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Scientists find how belly fat increases risk of metabolic disease

Scientists from King's College London found changes that occur in the body in response to an increase in belly fat. The finding offers new...

COVID: risk of diabetes and heart disease is higher after infection – but maybe...

Since the pandemic began, we’ve learned a great deal about the disease behind it. We now regard COVID-19 as not just a respiratory disease,...

Vegan diet rich in legumes may help lose weight, improve insulin function

Scientists from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine found that a vegan diet improves diet quality, leading to decreased weight and improved insulin sensitivity. They...

Both keto and Mediterranean diets could help control blood sugar

Scientists from Stanford University found that while the keto and Mediterranean diets both can help people manage diabetes, the Mediterranean diet appears easier to...

Half of Americans with diabetes consume less protein than recommended

Scientists from The Ohio State University and Abbott found that half of the adults surveyed living with diabetes did not consume the daily recommended...

These heartburn drugs may help manage blood sugar in diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a global public health concern affecting almost 10 percent of people worldwide. Doctors may prescribe diet and lifestyle changes, diabetes medications,...

Do you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?

There is widespread belief that sugar is the sole cause of diabetes. After all, the disease is characterised by high levels of sugar in...

Only 7% of American adults have good heart and metabolic health

Scientists from Tufts University found that less than 7 percent of the U.S. adult population has good cardiometabolic health, a devastating health crisis requiring...

The ticking time-bomb of diabetes

Scientists from the University of Adelaide found that too many people are either unknowingly living with diabetes, at significant risk of developing the life-threatening...

Gut has the key to treat type 2 diabetes, study finds

In a recent study from Oregon State University, scientists found that a few organisms in the gut microbiome play a key role in type...