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Scientists find a new way to treat type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that the protein adipsin, which is produced in body fat, helps protect insulin-secreting cells called pancreatic beta cells...

5 common diabetes food myths debunked

Good nutrition is important for managing diabetes. But there are some food myths that may be wrongly influencing your food choices. Here’s what true about...

Weight loss counseling may help people control diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that for people with difficult-to-control diabetes, adding intensive weight management counseling to group medical visits provided extra health...

This dietary supplement may help treat type 2 diabetes

Gingko biloba is one of the oldest living tree species. Most Ginkgo products are made with extract prepared from leaves. It is commonly available as...

New gene therapy combo may treat heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes together

As we age, our bodies tend to develop diseases like heart failure, kidney failure, diabetes, and obesity, and the presence of any one disease...

This common fruit may help manage obesity, prevent diabetes

In a new study, researchers found avocados may hold the key to managing obesity and helping delay or prevent diabetes. They found how a compound...

New blood test could predict stroke risk in people with diabetes

Having diabetes is a risk factor for many other health conditions, including stroke. “Every 40 seconds an American has a stroke,” says Frederick Korley, M.D.,...

High blood pressure may cause more diabetic eye treatments

When patients with diabetic retinopathy would see Michigan Medicine ophthalmologist Anjali Shah, M.D., the conversation was often the same. And it could be frustrating. “I would...

Diabetes drug metformin cannot help increase muscle strength

In a new study, researchers found that diabetes drug metformin could not help exercising seniors gain more muscle mass. They found that older adults who...

Why respiratory infections are more dangerous to people with diabetes

Since the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) first emerged in Saudi Arabia in 2012, there have been more than 2,400 confirmed cases of...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...