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Could resetting our internal clocks help control diabetes?
The circadian clock system allows the organisms to adjust to periodical changes of geophysical time. (2020-01-31)
Artificial intelligence predicts treatment outcome for diabetes-related vision loss
A new approach that uses artificial intelligence to analyze retinal images could one day help doctors select the best treatment for patients with vision loss from diabetic macular edema. (2020-01-28)
Studies of membrane vesicles pave the way to innovative treatments of degenerative diseases
Membrane vesicles can become a new therapeutic tool in regenerative medicine and a new class of effective and safe medications. (2020-01-15)
Many older people's glasses of wrong power
Overall, Swedish 70-year-olds' eyesight is good, but many could see even better. (2020-01-14)
No need to draw blood -- smart photonic contact lens for diabetic diagnosis and retinopathy treatment
Sei Kwang Hahn and his research team from POSTECH developed a smart LED contact lens. (2020-01-10)
An out-of-the-box attack on diabetes
A protein newly identified as important in type 1 diabetes can delay onset of the disease in diabetic mice, providing a new target for prevention and treatment in people, according to research led by scientists at the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Indiana University School of Medicine. (2020-01-09)
Diabetes can independently lead to heart failure, population study shows
Heart problems are a common development for people with diabetes. (2020-01-02)
Novel genetic signature that can predict some kinds of breast cancer is identified
The research, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, combined a study of the genes involved in retinopathy, as a model of angiogenesis, with analysis of transcriptomic gene expression profiles from public breast cancer databases. (2019-12-17)
Eating in sync with biological clock could replace problematic diabetes treatment
A new Tel Aviv University study finds that a starch-rich breakfast consumed early in the morning coupled with a small dinner could replace insulin injections and other diabetes medications for many diabetics. (2019-12-03)
Helper protein worsens diabetic eye disease
In a recent study using mice, lab-grown human retinal cells and patient samples, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they found evidence of a new pathway that may contribute to degeneration of the light sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. (2019-11-27)
Linking wound healing and cancer risk
When our skin is damaged, a whole set of biological processes springs into action to heal the wound. (2019-11-26)
Clearing damaged cells out of the body helps heal diabetics' blood vessels
Research published today in Experimental Physiology shows that ramping up one of the body's waste disposal system, called autophagy, helps heal the blood vessels of diabetics. (2019-11-17)
Revised criteria lead to more accurate screening for eye disease in premature infants
A multicenter group of 41 hospitals led by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has confirmed that an improved method for predicting retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a leading cause of blindness in children, was able to reduce the number of babies having invasive diagnostic examinations by nearly a third, while raising disease detection up to 100 percent. (2019-11-14)
NTU scientists discover new way to promote insulin production in pre-diabetes phase
NTU Singapore scientists have discovered that a type of immune cell known as 'pancreatic islet macrophages' is capable of promoting insulin production during the pre-diabetes phase. (2019-11-14)
PERL concludes reduced uric acid has no impact on kidney disease in type 1 diabetes
Three years of sustained reductions of blood levels of uric acid with the generic drug allopurinol did not benefit type 1 diabetes patients with mild to moderate kidney disease. (2019-11-08)
Study shows bariatric surgery's impact on diabetic kidney disease in severely obese teens
Researchers at Children's Hospital Colorado have found that severely obese teens with type 2 diabetes experienced a dramatic decrease in the rate of diabetic kidney disease, among other benefits, after bariatric surgery when compared to those who received medical treatment alone. (2019-11-05)
Living skin can now be 3D-printed with blood vessels included
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a way to 3D print living skin, complete with blood vessels. (2019-11-01)
Researchers engineer insulin-producing cells activated by light for diabetes
Researchers have transplanted engineered pancreatic beta cells into diabetic mice, then caused the cells to produce more than two to three times the typical level of insulin by exposing them to light. (2019-11-01)
Why the flu is more deadly in those with diabetes
Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have demonstrated in a new study, published earlier this week, how diabetes contributes to mortality from MERS-CoV infections, and the finding could shed light on why other respiratory illnesses like the flu or pneumonia might strike those with diabetes more severely. (2019-10-18)
Using AI to screen for diabetic eye disease feasible in the real world
New research shows that an automated, artificial intelligence (AI) screening system accurately detects diabetic retinopathy 95.5 percent of the time. (2019-10-15)
