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Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism—the way the body uses digested food for growth and energy. Most of the food people eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body.
Researchers discover promising target for treatment of leishmaniasis

Researchers discover promising target for treatment of leishmaniasis

Online health tools with good, controlled communication could promote healthier lifestyles

Online health tools with good, controlled communication could promote healthier lifestyles

Researchers find link between low general cognitive ability and elevated risk of not taking statins

Researchers find link between low general cognitive ability and elevated risk of not taking statins

Majority of physicians have poor knowledge of Charcot neuroarthropathy, survey finds

Majority of physicians have poor knowledge of Charcot neuroarthropathy, survey finds

Feast and famine diet may restore insulin production in diabetes

Feast and famine diet may restore insulin production in diabetes

Physician-delivered step count prescription combined with use of pedometer can provide health benefits

Physician-delivered step count prescription combined with use of pedometer can provide health benefits

Researchers reveal biological pathways involved in diabetic kidney disease

Researchers reveal biological pathways involved in diabetic kidney disease

Scientists establish ‘tipping point’ molecular link between blood sugar and Alzheimer's disease

Scientists establish ‘tipping point’ molecular link between blood sugar and Alzheimer's disease

Cutting-edge research into dolphin’s genome could provide solutions to human problems

Cutting-edge research into dolphin’s genome could provide solutions to human problems

BUSM researchers uncover unique patterns of protein synthesis linked to increased longevity

BUSM researchers uncover unique patterns of protein synthesis linked to increased longevity

Researchers develop new tool that quickly reveals metabolic fluxes in cells

Researchers develop new tool that quickly reveals metabolic fluxes in cells

Early birds choose to eat healthier foods earlier in the day than night owls, say researchers

Early birds choose to eat healthier foods earlier in the day than night owls, say researchers

Study reveals growing problem of diabetic retinopathy among youth

Study reveals growing problem of diabetic retinopathy among youth

BIDMC review focuses on neural circuitry of wakefulness and sleep

BIDMC review focuses on neural circuitry of wakefulness and sleep

Sanford scientists focus on utility of adult-derived stem cells

Sanford scientists focus on utility of adult-derived stem cells

Study shows way to reverse high blood pressure in baby rats born to hypertensive mothers

Study shows way to reverse high blood pressure in baby rats born to hypertensive mothers

Epigenetic changes that affect formation of new muscle cells may be contributing factor to obesity

Epigenetic changes that affect formation of new muscle cells may be contributing factor to obesity

Studies show benefits and risks of testosterone treatment in older men

Studies show benefits and risks of testosterone treatment in older men

Rapid patient recruitment and reduced trial costs: is LDS the answer?

Rapid patient recruitment and reduced trial costs: is LDS the answer?

Long-term heavy alcohol drinking habits may prematurely age arteries, study finds

Long-term heavy alcohol drinking habits may prematurely age arteries, study finds