Monthly Archives: October 2013
Researchers have shown that a form of weight loss surgery, known as 'gastric banding', brings about reversal of diabetes in some patients, and dramatic improvement of glucose tolerance in others, within 12 weeks.
A team has created the first comprehensive roadmap of the protein interactions that enable cells in the pancreas to produce, store and secrete the hormone insulin.
Damage to the retina due to diabetes can be improved only partially, despite treatment with the standard drug metformin.
Researchers have found that diabetic patients not only have an increased risk of developing breast and colon cancer but an even higher risk of dying from them.
Researchers have warned that clinicians should be extra vigilant when prescribing antidepressants as they could pose a risk of type 2 diabetes.