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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Study reveals the link between air pollution and COVID-19 death rate in England

Study reveals the link between air pollution and COVID-19 death rate in England

Physicians report misuse of thyroid tests for unsupported reasons

Physicians report misuse of thyroid tests for unsupported reasons

Study: Lipoic acid supplements promote weight loss in certain obese adults

Study: Lipoic acid supplements promote weight loss in certain obese adults

Study: High blood sugar may trigger worse outcomes in COVID-19 patients

Study: High blood sugar may trigger worse outcomes in COVID-19 patients

Two lipid-binding proteins in mitochondria control overall stability of protein complexes

Two lipid-binding proteins in mitochondria control overall stability of protein complexes

Purdue University startup receives NIH grant to advance Alzheimer's research

Purdue University startup receives NIH grant to advance Alzheimer's research

New model predicts which COVID-19 patients are at higher risk for hospitalization

New model predicts which COVID-19 patients are at higher risk for hospitalization

Study identifies three potential drugs to eradicate parasitic worms

Study identifies three potential drugs to eradicate parasitic worms

COMBAT study shows how pancreatic cancer patients can benefit from immunotherapy

COMBAT study shows how pancreatic cancer patients can benefit from immunotherapy

Smoking and vaping significantly increase risk of COVID-19 in teens and young adults

Smoking and vaping significantly increase risk of COVID-19 in teens and young adults

Alcohol consumption rises in Australia as COVID pandemic continues

Alcohol consumption rises in Australia as COVID pandemic continues

First clinical trial could become an effective way to deliver chemotherapy to abdominal cancer patients

First clinical trial could become an effective way to deliver chemotherapy to abdominal cancer patients

New research on COVID-19 and aging

New research on COVID-19 and aging

Pupil size predicts death and hospital readmission in patients with heart failure

Pupil size predicts death and hospital readmission in patients with heart failure

One-third of children hospitalized with COVID-19 admitted to ICU, study finds

One-third of children hospitalized with COVID-19 admitted to ICU, study finds

Whole grain labels on food packaging are confusing to consumers, could lead to fewer healthy choices

Whole grain labels on food packaging are confusing to consumers, could lead to fewer healthy choices

Proteinuria reduction slows kidney decline in patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Proteinuria reduction slows kidney decline in patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Non-fasting blood test can help accurately identify youth at risk for diabetes and related risks

Non-fasting blood test can help accurately identify youth at risk for diabetes and related risks

Bioluminescent molecule in fireflies shines light on mitochondrial activity

Bioluminescent molecule in fireflies shines light on mitochondrial activity

New articles focus on recent developments in the field of health preference research

New articles focus on recent developments in the field of health preference research