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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COVID-19 deadlier than cars for over 40s, study finds

COVID-19 deadlier than cars for over 40s, study finds

Study identifies differences in biomarkers of inflammation between novel diabetes subgroups

Study identifies differences in biomarkers of inflammation between novel diabetes subgroups

Early monoclonal antibody therapies beneficial for COVID-19, finds study

Early monoclonal antibody therapies beneficial for COVID-19, finds study

Mouse model closely replicates human NAFLD

Mouse model closely replicates human NAFLD

Natural treatment based on flour made from mealworms can help prevent Type II diabetes mellitus

Natural treatment based on flour made from mealworms can help prevent Type II diabetes mellitus

EFP launches Europerio Series to showcase the hottest topics in oral health

EFP launches Europerio Series to showcase the hottest topics in oral health

Biology of single-celled organisms reveals potential treatment target for COPD

Biology of single-celled organisms reveals potential treatment target for COPD

Researchers investigate link between COVID-19 and increased risk of blood clot formation

Researchers investigate link between COVID-19 and increased risk of blood clot formation

Study finds higher death rates among UK cancer patients following COVID-19 diagnosis

Study finds higher death rates among UK cancer patients following COVID-19 diagnosis

Recovered COVID-19 patients may develop blood clots due to overactive immune response

Recovered COVID-19 patients may develop blood clots due to overactive immune response

Measurable antibody response to mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in elderly care home residents

Measurable antibody response to mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in elderly care home residents

Comprehensive medication management delivered by pharmacists supports primary care

Comprehensive medication management delivered by pharmacists supports primary care

New algorithm can predict which genes cause cancer

New algorithm can predict which genes cause cancer

Researchers uncover a new source of energy expending brown fat cells

Researchers uncover a new source of energy expending brown fat cells

Residents in majority-Black neighborhoods experience higher rates of severe maternal morbidity

Residents in majority-Black neighborhoods experience higher rates of severe maternal morbidity

Analysis highlights the need for a more nuanced approach to COVID-19 vaccine prioritization

Analysis highlights the need for a more nuanced approach to COVID-19 vaccine prioritization

SA’s 2018 'sugar tax' has led to reduction in purchases of sugar sweetened beverages, study shows

SA’s 2018 'sugar tax' has led to reduction in purchases of sugar sweetened beverages, study shows

Intermountain partners with University of Utah to jointly develop new medical educational program

Intermountain partners with University of Utah to jointly develop new medical educational program

Study: Low fat diets reduce men’s testosterone levels

Study: Low fat diets reduce men’s testosterone levels

Effective response to HIV and COVID-19 pandemics requires accelerated research

Effective response to HIV and COVID-19 pandemics requires accelerated research