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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.
WHO launches new ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

WHO launches new ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

Brief periods of vigorous exercise may provide cardiometabolic benefits in children

Brief periods of vigorous exercise may provide cardiometabolic benefits in children

Excessive sweating could be hyperhidrosis that often goes undiagnosed

Excessive sweating could be hyperhidrosis that often goes undiagnosed

Study finds increased body fat in childhood brain cancer survivors

Study finds increased body fat in childhood brain cancer survivors

New research reveals surprising culprit involved in self-destruction of axons

New research reveals surprising culprit involved in self-destruction of axons

SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

Research findings could open new avenue to develop treatments for Alzheimer's disease

Research findings could open new avenue to develop treatments for Alzheimer's disease

Brain makes new connections in blind people to enhance compensatory abilities

Brain makes new connections in blind people to enhance compensatory abilities

Medicare's competitive bidding program reduces access to diabetes testing supplies, survey finds

Medicare's competitive bidding program reduces access to diabetes testing supplies, survey finds

TUM scientists show how diabetes damages small blood vessels around the heart

TUM scientists show how diabetes damages small blood vessels around the heart

Scientists identify molecule that could be targeted to prevent vision loss in diabetics and preterm infants

Scientists identify molecule that could be targeted to prevent vision loss in diabetics and preterm infants

Study shows how long-term, weight-bearing exercises trigger bone formation in men

Study shows how long-term, weight-bearing exercises trigger bone formation in men

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Researchers find new way to expand, preserve cord-blood cells as potential treatment for Type 1 diabetes

Researchers find new way to expand, preserve cord-blood cells as potential treatment for Type 1 diabetes

Researchers develop way to adjust BMI values for children of different ethnicities

Researchers develop way to adjust BMI values for children of different ethnicities

Changes in the vascular system could play role in initiating Alzheimer’s disease

Changes in the vascular system could play role in initiating Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers provide better understanding of the body's immune responses to implanted materials

Researchers provide better understanding of the body's immune responses to implanted materials

Pre-pregnancy BMI and ethnicity may signal likelihood for obesity later in life, research shows

Pre-pregnancy BMI and ethnicity may signal likelihood for obesity later in life, research shows