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New Type of Diabetes Found

New Type of Diabetes Discovered

Researchers have announced the discovery of a new type of diabetes which is caused by a genetic mutation and can be passed on to children.
Diabetic Retinopathy - New Target Found

New Treatment Target for Diabetic Retinopathy

New target for reducing dysfunctional blood vessel development in the eye in a condition called diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults, has been found.
Good News for Diabetics Regarding Loss of Limbs

Discovery: Healing Molecule Could Reduce Amputations for Diabetics

Healing molecule discovery could reduce limb amputations for diabetes patients by using the body's tissue repair system.
Sensor Tests Glucose Levels for Diabetes

New Paper Patch for Diabetics Measures Blood Sugar Levels, Pain-Free

New sensor patch allows diabetics to effectively measure their sugar levels, pain free.
Tumor Genomics and Diabetes Treatment

Tumor Genomics to Combat Diabetes: Rare Benign Tumors May Hold the Key

An extraordinary array of new and validated pathways for diabetes treatment now possible due to recent research into tumor genomics and diabetes.
Source of Diabetic Pain Found

Source of Diabetic Pain Uncovered by UK Researchers

The basis for chronic pain from diabetic neuropathy, which affects about 25% of people with diabetes, has been uncovered by researchers.

Missing Link to Insulin Resistance in Diabetes Found

Discovery could be used to determine if a person is at high risk of diabetes in the next year or never - and may also help predict which patients will respond to specific diabetes therapies.
Clogged Arteries and Diabetes

Surprise Joslin Discovery Could Protect Diabetics from Heart Disease

Joslin researchers have found a protective mechanism that lowers chronic inflammation leading toward cardiovascular disease and clogged arteries in people with diabetes.
Professor Roy Taylor Reversing Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed, But There’s a Time Limit

The good news for people with Type 2 diabetes is that you are likely to be able to reverse it, according to findings presented at the European Association For The Study of Diabetes.
A1C Test - Type 2 Diabetes Drug Found to Help Type 1 Diabetics

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Found to Also Benefit Type 1 Diabetics Significantly

A drug for type 2 diabetes has been found to provide significant benefits to type 1 diabetic patients, according to a new study..
Diabetic Seniors Being Over Treated or Under Treated

17-Percent of Diabetic Seniors Over-Treated or Under-Treated

Too many older diabetes patients are being overtreated and undertreated, raising concerns about a one-size fits all approach which affects certain groups more than others.
Islet Transplant - New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Option Discovered

New treatment for Type 1 Diabetes is on the horizon thanks to researchers who discovered a more successful option than the one currently used.

Worldwide Medtronic Recall of Diabetes Infusion Sets due to Hypoglycemia Risk

Medtronic has started a worldwide recall of specific lots of infusion sets used with all models of Medtronic insulin pumps for diabetes due to hypoglycemia risk.
Olive Oil - Olives and Olive Oil to Prevent Diabetes

Olive Oil Compound Helps Prevent the Onset of Diabetes

Biochemists dipped into the health benefits of olives and olive oil - and discovered a compound that helps prevent type 2 diabetes.
Meat Assortment - Which one's increase diabetes risk

Eating Certain Meats Increases Diabetes Risk

A recent Duke study found an increased risk of diabetes with higher intake of certain meats, including red meat and chicken.
Discover Could Prevent or Treat Diabetes and Obesity

Nischarin May Treat or Prevent Diabetes and Obesity

Researchers discovered the ability of Nischarin to treat or prevent metabolic diseases including obesity and diabetes.

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