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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.
Consuming one hundred percent fruit juice does not alter blood sugar levels, study suggests

Consuming one hundred percent fruit juice does not alter blood sugar levels, study suggests

Paleolithic diet helps overweight women maintain weight loss

Paleolithic diet helps overweight women maintain weight loss

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season

Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season

Study finds higher risks for asymptomatic paroxysmal AF patients

Study finds higher risks for asymptomatic paroxysmal AF patients

Genetic study identifies six new gene regions associated with type 1 diabetes in children

Genetic study identifies six new gene regions associated with type 1 diabetes in children

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Scientists identify six new gene regions that may help treat type 1 diabetes

Scientists identify six new gene regions that may help treat type 1 diabetes

EXD2 enzyme facilitates protein production in mitochondria

EXD2 enzyme facilitates protein production in mitochondria

Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study

Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study

Obesity surgery reduces the risk of death by half finds new study

Obesity surgery reduces the risk of death by half finds new study

Fast food triggers the immune system making it hyperactive

Fast food triggers the immune system making it hyperactive

The Salk Institute and Indivumed collaborate for cutting-edge cancer research

The Salk Institute and Indivumed collaborate for cutting-edge cancer research

Mostly the healthy and wealthy Americans use mobile phone apps to track sleep habits

Mostly the healthy and wealthy Americans use mobile phone apps to track sleep habits

Study reveals new diabetes gene in families with rare blood sugar conditions

Study reveals new diabetes gene in families with rare blood sugar conditions

Research opens door to development of new treatment for type 2 diabetes

Research opens door to development of new treatment for type 2 diabetes

Research sheds new light on genetic, environmental factors that promote prostate cancer metastasis

Research sheds new light on genetic, environmental factors that promote prostate cancer metastasis

Scientists discover new enzyme that could help in the battle against obesity

Scientists discover new enzyme that could help in the battle against obesity

Study identifies mechanisms underlying glucose-induced peripheral neuropathy

Study identifies mechanisms underlying glucose-induced peripheral neuropathy

Scarring of fat tissue in obese people can make weight loss more difficult

Scarring of fat tissue in obese people can make weight loss more difficult