A brain region involved in emotional and intellectual processes appears to also play an unsuspected role in the body's visceral response to dangerously low blood sugar levels.
University of Leicester researchers lead study into rising hypoglycemia admissions in hospitals, finding a significant increase over a 10 year period. Hospital admissions for a...
In people with insulin resistance or full-blown diabetes, an inability to keep blood sugar levels under control isn't the only problem by far.
Study suggests that many antipsychotics affect metabolism because they activate the TGFbeta pathway - a finding that could lead to safer therapeutics for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia patients.
According to a new study published by BMJ, the more potatoes eaten prior to pregnancy, the greater the risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus...
American women have gotten fatter as it has become more socially acceptable to carry a few extra pounds, according to a new study.
Taking clues from their stem cell research, investigators have discovered that a signaling pathway involved in normal pancreatic development is also associated with type 2 diabetes.
A drug used to treat high blood sugar in people with type-2 diabetes also may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.
A new research study has found that diabetes, the cause of numerous heart disorders, likely disrupts the organ's circadian clock. When the heart is out of sync with the rest of the body's 24-cycle, necessary responses may not occur, and heart failure could be the result.
Lower socioeconomic children are at high risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Studying people in their homes and neighborhoods, investigators have found that poor housing conditions contribute to the risk for diabetes in urban, middle-aged African-Americans.
Breastfeeding Has Minor Effect in Reducing Risk of Childhood Overweight: Mother’s Overweight More Likely...
Breast feeding appears to be a minor factor in reducing the likelihood of childhood overweight, according to a study by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and two other Federal agencies.
Animals were cured of their diabetes for the duration of the experiment, which lasted 15 weeks.
Twenty minutes of daily, vigorous physical activity over just three months can reduce a child's risk of diabetes as well as his total body fat - including dangerous, deep abdominal fat - but 40 minutes works even better...
Type 2 diabetics often assume that their glucose response at one meal will be identical to their responses at other meals, but that really...
A drug widely used to treat Type 2 diabetes may have unintended effects on the pancreas that could lead to a form of low-grade pancreatitis in some patients and a greater risk of pancreatic cancer in long-term users.