Diabetes
Medical News Today: Study reveals how diabetes drug promotes healthy aging  MNT · 2 hours
Doctors often prescribe metformin for type 2 diabetes. A new mouse study on its liver mechanisms may explain its wider benefits for health and life span. more
Could Time-Restricted Eating Help You Lose Weight?  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 hours
Restricting your eating time to a daily 10-hour window could help fight obesity and diabetes, new research finds. more
Clinical study finds eating within 10-hour window may help stave off diabetes, heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Researchers have found that a 10-hour time-restricted eating intervention, when combined with traditional medications, resulted in weight loss, reduced abdominal... more
Time-restricted eating can help treat metabolic syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Metabolic syndrome affects nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population, and increases the risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. But lifestyle interventions such as adopting a healthy diet and increasing physical... more
Requirement for translocon-associated protein (TRAP) {alpha} in insulin biogenesis  Science Magazine · 2 days
The mechanistic basis for the biogenesis of peptide hormones and growth factors is poorly understood. Here, we show that the conserved endoplasmic reticulum membrane translocon-associated protein α (TRAPα), also known... more
Diabetes drug has unexpected, broad implications for healthy aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Metformin is the most commonly prescribed type 2 diabetes drug, yet scientists still do not fully know how it works to control blood sugar levels. Researchers have now used a... more
1 in 5 adolescents have prediabetes in U.S.  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The recent report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in JAMA Pediatrics, highlights the rising prevalence of prediabetes, which can lead to type 2 diabetes if it’s... more
Eating in sync with biological clock could replace problematic diabetes treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study finds that a starch-rich breakfast consumed early in the morning coupled with a small dinner could replace insulin injections and other diabetes medications... more
Early-morning, starch-rich meal improves glycemic control among type 2 diabetics  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Type 2 diabetics inject themselves with insulin, a hormone that regulates the movement of sugar into liver, muscle and fat cells, up to four times a day. But... more
Multiple mechanisms at work in diabetes drug metformin  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Metformin is the most commonly prescribed type 2 diabetes drug, yet scientists still do not fully know how it works to control blood sugar levels. In a collaborative effort, researchers from the... more
Study estimates health effects of breathing airborne PCBs around New Bedford Harbor  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The levels of PCBs in the air are high enough to affect thyroid hormones in people who reside close to the harbor, raising the... more
UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
University of Illinois at Chicago researchers received $2.9 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study... more
Researchers propose aspirin as possible treatment option for patients with migraine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Migraine headache is the third most common disease in the world affecting about 1 in 7 people. More prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined, migraine... more
How micro-doses of nature help our health and climate  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Cities around the world are facing major challenges. Industrialised nations are experiencing epidemics of chronic diseases like diabetes, cardio-vascular disease and dementia, and it would be all too easy to... more
Many people with risk factors do not develop early signs of heart disease, studies show  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Two new studies find that many people with risk factors for heart disease, such as diabetes, high cholesterol,... more
Virome analysis reveals clues for increased risk of type 1 diabetes in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
New results from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young study show an association between prolonged enterovirus infection and the development... more
How to find molecular glues to effectively target diseases  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Many of the currently available drugs are not specific enough to effectively cure complex diseases such as cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and diabetes. In addition, drug resistance reduces the effectiveness of... more
A nice reactive ring to it: New synthetic pathways for diverse aromatic compounds  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) have introduced a new synthetic process for producing an important family of carbon-based... more
Helper protein exacerbates diabetic macular edema  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In a recent study using mice, lab-grown human retinal cells and patient samples, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they found evidence of a new pathway that may contribute to degeneration of the light sensitive tissue at... more
Helper protein worsens diabetic eye disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In a recent study using mice, lab-grown human retinal cells and patient samples, scientists say they found evidence of a new pathway that may contribute to degeneration of the light sensitive tissue at the back of... more
Researchers identify potential cause of noise-related blood vessel damage, heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Long-term exposure to environmental noise - think planes, trains, and automobiles -- has been linked in multiple studies to adverse health effects such as poor sleep,... more
Targeting molecular mechanisms could be beneficial in diabetic wound care  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
When our skin is damaged, a whole set of biological processes springs into action to heal the wound. Now, researchers from the VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research have... more
Diabetes curriculum may help empower students to make healthy choices  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
For Lola McPherren, learning about diabetes is personal. The Juanita High School ninth-grader had a grandfather with diabetes. She recalled that he gave himself a shot of insulin... more
