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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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

A step towards precision medicine for the management of monogenic diabetes

A step towards precision medicine for the management of monogenic diabetes

Bariatric surgery also effective for individuals with early-onset obesity

Bariatric surgery also effective for individuals with early-onset obesity

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