Diabetes
Widespread screening for islet autoantibodies reduces the occurrence of diabetic ketoacidosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research, today announced new research that found widespread screening for islet autoantibodies reduced the occurrence of life-threatening... more
Weight loss surgery helps reverse respiratory issues in obese patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Obesity is now considered a global health epidemic, affecting millions of people worldwide. In morbidly obese patients, the extra weight has taken a toll on their overall health,... more
Artificial intelligence predicts treatment outcome for diabetes-related vision loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
A new approach that uses artificial intelligence to analyze retinal images could one day help doctors select the best treatment for patients with vision loss from diabetic macular edema. This... more
New mathematical model for amyloid formation  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Amyloids are aggregates consisting of stacks of thousands of proteins bound tightly together. Their formation is involved in several widespread disorders, including Alzheimer's disease and Type II diabetes. more
Researchers hope to make needle pricks for diabetics a thing of the past  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Patients with diabetes have to test their blood sugar levels several times a day to make sure they are not getting too... more
Study tracks milestones in the history of human disease genetics  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Genetic discoveries over the past 25 years have substantially advanced understanding of both rare and common diseases, furthering the development of treatment and prevention for ailments ranging from... more
Direct observation of glucose fingerprint using in vivo Raman spectroscopy  Science Magazine · 4 days
Noninvasive blood glucose monitoring has been a long-standing dream in diabetes management. The use of Raman spectroscopy, with its molecular specificity, has been investigated in this regard over... more
Researchers hope to make needle pricks for diabetics a thing of the past  MIT · 4 days
Study suggests noninvasive spectroscopy could be used to monitor blood glucose levels. more
Engineered capillaries model traffic in tiny blood vessels  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
3D microvessels have been created to observe how red blood cells transit ultra-small blood vessels. They squeeze single-file through microvessels to bring oxygen and nutrients. Red cells burdened with malaria stall, blocking... more
Researchers obtain 'high-definition' view of diabetes-related proteins  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Scientists have examined a key receptor for the first time at high resolution—broadening understanding of how it might function, and opening the door to future improvements in treating conditions such as type 2 diabetes. more
Discovery could lead to early identification of children at high risk of future type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers at the University of Plymouth and Nestlé have revealed new insights into the factors that... more
Sports can be an important part of Aboriginal culture for women, but many barriers remain  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Regular exercise is important for Indigenous women's health, as it protects against obesity and chronic conditions such as... more
Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the United States. For children, obesity is defined as having a body mass... more
A new book on antioxidant foods that prevent or treat chronic diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A search using medical data bases reveals that hundreds of meta-analysis papers conducted with tens of millions of people worldwide have confirmed clinically the... more
Taking high dose of vitamin D linked lower blood pressure in overweight children  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Overweight and obese vitamin D-deficient children who took a relatively high dose of vitamin D every day for six months had lower... more
Study uncovers anticancer potential of many non-oncology drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Drugs for diabetes, inflammation, alcoholism -- and even for treating arthritis in dogs -- can also kill cancer cells in the lab, according to a study by scientists at the Broad Institute... more
New uses for old medicines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
It turns out that in the rush to invent new drugs to treat cancers, scientists may have overlooked some obvious possibilities of existing drugs currently being used for other diseases. A new study says that therapies for diabetes,... more
Dozens of non-oncology drugs can kill cancer cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers tested approximately 4,518 drug compounds on 578 human cancer cell lines and found nearly 50 that have previously unrecognized anti-cancer activity. These drugs have been used to treat conditions such as... more
America's most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
New research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, and depression. more
Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Obstructive sleep apnea is a common and costly medical condition leading to a wide range of health risks such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, depression, diabetes and... more
[Editors' Choice] Organoid optimization: Engineering a better cell therapy to treat type 1 diabetes  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Islet organoids reaggregated in endothelialized collagen constructs improve engraftment and function in the subcutaneous space in diabetic mice. more
New algorithm predicts gestational diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Timely prediction may help prevent the condition using nutritional and lifestyle changes. more
AI replaces prick test to detect blood sugar levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Tracking fluctuations in blood glucose levels is crucial for monitoring diabetic patients. Strict glucose monitoring reduces the risk of hypoglycemia, which can be potentially fatal if it’s not treated promptly. more
Tailored mesoporous silica particles could be used to treat obesity, diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Engineered ingestible molecular traps created from mesoporous silica particles (MSPs) introduced to the gut can have an effect on food efficiency and metabolic risk factors. The... more
Silica particles may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Engineered ingestible molecular traps created from mesoporous silica particles (MSPs) introduced to the gut can have an effect on food efficiency and metabolic risk factors. The... more
