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Do Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery Systems Improve Blood Glucose Control in Type 1 Diabetes?

New Rochelle, NY —In a closed-loop control approach to managing type 1 diabetes, glucose sensors placed under the skin continuously monitor blood ...

Low Birth Weight Linked to Higher Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in African American Women

(Boston)— African American women born at a low or very low birth weight may be at a higher risk for developing type ...

Gastric by-pass surgery ‘curative’ in very unusual cases of diabetes

Endocrinologist Professor Lesley Campbell worked with genetics of lipodystrophy experts in Cambridge to solve a mysterious case of diabetes from the past. ... Full story

Native American ancestry is risk factor for diabetic eye disease in Latinos

Latinos with type 2 diabetes have a significantly higher risk of developing severe diabetic retinopathy – the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults in the United States – if they also have many Native American ancestors, researchers report in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. ... Full story

Breakthrough in diabetes research: single mechanism may cause both types of disease

University of Auckland scientists are reporting a major new development in diabetes research with the discovery of a single molecular mechanism they believe triggers both major forms of the disease. ... Full story

Losing Weight Lowers Health Care Costs for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Overweight individuals with diabetes who lose weight by dieting and increasing their physical activity can reduce their health care costs by an average of more than $500 per year, according to a new study. ... Full story

Protein May Provide the Key to Arresting Development of Diabetes

The STK25 protein contributes to cell growth. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have discovered that the protein also affects metabolism, demonstrating that elevated levels accelerate the progress of diabetes in mice. ... Full story

Scientists show both types of diabetes are caused by same underlying mechanism

Work by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Auckland suggest that both major forms of diabetes, type-1 and type-2, are the result of the same mechanism. ... Full story

African-Americans at higher risk for diabetic vision loss

USC study points to need for improved screening and access to treatments ... Full story

A New “Whey” to Control Diabetes

A whey protein drink before breakfast can control erratic glucose levels associated with type 2 diabetes, say Tel Aviv University researchers ... Full story

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