Monthly Archives: July 2011
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.
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.
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 prevent its complications, according to new research from St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto.
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.
For better or worse, a popular class of anti-diabetic drugs does more than lower blood sugar.
Recent studies have revealed potato chips and french fries to be the worst contributors to weight gain â€“ 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.
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.
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.