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Mount Sinai Researchers Identify How a Gene Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2...

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified how a gene for a protein that can cause Type 2 diabetes, also possibly kills nerve cells in the brain, thereby contributing to Alzheimer's disease.

Study: Dentists Can Identify People with Undiagnosed Diabetes

Researchers found that dental visits represented a chance to intervene in the diabetes epidemic by identifying individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes who are unaware of their condition.

Stem Cells from Adults Could Lead to New Diabetes Treatment

Researchers are capitalizing on the memories of stem cells generated from adult cells to bring new hope to sufferers of juvenile or type 1 diabetes.

Eating Nuts Every Day Could Help Control Type 2 Diabetes and Even Prevent Complications

Eating nuts every day could help control Type 2 diabetes and prevent its complications, according to new research from St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto.

Higher Daily Aspirin Dose Could Help Prevent Heart attacks for Diabetics

In some cases, an apple a day may keep the doctor away, but for people with diabetes, regular, over-the-counter Aspirin may also do the job.

Side Effects of Diabetes Drug Traced to Fat Action

For better or worse, a popular class of anti-diabetic drugs does more than lower blood sugar.

Body’s Natural Marijuana-Like Chemicals Make Fatty Foods Hard To Resist

Recent studies have revealed potato chips and french fries to be the worst contributors to weight gain – and with good reason. Have you ever wondered why you can't eat just one chip or a single fry? It's not just the carbohydrates at fault.

Preventing Diabetes Damage: Zinc’s Effects on a Kinky, Two-Faced Cohort

In type 2 diabetes, a protein called amylin forms dense clumps that shut down insulin-producing cells, wreaking havoc on the control of blood sugar. But zinc has a knack for preventing amylin from misbehaving.

Diabetes Drug May Prevent or Delay Development of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Metabolism

A recent study found that early, prolonged treatment with a certain diabetes drug may prevent or delay the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adolescence.

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