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Glucose ‘control switch’ in the brain key to both types of diabetes

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have pinpointed a mechanism in part of the brain that is key to sensing glucose levels ...

CUHK Research Reveals Young People with Normal Body Weight May Also Suffer from Diabetes

Timely Treatment within 5-Year Golden Period may Help Prevent Complications ...

CUHK Research Explains Why Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Often Develop Diabetes

Recent research led by Professor CHAN Hsiao Chang, Li Ka Shing Professor of Physiology and Director of the Epithelial Cell Biology Research Centre at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), explains why patients with cystic fibrosis often develop diabetes. The study also suggests a potential treatment strategy for cystic fibrosis associated diabetes. The finding has been published in an international leading scientific journal, Nature Communications. ... Full story

UT Southwestern researchers uncover new brain pathways for understanding Type 2 diabetes and obesity

DALLAS – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified neural pathways that increase understanding of how the brain regulates body weight, energy expenditure, and blood glucose levels – a discovery that can lead to new therapies for treating Type 2 diabetes and obesity. ... Full story

Study Finds Factors Affecting Diabetes Risk Among Hispanics

People of Hispanic origin living in the U.S. are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes and related cardiometabolic abnormalities, but the risk varies considerably among specific ethnic groups and according to other factors, including education and length of time living in the U.S. ... Full story

UTMB researchers discover that brown fat protects against diabetes and obesity in humans

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have shown for the first time that people with higher levels of brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, in their bodies have better blood sugar control, higher insulin sensitivity and a better metabolism for burning fat stores. ... Full story

UCLA researchers find mechanism that clears excess of a pancreatic protein linked with Type 2 diabetes

The cellular process autophagy appears to not work properly, contributing to the destruction of insulin-producing beta cells ... Full story

New discovery could pave the way to new treatment for type 2 diabetes

Researchers have discovered a new signaling pathway that provides new opportunities for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. ... Full story

People wanted for healthy eating and exercise trial to prevent type-2 diabetes

Sydney University is calling out for Sydneysiders to join a research study assessing the effects of healthy eating and exercise on the risk of type-2 diabetes. ... Full story

Type 2 diabetes mellitus: Added benefit of canagliflozin is not proven

Drug manufacturer’s dossier did not provide suitable data for any therapeutic indication ... Full story

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