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Discovery: Targetting a Specific Protein Could Prevent, or Even Reverse, Diabetes

Researchers have found that a protein long believed to have a minor role in type 2 diabetes is, in fact, a central player in the development of diabetes.

Potential Treatment to Improve Insulin Secretion in Type 2 Diabetics; May Also Improve Beta...

Discovery suggests a new target for treating dysfunctional beta cells and type 2 diabetes.

Researchers: Gastric Bypass Surgery Also Affects Genes

Weight loss after surgery causes changes in DNA modifications that control gene expression in response to the environment.

Statin-Induced Diabetics is a Growing Concern; Coenzyme Q10 Supplements May Offest Risk of Diabetes

A study has shown that coenzyme Q10 (CoQ-10) offsets cellular changes that may be linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes caused by some statin drugs.

Study: Higher Mercury Levels Increases Risk for Diabetes

A new study has found that higher levels of mercury exposure in young adults increases their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 65 percent.

Are Today’s Adults Less Healthy Than Previous Generations? Study Says…

Today's adults are living longer, but are they more or less healthy (metabolically) than adults from previous generations? Find out what a large cohort study has concluded.

Study: Type 2 Diabetes Risk Linked to Melatonin Levels

New research finds that the amount of melatonin a person secretes during sleep may predict their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Invokana: First in a New Class of Diabetes Drugs Approved by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Invokana tablets, used with diet and exercise, to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

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