Diabetes

Scientists now can diagnose diabetes from a single blood sample

Scientists now can diagnose diabetes from a single blood sample

Diagnosing type 2 diabetes in clinical practice may require only a single blood sample, according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins...
Plant-based diets improve heart health in people with diabetes

Plant-based diets improve heart health in people with diabetes

Plant-based diets improve glycemic control, lead to weight loss, and improve cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes, according to a new review published...
Scientists discover two hormones that burn fat faster, prevent and reverse diabetes

Scientists discover two hormones that burn fat faster, prevent and reverse diabetes

UCLA geneticists have created a new technique to hunt for hormones that influence how organs and tissues communicate with each other. The method enabled them...
Burning less carb but more fat may cause diabetes

Burning less carbs but more fat may cause diabetes

In a recent study, researchers find that when muscles burn more fat and less glucose, exercise endurance can increase. However, this could simultaneously cause diabetes. The...
Why a diet with very low calories can reverse type 2 diabetes

Why a diet with very low calories can reverse type 2 diabetes

Obesity is a big risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Therefore, lose body weight and keep a healthy weight can help prevent and control the...
How sleep loss damages your health

How sleep loss damages your health

Eating at night and craving junk food are unhealthy eating behaviors, and they may present a potential link between poor sleep and obesity. This is...
Diabetes may be an early sign of pancreatic cancer

Diabetes may be an early sign of pancreatic cancer

A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicates that recent-onset type 2 diabetes may be early expression of pancreatic cancer. Diabetes...
New tools could help fight against diabetic blindness

New tools could help fight against diabetic blindness

Diabetic retinopathy is a retinal microvascular disease that often causes blindness in adults who have had diabetes mellitus for 10 years or more. Estimates are...
How to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in people with type 2 diabetes

How to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in people with type 2 diabetes

Cardiovascular disease is the No.1 cause of death in adults all over the world. For people with type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease can account for...
Antipsychotic drugs may increase body fat and diabetes risk

Antipsychotic drugs may increase body fat and diabetes risk

Psychiatrists know that patients who take antipsychotic drugs tend to gain weight. Now, new research shows that children and adolescents treated with antipsychotics for as...