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The most current news about type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes, including research, studies, treatments, management, causes, stories, potential cures and more.

Why Some People Have Diabetes Remission and Other Don't

Type 2 Diabetes Trial: 46% Achieve Diabetes Remission Within 1 Year

A clinical trial recently showed that nearly half of individuals with type 2 diabetes achieved remission to a non-diabetic state after a weight-loss intervention...
Diabetes Medicine Helps with Heart Health

Diabetes Medicine with Additional Heart Benefits Rivals Statin Therapy

A drug used to manage diabetes may reduce heart disease and death in people with diabetes regardless of their cholesterol levels and whether they are on a statin therapy.
Epithelial in Vivo Regeneration

Breakthrough Technique Turns Open Wounds and Ulcers into Skin

New technique to treat large cutaneous ulcers, including those seen in people with severe burns, bedsores or chronic diseases such as cancer and diabetes, announced by researchers.
Diabetes Drug and Genital Infections

Alert: SGLT2 Inhibitors for Diabetes May Cause Serious Genital Infection

Warning that cases of a rare but serious infection of the genitals and area around the genitals have been reported with the class of type 2 diabetes medicines.
Keto Diet and Type 2 Diabetes

Ketogenic Diet May Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Ketogenic diets, which are low carb high fat eating plans that are known to lead to weight loss, may cause an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes...
Sex and BMI - Affect on Type 2 Diabetes Side Effects

Sex and BMI Used to Avoid Harmful Type 2 Diabetes Side Effects

By using sex and BMI, doctors can help people with type 2 diabetes improve control of blood sugar and help avoid damaging side-effects.
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.
Cut Type 2 Diabetes Costs

Type 2 Diabetics Can Cut Costs by 60% with Self-Monitoring

Self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes reduces follow-up costs by more than half according to a recent study.
Is human insulin a better choice than insulin analogs?

For Type 2 Diabetics, Human Insulin is Safe, Effective and Cheaper

Human insulin is as safe and effective to treat type 2 diabetes as costlier insulin analogs, according to Yale researchers.
Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes - Race

Diabetes May Signal Early Pancreatic Cancer, but Race Matters

A diagnosis of diabetes may also come with a more than threefold risk for developing pancreatic cancer for people, depending on their race.
Deep Brain Stimulation for Diabetes

New Discovery: Brain Stimulation May Treat Diabetes and Insulin Sensitivity

Scientists have discovered that electric stimulation of the brain regulated the metabolism of blood sugar (or glucose) and increased insulin sensitivity.
Irina M. Bochkis

Viruses May Reverse Aging, Diabetes and More, Says Study

A new discovery about the effects of aging in our cells could allow doctors to cure or prevent diabetes, fatty liver disease and other...
Beta Cells, Diabetes and Vitamin D

Type 2 Diabetes Progression Curbed by Vitamin D Treatment

Enhanced activation of a commonly used vitamin curbs type 2 diabetes progression.
Without TSP2 Protein - Heal Diabetic Wounds Faster

Breakthrough Could Lead to Faster Diabetic Wound Healing

New research uncovers the role of a particular protein that could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes.
The patch can be attached to the wrist to measure blood glucose without piercing the skin

Scientists Create Adhesive Patch for Bloodless Diabetes Testing

Scientists have created a non-invasive, adhesive patch, which measures glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test.
Dental Care and Diabetes - Diabetics Not Getting the Dental Care they Need

Diabetics Are Not Getting the Dental Care They Need

A New York University and East Carolina University study has found a concerning decline in dental care among people with diabetes.

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