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Toxic Byproduct of Heat-Processed Food May Lead to Weight Gain and Diabetes

Researchers have identified a common compound in the modern diet that could play a major role in the development of abdominal obesity, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Oz on Diabetes Myths and Facts

Millions have diabetes and millions more are at risk in America. See how renowned Dr. Oz is working against the growing epidemic in this...

FDA Approves Lucentis to Treat Diabetic Macular Edema

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lucentis (ranibizumab injection) for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME), a sight-threatening eye disease that occurs in people with diabetes.

Therapy Found That May Prevent Retina Damage in Diabetic Eye Diseases

Researchers have identified a compound that could interrupt the chain of events that cause damage to the retina in diabetic retinopathy.

Diabetic Women More Likely to Experience Sexual Dissatisfaction

Women with diabetes are just as likely to be interested in, and engage in, sexual activity as non-diabetic women, but they are much more likely to report low overall sexual satisfaction.

Chemical That Affects Biological Clock Offers New Way to Treat Diabetes

Biologists at UC San Diego have discovered a chemical that offers a completely new and promising direction for the development of drugs to treat metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes.

Americans Gaining More Weight Than They Say

Despite the increasing awareness of the problem of obesity in the United States, most Americans don't know whether they are gaining or losing weight.

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