Diabetes

Spanish researchers cure type 1 diabetes in dogs

Researchers from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), led by Fàtima Bosch, have shown for the first time that it is possible to cure diabetes in large animals with a single session of gene therapy. ...

Feb 07, 2013
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Thin people get diabetes too

Pointing the finger at fat as the major or sole contributor to contracting type 2 diabetes is misleading and wrongly promotes the idea that the condition is entirely self-induced, research at Flinders University has found.

Aug 05, 2013
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Abdominal fat accumulation prevented by unsaturated fat

New research from Uppsala University shows that saturated fat builds more fat and less muscle than polyunsaturated fat. This is the first study on humans to show that the fat composition of food not only influences cholesterol ...

Feb 24, 2014
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Protein may play role in obesity, diabetes, aging

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a potent regulator of sensitivity to insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar levels. The new findings may help ...

Feb 15, 2012
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Researchers prevent mice from developing diabetes

(Medical Xpress) -- Swedish research group headed at Karolinska Institutet has been able to prevent onset of Type 1 diabetes in mice that are genetically susceptible to the disease. Through injection of specifically ...

Jun 29, 2012
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Vitamins may ease diabetes symptoms, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—Vitamin therapy is a promising avenue to improving symptoms of pain, tingling and numbness in hands and feet typical of diabetic neuropathy, a study by Tulane University researchers concluded.

Apr 29, 2013
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Does Type 2 diabetes really exist?

The term "Type 2 diabetes" is leading medical researchers astray, and resulting in sub-optimal treatment for patients, says a leading diabetes expert in a Viewpoint published in the Lancet.

May 30, 2013
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Major hurdle cleared to diabetes transplants

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a way to trigger reproduction in the laboratory of clusters of human cells that make insulin, potentially ...

Jun 13, 2013
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Could turning on a gene prevent diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90 % of cases of diabetes around the world, afflicting 2.5 million Canadians and costing over 15 billion dollars a year in Canada. It is a severe health condition which makes body cells incapable ...

Jul 22, 2013
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