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Researchers have discovered a link between type 1 diabetes and a specific inflammation in the gut that they say differs from celiac disease or other autoimmune conditions.
University of Oxford researchers are on their way to developing a portable device that could take the sting out of diabetes monitoring and even monitor blood sugar levels.
University of Missouri study finds peer support interventions effective at improving blood sugar levels of diabetic minority patients.
Researchers have discovered platypus venom may turn out to be a new treatment for type 2 diabetes in people.
A healthy diet and an active lifestyle are important for blood sugar control in both prediabetes and in Type 2 Diabetes.
Researchers have discovered that venom which is extracted from a species of marine cone snail could may hold the key to developing ‘ultra-fast-acting’ insulins which could lead to more efficient therapies for the management of diabetes.
If you have diabetes, the glycemic index (GI) may not be as helpful as you think it is. That was the consensus of researchers at the Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University.
Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes and can lead to blindness. The less controlled your blood sugar – the more likely you are to develop.
Researchers at the Lipid Clinic, Barcelona, and associates have found consuming omega-3 fatty acids my decrease the risk for diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes.
The ancient Romans considered beets an aphrodisiac, and while you may love the ruby red vegetable for this quality, there are two other reasons to enjoy it. You should consider eating beets for weight loss and diabetes.
Many people wouldn’t think of going a day or even a meal without bread, the staff of life and a common comfort food. Yet for individuals who have diabetes, there are good and not so good foods, and eating bread can be in the latter category.
Numerous studies have noted that people who follow a vegetarian diet have a lower risk of various health problems, including but not limited to overweight and obesity, some cancers, cataracts, diverticular disease, and diabetes. When it comes to diabetes, a new study focused on which type of plant-based diet reduces diabetes risk, as it appears not all such diets lower the risk equally.
Are you getting enough of this one nutrient that can could thwart type 2 diabetes? Research suggests there this fatty acid that most of us may be lacking may be important for preventing the disease that affects. Omega-6 fatty acids may help thwart diabetes.
If you are dieting for weight loss and reached a plateau, you might want to consider giving your metabolism a boost with turmeric. The Indian spice is not just tasty. Curcumin in turmeric has multiple proven health benefits. How might turmeric help with weight loss?
According to ABC News, assessing the risk of whether you may be on your way to developing type 2 diabetes can be as simple as taking this easy finger test.
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes, and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have succeeded in transforming human fibroblasts, a type of skin cell, into pancreatic cells via a process called direct cellular reprogramming, an accomplishment that brings personalized cell therapy one step closer for those who suffer from diabetes.
A potential treatment could possibly prevent and reverse kidney damage for those suffering from diabetes. Researchers report they have been able to prevent and reverse kidney damage in diabetic mice. The finding could lead to new drug development.
Do you have any ideas to quench my thirst? It doesn't matter how many fluids I drink I am always thirsty, even when my sugars are running normal, wrote one person on Facebook whose life is affected by Diabetes.
Results of a new clinical trial suggest that a new nasal spray could be easier than the only other current treatment for cases of severe low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) in people who have diabetes. It’s uncertain how long it may take for the Food and Drug Administration to approve this diabetes treatment option.
Better control of blood sugar in type 2 diabetes could come from a plant hormone, according to scientists in Italy. Low doses of this substance has been proven to reduce sugar levels in the blood of both mice and humans.
University of California San Francisco scientists and physicians have conducted a promising first study that could be a game changer for treating type 1 diabetes. The disease affects approximately 1.26 American children and adults according to the American Diabetes Association. The therapy acts by suppressing the body's immune system that attacks insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas.
A new study in the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science has found taking vitamin C helps lower fasting blood sugar in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) by an average of 21mg/dl, although it did not have a definitive effect on glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c). The research included 38 articles; 26 observational studies and 12 random controlled trials (RCTs).
A new potentially life-changing device for people with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is one step closer to being available for general use on patients. The device, which is the size of a Band-Aid, is made by ViaCyte, Inc. and delivers human progenitor stem cells designed to regenerate pancreatic cells that produce insulin. ViaCyte is headquartered in San Diego, California with additional operations in Athens, Georgia and is funded in part by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
Early in 2015, it was announced that the world’s first viable, inhalable form of insulin, Afrezza, was about to hit the market. Another similar drug, Exubera, marketed by Pfizer in 2005, failed in marketplace showing as well as efficacy due to the enormous size of the delivery device, and was taken off the market within two years.