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Could this common diabetes drug treat heart failure?

Metformin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, might offer a way to treat a type of heart failure predicted to affect...

5 foods to eat or avoid to control pre-diabetes

Pre-diabetes is diagnosed when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as having type 2 diabetes. The...

Marine snail venom may improve insulin for people with diabetes

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 plume of...

This new tool could monitor blood sugar through a breath

It’s a breath of fresh air for people with diabetics. A simple puff into a handheld device may one day be all it takes to...

Why exercise could improve your blood sugar levels

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...

Individualized diets could manage blood sugar best

An individualized diet based on a person's genetics, microbiome and lifestyle is more effective in controlling blood glucose (sugar) levels than one that considers...
New pill can deliver oral doses of insulin

New pill can deliver oral doses of insulin

An MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin. Capsule that releases insulin in the...

New pill could release insulin in the stomach and replace injections for people with...

An MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin. It could potentially replace the injections...

This weight loss surgery could reduce type 2 diabetes

In a new study, a team has found that three quarters of people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who were treated with obesity surgery...

Diet quality is key to reducing risk of type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that a high-quality diet could be associated with reduced risk of diabetes. The healthy diet is defined by low...