Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Understanding the link between COVID-19 and diabetes

Amid the many problems posed by the pandemic, one positive outcome is that COVID-19 is providing valuable insights that could help researchers unlock the secrets of another intractable disease: diabetes.

Diabetes

The ticking time-bomb of diabetes

University of Adelaide researchers have warned that too many people are either unknowingly living with diabetes, at significant risk of developing the life-threatening condition, or simply ignoring the obvious warning signs—and ...

Diabetes

Disparities in diabetic eye care

Because diabetes is the leading cause of new, preventable cases of blindness in working aged adults in the United States, medical experts suggest patients have dilated eye examinations after their first diabetes diagnosis. ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Is diabetes being overtreated in nursing home residents?

Older adults with diabetes who are living in nursing homes are at high risk of having low blood sugar levels—called hypoglycemia—if their diabetes is overtreated. A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Understanding diabetic kidney disease

March is National Kidney Month, which makes this a good time to learn about diabetic kidney disease.

Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes can be predicted with epigenetic changes

Children who develop type 1 diabetes show epigenetic changes in the cells of their immune system already before the antibodies of the disease are detected in their blood. The findings of two new studies offer new opportunities ...

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