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New thesis on the interplay between mitochondria, primary cilium, diabetes and its complications

Noah Moruzzi from the group Growth and Metabolism will defend his thesis "Interplay between mitochondria, primary cilium, diabetes and its complications" on ...

Diabetes impairs activity of bone stem cells in mice, inhibits fracture repair

Stanford researchers found that activating bone stem cells helps repair fractures in diabetic mice. Applying a protein to the fracture site increased ...

Remarkable progress made reducing kidney failure from diabetes in Native American populations

Success suggests ways to prevent kidney failure, lower U.S. health costs ... Full story

Bionic pancreas system successfully controls blood sugar without risk of hypoglycemia

Mike Morrison, [email protected], 617 724-6425 Kira Jastive, [email protected], 617 358-1240 (BOSTON) – The bionic pancreas system developed by Boston University (BU) investigators proved better than either conventional ... Full story

Lesions found within pancreatic islets provide clue for diabetes research

Researchers at the Umeå Center for Molecular Medicine have created the first 3D spatial visualization of an obese mouse pancreas showing the distribution dynamics of insulin producing beta cells. The results show significant amounts of cystic lesions within pancreatic islets. These lesions could be linked to alterations in the mass and function of insulin producing beta cells. According to a doctoral dissertation from Umeå University. ... Full story

New approaches needed for young adults with diabetes

New approaches in delivering care to young adults with type 1 diabetes are needed, according to researchers in Galway. A multi-disciplinary research team from NUI ... Full story

Funding boost for sweet protein could help to treat and prevent diabetes

A sweet new study looking at how a sugar-coated protein protects the body against type 1 diabetes has received a $60,000 boost from the Diabetes Australia Research Trust. ... Full story

FDA approves Jardiance to reduce cardiovascular death in adults with type 2 diabetes

Study links Jardiance to improved survival in patients with type 2 diabetes with cardiovascular disease ... Full story

Even mildly excessive body iron stores increase the risk of type 2 diabetes

Even mildly elevated body iron contributes to the prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes, according to research from the University of Eastern Finland. Excess body iron accumulation is a known risk factor of type 2 diabetes in hereditary hemochromatosis, but the results presented by Dr Alex O. Aregbesola in his doctoral thesis show that elevated iron is a risk factor in the general population as well, already at high levels within the normal range. ... Full story

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