Patients share experiences to provide insights into diabetes burnout  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Essentially all patients living with type 1 diabetes experience "diabetes burnout" at some time or other. more
Study provides insights into cardiovascular health and related care of First Nations people with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study provides insight into the cardiovascular health and health care services accessed by First Nations people... more
Study: Low-calorie sweeteners cause only modest weight changes and metabolic effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New research suggests that low-calorie sweeteners cause only modest changes in blood sugar, insulin levels, insulin sensitivity and weight gain, as compared to those induced by... more
Bacteria help make low-calorie sugar  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Imagine a sugar that has only 38 percent of the calories of traditional table sugar, is safe for diabetics, and will not cause cavities. Now add that this dream sweetener is not an artificial substitute but a real... more
UTSA research aims to use sulfur to expedite new drug development  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Organosulfur compounds are widely present in our bodies and the natural environment. They are found in onions, shallots and even cauliflower. Medical research finds that when... more
Unlocking the power of sulfur in future drug design  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Organosulfur compounds are widely present in our bodies and the natural environment. They are found in onions, shallots and even cauliflower. Medical research finds that when consumed, they can protect... more
Sexual dysfunction is a common complication in type 1 diabetes patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A recent study published in Muscle & Nerve explored the prevalence of male sexual dysfunction in type 1 diabetes. Written by Ana Calzada-Reyes of Havana, Cuba,... more
The cause of chewy chicken meat  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The most delicious-looking broiler chicken could consist of hard, chewy meat. The problem plagues the poultry industry, but researchers have found the cause and mapped a solution. Gene expression irregularities at the onset of 'wooden breast... more
DDT linked to higher risk of diabetes among Asian Indian immigrants to US  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Previous exposure to the pollutant DDT may contribute to the risk of diabetes among Asian Indian immigrants to the United States, according... more
Prior DDT exposure may contribute to diabetes risk among Asian Indian immigrants  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Previous exposure to the pollutant DDT may contribute to the risk of diabetes among Asian Indian immigrants to the United States, according to a... more
Prior exposure to pollutants linked to increased risk of diabetes in Indian immigrants  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In 2004, the United Nations Stockholm Convention banned the production and use of many persistent organic pollutants, such as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and polychlorinated... more
Rheumatoid arthritis linked to other diseases before and after diagnosis, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A Mayo Clinic-led study involving 3,276 patients has found that people with inflammatory bowel disease, Type 1 diabetes or blood clots may be at... more
E-meditation: Coupling cutting-edge brain stimulation with mindfulness  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
We live in a society plagued by burnout. Our hyper-connectivity, sustained through the pulse of WiFi, leaves little room for quiet. This constant stimulation can cause stress, which is a risk factor for a... more
CGM alarm settings may achieve better blood sugar control for type 1 diabetes patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Some continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) alarm features and settings may achieve better blood sugar control for people with type 1... more
Cancer drug shows promise in treating metabolic syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems characterized by the presence of elevated blood pressure, increased levels of triglycerides, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and obesity. If... more
WHO announces two-year scheme to drive down the price of insulin  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The World Health Organization plans to make insulin more affordable for the millions of people suffering from diabetes. more
Clearing damaged cells out of the body helps heal diabetics' blood vessels  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research shows that ramping up one of the body's waste disposal system, called autophagy, helps heal the blood vessels of diabetics. more
Ramping up the body's waste disposal system helps heal diabetics' blood vessels  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Research published today in Experimental Physiology shows that ramping up one of the body's waste disposal system, called autophagy, helps heal the blood vessels... more
Nutraceuticals could help prevent diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Diabetes mellitus is among the fastest-growing conditions in the world, and in Australia, a new case is diagnosed every 5 minutes. Many people with this illness are now taking diet supplements in an attempt to prevent this condition. more
New way to promote insulin production in pre-diabetes phase discovered  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore scientists have discovered that a type of immune cell known as 'pancreatic islet macrophages' is capable of promoting insulin production during the pre-diabetes phase. more
Age plays key role in the well-being of patients with Type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University found that age plays a critical role in the well-being of people newly diagnosed... more
Survey highlights the need to better educate people on risk factors of type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Merck, a leading science and technology company, today released the results of research that has shown a lack... more
Study unravels how insulin interacts with its receptor  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Since the discovery of insulin nearly 100 years ago, scientists have explored how it interacts with its receptor with the goal of improving the ability of therapeutic insulins to mimic the way... more
What can cause itchy lower legs?  MNT · 3 weeks
The lower legs may be itchy for a number of reasons, from issues with shaving to skin conditions and diabetes. Here, learn more about these causes, other symptoms, and the range of treatments. more