Sleep apnea linked to blinding eye disease in people with diabetes
New research from Taiwan shows that severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness. (2019-10-14)
Study in rats suggests special occasion drinking during pregnancy may cause harm
If you thought a glass or two of alcohol on special occasions was safe during pregnancy, think again. (2019-10-09)
Black and ethnic minority people face inequality in diabetes treatment
Black and ethnic minority people are not as likely to be prescribed newer medication for Type 2 diabetes and they experience less adequate monitoring of their condition compared to their white peers, new collaborative research from the University of Surrey and Eli Lilly and Company Limited finds. (2019-10-07)
Revolutionary simple blood tests for diabetic complications, cancer
With a revolutionary new approach that analyzed just a few drops of blood, Northwestern Medicine scientists and international collaborators detected earlier and more accurately if diabetic patients had developed life-threatening vascular complications such as heart disease, atherosclerosis and kidney failure. (2019-10-01)
Scientists identify a possible new treatment for diabetic retinopathy
About 1 in 3 diabetic patients develops diabetic retinopathy (DR), which can impair vision and lead to blindness. (2019-09-19)
Ketoacidosis and high-blood sugar comas in patients with type 1 diabetes linked to increased risk of suicide attempt
New research presented at this year's Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Barcelona, Spain (Sept. (2019-09-19)
Patients with high blood sugar variability much more likely to die than those with stable visit-to-visit readings
New research presented at this year's Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Barcelona, Spain (16-20 Sept) shows that patients with the highest variability in their blood sugar control are more than twice as likely to die as those with the most stable blood sugar measurements. (2019-09-18)
Potential target for diabetes-associated Alzheimer's disease
Researchers have identified a protein that may contribute to the progression of Alzheimer's disease pathology in type-2 diabetes, reports a new study of male mice and human brain tissue. (2019-09-16)
Types and rates of co-existing conditions in diabetes are different for men and women
A new study presented at this year's Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Barcelona, Spain (Sept. (2019-09-15)
Scanning the lens of the eye could predict type 2 diabetes and prediabetes
New research presented at this year's annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Barcelona, Spain, (Sept. (2019-09-15)
Genetic discovery linked to rare eye disease, MacTel
Paul S. Bernstein, M.D., Ph.D., spent more than a decade working with families at the John A. (2019-09-11)
New study confirms protective effect of diabetes drugs against kidney failure
A new meta-analysis published in Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology has found that SGLT2 inhibitors can reduce the risk of dialysis, transplantation, or death due to kidney disease in people with type 2 diabetes. (2019-09-05)
Diabetes and heart attack is a particularly risky combination
Paris, France - 3 Sept 2019: After a heart attack, patients with diabetes are at greater risk of heart failure and subsequent death than those without diabetes, according to late breaking results from the FAST-MI registry presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology.(1) (2019-09-03)
New insights into how diet & medication impact the influence of gut bacteria on our health
Research published in Cell on 29th August by the groups of Filipe Cabreiro from the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences and Imperial College and Christoph Kaleta from Kiel University in Germany has demonstrated that diet can alter the effectiveness of a type-2 diabetes drug via its action on gut bacteria. (2019-08-30)
Narrowing risk of preeclampsia to a specific phenotype
In a recent paper in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, MUSC researchers look at preeclampsia when it coincides with type 1 diabetes. (2019-08-28)
How diabetes can increase cancer risk
For years, scientists have been trying to solve a medical mystery: Why do people with diabetes have an increased risk of developing some forms of cancer? (2019-08-25)
Ginkgo biloba may aid in treating type 2 diabetes
Ginkgo Biloba, one of the oldest living trees species, may offer some clues in better treatments for Type 2 Diabetes, says one University Cincinnati researcher. (2019-08-22)
Understanding where patients live can improve patient health
Family physicians typically don't consider where patients live when assessing their health care needs, despite research that indicates a person's environment can significantly affect their health. (2019-08-13)
Encapsulated Indian medicinal herb shows anti-diabetic properties in mice
Extracts of the herb Withania coagulans, or Paneer dodi, are used in traditional Indian medicine. (2019-07-31)
Asthma medication inhibits changes in diabetic retinopathy in type 1 diabetes mouse
A new study found the asthma medication montelukast (brand name Singulair) can inhibit early changes in diabetic retinopathy, the eye disease which develops due to diabetes, in a mouse model of type 1 diabetes. (2019-07-26)
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