bariatric surgery changes the way our body senses food  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
How bariatric surgery helps people with obesity and diabetes is related to changes in the way the gut senses food and nutrients after the operation, researchers report February 5 in... more
Researchers find anti-microRNAs as potential new therapeutic target for type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers have shown that targeted silencing of microRNA-132, which is over-expressed in type 2 diabetes, can result in improved insulin secretion and reduced blood... more
Insulin in a pill from MIT researchers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
People who need daily injections such as those with Type 1 diabetes would be happy to know that researchers at the MIT have come up with a specially devised pill that could deliver injections... more
New pill can deliver insulin  MIT · 2 weeks
Capsule that releases insulin in the stomach could replace injections for patients with type 2 diabetes. more
What's needed for a sustainable, equitable and healthy food system?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Today, we are trapped in a situation where one billion people are underfed and facing stunted growth, while more than two billion are overfed and suffering from obesity... more
Intense glucose therapy via IV insulin did not improve stroke outcomes, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Intravenous insulin did not improve stroke outcomes compared to standard blood sugar control using insulin shots - answering a worldwide debate about... more
Study: Schoolchildren with type 1 diabetes perform just as well as their classmates  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In the study, the researchers reviewed the results of nationally standardised tests in math and reading completed by more than 630,000 Danish schoolchildren in... more
Study: School children with type 1 diabetes perform just as well as their classmates  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In the study, the researchers reviewed the results of nationally standardised tests in math and reading completed by more than 630,000 Danish... more
Combination treatment, diabetes drug and immunotherapy, may help to fight breast cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers in Finland have discovered a drug combination that collaborates with the cancer cells' own MYC oncoprotein, which in large quantities causes self-destruction of... more
Weight loss surgery changes the way our bodies sense food  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
How bariatric surgery helps people with obesity and diabetes is related to changes in the way the gut senses food and nutrients after the operation, researchers report. They... more
Quality of overall diet is key to lowering type 2 diabetes risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
New research shows that a high-quality diet defined by low intake of animal foods such as red meat, and high intake of plant foods... more
Study sheds new light on genetics of diabetes in Japanese population  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The genetic and genomic revolutions have led to an abundance of data about the genetic factors that confer a predisposition to type 2 diabetes, alongside environmental... more
Study links protein, clusterin, to cardiac and metabolic diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
During a study spanning nearly a decade, researchers have linked the protein clusterin -- for the first time -- to many different facets of cardiometabolic syndrome risk through its actions... more
A new approach towards future treatment of diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
It is said that the eyes are the window to the soul, but they may also open the door for discovering new ways to achieve immune tolerance to transplanted islets in type... more
Can the eye help achieve islet transplant tolerance in type 1 diabetes?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists show in experimental and preclinical recipients that islets transplanted in the eye can survive and function long-term without continuous immunosuppression, and, moreover, that... more
A perfect storm: Genetics and anticommensal antibodies shore up type 1 diabetes  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
HLA haplotypes in conjunction with serum anticommensal antibody responses are predictive of type 1 diabetes progression. See related Research Article by Paun et al. more
Researchers identify regulatory mechanism underlying obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Obesity − as research in the past decade has shown − is first and foremost a brain disease. Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München, partners in the German Center for Diabetes Research, have now discovered a molecular... more
Short anti-rejection therapy improves survival of transplanted pancreatic islets in diabetic animals  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Transplanted pancreatic islets in diabetic animals can survive for a long period of time if the animals are treated with short anti-rejection therapy around... more
Study provides insight into how type 1 diabetes gradually destroys insulin production  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Using the new Imaging Mass Cytometry method, researchers of UZH have investigated the pancreas of healthy organ donors and those with type 1 diabetes. more
Treatment for obesity and fatty liver disease may be in reach  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have discovered 27 new molecules. These molecules all activate a special protein called PPAR-delta and have the potential to treat fatty liver disease, obesity, diabetic... more
Newly discovered molecules show potential to treat obesity and fatty liver disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Amiram Goldblum and his team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Institute for Drug Research have discovered 27 new molecules. These molecules all activate... more
Scientists explore new treatment targets for retinal damage  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are looking at new treatment targets for the retinal damage that often accompanies diseases like diabetes, glaucoma and hypertension. more
Investigators study effect of switching insulin medications  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Switching from higher cost analogue insulin to lower cost human insulin resulted in small increases in blood sugar levels not likely to be clinically meaningful, according to a new study. more
Research finds rise in stroke risk factors among Native Americans  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Stroke risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and smoking are common and on the rise among Native Americans with clot-caused stroke, according to preliminary... more
Some gut cells slow down metabolism, accelerate cardiovascular disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have discovered how specific cells in the guts of mice slow down metabolism and eventually contribute to obesity, diabetes, hypertension and atherosclerosis. The findings, scientists say, could have important... more
Vitamin D could lower the risk of developing diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The benefits of vitamin D in promoting bone health are already well known. A new study suggests that vitamin D also may promote greater insulin sensitivity, thus lowering glucose levels... more
Medical News Today: Could stem cells reverse diabetes?  MNT · 3 weeks
Previous attempts to develop insulin-producing cells from stem cells have not been completely successful. A recent study, however, offers fresh hope. more
Vitamin D may lower glucose levels and reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The benefits of vitamin D in promoting bone health are already well known. A new study out of Brazil suggests... more
New study analyzes health outcomes of switching patients from analog to human insulin  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In the United States, the drug price for insulin has skyrocketed over the last two decades. While the price has increased for... more
GOP senator pledges insulin probe as Congress holds hearings  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Senate committee opens hearings on high U.S. prescription drug prices and how the government might put the brakes on them. Pharmaceutical industry says price spikes of recent years have stabilized. more
Insulin probe on deck as Congress opens drug price hearings  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Senate committee opens hearings on high U.S. prescription drug prices and how the government might put the brakes on them. Pharmaceutical industry says price spikes of recent years... more
Medical News Today: Diabetes: How optimism may influence your risk  MNT · 4 weeks
New research suggests that optimism may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes among postmenopausal women. Conversely, negative emotions may heighten risk. more
Scientists pinpoint mechanism that leads to steroid diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Patients undergoing long-term treatment with steroids may suffer from metabolic side effects. Researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, partners in the German Center for Diabetes... more
New study uncovers key protein in the production of insulin  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The crucial hormone insulin needs help acquiring the right structure. A protein that assists in the process of insulin folding has just been discovered in a new study... more
Key protein in the production of insulin discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The crucial hormone insulin needs help acquiring the right structure. A protein that assists in the process of insulin folding has just been discovered in a new study. They hope the new... more
Diabetes UK is looking for clinicians to lead improvements in diabetes care  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Diabetes UK is looking for healthcare professionals to lead improvements in diabetes care. The charity is searching for consultants, nurses, GPs, dietitians, podiatrists, pharmacists... more
Steriods: Causes of cortisone-induced side effects  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Patients undergoing long-term treatment with steroids may suffer from metabolic side effects. Researchers have now pinpointed a mechanism that leads to so-called steroid diabetes. Their findings have been published in Nature Communications. more
Positive personality traits may help to reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
It has been said that a good personality can help one succeed in life. But can it also guard against disease risk?... more
Early diagnosis of prediabetes could lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
A diagnosis of prediabetes should be a warning for people to make lifestyle changes to prevent both full-blown diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to scientists at... more
Younger patients receiving kidney transplant more likely to live longer, shows data  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
The standard work-up of kidney transplant candidates is complex and includes many medical tests in part because most CKD patients are older and suffer... more
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