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This nutrient could be key to new diabetes treatments

In a new study, researchers found that a greater understanding of how zinc is handled in our body could lead to improved treatments for...

Timing of exercise linked to heart disease risk in people with type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found a link between the timing of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and heart fitness and health risks for people who...

These two daily habits can reduce diabetes risk in older people

In a new study, researchers found that moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and less sedentary time improve blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of type...

Potatoes are okay for people with type 2 diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes are often told to avoid eating potatoes, and other high Glycemic Index (GI) foods, because these foods make it...

Why some people have dangerous diabetes complications

In a new study, researchers found that not all diabetes is created equally and high blood sugar isn’t the only culprit of significant complications. They...

This common diabetes drug may lower death risk in COVID-19

Metformin is an established, generic medication for managing blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. It also reduces inflammation proteins like TNF-alpha that...

This daily food may reduce your risks of diabetes and high blood pressure

In a recent study published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, scientists found that eating at least two daily servings of dairy may lower...

This common fruit may help reduce your blood sugar after a meal

Berries are an important component of a healthy diet, being rich in vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and polyphenols. In a recent study from the University...

1 in 5 COVID-19 patients with diabetes dies, study finds

In a new study, researchers analyzed the outcomes of patients with diabetes admitted to hospital with COVID-19. They found that one in five patients die...

Scientists find a new drug for diabetic eye disease

In a new study, researchers discovered a potentially effective treatment for diabetic retinopathy, a disease that swells and scars the retina. With a single injection,...