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LGBQ teens have higher diabetes risk

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning youth are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, be obese and engage in less physical activity and more sedentary activities...

FDA eases up on diabetes drug Avandia

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it is requiring the removal of certain restrictions on prescribing and use of the diabetes drug...

Finding may help accelerate diabetic wound healing

University of Notre Dame researchers have, for the first time, identified the enzymes that are detrimental to diabetic wound healing and those that are...

Biological link between diabetes and heart disease

UC Davis Health system researchers have identified for the first time a biological pathway that is activated when blood sugar levels are abnormally high...

Vitamin D cuts blood pressure, depression in women with diabetes

In women who have type 2 diabetes and show signs of depression, vitamin D supplements significantly lowered blood pressure and improved their moods, according...

Moderate-intensity walking timed just right might help protect against Type 2...

A fifteen minute walk after each meal appears to help older people regulate blood sugar levels and could reduce their risk of developing type...

The diabetes ‘breathalyzer’

Diabetes patients often receive their diagnosis after a series of glucose-related blood tests in hospital settings, and then have to monitor their condition daily...

Altered gut microbiota can predict diabetes

Intestinal bacteria may have a greater influence on us than was previously thought. In a study published in the prestigious journal Nature on 29...

Marijuana users have better blood sugar control

Regular marijuana use is associated with favorable indices related to diabetic control, say investigators. They found that current marijuana users had significantly lower fasting...

Engineering a treatment for diabetes

Researchers have made a significant first step with newly engineered biomaterials for cell transplantation that could help lead to a possible cure for Type...

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