Diabetes

Protecting the guardians

A guardian gene that protects against type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases exerts its pancreas-shielding effects by altering the gut microbiota.Experiments in mice born with the protective gene show that exposure ...

Diabetes

Chronic hepatitis B prevalence higher in those with T2DM

(HealthDay)—Patients with type 2 diabetes have higher prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus infection (CHB), according to a study published online Dec. 8 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Diabetes more frequent in children with chronic rheumatic disease

The results of a study involving more than 9,000 patients, presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2016) showed that Type 1 diabetes occurs significantly more frequently in patients ...

Immunology

Bacteria that prevent type 1 diabetes

Our bodies have ten times more microbes than human cells. This set of bacteria is called microbiota. In some instances, bacteria known as pathogens can cause infectious diseases. However, these micro-organisms can also protect ...

Genetics

Genetics breakthrough will boost diabetes resear

The genes that increase the risk of Type 1 diabetes have lost their hiding place. A research group that includes a University of Florida genetics expert has located and narrowed down the number of genes that play a role in ...

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