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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.
Medical treatment against diabetes reduces Parkinson’s disease risk

Medical treatment against diabetes reduces Parkinson’s disease risk

Legalizing mitochondrial donation can prevent children from inheriting life-threatening genetic disease

Legalizing mitochondrial donation can prevent children from inheriting life-threatening genetic disease

Lack of sleep could be blamed for many major diseases says sleep scientist Matt Walker

Lack of sleep could be blamed for many major diseases says sleep scientist Matt Walker

Study presents new method for tracing history of β-cells

Study presents new method for tracing history of β-cells

USDA announces $21 million to improve healthier eating options for SNAP participants

USDA announces $21 million to improve healthier eating options for SNAP participants

Opioid epidemic likely applies to high-risk dialysis population, study shows

Opioid epidemic likely applies to high-risk dialysis population, study shows

Using science to overcome challenges of maintaining long-term weight loss

Using science to overcome challenges of maintaining long-term weight loss

Indiana University awarded $4 million NSF grant to advance nanoscale medical devices

Indiana University awarded $4 million NSF grant to advance nanoscale medical devices

Researchers identify exosomes as missing link to insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes

Researchers identify exosomes as missing link to insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes

High-dose flu vaccine could protect middle-aged adults with chronic conditions

High-dose flu vaccine could protect middle-aged adults with chronic conditions

Researchers assess self-monitoring of blood glucose behavior among diabetes patients in China

Researchers assess self-monitoring of blood glucose behavior among diabetes patients in China

Research sheds light on how to improve production of key diabetes cells

Research sheds light on how to improve production of key diabetes cells

Physical stress in preemies plus separation from mothers may have lasting effects into adulthood

Physical stress in preemies plus separation from mothers may have lasting effects into adulthood

Researchers identify natural protective factor against chronic inflammation in diabetes patients

Researchers identify natural protective factor against chronic inflammation in diabetes patients

Researchers receive $11.5 million program project grant to eliminate drug resistant malaria

Researchers receive $11.5 million program project grant to eliminate drug resistant malaria

Rutgers scientists shed light on fat-regulating enzyme’s role in human health

Rutgers scientists shed light on fat-regulating enzyme’s role in human health

Skeletal deficits may contribute to excess fracture risk in older adults with diabetes

Skeletal deficits may contribute to excess fracture risk in older adults with diabetes

Discovery reveals new role for endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation

Discovery reveals new role for endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation

Scientists find a way to convert “bad body fat” to “good fat”

Scientists find a way to convert “bad body fat” to “good fat”

New research identifies way to convert white fat into brown fat in mice

New research identifies way to convert white fat into brown fat in mice