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Exercise mimic molecule may help treat diabetes and obesity

Scientists from the University of Southampton have developed a molecule that acts as an exercise mimic, which could potentially help treat type ...

Diabetes – TB link found in Australia

A 20-year study by James Cook University scientists has found a strong link between diabetes and tuberculosis in tropical Australia. ...

A combination of lower calorie intake and exercise may have additional benefits to reduce diabetes risk

American researchers from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, have concluded that, in sedentary, overweight women and men, the combination of calorie restriction (eating fewer calories than normally consumed) and exercise has additive effects on the regulation of blood sugar levels after a meal. ... Full story

Poor Diabetes Control Found In Older Americans

Researchers say many fall short of targets even when using less stringent guidelines for blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure levels ... Full story

Older Age at Onset of Type 1 Diabetes Associated with Lower Brain Connectivity Later in Life

PITTSBURGH – People diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in later childhood have weaker brain connectivity in midlife compared to those who were diagnosed at earlier ages according to a University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences study. ... Full story

Potential drug targets could improve treatment of vascular disease in diabetic patients

The newly discovered role of a vascular protein in diabetes-induced hardening of the arteries could lead to better treatments that reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death, according to research spearheaded by SBP investigators. The study, published recently in Circulation Research, reveals that a receptor called LRP6 inhibits molecular signals that drive diet-induced hardening of the arteries, also known as arteriosclerosis. ... Full story

Lipid enzyme heightens insulin sensitivity and shows promise as potential therapy to treat Type 2 diabetes, study shows

Reducing high concentrations of a fatty molecule that is commonly found in people with diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease rapidly improves insulin sensitivity, UT Southwestern Medical Center diabetes researchers have found. ... Full story

Mount Sinai Researchers Identify Genetic Markers Linking Risk for Both Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease

Certain patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) may have specific genetic risk factors that put them at higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published recently in Molecular Aspects of Medicine. ... Full story

Diabetes-cardiovascular links often overlooked

Diabetes is a significant contributor to cardiovascular disease ... Full story

Non-invasive device could end daily finger pricking for people with diabetes

A new laser sensor that monitors blood glucose levels without penetrating the skin could transform the lives of millions of people living with diabetes. ... Full story

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