News tagged with hormone insulin

Weight-loss surgery is new diabetes foe

(HealthDay)— Though it began as a treatment for something else entirely, gastric bypass surgery—which involves shrinking the stomach as a way to lose weight—has proven to be the latest and possibly ...

Jan 04, 2013
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Study finds link between flu virus and diabetes onset

Researchers in Italy have discovered that the flu virus could contribute to the onset of diabetes. This finding could help scientists uncover a way to prevent some forms of this condition. The study was funded ...

Dec 04, 2012
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New findings on glucagon synthesis

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have shown that the cells that produce glucagon are stimulated by the hormone itself. A previous study by the same group demonstrated that this principle also applies to insulin. ...

Dec 03, 2012
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