Diabetes damages small coronary blood vessels and thus increases the risk of heart attacks but, according to a new study, a new genetic therapy may be able to stimulate heart cells and growth of pericytes.
Type 2 Diabetes News
This news section focuses on type 2 diabetes, which is the most common form of diabetes. When type 2 diabetes is diagnosed, the pancreas is usually producing enough insulin, but the body cannot use the insulin effectively (called insulin resistance). After several years, insulin production decreases and the result is the same as for type 1 diabetes.
Details published by the Endocrine Society outline a medical treatment that successfully induced remission of type 2 diabetes in clinical trial participants.
A recently published study details how a commonly prescribed diabetes drug lowered the risk of developing diabetes in at-risk people and those with pre-diabetes.
Yale study details changes that could be a key to maintaining safe blood sugar level range, which would result in fewer complications for diabetics.
A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes for type 1 and type 2 diabetes by reprogramming cells, a new USC-led study shows.