Drug prevents type 1 diabetes in mice, study finds
Sep 14, 2015
The buildup of a substance in the pancreas during the pre-symptomatic stage of Type 1 diabetes is essential to the development of the disease, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have shown.
Very high-calorie diets show how overeating may lead to diabetes
Sep 09, 2015
Everyone knows that high-calorie diets are tied to obesity and, too often, to type 2 diabetes. Now, a small study suggests that gorging on food can quickly tip the body into a "pre-diabetic" state.
Engineered hot fat implants reduce weight gain in mice
Aug 20, 2015
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a novel way to engineer the growth and expansion of energy-burning "good" fat, and then found that this fat helped reduce weight gain and lower blood glucose ...
Study uncovers new pathways for diabetes research
Aug 17, 2015
A new Florida State University study is changing how researchers look at diabetes research and the drugs used to treat the disease.
Newly identified molecular mechanism plays role in type 2 diabetes development
Jul 30, 2015
New research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health describes a molecular mechanism that helps explain how obesity-related inflammation can lead to type 2 diabetes. The findings describe a surprising connection between ...
Promising progress for new treatment of type 1 diabetes
Jul 30, 2015
New research from Uppsala University shows promising progress in the use of anti-inflammatory cytokine for treatment of type 1 diabetes. The study, published in the open access journal Scientific Reports, reveals that administration ...
Diabetics who skip breakfast provoke hazardous blood sugar spikes
Jul 28, 2015
More and more Americans on-the-go are skipping the "most important meal of the day," not eating until lunch. This tendency to miss breakfast has already been linked to the growing epidemic of obesity and cardiovascular problems ...
Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer
Jul 03, 2015
For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?
Scientists restore normal function in heart muscle cells of diabetic rats
Jun 25, 2015
Working with heart muscle cells from diabetic rats, scientists at Johns Hopkins have located what they say is the epicenter of mischief wreaked by too much blood sugar and used a sugar-gobbling enzyme to restore normal function ...
'Crosstalk' gives clues to diabetes
Jun 15, 2015
Sometimes, listening in on a conversation can tell you a lot. For Mark Huising, an assistant professor in the Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior at the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences, that crosstalk ...