Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and its associated vision loss may be connected to the quality of carbohydrates an individual consumes.
Scientists have discovered that a drug commonly used to treat osteoporosis in humans also stimulates the production of cells that control insulin balance.While other...
A new study shows that the drug fenofibrate might reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, in patients with...
Imaging of the coronary arteries with computed tomography (CT) angiography provides an accurate assessment of arterial plaque and could have a dramatic impact on the management of diabetic patients who face a high risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events.
New research suggests that resveratrol, a chemical commonly found in red wine, has the ability to lower blood sugar levels, but might have certain untoward side effects.
Young children who lead inactive lifestyles are five-to-six times more likely to be at serious risk of heart disease, with that degree of danger emerging as early as their teenage years.
Individuals who drink more coffee (regular or decaffeinated) or tea appear to have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
A medication given to diabetics to improve their body's sensitivity to insulin also appears to slow the thickening of their artery walls, according to a study by JAMA.
Daily consumption of whole grains has been associated in a number of studies with reductions in risk for ischemic stroke, coronary artery disease, and type 2 diabetes.
Stress raises the risk of memory loss and cognitive decline among older people with diabetes, research suggests.
GlaxoSmithKline and FDA notified healthcare professionals about post-marketing reports of new onset and worsening diabetic macular edema for patients receiving rosiglitazone.
According to a new study, low blood glucose levels in hospitalized patients is linked to increased mortality risk, but a new guide has...
Researchers have identified a compound that could interrupt the chain of events that cause damage to the retina in diabetic retinopathy.
Depression and type 2 diabetes mellitus were each associated with an increased risk for dementia and that risk was even greater among individuals diagnosed...
Scientists have discovered that the different metabolic abnormalities present in type 2 diabetes can be caused by knocking out two key signals in liver cells.
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.