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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More sedentary time increases risk of heart failure in older women

More sedentary time increases risk of heart failure in older women

Study underscores the importance of maintaining services to prevent, treat cardiovascular disease

Study underscores the importance of maintaining services to prevent, treat cardiovascular disease

Study sheds new light on impact of COVID-19 in pediatric population

Study sheds new light on impact of COVID-19 in pediatric population

Mauritian Prime Minister calls upon world leaders to ensure fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccines

Mauritian Prime Minister calls upon world leaders to ensure fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccines

Early high-titer convalescent plasma prevents 75% of severe COVID-19 in elderly

Early high-titer convalescent plasma prevents 75% of severe COVID-19 in elderly

Special activity trackers could be used to detect early sign of heart problems

Special activity trackers could be used to detect early sign of heart problems

Thromboembolism in COVID-19 patients associated with higher risk of mortality

Thromboembolism in COVID-19 patients associated with higher risk of mortality

Antimicrobial found in soaps worsens fatty liver disease in mice

Antimicrobial found in soaps worsens fatty liver disease in mice

New CDC report describes COVID-19 in NYC in early spring

New CDC report describes COVID-19 in NYC in early spring

Study: High blood sugar may worsen COVID-19 outcomes and mortality rates for non-diabetics

Study: High blood sugar may worsen COVID-19 outcomes and mortality rates for non-diabetics

How COVID-19 compares to other respiratory illnesses

How COVID-19 compares to other respiratory illnesses

Leptin plays a strong role in controlling the body weight of children

Leptin plays a strong role in controlling the body weight of children

'Green Med’ diet may reduce the risk of severe health implications

'Green Med’ diet may reduce the risk of severe health implications

Pomegranate peel extract shows potential as inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Pomegranate peel extract shows potential as inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Research reveals T-cell abnormalities in severe COVID-19 cases

Research reveals T-cell abnormalities in severe COVID-19 cases

Furin inhibition may mitigate severe COVID-19, study finds

Furin inhibition may mitigate severe COVID-19, study finds

Age is no barrier to losing weight, study shows

Age is no barrier to losing weight, study shows

These front-line workers could have retired. They risked their lives instead.

These front-line workers could have retired. They risked their lives instead.

Are bone fractures more common in non-meat eaters?

Are bone fractures more common in non-meat eaters?

The Prospects of Semaglutide for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Patients

The Prospects of Semaglutide for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Patients