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Researchers discover new gene responsible for traits involved in diabetes

A collaborative research team led by Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) scientists has identified a new gene associated with fasting glucose and ...

Mechanism behind age-dependent diabetes discovered

Ageing of insulin-secreting cells is coupled to a progressive decline in signal transduction and insulin release, according to a recent study by ...

In Joslin Trial, Asian Americans Lower Insulin Resistance on Traditional Diet

BOSTON – Why are Asian Americans at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than Caucasian Americans, and prone to develop the disease at lower body weights? ... Full story

USC researcher studies self-care among Latinos with diabetes

Elizabeth Pyatak seeks ways to make health an everyday habit for teens and young adults ... Full story

Diabetes researchers find faster way to create insulin-producing cells

A new protocol can turn stem cells into reliable, insulin-producing cells in about six weeks. Photo: Aki Hänninen, Flickr ... Full story

CUHK Advocates New Approach for Diabetes Care

A recent collaborative research jointly conducted by the Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, and The Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University reveals a new approach that uses registries and community support to help improve diabetes care in China. By 2030, the annual projected cost of diabetes care in China will amount to 360 billion RMB. The findings have recently been published in an international leading medical journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. ... Full story

Positive outlook and social support help diabetes patients cope

By Jennifer Abbasi - HERSHEY, Pa. -- A positive outlook and support from people around them help patients with diabetes cope with psychosocial challenges of the disease, according to an international study that included researchers from Penn State College of Medicine. ... Full story

Men with Type 2 diabetes wanted for new ‘HIT’ exercise study

Scientists from our Department for Health are looking for men with Type 2 diabetes aged 40-60 to take part in a new study to find out more about the health benefits of short bursts of exercise. ... Full story

'Fingerprinting' cell metabolism points toward study of obesity, diabetes

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Researchers have shown how to use a new imaging platform to map lipid metabolism in living cells, discovering specifically where cholesterol is stored and pointing toward further studies in obesity, diabetes and longevity. ... Full story

Common diabetes drug not linked to short-term risk of pancreatic cancer

UNC researchers overturn a controversial study about DPP-4 inhibitors – commonly prescribed diabetes medications. ... Full story

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