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CU Researchers Identify Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists Find a Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes

University of Colorado School of Medicine scientists made a big discovery -- identifying a factor that may trigger type 1 diabetes. A team of researchers,...

Warning: Diabetes Drug and Blood Thinner Mix Leads to Serious Interaction

University of Southern California study provides evidence of potent drug-to-drug interaction between a commonly used type of blood thinner and certain diabetes drugs.   A blood...
Food advertising to children and health

Food Industry Failing to Improve Quality of Foods Advertised to Children

According to new study, food industry self-regulation has been unsuccessful and has achieved only baby steps in improving nutritional quality of foods advertised to...
Mini-Organs Produce Insulin - Diabetes

Lab-Grown Mini-Organ Producing Insulin After Transplant

After decades of trying to replace insulin-producing cells, researchers have grown mini-organs that produce, and replenish, insulin after being transplanted. Researchers have spent decades trying...
Statin Diabetes Link

Are Statins Causing Diabetes? Disturbing Link Found.

Patients that were prescribed statins were 87% more likely to develop diabetes, even though they were free of heart disease, diabetes, and other severe...
Brain Scan -- What is the Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

Surprising Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

New research further illuminates the surprising relationship between blood sugar levels and brain tumors and could begin to shed light on how certain cancers...
Turning Fat into Beta Cells to Treat Diabetes

Insulin Secreting Beta Cells Created – from Love Handles

Can you really turn love handles into beta cells? Yes, according to researchers who have reprogrammed stem cells taken from fatty tissue to make...
Journal: Diabetes Care - July 2016

Study: Diabetes and C.A.D. Can Be Deadly

The combination of type 2 diabetes and CAD can be deadly, with patients facing a one in four chance of dying over the course...

New Therapy to Treat Type 2 Diabetes Using Ceramidase Found

UT Southwestern researchers showed that introducing an enzyme called ceramidase returned insulin sensitivity to normal, paving the way for a possible therapy for type...
Reducing Low Blood Sugar Danger for Hospitalized Patients

Hospital Study: Low Blood Sugar Levels Can Be Deadly

According to a new study, low blood glucose levels in hospitalized patients is linked to increased mortality risk, but a new guide has...
Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G

First Artificial Pancreas Approved by FDA for Diabetes

The FDA has approved the first automated insulin delivery device, also known as an artificial pancreas, which adjusts insulin levels with little or no...
Finger Blood Test for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetics: Finger-Stick Blood Testing May Not Be Needed

In a landmark study, UNC School of Medicine researchers have shown that blood glucose testing does not offer a significant advantage in blood sugar...
Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

A new study details amazing improvements in the medical care and health of low-income American adults as a result of the health coverage expansions...

Brains of Type 1 Diabetics Show Signs of Accelerated Aging

People with type 1 diabetes show signs of accelerated aging and slower information processing. Study suggests that middle-aged type 1 diabetics should be screened...
Antipsychotic drugs, kids and diabetes

Antipsychotic and Anti-depressant Drugs Given to Children Increases Diabetes Risk

Antipsychotic drugs prescribed to children and adolescents with disruptive behaviors, such as ADHD, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, can cause Type 2 diabetes and obesity....

Cytokine Reversed Type 1 Diabetes in New Study

A new study shows promising progress for a new treatment of type 1 diabetes using a protein made by immune cells, which essentially cured...

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