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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Novel peptide PEPITEM shows promise in fighting 'inflammaging'

Novel peptide PEPITEM shows promise in fighting 'inflammaging'

Exploring the expanding horizons of GLP-1 therapies beyond diabetes and obesity

Exploring the expanding horizons of GLP-1 therapies beyond diabetes and obesity

Unhealthy sleep patterns associated with Type 2 diabetes risk in racially and economically diverse adults

Unhealthy sleep patterns associated with Type 2 diabetes risk in racially and economically diverse adults

Exploring the impact of eating timing on health and metabolism

Exploring the impact of eating timing on health and metabolism

Blocking IL-11 protein extends lifespan and health in mice by 25%, study shows

Blocking IL-11 protein extends lifespan and health in mice by 25%, study shows

Feline gut microbes shed light on obesity treatment for humans

Feline gut microbes shed light on obesity treatment for humans

New four-year initiative targets cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic syndrome

New four-year initiative targets cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic syndrome

Type 1 diabetes in children linked to increased risk of mental health problems

Type 1 diabetes in children linked to increased risk of mental health problems

Western diets linked to increased risk of IBD and colorectal cancer

Western diets linked to increased risk of IBD and colorectal cancer

Research highlights importance of dietary education to combat rising childhood obesity rates

Research highlights importance of dietary education to combat rising childhood obesity rates

Cystic fibrosis drug reduces hyper-inflammation in COVID-19 pneumonia patients

Cystic fibrosis drug reduces hyper-inflammation in COVID-19 pneumonia patients

Trump is wrong in claiming full credit for lowering insulin prices

Trump is wrong in claiming full credit for lowering insulin prices

Study links circadian rhythm disruption to obesity and diabetes

Study links circadian rhythm disruption to obesity and diabetes

Long-term air pollution exposure doubles psoriasis risk, study finds

Long-term air pollution exposure doubles psoriasis risk, study finds

Drinking coffee daily linked to decreased PCOS risk

Drinking coffee daily linked to decreased PCOS risk

Researchers find a special group of "first responder" cells crucial for triggering blood sugar response

Researchers find a special group of "first responder" cells crucial for triggering blood sugar response

American Heart Association recognizes 3147 organizations for commitment to improving cardiovascular care

American Heart Association recognizes 3147 organizations for commitment to improving cardiovascular care

Short bursts of light activity can lead to better sleep, study finds

Short bursts of light activity can lead to better sleep, study finds

Spinal Muscular Atrophy patients are at higher risk of developing fatty liver disease

Spinal Muscular Atrophy patients are at higher risk of developing fatty liver disease

Research finds UK adolescents consume two-thirds of their daily calories from ultra-processed foods

Research finds UK adolescents consume two-thirds of their daily calories from ultra-processed foods

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