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Omega-3 expert supports new research that shows omega-6 is good for you
There has been a fierce debate over the last decade or so about the health benefits of omega-6 fatty acids. (2019-04-17)
Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children
Children and youth of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at increased risk of diabetes themselves, according to new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (2019-04-15)
Breakthrough kidney disease treatment offers hope for hundreds of millions with diabetes worldwide
A new treatment for people with diabetes and kidney disease reduced kidney failure rates by a third, according to a landmark trial. (2019-04-15)
Drug reduces risk of kidney failure in people with diabetes, study finds
A new landmark clinical trial shows that a drug lowers the risk of kidney failure by a third in people with Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease. (2019-04-15)
Prostate medicines linked to type 2 diabetes risk, study suggests
Men taking medicines to reduce the symptoms of prostate disease may be more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, a study led by the University of Edinburgh and UCL suggests. (2019-04-11)
A new molecule to fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
A new molecule -EPB-53-, could help fight type 2 diabetes and the non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. (2019-04-10)
People under 40 diagnosed with type 2 diabetes face excess risk of cardiovascular disease, death
People under age 40 diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have or die from cardiovascular disease than people of a similar age who do not have type 2 diabetes. (2019-04-08)
Gout treatment may help prevent obesity-related type 2 diabetes, suggests small NIH study
The drug colchicine, used to treat the arthritic condition gout, could potentially reduce complications accompanying metabolic syndrome, a combination of high blood pressure, high blood sugar and other conditions that increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. (2019-04-02)
Shift work increases diabetes and heart disease risk
Many studies have shown that shift work is associated with heart and metabolic diseases, but new research in Experimental Physiology has clarified how shift work can have a long-term effect on the risk of heart disease and diabetes. (2019-04-02)
Well-known drug has less risk for preterm delivery in PCOS
Metformin significantly reduces the risk of late miscarriages and preterm births for women with PCOS. (2019-04-01)
Liquid meal replacements contributed to greater weight loss than low-calorie diets: review
Liquid meal replacements helped overweight diabetes patients lose an average of about five pounds more than others who tried a conventional low-calorie diet, according to a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. (2019-03-28)
Gene transfer improves diabetes-linked heart ailment
Researchers with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of California San Diego have shown that a gene transfer technique can combat heart dysfunction caused by diabetes. (2019-03-27)
Walking downhill after meals boosts bone health in postmenopausal women with diabetes
Walking downhill after eating can reduce bone resorption, the process in which old bone is broken down and removed from the body, in postmenopausal women with diabetes, according to research to be presented Sunday, March 24, at ENDO 2019, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in New Orleans, La. (2019-03-25)
Type 2 diabetes screening in community pharmacies could increase early diagnosis
New research shows that community pharmacies are well placed to screen patients for type 2 diabetes. (2019-03-25)
Diabetes treatment may keep dementia, Alzheimer's at bay
A USC Dornsife study comparing people with diabetes, prediabetes and normal blood sugar finds that diabetes, left untreated, could mean a higher likelihood of developing dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. (2019-03-25)
A1c test misses many cases of diabetes
Using the hemoglobin A1c blood test to diagnose diabetes tends to underestimate the prevalence of the disease, according to a new study to be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, La. (2019-03-23)
Older adults with type 1 diabetes often not aware of hypoglycemia
Older adults with type 1 diabetes typically have low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, for more than an hour a day, suggests research to be presented Monday, March 25, at ENDO 2019, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in New Orleans, La. (2019-03-23)
Treating diabetes in older adults requires simpler medication regimens, looser glycemic targets
Simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets in older adults with diabetes improves adherence and avoids treatment-related complications, according to a Clinical Practice Guideline issued today by the Endocrine Society. (2019-03-23)
Race, ethnicity influence fracture risk in people with diabetes
Caucasians and Hispanics with diabetes have a greater risk of fracture compared to those without diabetes, while African Americans with diabetes have little to no additional fracture risk, according to a study to be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, La. (2019-03-23)
