Diabetes

Scientists discover a new way to treat type 2 diabetes

Scientists discover a new way to treat type 2 diabetes

Medication currently being used to treat obesity is also proving to have significant health benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes. A new study published...
Intensive glucose control in type 2 diabetes can harm patients

Intensive glucose control in type 2 diabetes can harm patients

The common approach of intensive glucose control to achieve low blood sugar targets in type 2 diabetes can increase the risk of mortality, finds...
Study indicates burning more fat and less glucose could lead to diabetes

Burning more fat and less glucose could lead to diabetes

Making muscles burn more fat and less glucose can increase exercise endurance, but could simultaneously cause diabetes, says a team of scientists from Baylor...
Treating type 2 diabetes to protect your liver from NAFLD

Treating type 2 diabetes to protect your liver from NAFLD

A type 2 diabetes treatment has been found to also have 'off-label' benefits for glucose control in the liver and in fatty cells known...
Why avocados are good for people with type 2 diabetes

Why avocados are good for people with type 2 diabetes

A new review investigates the effects of avocados on metabolic syndrome, which is a clustering of risk factors including high blood sugar, cholesterol, blood...
Anxiety ‘chain reaction’ opens door to diabetes

Anxiety ‘chain reaction’ opens door to diabetes

Scientists have uncovered a link between emotional stress and diabetes, with roots in the brain’s ability to control anxiety. The research establishes a metabolic chain...
Smartphone case offers blood glucose monitoring on the go

Smartphone case offers blood glucose monitoring on the go

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a smartphone case and app that could make it easier for patients to record...
Study links prediabetes, diabetes in healthy weight adults to sedentary lifestyle

Study links prediabetes, diabetes in healthy weight adults to sedentary lifestyle

Add one more to the long list of reasons to keep active: A new University of Florida study demonstrates that low levels of physical...
Post-menopausal women taking metformin for diabetes may be at lower risk of cancer

Post-menopausal women taking metformin for diabetes may be at lower risk of cancer

Post-menopausal women who use metformin long-term for the treatment of diabetes may be at lower risk for developing certain cancers and dying from these...
Fasting-mimicking diet may reverse diabetes

Fasting-mimicking diet may reverse diabetes

A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes by reprogramming cells, a new USC-led study shows. The fasting-like diet promotes...