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Genetics

Study offers insights on how the timing of dinner and genetics affect individuals' blood sugar control

Blood sugar control, which is impaired in individuals with diabetes, is affected by various factors—including the timing of meals relative to sleep as well as levels of melatonin, a hormone primarily released at night that ...

Diabetes

Study finds minorities who most need new diabetes medications aren't getting them

Among patients with type 2 diabetes, minority racial/ethnic groups have higher rates of diabetes complications including cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). These groups may ...

Diabetes

The unexpected benefits of fat in type 2 diabetes

With nearly 10% of the world's population affected, type 2 diabetes is a major public health issue. An excessively sedentary lifestyle and excessively caloric diet encourage the development of this metabolic disease by altering ...

Diabetes

ADA updates standards of medical care in diabetes for 2022

(HealthDay)—The Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes clinical practice guideline has been updated for 2022 by the American Diabetes Association and published as a supplement to the January issue of Diabetes Care.

Cardiology

Researchers uncover new mechanism for deadly blood clots

Nearly 80 percent of deaths from type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are associated with thrombosis, a condition that occurs when blood clots block a vein or artery. Traditionally, it's been thought that proteins released by ...

Neuroscience

Weight loss may repair the brain after stroke in diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of stroke and slower recovery from it. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have shown that neurological recovery from stroke is significantly improved in mice with ...