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Diabetes Prevention in Qatar Should Focus on Lifestyle Factors

Demographic and lifestyle factors are largely responsible for an alarming increase of diabetes in Qatar and other countries in the Middle East ...

Does Gestational Diabetes Affect the Therapeutic Potential of Umbilical Cord-Derived Stem Cells?

New Rochelle, NY — Multipotent cells isolated from the human umbilical cord, called mesenchymal stromal cells (hUC-MSCs) have shown promise for use ...

Healthy diet associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes in minority women

As minority women are at higher absolute risk for type 2 diabetes, benefit of healthy diet may be greater compared with white women ... Full story

Vitamin A Deficiency May Be Involved in Type 2 Diabetes, Researchers Say

Investigators have long sought the answer to a vexing question: What are the biological mechanisms involved in the development of type 2 diabetes? A recent study from Weill Cornell Medical College researchers suggests that the culprit may be a lack of vitamin A, which helps give rise to the cells, called beta cells, in the pancreas that produce the blood sugar-regulating hormone insulin. ... Full story

Diabetes study aiming to delay cognitive decline

Researchers in the Clinical Nutrition Research Centre at the University of Newcastle are seeking people with type 2 diabetes to take a new nutritional supplement designed to stimulate blood flow in the brain and reduce the threat of mental impairment. ... Full story

One-size-fits-all approach can lead to over-treatment in older diabetes patients

By Karen N. Peart - Diabetes treatments have saved many lives, but in older patients with multiple medical conditions, aggressively controlling blood sugar with insulin and sulfonylurea drugs, could lead to over-treatment and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), according to new research by Yale School of Medicine researchers. ... Full story

Drug dramatically reduces diabetes symptoms in mice

Can diabetes be prevented and even reversed? ... Full story

Maynooth University discovery in the fight against diabetes

Maynooth University scientists have identified a protein in the body that may have the potential to prevent the development of obesity-driven diabetes. ... Full story

Albiglutide in type 2 diabetes: hint of minor added benefit

Fewer symptomatic hypoglycaemic events in combination with metformin / no added benefit for other subindications ... Full story

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