Monthly Archives: February 2014
Investigators report a therapy that led to improved blood sugar control and produced faster relief of depression in patients with poorly-controlled type 2 diabetes.
Patients with diabetes are at increased risk of microvascular complications, which develop when the body's small blood vessels become diseased.
Intensive blood pressure and cholesterol lowering was not associated with reduced risk for diabetes-related cognitive decline in older patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes mellitus.
The majority of gastric bypass patients mysteriously recover from their type 2 diabetes within days, before any weight loss has taken place. A study has now shown that the insulin-producing beta cells increase in number and performance after the surgery.
Researchers have found there is no benefit in replacing fructose, the sugar most commonly blamed for obesity, with glucose in commercially prepared foods.
Researchers discovered that skin cells from patients with type 1 diabetes display abnormal activity triggered by immune response mechanisms to environmental stimuli like a viral infection.
Researchers find changes to protein SirT1 can prevent excess metabolic stress associated with obesity, diabetes and aging.
A study of the metabolic effects of omega-3 fatty acids concludes that these compounds may have an even wider range of biological impacts than previously considered, and suggests they could be of significant value in the prevention of fatty liver disease.
Researchers report that morbidity following liver transplant is highest among obese patients with diabetes, but these risk factors do not influence post-transplant survival.