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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ACC’s initiative can help cardiologists address critical patient needs, deliver high-quality care

ACC’s initiative can help cardiologists address critical patient needs, deliver high-quality care

Researchers identify biomarkers that predict patient’s response to metformin treatment

Researchers identify biomarkers that predict patient’s response to metformin treatment

High fructose corn syrup increases risk factors for heart disease, diabetes

High fructose corn syrup increases risk factors for heart disease, diabetes

Glucagon resistance: A new biological concept in the fight against diabetes

Glucagon resistance: A new biological concept in the fight against diabetes

Non-invasive neurotechnology can improve insomnia symptoms and autonomic function

Non-invasive neurotechnology can improve insomnia symptoms and autonomic function

CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

Breadfruit flour found to be a healthy alternative to other starches for modern foods

Breadfruit flour found to be a healthy alternative to other starches for modern foods

LOX-1-immature neutrophils may help identify COVID-19 patients at risk of thrombosis complication

LOX-1-immature neutrophils may help identify COVID-19 patients at risk of thrombosis complication

Combined use of three drugs linked with lower lung cancer incidence and mortality

Combined use of three drugs linked with lower lung cancer incidence and mortality

Urban hospitals of last resort cling to life in time of COVID

Urban hospitals of last resort cling to life in time of COVID

Smart drug delivery system may help treat spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders

Smart drug delivery system may help treat spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders

Study finds increased risk of serious complications in children taking oral steroids

Study finds increased risk of serious complications in children taking oral steroids

Blood viscometers could help guide the treatment of Covid-19 patients

Blood viscometers could help guide the treatment of Covid-19 patients

Anti-CD73 molecule CPI-006 activates B cell responses to SARS-CoV-2

Anti-CD73 molecule CPI-006 activates B cell responses to SARS-CoV-2

Salk institute to establish world-class consortium to study cellular and tissue aging in humans

Salk institute to establish world-class consortium to study cellular and tissue aging in humans

A ferry protein in the pancreas safeguards beta-cells from high-fat diet induced stress

A ferry protein in the pancreas safeguards beta-cells from high-fat diet induced stress

Conditions linked to obesity leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19

Conditions linked to obesity leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19

Carotid artery calcification seen in radiographs linked with coronary artery disease, oral infections

Carotid artery calcification seen in radiographs linked with coronary artery disease, oral infections

NTU-incubated start-up plans clinical trial of new slow-release pill for Parkinson’s disease

NTU-incubated start-up plans clinical trial of new slow-release pill for Parkinson’s disease

Study investigates the outcomes of heart transplants from severely obese donors

Study investigates the outcomes of heart transplants from severely obese donors