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Clinical trial shows experimental drug safely slows progression of diabetic kidney disease

The findings, simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week 2020 conference, show the investigational drug finerenone had tangible renal ...

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Type 1 diabetes: Tannic acid encapsulation protects transplanted islets from rejection

Type 1 diabetes, or T1D, results from the autoimmune destruction of the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. People with T1D require exogenous insulin and suffer swings in the levels of glucose in the blood that impact ...

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Research team describes how a virus can cause diabetes

It has recently been described that infection by some enteroviruses—a genus of viruses that commonly cause diseases of varying severity—could potentially trigger diabetes, although its direct effect 'in vivo' as well ...

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COVID-19 pandemic drives innovation in diabetes care

The COVID-19 pandemic has jumpstarted innovation in health care delivery and allowed for real-world testing of diabetes care models in unprecedented ways, according to a manuscript published in the Endocrine Society's Journal ...

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Targeting the 'second brain' to fight diabetes

Patrice Cani (UCLouvain) and Claude Knauf (INSERM) have discovered a "jammer" that blocks communication between the gut and the brain, thus preventing proper regulation of sugar and causing insulin resistance in people with ...