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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.
New tablet-based video monitoring technology could alert onset of atrial fibrillation

New tablet-based video monitoring technology could alert onset of atrial fibrillation

Salk study shows how fast-growing tumors evade immune system

Salk study shows how fast-growing tumors evade immune system

Researchers precisely describe effects of frequent genetic mutation in congenital hyperinsulinism

Researchers precisely describe effects of frequent genetic mutation in congenital hyperinsulinism

Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles that may have different functions during infection

Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles that may have different functions during infection

Link between breast cancer and obesity may be more complex than previously thought

Link between breast cancer and obesity may be more complex than previously thought

Global Burden of Disease study reveals latest findings on state of world’s health

Global Burden of Disease study reveals latest findings on state of world’s health

Continuous glucose monitoring for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes reduces risk of complications for newborns

Continuous glucose monitoring for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes reduces risk of complications for newborns

Research: The body's fat-metabolism causes detoxification of harmful substances from blood sugar

Research: The body's fat-metabolism causes detoxification of harmful substances from blood sugar

Are you a Thinker, Craver, Socializer, Foody or Freewheeler? New Australian dieting study

Are you a Thinker, Craver, Socializer, Foody or Freewheeler? New Australian dieting study

A skin patch to get rid of those love handles

A skin patch to get rid of those love handles

LSUHealthNO to examine effectiveness of novel drug designed for heart muscle regeneration

LSUHealthNO to examine effectiveness of novel drug designed for heart muscle regeneration

Research provides insight into how imbalance in neural precursor cells may contribute to brain diseases

Research provides insight into how imbalance in neural precursor cells may contribute to brain diseases

Doctors and older patients should work together to dial back diabetes treatment, study suggests

Doctors and older patients should work together to dial back diabetes treatment, study suggests

UofL gastroenterologist receives NIEHS award to explore effects of environmental chemicals on the liver

UofL gastroenterologist receives NIEHS award to explore effects of environmental chemicals on the liver

Study examines effects of poor sleep on progression of chronic kidney disease

Study examines effects of poor sleep on progression of chronic kidney disease

Antidepressant users have higher risk of death than non-users, researchers find

Antidepressant users have higher risk of death than non-users, researchers find

Report suggests possible remission of type 2 diabetes through weight loss

Report suggests possible remission of type 2 diabetes through weight loss

New HIVMA guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV for chronic pain

New HIVMA guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV for chronic pain

Study finds diet as important predictor of type 2 diabetes risk

Study finds diet as important predictor of type 2 diabetes risk

New clinical trial begins testing Epigem’s instrument for detection, cure of rare anemias

New clinical trial begins testing Epigem’s instrument for detection, cure of rare anemias