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Circular RNA makes fruit flies live longer
The molecule influences the insulin signalling pathway and thus prolongs life (2020-07-07)
Sorting and secreting insulin by expiration date
Visualizing the age of insulin secreting granules in cells allowed researchers to investigate how cells' preference for secreting newer granules is disrupted in diabetes. (2020-07-06)
New guidelines for children and adolescents with T2D
A team of paediatric specialists, including an expert from the University of Adelaide, has produced new guidelines regarding assessment and management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Australian and New Zealand children and adolescents. (2020-07-05)
Long-term culture of human pancreatic slices reveals regeneration of beta cells
Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have developed a method allowing for the long-term culture of 'pancreatic slices' to study the regeneration of the human pancreas in real time. (2020-07-01)
Researchers develop a new ultrafast insulin
Stanford researchers tested a new insulin drug in diabetic pigs and found that it was twice as fast-acting as traditional insulin. (2020-07-01)
Ultrafast insulin formulation may enable faster management of blood sugar in diabetes
A new, ultra-rapid formulation of insulin reached peak activity in pigs with diabetes about twice as fast as a commercially available option, according to new research. (2020-07-01)
A vaccine targeting aged cells mitigates metabolic disorders in obese mice
Researchers from Osaka University developed a novel vaccine that removes senescent T cells from adipose tissues. (2020-06-30)
Time trends in pregnancy-related outcomes among American women with type 1 diabetes
Largest US database of pregnant women with type 1 diabetes provides a first-time, big picture view of mother's health, and neonatal and delivery outcomes. (2020-06-30)
Blood vessels can make you fat, and yet fit
IBS scientists have reported Angiopoietin-2 (Angpt2) as a key driver that inhibits the accumulation of potbellies by enabling the proper transport of fatty acid into general circulation in blood vessels, thus preventing insulin resistance. (2020-06-24)
Oncotarget: Tumor suppressor p53 regulates insulin receptor gene expression
Volume 11, Issue 25 of @Oncotarget reported that the present study was aimed at evaluating the hypothesis that p53 governs the expression and activation of the INSR gene in breast cancer cells. (2020-06-23)
Genetic analysis suggests distinct subtypes of polycystic ovary syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), an infertility disorder affecting at least 15% of reproductive-age women, may have at least two different subtypes, suggests a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. (2020-06-23)
Diabetic ketoacidosis threatens hospitalized patients with COVID-19
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a common and potentially fatal complication in hospitalized patients with COVID-19, according to a new clinical perspective published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. (2020-06-18)
Endogenous insulin production is preserved in Type 1 diabetes with anti-TNF drug
A study led by a UB researcher found that a drug called golimumab preserved beta-cell function in children and young adults with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes, according to findings from a Phase 2 study. (2020-06-16)
Continuous glucose monitoring reduces hypoglycemia in older adults with type 1 diabetes
Laura Young, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, was UNC's principal investigator for this six-month clinical trial that shows the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) reduces serious levels of hypoglycemia compared with standard monitoring by daily use of blood glucose finger-stick test strips. (2020-06-16)
Diabetic mice improve with retrievable millimeter-thick cell-laden hydrogel fiber
Researchers from The University of Tokyo developed a novel fiber-shaped hydrogel transplant for the treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus. (2020-06-15)
New findings from groundbreaking study shows extended delay in onset of type 1 diabetes
Data presented today at the ADA 80th Scientific Sessions by Emily Sims, M.D. details the Phase 2 Teplizumab Prevention Study Clinical Trial findings that showed a two-week course of teplizumab delayed the onset of clinical T1D by three years. (2020-06-15)
COVID-19 may trigger new diabetes, experts warn
Emerging evidence suggests that COVID-19 may actually trigger the onset of diabetes in healthy people and also cause severe complications of pre-existing diabetes. (2020-06-12)
New algorithm uses artificial intelligence to help manage type 1 diabetes
Researchers and physicians at Oregon Health & Science University have designed a method to help people with type 1 diabetes better manage their glucose levels. (2020-06-12)
People with diabetes are at greater risk of bone fractures
People living with diabetes are at greater risk of bone fractures, new research led by the University of Sheffield has found. (2020-06-11)
Study discovers BAM15 as a potential treatment for obesity
A new study offers the first evidence that a protein named BAM15 acts as an energy uncoupler and could be an effective drug for treating obesity and related diseases. (2020-06-10)
