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Common heartburn drugs may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

In a recent study published in the journal Gut, researchers found that regular use of acid reflux drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs...

COVID-19 may lead to a new wave of diabetes

In a new study from Boston Children's Hospital, researchers found a new long-term health concern in patients hospitalized with COVID-19—an increase in high blood...

Diabetes and dementia risk: Another good reason to keep blood sugar in check

There are many reasons to avoid getting diabetes, or to keep it controlled if you already have it: Higher risks for heart disease, stroke...

This common diabetes drug could help reverse liver inflammation

In a recent study published in Genes & Development, researchers found common diabetes drug metformin could help reverse liver inflammation. They showed that metformin can...

High blood sugar can ‘reprogram’ stem cells, damaging heart health

In a new study from the University of Oxford, researchers found high blood sugar can "reprogram" stem cells, leading to a lasting increase in...

Scanning the lens of the eye could predict type 2 diabetes and prediabetes

In a recent study from the University of Exeter, researchers found that specialist analysis of the lens in the eye can predict patients with...

Eating this food linked to better waist size, blood pressure, blood sugar

In a new study from Tufts University, researchers found middle- to older-aged adults who ate at least three servings of whole grains daily had...

Zinc may be key to better diabetes treatments

Diabetes is a major risk factor for heart and circulatory diseases. Around 300,000 adults have been diagnosed with diabetes in Scotland and it is...

New method can predict diabetes risk by measuring fat around the heart

In a new study from the Queen Mary University of London, researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool that is able to...

This surgery can ‘cure’ type 2 diabetes

In a recent study published in The Lancet, researchers found that metabolic surgery is more effective than medications and lifestyle interventions in the long-term...