Silica particles may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Engineered ingestible molecular traps created from mesoporous silica particles introduced to the gut can have an effect on food efficiency and metabolic risk factors. The results... more
Silica particles may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Engineered ingestible molecular traps created from mesoporous silica particles (MSPs) introduced to the gut can have an effect on food efficiency and metabolic risk factors. The... more
New computer algorithm enables prediction of gestational diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new computer algorithm enables prediction, in the early stages of pregnancy or even before pregnancy has occurred, of which women are at a high risk of gestational diabetes. more
Specific insulin-like peptide regulates how beetle 'weapons' grow  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A scientist from Tokyo Metropolitan University and coworkers have discovered that a specific insulin-like peptide called ILP2 regulates the size of the mandibles in Gnatocerus cornutus beetles in different nutritional environments. They... more
Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and physicians from the Hilda and J. Lester Gabrilove Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease and... more
Wearable smart photonic contact lens could diagnose diabetes and treat diabetic retinopathy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Diabetic patients need to measure their blood-sugar level by drawing blood before and after a meal and it is easy to develop complications due... more
Beyond mass spectrometry, the next step in proteomics  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Proteins can be the root cause of a disease, and they can be used to cure it. The need to identify these critical actors was recognized early (1951) by Sanger; the first... more
Non-fibrillating form of human insulin could improve treatment for diabetes patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a promising discovery that could improve the clinical delivery of insulin for people living with diabetes, scientists have developed a non-fibrillating form of human insulin. more
Recurrent miscarriage: Diabetes drug could lead to new treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A drug designed to tackle diabetes could also be repurposed as the first treatment to prevent miscarriage by targeting the lining of the womb itself, according to a clinical trial. more
An out-of-the-box attack on diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A protein newly identified as important in type 1 diabetes can delay onset of the disease in diabetic mice, providing a new target for prevention and treatment in people. more
Researchers identify new prevention strategy for type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A protein newly identified as important in type 1 diabetes can delay onset of the disease in diabetic mice, providing a new target for prevention and treatment in people, according... more
Judo holds promise for reducing sedentary behavior among children with autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Judo may be just the right sport to increase the physical activity level among children with autism spectrum disorder and holds promise for reducing sedentary behavior,... more
Take heart: Study reveals how relaxin targets cardiovascular disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
As a healthy heart ages, it becomes more susceptible to cardiovascular diseases. Though researchers have discovered that relaxin, an insulin-like hormone, suppresses atrial fibrillation (AF), inflammation, and fibrosis in aged... more
New study evaluates effectiveness of weight loss surgery in individuals with obesity, diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers recently conducted the largest study to date to evaluate the effectiveness of weight loss surgery in a Chinese population of individuals... more
Genetic signature helps distinguish latent autoimmune diabetes in adults from pediatric-onset T1D  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A multi-center team of researchers led by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has discovered a genetic signature that could help distinguish an adult-onset form of... more
Interplay between relaxin and Wnt signaling has positive effects on aging heart  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
As a healthy heart ages, it becomes more susceptible to cardiovascular diseases. Though researchers have discovered that relaxin, an insulin-like hormone, suppresses atrial fibrillation... more
Need to control blood sugar? There's a drink for that  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
With more people with diabetes and pre-diabetes looking for novel strategies to help control blood sugar, new research suggests that ketone monoester drinks -- a popular new food... more
Ketone monoester drinks may help control blood sugar  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
With more people with diabetes and pre-diabetes looking for strategies to help control blood sugar, new research from UBC's Okanagan campus suggests that ketone monoester drinks--a popular new food supplement--may help do... more
High cost of insulin has life-threatening implications for patients with Type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The most commonly used forms of insulin cost 10 times more in the U.S. than in any other developed country, according to... more
Medical News Today: Study reveals what causes type 2 diabetes and how to reverse it  MNT · 4 weeks
Breakthrough research shows that type 2 diabetes occurs when fat from the liver overspills into the pancreas and... more
FDA approves Control-IQ artificial pancreas system  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an artificial pancreas system - based on technology from the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology - that automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose levels. more
Diabetes is an independent risk factor for development of heart failure, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Heart problems are a common development for people with diabetes. In fact, about 33% of people in the U.S. admitted to the... more
Five ways to better manage diabetes in the New Year  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
While the new year is a great time to reflect, reset and set new goals, making resolutions can also be stressful, especially for people with diabetes. So, this... more
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