Diabetes

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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Survey: Over half of GPs, nurses who treat type 2 diabetics do not carry out annual kidney test

Survey: Over half of GPs, nurses who treat type 2 diabetics do not carry out annual kidney test

Scientists identify chemicals in urine that are specific to overactive bladder

Scientists identify chemicals in urine that are specific to overactive bladder

Bundled-payment program for hip and knee replacement has not led to 'cherry-picking' of patients

Bundled-payment program for hip and knee replacement has not led to 'cherry-picking' of patients

Researchers develop novel therapy to combat antibiotic-resistant superbug infections

Researchers develop novel therapy to combat antibiotic-resistant superbug infections

Study finds racial, ethnic disparities in stroke prevention among patients undergoing dialysis

Study finds racial, ethnic disparities in stroke prevention among patients undergoing dialysis

Artificial Intelligence brings a novel antibiotic compound

Artificial Intelligence brings a novel antibiotic compound

Researchers say ‘yes’ to a heavy breakfast to lose weight

Researchers say ‘yes’ to a heavy breakfast to lose weight

Targeted combinatorial drug treatment restores beta cell function in mice

Targeted combinatorial drug treatment restores beta cell function in mice

UTHealth Consortium On Aging leads movement to improve health care for older adults

UTHealth Consortium On Aging leads movement to improve health care for older adults

Patients with type 2 diabetes who decline insulin therapy had worse blood sugar control

Patients with type 2 diabetes who decline insulin therapy had worse blood sugar control

In Tornado Alley, storms are even more dangerous for people with disabilities

In Tornado Alley, storms are even more dangerous for people with disabilities

Innovative breath collecting device could change coronavirus diagnosis around the world

Innovative breath collecting device could change coronavirus diagnosis around the world

Ascensia’s oral presentation at ATTD highlights challenges of hypoglycemia management using apps

Ascensia’s oral presentation at ATTD highlights challenges of hypoglycemia management using apps

UTHealth physician-scientist receives AHA’s $1 million Merit Award for stroke research

UTHealth physician-scientist receives AHA’s $1 million Merit Award for stroke research

Online tools for diabetics improve management and control

Online tools for diabetics improve management and control

Diabetes over-treatment could be more dangerous for elderly find study

Diabetes over-treatment could be more dangerous for elderly find study

New understanding of neurovascular coupling

New understanding of neurovascular coupling

Eating a big breakfast may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, study suggests

Eating a big breakfast may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, study suggests

Altered potassium levels in neurons linked to mood swings in bipolar patients

Altered potassium levels in neurons linked to mood swings in bipolar patients

Sophisticated genetic tests are not notably better than traditional risk factors at predicting heart disease

Sophisticated genetic tests are not notably better than traditional risk factors at predicting heart disease