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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Cold-induced increase in vitamin A boosts fat burning

Cold-induced increase in vitamin A boosts fat burning

Study indicates the relationship between SARS-CoV-2 viral infection and diabetes

Study indicates the relationship between SARS-CoV-2 viral infection and diabetes

Study reveals medium-term impact of COVID-19

Study reveals medium-term impact of COVID-19

Scientists discover mechanism linking gum disease to inflammatory conditions

Scientists discover mechanism linking gum disease to inflammatory conditions

Researchers explore new method to monitor the effectiveness of HIV treatment at home

Researchers explore new method to monitor the effectiveness of HIV treatment at home

NMR Metabolomics as Novel Screening Tool for New-borns (For Research Only)

NMR Metabolomics as Novel Screening Tool for New-borns (For Research Only)

Progressive group highlights Trump, Tillis weakness on insulin price tags

Progressive group highlights Trump, Tillis weakness on insulin price tags

Template for COVID-19 management in a rural health system

Template for COVID-19 management in a rural health system

Androgen deprivation strategies could help mitigate SARS-CoV-2 infection

Androgen deprivation strategies could help mitigate SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study reports children with chronic kidney disease may spend more time in hospital

Study reports children with chronic kidney disease may spend more time in hospital

The connection between severe COVID-19 and white blood cell counts

The connection between severe COVID-19 and white blood cell counts

Researchers discover gene that may help the body sense a full urinary bladder

Researchers discover gene that may help the body sense a full urinary bladder

Greater social engagement related to better microstructural integrity of the brain in older adults

Greater social engagement related to better microstructural integrity of the brain in older adults

Even healthy people have "autoreactive" T cells linked to type 1 diabetes, shows study

Even healthy people have "autoreactive" T cells linked to type 1 diabetes, shows study

Elevated birth weight is linked with atrial fibrillation later in life, shows study

Elevated birth weight is linked with atrial fibrillation later in life, shows study

Scientists lay out a novel rationale for COVID-19 drug design

Scientists lay out a novel rationale for COVID-19 drug design

NFID issues new report detailing risks of co-infection with flu and COVID-19 in vulnerable adults

NFID issues new report detailing risks of co-infection with flu and COVID-19 in vulnerable adults

Researchers discover novel protocol to detect lipid production in microalgae

Researchers discover novel protocol to detect lipid production in microalgae

Glutathione precursor improves multiple deficits associated with premature aging

Glutathione precursor improves multiple deficits associated with premature aging

Start-up receives NIH grant to accelerate development of contrast agent to detect liver fibrosis

Start-up receives NIH grant to accelerate development of contrast agent to detect liver fibrosis