Diabetes

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.
What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a condition where the body fails to utilize the ingested glucose properly. This could be due to lack of the hormone insulin or because the insulin that is available is not working effectively.

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Can melatonin help prevent severe COVID-19?

Can melatonin help prevent severe COVID-19?

Researchers uncover potential glycine-based treatment for NAFLD

Researchers uncover potential glycine-based treatment for NAFLD

Midwife-led interventions could avert two-thirds of maternal, newborn deaths and stillbirths by 2035

Midwife-led interventions could avert two-thirds of maternal, newborn deaths and stillbirths by 2035

N-Glycosylation sites may contribute to spike-mediated invasion by SARS-CoV-2

N-Glycosylation sites may contribute to spike-mediated invasion by SARS-CoV-2

Innovative, integrated approaches can improve cardiovascular health, shows study

Innovative, integrated approaches can improve cardiovascular health, shows study

Study shows beneficial effects of blackcurrants on post-meal glucose response

Study shows beneficial effects of blackcurrants on post-meal glucose response

Experts address the global burden of brain diseases

Experts address the global burden of brain diseases

Study: Global public health services fail to meet targets to reduce avoidable sight loss

Study: Global public health services fail to meet targets to reduce avoidable sight loss

Chronic kidney disease strongly associated with COVID-related hospitalization

Chronic kidney disease strongly associated with COVID-related hospitalization

Immune system differences, better blood vessel health could protect children from severe COVID-19

Immune system differences, better blood vessel health could protect children from severe COVID-19

Atrial fibrillation patients should avoid heavy alcohol consumption, warns study

Atrial fibrillation patients should avoid heavy alcohol consumption, warns study

Modeling study predicts 90 percent drop in COVID-19 deaths following vaccination in US

Modeling study predicts 90 percent drop in COVID-19 deaths following vaccination in US

New lab-on-a-chip can process and present results rapidly

New lab-on-a-chip can process and present results rapidly

Autoantigen may help prevent and treat cardiovascular disease

Autoantigen may help prevent and treat cardiovascular disease

Scientists develop new technique to measure tissue oxygen levels

Scientists develop new technique to measure tissue oxygen levels

Researchers develop telomerase gene therapy for treating different pathologies

Researchers develop telomerase gene therapy for treating different pathologies

‘Artificial Pancreas Dashboard' can help standardize hybrid closed-loop reporting

‘Artificial Pancreas Dashboard' can help standardize hybrid closed-loop reporting

New research project to develop and test novel intervention for individuals with HIV/AIDS

New research project to develop and test novel intervention for individuals with HIV/AIDS

Microfiber- and nanofiber-based wearable monitors could keep track of patient’s vital signs

Microfiber- and nanofiber-based wearable monitors could keep track of patient’s vital signs

Experimental drug can reverse age-related memory decline in mice

Experimental drug can reverse age-related memory decline in mice