Health

Eating millet can cut diabetes risks

A millet-based diet could lower the risk of diabetes, a rapidly growing problem in Sub-Saharan Africa, a study suggests.

Diabetes

Sharp fall in amputations due to type 1 diabetes

Amputation in type 1 diabetes is becoming relatively less common in Sweden. The rate has fallen by just over 40 percent over an approximately 20-year period, a University of Gothenburg study shows.

Diabetes

Why do people with diabetes develop severe COVID-19?

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians have noted that certain patients are at especially high risk of developing severe illness or dying from coronavirus infection. Type 2 diabetes—a condition affecting more than ...

Diabetes

Oxygen-delivering hydrogel accelerates diabetic wound healing

About one-fourth of people with diabetes develop painful foot ulcers, which are slow to heal due to low oxygen in the wound from impaired blood vessels and increased inflammation. These wounds can become chronic, leading ...

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