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New Insulin-Producing Cell a Big Discovery for Diabetes

Insulin-producing cell in the islets

Researchers have discovered a possible new route to regenerating the insulin-producing function lost in diabetes – a finding that could lead to a cure for diabetes.

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Type 2 Diabetes Reversed in Trial Using New Medical Treatment

Photo of Couple with Doctor - Study: Type 2 Diabetes Reversed in Trial

Details published by the Endocrine Society outline a medical treatment that successfully induced remission of type 2 diabetes in clinical trial participants.

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Single Hypoglycemic Emergency Raises Risk of Death within 3 years for Diabetics, Says Study

Ambulance EMT Unit - Single Low Blood Sugar Emergency Increases Risk of Death and Heart Disease

Alarming study showed that within three years of a dangerously low blood sugar episode requiring an emergency department visit, one-third of those in the study died. This is significant because each year, 1-2-percent of diabetics have a hypoglycemic event that leads to a hospital visit.

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Discovery Could Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy, Blindness

Diabetic Retinopathy Breakthrough Could Prevent Blindess

Scientists have round a therapeutic target for diabetes-related blindness that could prevent one of the most common and debilitating side effects of diabetes – diabetic retinopathy.

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Periodic Fasting Diet May Reverse Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, Says USC-led study

Fasting-like Diet Reverses T1 and T2 Diabetes in Study

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.

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Recovering Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetics May Be Possible

Researchers Testing Beta Cells

A new discovery may lead to the recovery of insulin-producing beta cells in people with type 1 diabetes.

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Air Pollution Raises Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Latino Children

Pollution from Power Plants - Increase Diabetes Risk

High levels of pollution may make insulin-creating cells become less efficient, increasing the risk for type 2 diabetes, USC researchers say.

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Diabetics May Have Hidden Pancreatic Cancer

Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer

Doctors and patients should be aware of early warning signs for pancreatic cancer in people with diabetes, which has links to diabetes medications.

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New Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetes

Photo of Push Ups- Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetics

A new set of guidelines developed by an international team of researchers will help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar.

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Common Insecticide Increases Diabetes Risk, Tricks Melatonin Receptor

Common Insecticide Increases Diabetes Risk, Mimics Melatonin

UB scientists have evidence that exposure to one of the most commonly used insecticides creates a higher risk for metabolic diseases like diabetes.

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