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Family Environment A Significant Predictor Of Adolescent Obesity

New ASU study examines the factors that contribute toward children becoming overweight or obese in early adulthood.
Type 2 Diabetes Breakthrough

Scientist Announces Breakthrough in Battle Against Type 2 Diabetes

Experts from the University of Stirling have made a type 2 diabetes breakthrough after studying why some people develop diabetes while others do not.

False Sense of Security Among Statin Users Leading to Heart Disease and Illnesses

People who take statin drugs to lower their cholesterol appear to have developed a false sense of security that could lead to heart disease and other obesity-related illnesses.

Insulin Analogues May Be Useful for Some Patients with Problematic Hypoglycemia

A comprehensive systematic review looked at outcomes associated with the use of rapid- and long-acting insulin analogues in adult and childhood type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as gestational diabetes.

Antipsychotic Medications Cause Side Effects Such as Diabetes

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.

Study: Liver Signal Critical For Insulin’s Brain Action

New research identifies a key player in the body's ability to respond to insulin action in the brain by ratcheting down the export of blood sugar from the liver. Findings point to a potential new drug target for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Overweight Patients with Diabetes Appear More Likely to Achieve Remission with Weight-Loss Surgery

Preliminary research indicates that obese patients with type 2 diabetes who had gastric banding surgery lost more weight and had a higher likelihood of diabetes remission compared to patients who used conventional methods for weight loss and diabetes control.
Skin Stem Cells Turned into Insulin Producing Cells

New Treatment Using Skin Cells Could Replace Insulin Shots

Stem cells from diabetic patients have been coaxed to become insulin-secreting cells which would replace the need for insulin shots. Researchers have produced insulin-secreting cells...

New Clues to Help Diabetes and Hypoglycemia

Scientists have found clues to why patients with insulin-dependent diabetes are often unable to sense their need to take life-saving glucose.

Metabolic Status Before Pregnancy Predicts Subsequent Gestational Diabetes

Cardio-metabolic risk factors such as high blood sugar and insulin, and low high density lipoprotein cholesterol that are present before pregnancy, predict whether a woman will develop diabetes during a future pregnancy.

Toxic Byproduct of Heat-Processed Food May Lead to Weight Gain and Diabetes

Researchers have identified a common compound in the modern diet that could play a major role in the development of abdominal obesity, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes.

Vitamin D-Fortified Yogurt Improves Cholesterol Levels and Heart Disease for Diabetics

People with diabetes are known to have an increased risk of heart disease. New research shows that regular consumption of a vitamin D-fortified yoghurt drink improves cholesterol levels and biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction, a precursor of heart disease, in diabetics.

Cancer Treatment Controls Macular Edema Related to Diabetes and to Cataract Surgery

Ophthalmology Journal reports on use of bevacizumab (Avastin), to benefit diabetic patients with macular edema as well as people who develop cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery.
High Traffic, Inflammation and Diabetes

Living Near High Traffic Road Linked to Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetics Using Insulin

If you have type 2 diabetes, use insulin, and live near a high-traffic road, then you have a significant increase in risk factors for...

Periodontal Therapy Helps Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with Type 2 diabetes and periodontal disease who receive periodontal therapy see levels of oxidative stress, a condition in which antioxidant levels are lower than normal, reduced to the same levels as nondiabetic patients.

Can Chocolate, Tea and Berries Guard Against Diabetes?

Eating high levels of flavonoids found in berries, tea, and chocolate could offer protection from type 2 diabetes.

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