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Newer diabetes drugs cost more, but may not work better

Two newer classes of drugs to treat adult-onset diabetes may be no more effective than the old standby, yet they cost significantly more over...

Vitamin D decreases pain in women with type 2 diabetes and...

Vitamin D decreases pain in women with type 2 diabetes and depression, according to a study conducted at Loyola University Chicago. These findings were...

New look identifies crucial clumping of diabetes-causing proteins

People get type 2 diabetes. So do cats. But rats don’t, and neither do dogs. Subtle differences in the shape of proteins protect some and...

High blood sugar makes Alzheimer’s plaque more toxic to the brain

High blood-sugar levels, such as those linked with Type 2 diabetes, make beta amyloid protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease dramatically more toxic to cells...

Large study to examine if vitamin D prevents diabetes

Researchers have begun the first definitive, large-scale clinical trial to investigate if a vitamin D supplement helps prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in...

Breakfast the most important meal?

Research shows a correlation between eating breakfast and a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes As Americans continue to fight the obesity epidemic and try...

Skip the juice, go for whole fruit

Eating more whole fruits, particularly blueberries, grapes, and apples, was significantly associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new...

Gut taste mechanisms are abnormal in diabetes sufferers

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered that the way the gut "tastes" sweet food may be defective in sufferers of type 2...

Why type 2 diabetes sometimes disappears after gastric bypass surgery

Though existing research has shown that gastric bypass surgery resolves type 2 diabetes, the reason has remained unclear. A research team led by Nicholas...

Salsalate lowers blood glucose in type 2 diabetes

Joslin scientists report that salsalate, a drug used to treat arthritis, lowers blood glucose and improves glycemic control in type 2 diabetes. These findings,...

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