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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.
High-fat diet and obesity drive liver immune cells to promote metabolic syndrome

High-fat diet and obesity drive liver immune cells to promote metabolic syndrome

Global Kidney Health Atlas highlights huge gaps in CKD care and prevention

Global Kidney Health Atlas highlights huge gaps in CKD care and prevention

Glaucoma research can help make treatment more accessible in developing countries

Glaucoma research can help make treatment more accessible in developing countries

BMC receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant to improve breastfeeding, maternity care in Mississippi

BMC receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant to improve breastfeeding, maternity care in Mississippi

UCLA research overturns paradigm about how axons grow during embryonic development

UCLA research overturns paradigm about how axons grow during embryonic development

Scientists reveal Connshing syndrome as new cause of hypertension

Scientists reveal Connshing syndrome as new cause of hypertension

Sugary drinks may impact memory and diet alternatives could cause dementia

Sugary drinks may impact memory and diet alternatives could cause dementia

Light can be used to control cellular functions, optogenetics study shows

Light can be used to control cellular functions, optogenetics study shows

Excess sugar in sports drinks and diet soda may damage the brain, research suggests

Excess sugar in sports drinks and diet soda may damage the brain, research suggests

Study finds increase in number of prescriptions filled for chronic conditions after Medicaid expansion

Study finds increase in number of prescriptions filled for chronic conditions after Medicaid expansion

Researchers identify how post-biotics lower blood glucose during obesity

Researchers identify how post-biotics lower blood glucose during obesity

Milk study provides better understanding of age-related diseases

Milk study provides better understanding of age-related diseases

Non-obese Filipino Americans have higher prevalence of diabetes than non-Hispanic whites, study finds

Non-obese Filipino Americans have higher prevalence of diabetes than non-Hispanic whites, study finds

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty found to be safe and effective way for treating obese patients

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty found to be safe and effective way for treating obese patients

Brown fat in humans: more than previously thought

Brown fat in humans: more than previously thought

Study shows evidence that old drug may provide relief for advanced Parkinson's disease patients

Study shows evidence that old drug may provide relief for advanced Parkinson's disease patients

Periodic check-ups are essential to maintain health and longevity of baby boomers

Periodic check-ups are essential to maintain health and longevity of baby boomers

Integrated disease management approach may benefit patients with CKD and gout, study suggests

Integrated disease management approach may benefit patients with CKD and gout, study suggests

Study paves way to develop noninvasive diagnostic test for colorectal cancer

Study paves way to develop noninvasive diagnostic test for colorectal cancer

Diet based on plant protein may help prevent type 2 diabetes

Diet based on plant protein may help prevent type 2 diabetes