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Intermittent fasting could help tackle diabetes – here’s the science

Intermittent fasting is currently all the rage. But don’t be fooled: it’s much more than just the latest fad. Recent studies of this kind of fasting...

Time to stop diabetes-related foot disease

In a new paper, researchers suggest that it is time to put greater investment from governments, health professionals and researchers to reduce costly and...

Using vitamin D to fight diabetes

In a recent study, researchers from the Salk Institute report a potential new approach for treating diabetes by protecting beta cells. Beta cells are the...

Why metformin could treat diabetes

In a recent study, researchers found a clearer picture of how the classic diabetes drug metformin works. They found the gut microbiota plays a key...

Signs of chronic kidney disease often appear before diabetes

In a recent study, researchers find that Many patients who will later be diagnosed with diabetes show signs of chronic kidney disease (CKD) even...
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...

Weight gain from adolescence may mean type 2 diabetes in adulthood

New research reveals that weight gain between the age of 10 and adulthood is linked to type 2 diabetes (T2D) risk that is independent...

Vegetable hormone could reverse brain damage caused by obesity and diabetes

A new study has proven the positive effects of a vegetable hormone, reversing brain alterations caused by high-fat diets, type-2 diabetes, obesity and physical...

Weight loss surgery could slow down diabetes as effective as metformin

People with prediabetes or new-onset type 2 diabetes who had gastric banding, a type of bariatric surgery for weight loss, had similar stabilization of...

Many people with diabetes store insulin at home incorrectly

A study suggests that insulin is often stored at the wrong temperature in patients' fridges at home, which could affect its potency. Many injectable drugs...