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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Induction of acute senescence may be a necessary process in hemorrhagic shock

Induction of acute senescence may be a necessary process in hemorrhagic shock

ACD study underscores the prevalence of malnutrition among obese individuals

ACD study underscores the prevalence of malnutrition among obese individuals

Valproic acid can interact with DNA conformation and regulate gene expression

Valproic acid can interact with DNA conformation and regulate gene expression

Fasting blood glucose levels upon admission tied to COVID-19 prognosis, study finds

Fasting blood glucose levels upon admission tied to COVID-19 prognosis, study finds

Wearable device tracks biomarkers in sweat associated with inflammatory bowel disease

Wearable device tracks biomarkers in sweat associated with inflammatory bowel disease

Early introduction of gluten may be an effective celiac disease prevention strategy

Early introduction of gluten may be an effective celiac disease prevention strategy

Research reveals how genetic differences in body fat affect men and women's health risks

Research reveals how genetic differences in body fat affect men and women's health risks

Newer Type 2 diabetes medications could reduce kidney, heart disease risks

Newer Type 2 diabetes medications could reduce kidney, heart disease risks

Auto-antibodies may explain why some people develop severe COVID-19

Auto-antibodies may explain why some people develop severe COVID-19

Risk factors for mortality among hospitalized patients with COVID-19

Risk factors for mortality among hospitalized patients with COVID-19

WHO plans to increase access to affordable, quality-assured testing and treatment for diabetes

WHO plans to increase access to affordable, quality-assured testing and treatment for diabetes

New study links 160 genes to brain shrinkage

New study links 160 genes to brain shrinkage

Researchers develop a stable nano-carrier for medications

Researchers develop a stable nano-carrier for medications

University of Minnesota receives funding to initiate research on diabetes drug as a COVID-19 treatment

University of Minnesota receives funding to initiate research on diabetes drug as a COVID-19 treatment

Study examines the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on health care disparities

Study examines the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on health care disparities

Social inequities in Black and South Asian immigrants increase risk of severe COVID-19 infection

Social inequities in Black and South Asian immigrants increase risk of severe COVID-19 infection

About 10% patients with severe disease create auto-antibodies that attack the immune system

About 10% patients with severe disease create auto-antibodies that attack the immune system

Study assesses cardiovascular and renal outcomes for ertugliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes

Study assesses cardiovascular and renal outcomes for ertugliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes

Biomarker candidates could aid in earlier diagnosis of mesothelioma

Biomarker candidates could aid in earlier diagnosis of mesothelioma

New $1.5 million, multi-state data project to examine COVID-19 outcomes and treatments

New $1.5 million, multi-state data project to examine COVID-19 outcomes and treatments