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Characteristics of diabetes in infancy explored

(HealthDay)—Diabetes in infancy has different characteristics depending on mutation subtype, and is associated with high frequency of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), according to a report published online Aug. 4 in Diabetes ...

Aug 09, 2017
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Transforming skin cells to insulin

Researchers at the University of Bergen have transformed skin puncture cells from diabetes patients into insulin producing cells, using stem cell techniques. The researchers' aim is to transplant these cells under the skin ...

Aug 09, 2017
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What role does the gut play in type 2 diabetes?

In the destructive cycle that leads to and perpetuates type 2 diabetes, driven by overeating, excessive blood glucose, defective pancreatic beta cell function, and imbalances in insulin-regulating hormone levels, the gut ...

Aug 03, 2017
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Poor adherence to self-monitoring of glucose in GDM

(HealthDay)—Only about 60 percent of women with newly diagnosed gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) perform ≥80 percent of required self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) tests, according to a study published online ...

Aug 01, 2017
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Missing signals lead to diabetic nerve injury

Molecules that help cells communicate with each other—called cytokines—might be the key to repairing diabetic nerve damage, according to a new study published in Experimental Neurology. Diabetes devastates nerve cells, ...

Aug 01, 2017
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Variable square pulse erbium promising for stretch marks

(HealthDay)—Resurfacing with a variable square pulse Erbium: YAG (VSP Er:YAG) laser is a promising treatment option for stretch marks, according to a small study published online Aug. 9 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Researchers discover fundamental pathology behind ALS

A team led by scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Mayo Clinic has identified a basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and in a related genetic disorder, frontotemporal ...

Biophysics explains how immune cells kill bacteria

(Tokyo, August 16) A new data analysis technique, moving subtrajectory analysis, designed by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology, defines the dynamics and kinetics of key molecules in the immune response to an infection. ...

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