Monthly Archives: July 2013
In almost every major cause of premature death - from ischemic heart disease to diabetes - the United States trails its peers.
In the first step toward animal-to-human transplants of insulin-producing cells for people with type 1 diabetes, scientists have transplanted islets from one species to another.
Adding certain foods to the diets of youth with Type 1 diabetes kept them producing some of their own insulin for up to two years after diagnosis.
After gastric bypass surgery, the small intestine changes the way it processes glucose and helps to resolve type 2 diabetes.
Research on the genetics of diabetes could help women know their risk for developing gestational diabetes before becoming pregnant -- and lead to preventive measures to protect the health of their kids.
Fathers could increase the risk of both their children and their grandchildren inheriting obesity, according to new research.
A type of genetic abnormality linked to cancer is more common in people with type 2 diabetes than the rest of the population, a new study has found.
Adding foods rich in specific amino and fatty acids to the diets of youth with Type 1 diabetes kept them producing some of their own insulin for up to two years after diagnosis.
Infants who get their first solid food before 4 months of age and after 6 months may have a higher risk of developing Type 1 diabetes.
More than 1/4 of type 2 diabetics over 70 could benefit simply from improving communication and education in the clinic, new research has revealed.
Two drugs used to reduce blood pressure in diabetics are associated with a reduced risk of hospitalization for heart attack, stroke or heart failure, according to a study published in CMAJ.