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Activity trackers can be useful tools in managing diabetes

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Researchers at The University of Manchester have conducted the largest ever review of the effect of movement-monitoring devices, such as…
Uncommon weight-loss surgery best for reducing diabetes risk

6 days ago

As obesity rates climb, so do the number of people receiving weight-loss surgery. One of the most frequently…
Young adults of South Asian descent face higher risk of prediabetes, diabetes

October 7, 2019

Compared to long-term residents, immigrants to Canada have a 40 per cent higher risk of developing prediabetes, which is an…
Food Insecurity in Young Adults Raises Risk for Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Asthma

October 2, 2019

A paradox of food insecurity in wealthy countries is its association with excess weight. Now, a study led…
Using nanomachines to help fight the war on diabetes

October 2, 2019

Anti-diabetic drugs may become cheaper and more accessible thanks to a breakthrough from CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency.…
Biochemists grab slippery target: LRH-1

October 1, 2019

To fight fat, scientists had to figure out how to pin down a greasy, slippery target. Researchers at…
Type 2 diabetes remission possible with ‘achievable’ weight loss, say researchers

September 30, 2019

People who achieve weight loss of 10% or more in the first five years following diagnosis with type…
Scientists identify potential way to prevent type 1 diabetes

September 26, 2019

Researchers believe they have identified a way to prevent type 1 diabetes by restoring the immune system’s natural…
Increased risk of type 2 diabetes in some occupations

September 19, 2019

Drivers, factory workers, and cleaners are three times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than teachers and…
Protein insight may lead to better control of type 2 diabetes

September 16, 2019

Scientists from the School of Medicine, have, for the first time, discovered a family of proteins that are…
HIV Significantly Increases Risk for Irregular Heartbeat

September 10, 2019

HIV infection significantly increases the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) – one of the most important causes of…
With one click, ‘digital pipeline’ automates classification of diabetic kidney disease

September 6, 2019

A new method that automates the classification of progressive diabetic kidney disease, reducing variability and boosting precision, has…
For Patients with Diabetes, Ticagrelor Reduced Heart Attacks, Strokes

September 3, 2019

In late-breaking clinical trial results presented in a Hot Line Session today at the European Society of Cardiology…
How blood sugar levels affect risks in type 1 diabetes

August 30, 2019

A major new study from Linköping University and Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, on the association between blood…
Lower risk for heart failure with new type 2 diabetes drug

August 30, 2019

The new type of drugs for type 2 diabetes, the so-called SGLT2 inhibitors, are associated with a reduced…
Genetic risk is associated with differences in gut microbiome

August 28, 2019

Children with a high genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes have different gut microbiomes than children with…
Bariatric surgery for teens coming into mainstream

August 28, 2019

When her endocrinologist first suggested bariatric surgery to deal with her obesity, Chloe was offended. Then she reconsidered.…
Research reveals health is number one for weight loss

August 27, 2019

A new report by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, suggests that when it comes to weight loss, people…
Fish oil supplements have no effect on Type 2 diabetes

August 26, 2019

Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes according to new research from…
Scientists Discover Why Brown Fat Is Good for People’s Health

August 23, 2019

Rutgers and other scientists have discovered how brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue, may help protect…
Walking before dinner doesn’t lower blood sugar in people with Type 2 diabetes: study

August 16, 2019

A brisk evening walk before dinner does not affect glucose levels in people with Type 2 diabetes, according…
Family experience influences diabetes risk, management for African Americans

July 26, 2019

African American families not only share a higher risk for Type 2 diabetes, but many myths and misconceptions…
Diabetic Wound Care: New Discovery Points Toward Possible Treatment for Non-Healing Wounds

July 24, 2019

For the average person, getting a cut or scrape on the foot may not be cause for immediate…
NIH publishes the largest genomic study on type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan African populations

July 23, 2019

National Institute of Health researchers have reported the largest genomic study of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in sub-Saharan…
Routine blood test could lead to earlier diabetes diagnosis

July 22, 2019

The results of random plasma glucose (RPG) tests, which are commonly measured as part of routine outpatient laboratory…
Link between diabetes and heart failure stronger in women than men

July 19, 2019

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health determined that this differential was greater in type 1 than…
New class of diabetes medication accidentally masks symptoms of a serious condition

July 19, 2019

Having diabetes presents all sorts of challenges. You have to keep an eye on your blood sugar levels,…
Diabetes medications masking surgical compilation

July 18, 2019

A new class of diabetes medications is masking the potentially dangerous condition of ketoacidosis at the time of…
Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Face Continual, Significant Gaps in Care

July 12, 2019

Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have a high prevalence of uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes, as well as…
Tiny change has big effects, reverses prediabetes in mice

July 8, 2019

A small chemical change — shifting the position of two hydrogen atoms — makes the difference between mice…
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