Nutraceuticals for promoting longevity
The review, published in Current Nutraceuticals, offers a special focus on the nutraceuticals that impact insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor signaling and sirtuin activity in mediating longevity and healthspan. (2020-06-10)
New data show Abbott's FreeStyle® Libre 14 day system significantly reduces costs associated with diabetes management and complications
New data show Abbott's freestyle® libre 14 day system significantly reduces costs associated with diabetes management and complications (2020-06-05)
Hospitalized COVID-19 patients with diabetes represent more than 20 percent of ICU population
The COVID-19 pandemic presents new challenges for clinicians caring for infected patients with diabetes, according to new guidance published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. (2020-06-05)
People with Type 1 diabetes spend $2,500 a year in health care costs
Adults and children with type 1 diabetes will spend an average of $2,500 a year out-of-pocket for health care -- but insulin isn't always the biggest expense -- new research suggests. (2020-06-01)
Sea snail, human insulin hybrid could lead to better diabetes treatments
Nearly a century after insulin was discovered, an international team of researchers including University of Utah Health scientists report that they have developed the world's smallest, fully functional version of the hormone, one that combines the potency of human insulin with the fast-acting potential of a venom insulin produced by predatory cone snails. (2020-06-01)
An imbalance of electrons in the liver may be a common risk factor for disease
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have uncovered an unexpected connection between an imbalance of electrons in liver cells and many metabolic problems that increase the risk for conditions such as cardiovascular disease and fatty liver disease. (2020-05-28)
Electrogenetic device offers on-demand release of cellular insulin
Advancing the use of electrogenetics for remote-controlled medical intervention, researchers report a new device, tested in mouse models of type-1 diabetes, wirelessly coaxed bioengineered cells to release insulin, stabilizing the animals' blood glucose levels within minutes. (2020-05-28)
Using electrical stimulus to regulate genes
A team of researchers led by ETH professor Martin Fussenegger has succeeded in using an electric current to directly control gene expression for the first time. (2020-05-28)
First map of proinsulin's 'social network' reveals new drug target for type 2 diabetes
Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have mapped for the first time the vast network of proteins that interact with proinsulin, the protein the body normally processes into insulin. (2020-05-27)
Mechanism underlying the development of diabetes and fatty liver illuminated
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a chronic liver disease often associated with diabetes. (2020-05-22)
Drug combination could eliminate side effects of once-popular diabetes treatment
A new UT Southwestern study shows how an effective but largely abandoned treatment for Type 2 diabetes could be used again in combination with another drug to eliminate problematic side effects. (2020-05-20)
How some insects manage to halt their own growth in harsh conditions
Most insects alter their own development or physiology to overcome adverse conditions, such as harsh winters. (2020-05-19)
Experimental two-in-one shot may give diabetics a better way to control their blood sugar
Amylin plays a synergistic role with insulin to control blood sugar levels after eating in a way that is more effective than insulin alone and mimics what occurs naturally with a meal. (2020-05-11)
Insulins available at US pharmacies are consistent with product labeling
Funding partners JDRF, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and The Leona M. and Harry B. (2020-05-11)
Insulin resistance contributes to racial disparities in breast cancer prognosis in US women, Mount Sinai researchers reveal
New study identifies that differences in insulin resistance can explain in part the disparities in breast cancer survival between black and white women. (2020-05-11)
A new strategy to counter insulin damage in coronary artery disease
By studying blood vessel tissue from 674 patients, a research team has discovered how insulin contributes to the dysfunction of blood vessels in atherosclerosis, one of the most common chronic health conditions worldwide. (2020-04-29)
Breastfeeding helps prevent mothers from developing diabetes after childbirth
A team of South Korean researchers found that lactation can lower the incidence and reduce the risk of maternal postpartum diabetes. (2020-04-29)
Scientists identify a potential treatment candidate for early type 2 diabetic retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy is one of the main vascular complications of type 2 diabetes, and the most common cause of visual deterioration in adults. (2020-04-27)
Beta cells from stem cells
The loss of insulin-secreting beta cells by autoimmune destruction leads to type 1 diabetes. (2020-04-27)
Smart contact lenses that diagnose and treat diabetes
Professor Sei Kwang Hahn's team at POSTECH develops wireless smart contact lenses for diagnosis and treatment of diabetes (2020-04-27)
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