Obesity may play role in reproductive problems in women with type 1 diabetes
Obesity may play a role in reproductive problems in women with type 1 diabetes, according to a new study to be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, La. (2019-03-23)
Stillbirths more likely if diabetes in pregnancy not diagnosed
Women who develop diabetes in pregnancy but are not diagnosed are much more likely to experience stillbirth than women without the condition, according to new research. (2019-03-19)
Healthy fats improve nerve function in obese mice
Swapping dietary saturated fats for monounsaturated fats reverses nerve damage and restores nerve function in male mice, finds new preclinical research published in JNeurosci. (2019-03-18)
Cardiovascular screenings uncover diabetes, high cholesterol in middle schoolers
A pilot study of 45 middle school kids shows that more than a third of those screened had abnormal levels of blood sugar or high cholesterol. (2019-03-15)
Diabetics more likely to experience high blood sugar after joint surgery
People with diabetes who have joint replacement surgery are at sharply higher risk of experiencing elevated blood sugar after the procedure, and this could increase their chances of developing a complication, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). (2019-03-15)
Mentally tiring work may increase diabetes risk in women
Women who find their jobs mentally tiring are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology. (2019-03-13)
Moderate muscle strength may lower risk for type 2 diabetes
Of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, 90 to 95 percent have type 2, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019-03-11)
SGLT-2 inhibitors work by inducing a fasting state that triggers metabolic benefits
This research shows how SGLT-2 inhibitors induce a fasting state that triggers many metabolic benefits, including lowering of blood glucose, weight loss, a reduction of fat accumulation in the liver and reduced body fat. (2019-03-07)
Statins linked to higher diabetes risk
Individuals who take cholesterol-lowering statins may be at higher risk for developing high blood sugar levels, insulin resistance, and eventually type 2 diabetes, according to an analysis published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. (2019-03-06)
Resistance training may help prevent type 2 diabetes
A new study published in Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews points to the benefits of exercise, especially resistance training (RT), for preventing type 2 diabetes. (2019-03-06)
Diabetes' sworn enemy could ultimately be a valuable ally
Montreal research team unravels an adaptive mechanism involved in controlling insulin action, showing that glucagon plays a crucial part in it and can thus be a protective asset. (2019-03-06)
App uses smartphone camera, flashlight to detect diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is among the strongest risk factors for heart disease, yet up to 1 in 3 people living with diabetes don't know they have it and go untreated. (2019-03-06)
AI study of risk factors in type 1 diabetes
In combination with conventional statistical methods, artificial intelligence (AI) has now been used in a study of risk factors in type 1 diabetes. (2019-03-06)
Can changes in physical activity, sedentary behavior in people with type 2 diabetes last?
The American Diabetes Association recommends people with type 2 diabetes regularly do physical activity that is moderate to vigorous in intensity and reduce their time being sedentary. (2019-03-05)
Diabetes impairs multipotent stromal cell antibacterial activity
A new study reveals that the multipotent stromal cells (MSCs) of persons with diabetes have diminished capacity to fight off bacterial infection, providing new understanding into the basis of diabetes-associated immune dysfunction. (2019-03-04)
Plant-based meals improve insulin and incretin secretion in those with type 2 diabetes
A plant-based diet improves the secretion of insulin and incretin hormones in those with type 2 diabetes, according to new research published in Nutrients. (2019-02-27)
Adipocyte glucocorticoid receptors play a role in developing steroid diabetes
Researchers at Osaka University focused on glucocorticoid receptors (GRs), the receptors for the body's endogenous steroids, clarifying part of the mechanism behind metabolic disturbances caused by steroids. (2019-02-27)
Researchers ID gene that may predict pancreatic cancer in people with Type 2 diabetes
Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a gene called ''UCP-1'' that may predict the development of pancreatic cancer in people with Type 2 diabetes. (2019-02-25)
New study shows red raspberries may help with glucose control in people with pre-diabetes
A study released today from the Illinois Institute of Technology shows the benefits of including red raspberries in the diet of individuals with pre-diabetes and insulin resistance. (2019-02-25)
How diabetes causes muscle loss
Diabetes is associated with various health problems including decline in skeletal muscle mass. (2019-02-22)
Study links diabetes and back pain
People with diabetes have a 35 percent higher risk of experiencing low back pain and 24 percent higher risk of having neck pain than those without diabetes, a review by University of Sydney researchers has found. (2019-02-21)
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