High levels of pollution may make insulin-creating cells become less efficient, increasing the risk for type 2 diabetes, USC researchers say.
Diabetes accounts for more US deaths than previously thought but researchers estimate that a cure for diabetes would cut overall deaths by 12-percent.
UB scientists have evidence that exposure to one of the most commonly used insecticides creates a higher risk for metabolic diseases like diabetes.
New details have been released by the scientists who are developing the painless “smart” patch that monitors blood sugar levels and releases insulin when needed.
A recent JAMA study has found that Chinese adults with diabetes lose an average of 9 years off of their life span when compared to adults that do not have diabetes.