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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Otago researchers involved in world's first trial to prevent TB in people with diabetes

Otago researchers involved in world's first trial to prevent TB in people with diabetes

Already approved drugs may hold the key to treating new coronavirus

Already approved drugs may hold the key to treating new coronavirus

'Soda tax' has minimal to no influence on sugary-beverage consumption, study finds

'Soda tax' has minimal to no influence on sugary-beverage consumption, study finds

Novel wireless sweat sensor can accurately detect stress levels

Novel wireless sweat sensor can accurately detect stress levels

First patient in U.S. treated for atrial fibrillation using new type of ablation technology

First patient in U.S. treated for atrial fibrillation using new type of ablation technology

Sex-specific differences in the immune system may explain men's susceptibility to obesity

Sex-specific differences in the immune system may explain men's susceptibility to obesity

Study identifies novel anti-aging targets

Study identifies novel anti-aging targets

High intake of sugary drinks may influence risk for dyslipidemia

High intake of sugary drinks may influence risk for dyslipidemia

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

Scientists discover new biological mechanism of insulin signaling

Scientists discover new biological mechanism of insulin signaling

Millions of people have prediabetes – could you?

Millions of people have prediabetes – could you?

Chronic inflammation in pregnancy associated with neurodevelopmental delays in offspring

Chronic inflammation in pregnancy associated with neurodevelopmental delays in offspring

Effects of obesity mirror those of aging, study shows

Effects of obesity mirror those of aging, study shows

U.S. medical panel thinks twice about pushing cognitive screening for dementia

U.S. medical panel thinks twice about pushing cognitive screening for dementia

Needy patients ‘caught in the middle’ as insurance titan drops doctors

Needy patients ‘caught in the middle’ as insurance titan drops doctors

Woman's bladder produces alcohol – a rare medical condition

Woman's bladder produces alcohol – a rare medical condition

A promising new oral therapy to speed up healing of broken bones

A promising new oral therapy to speed up healing of broken bones

Harvard scientists will join forces with Chinese colleagues on coronavirus research

Harvard scientists will join forces with Chinese colleagues on coronavirus research

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Lipid signaling from beta cells linked to inflammatory macrophage polarization

Lipid signaling from beta cells linked to inflammatory macrophage polarization