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This number could predict risk of type 2 diabetes in people with normal weight

Obesity and excess weight increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but individuals of normal weight can also develop the disease. Scientists from Lund...

Reducing your sedentary time could lower risks of type 2 diabetes and heart diseases

Scientists from the Turku PET Centre and the UKK Institute found reducing daily sedentary time can have a positive effect on the risk factors...

Standing is linked to better insulin function, study finds

Scientists from Turku PET Centre and UKK institute found that standing is associated with better insulin sensitivity. Increasing the daily standing time may therefore help...

Beware of illegally marketed diabetes treatments

As the number of people diagnosed with diabetes continues to grow, illegally marketed products promising to prevent, treat, and even cure diabetes are flooding...

Why some older men more likely to have diabetes?

Scientists from Johns Hopkins University found that older men who have lower lean body mass as they age are more prone to developing diabetes,...

Poor diet linked to higher diabetes risk, study confirms

Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital found that genetic risk and diet quality are independently linked to type 2 diabetes; a healthy diet is linked...

Insulin spray could improve gait, cognitive function in type 2 diabetes

Scientists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found that insulin spray improved gait, and cognitive function in patients with and without type 2 diabetes. The...

Understanding the link between COVID-19 and diabetes

Amid the many problems posed by the pandemic, one positive outcome is that COVID-19 is providing valuable insights that could help researchers unlock the...

Many people with heart failure have uncontrolled high blood pressure, diabetes

Scientists from Weill Cornell Medicine found many people with heart failure also have diabetes or high blood pressure. But those conditions, even when treated, aren't...

Restricting sugary food may backfire, study finds

Do you try to lose weight by putting certain foods off-limits? Depriving yourself of the foods you love, new research in rats suggests, might drive...