An insulin-mimicking peptide has now been shown to not only lower blood sugars, but also slow the progression of atherosclerosis in mice.
Women who experience common menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats appear to have an 18 percent greater risk of developing diabetes, according to a new st
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American Indians suffer high rates of diabetes and cancer relative to the general population. One suspected reason is the lack of easy access, on reservations, to fresh fruit and vegetables.
A growing body of evidence indicates that the trillions of microbes that live on and inside our bodies—what’s called our "microbiome"—affect our health.
The overall prevalence of diabetic kidney disease has not changed significantly in the United States for 30 years, but the characteristics of kidney disease have changed markedly,
A peptide that might act on the brain circuits that control blood sugar levels has been shown to produce sustained type 2 diabetes remissions in mice and rats.
Bariatric surgery should be considered a standard option for many patients with type 2 diabetes who continue to have poorly controlled blood glucose levels despite changing their diets, increasing physical activity, and taking medication.
“It’s not like I can put ‘diabetic’ on my resume,” Kassidey Short jokes, laughing softly.