Medical News Today: What can cause itchy lower legs?  MNT · 3 weeks
The lower legs may be itchy for a number of reasons, from issues with shaving to skin conditions and diabetes. Here, learn more about these causes, other symptoms, and the... more
Using digital data and AI to improve quality of life for people with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Until now, medical doctors have used biomarkers to determine the health status of people with diabetes (PWDs). more
Ascensia launches campaign for World Diabetes Day to celebrate crucial role of families in diabetes care  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Today, Ascensia Diabetes Care, a leading global diabetes care company, has launched its campaign for World... more
Study examines efficacy of nutraceuticals to manage diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Every five minutes, someone in Australia is diagnosed with diabetes. It’s Australia’s fastest growing chronic condition, but as its prevalence grows more people are adding dietary supplements to their diets in the... more
Medical News Today: Diabetes: Why some anti-inflammatories may increase risk  MNT · 3 weeks
Recent findings suggest that glucocorticoids — a class of anti-inflammatory drugs that doctors often prescribe — may increase the risk of diabetes. more
Insulin can increase mosquitoes' immunity to West Nile virus  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A discovery has the potential to inhibit the spread of West Nile virus as well as Zika and dengue viruses. The researchers demonstrated that mammalian insulin activated an antiviral immunity... more
Study finds vitamin B12 deficiency in pregnancy may induce obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study which was presented at the annual conference of Society for Endocrinology reports that vitamin B12 deficiency could disrupt the normal metabolism of fat and could... more
Medical steroid use could push up diabetes risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Glucocorticoids (GCs), or steroids, as they are popularly called, are often prescribed for their anti-inflammatory effects in a host of conditions including acute asthmatic attacks, allergies, and arthritis. However, are they doing... more
Study shows insulin can increase mosquitoes' immunity to West Nile virus  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A discovery by a Washington State University-led research team has the potential to inhibit the spread of West Nile virus as well as Zika and dengue... more
Acute kidney injury on the rise in hospitalized pregnant women  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A study presented at ASN Kidney Week 2019 (November 5 to November 10) shows that the rate of acute kidney injury (AKI) is rising among US women who... more
Moving diagnostics out of the lab and into your hand  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Handheld electrochemical sensors are part of the daily routine for millions of people with diabetes around the globe who monitor their blood sugar levels with electric glucometers. While... more
Weight-loss surgeries can lead to better diabetes control in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
While weight-loss surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65, a new study shows that these procedures can lead to successful weight... more
Medical News Today: A compound in avocados may reduce type 2 diabetes  MNT · 4 weeks
A compound found only in avocados shows promise as a safe supplement that could promote insulin sensitivity in people with type 2 diabetes. more
Analysis reveals increasing rates of kidney injury in women hospitalized during pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A recent analysis reveals increasing rates of acute kidney injury in women who are hospitalized during pregnancy, especially among those with diabetes. more
PERL study: Reducing uric acid levels does not benefit type 1 diabetes patients with kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Diabetic kidney disease remains one of the most intractable complications of diabetes. Progress has been made... more
Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The good news: bariatric surgery can be a life-changer for severely obese teens. Not only do young people experience dramatic weight loss, they also benefit from near-immediate improvement of diabetes plus longer-term... more
Study finds novel potential approach to treat type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The protein adipsin, which is produced in body fat, helps protect insulin-secreting cells called pancreatic beta cells from destruction in type 2 diabetes, according to a new study... more
Breakthrough research discovers new way to slow progression of diabetic kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
With World Diabetes Day (14th November) on the horizon new breakthrough research from Monash University has discovered a way to slow the progression of... more
PromoCell now offers wide range of in vitro disease models for developing new therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
PromoCell, a premier manufacturer of human primary cells and cell culture products, now offers cell disease models covering a wide... more
'Super-grafts' that could treat diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
To save patients with a severe form of type 1 diabetes, pancreatic cell transplantation is the last resort. However, the transplant process is long and complex: a significant part of the grafted cells die quickly without being able... more
Researchers aim to make technologies more accessible for users with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
The rise of continuous blood glucose monitor and insulin pump technologies has lessened the intricate task of monitoring and regulating blood glucose levels for people with... more
Novel mouse model can help monitor kidney disease progression and perform drug screening  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
Chronic kidney disease affects 750 million people each year. Aging populations and an increase in diseases such as diabetes will lead to... more
Researchers reveal mechanisms that lead to onset of Type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
Researchers Lorenzo Pasquali and Mireia Ramos-Rodríguez have published recently in Nature Genetics the results of a study on the mechanisms that cause an inflammatory response to... more
Pharmacy in the jungle study reveals indigenous people's choice of medicinal plants  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
The Amazon Rainforest produces more than 20 percent of the world's oxygen, 20 percent of the world's fresh water and is home to more... more
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