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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 describe important step toward gene therapy for patients with Sandhoff disease

Researchers describe important step toward gene therapy for patients with Sandhoff disease

Calorie restriction improves intestinal-tissue regeneration after injury

Calorie restriction improves intestinal-tissue regeneration after injury

UNIST researchers introduce new biosensing contact lens for diabetics

UNIST researchers introduce new biosensing contact lens for diabetics

New study identifies novel molecular biomarkers of preeclampsia

New study identifies novel molecular biomarkers of preeclampsia

Comparing low-fat and low-carb diets finds little difference

Comparing low-fat and low-carb diets finds little difference

Researchers discover five new genetic changes that may increase pancreatic cancer risk

Researchers discover five new genetic changes that may increase pancreatic cancer risk

Women with Type 1 diabetes come across unique challenges

Women with Type 1 diabetes come across unique challenges

Cancer initiation found to be similar across organs

Cancer initiation found to be similar across organs

Study reveals increased disease risk after early heart surgery

Study reveals increased disease risk after early heart surgery

Study reveals a significant link between heavy alcohol use and dementia

Study reveals a significant link between heavy alcohol use and dementia

Study reveals biological relevance of sex in effects of D-galactose induced aging

Study reveals biological relevance of sex in effects of D-galactose induced aging

Physical activity could be used as strategy for diabetes prevention

Physical activity could be used as strategy for diabetes prevention

Women with type 1 diabetes not protected against coronary artery disease

Women with type 1 diabetes not protected against coronary artery disease

Brain's quality control process holds clues to obesity's roots

Brain's quality control process holds clues to obesity's roots

Study finds higher risk of stroke among blacks with atrial fibrillation than whites

Study finds higher risk of stroke among blacks with atrial fibrillation than whites

Diabetes does not increase work-loss years due to early retirement

Diabetes does not increase work-loss years due to early retirement

Scientists visualize insulin receptor activation for the first time

Scientists visualize insulin receptor activation for the first time

Heart attack symptoms often missed in women

Heart attack symptoms often missed in women

Scientists uncover how newly discovered gene helps grow blood vessels

Scientists uncover how newly discovered gene helps grow blood vessels

Scientists identify four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones

Scientists identify four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones