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Study Reveals Findings on How Insulin-Producing Beta Cells Grow and Function

A new study has shown conclusively that two receptors in the insulin-producing beta cell do not affect developmental growth, refuting a long-held hypothesis in diabetes research.

Leptin: A ‘Missing Link’ Between Obesity and Diabetes?

Single hormone appears to regulate blood sugar in two different ways.

Possible Health Risks For Children Born to Overeating Mothers

According to the latest research from the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC), overeating during pregnancy may have significant and numerous health impacts on an unborn child.

Researchers Discover Blood Stem Cells

New discovery marks an important step in the quest to master diabetes, cancer, heart disease, sight-robbing retinal disorders and a multitude of other medical conditions.

Pig Cells Used To Treat Diabetic Children; Studies Aim to Wean Patients Off All...

New findings in clinical and basic science transplantation research to be presented; results of a study that treated diabetic children with a combination of cells from a pig’s pancreas and testes, and findings from three separate studies with a common goal in mind: to wean organ transplant patients off all anti-rejection drugs less than one year after transplantation, defying the tenet that such drugs are required for life.
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Diabetic Kidney Disease Rate Surprises Researchers

Researchers were surprised with the findings of their study of the prevalence of diabetic kidney disease in the US, which was based on data...

New Approach Targets Gut Hormone to Lower Blood Sugar Levels

A research team discovered a novel function of a hormone found in the gut that might potentially lower glucose levels in diabetes.

Whole Grains Reduce Long-Term Risk of Type 2 Diabetes In Men

Daily consumption of whole grains has been associated in a number of studies with reductions in risk for ischemic stroke, coronary artery disease, and type 2 diabetes.

Scientists Report New Findings on the Connection Between Diabetes and Heart Disease and Stroke

Research findings released today at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) annual meeting shed new light on the connection between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Retinopathy Linked in Diabetes

According to new research, patients with diabetes who have retinopathy should also be screened for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Extensive TV Watching Linked with Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, CVD and All-Cause...

In an analysis of data from several studies, watching television for 2-3 hours per day or more was associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular disease and all-cause death.

LifeScan Announces Voluntary Recall of All OneTouch Verio IQ Blood Glucose Meters

At extremely high blood glucose levels (1024 mg/dL and above), the OneTouch Verio IQ Meter will not provide a warning and will shut off

Study: Diabetes Epidemic Could Erase Reductions In Deaths & Hospitalizations Due To Heart Disease

Upsurge in diabetic complications may end the long-term trend of progressively fewer heart attacks and heart-attack deaths in the U.S.
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For Chinese Adults, Diabetes Takes 9 Years Off Life

A recent JAMA study has found that Chinese adults with diabetes lose an average of 9 years off of their life span when compared...

Study Identifies Key Factor that Links Metabolic Syndrome

A new study led by researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has identified insulin resistance in the liver as a key factor in the cause of metabolic syndrome and its associated atherosclerosis.

Special Cell Prevents Diabetes in Mouse Model

A special type of dendritic cell unusual for its capacity to promote the swift death of T cells appears to prevent diabetes.

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