Diabetes

Water can help lose weight faster than diet drinks

Water could help lose weight faster than diet drinks

In a recent study, experts in diet and metabolism find that replacing low calorie ‘diet’ drinks with water can help increase the rate of...
Smart insulin patch could replace painful injections for diabetes

Smart insulin patch could replace painful injections for diabetes

Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to a new invention...
Alcohol-free berry wine may help people with type 2 diabetes

Alcohol-free berry wine could help people with type 2 diabetes

Blueberries, and berries in general, are among foods labeled as “diabetes superfoods” by the American Association of Diabetes. Food science researchers at the University of...
New self-powered paper patch could help diabetics measure glucose during exercise

New self-powered paper patch could help diabetics measure glucose during exercise

One-time use paper-based device attaches directly to skin A new paper-based sensor patch developed by researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York could...
Food plays a strong role in type 2 diabetes

Food plays a strong role in type 2 diabetes

Metabolic fingerprints from blood samples could render important new knowledge on the connection between food and health. A new study finds that diet is one...
Can high-protein diets lower diabetes risk

Can high-protein diet lower diabetes risk?

In a small weight-loss study, women on a high-protein diet did lose weight but didn’t see improvements in insulin sensitivity, which can help lower...
Healthy plant-based diet may substantially reduce type 2 diabetes risk

Healthy plant-based diet may substantially reduce type 2 diabetes risk

Consuming a plant-based diet—especially one rich in high-quality plant foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes—is linked with substantially lower risk...
Why diabetes risk is higher in overnight workers and people with sleeping disorders

Why diabetes risk is higher in overnight workers and people with sleeping disorders

A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that the sleep hormone melatonin impairs insulin secretion in people with a common gene variant. “This...
Omega-6 fats may help prevent type 2 diabetes

Omega-6 fats may help prevent type 2 diabetes

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes could be significantly reduced by eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, a new study suggests. These...
Insulin resistance could be reversed by removal of protein

Insulin resistance could be reversed by removing protein Gal3

By removing the protein galectin-3 (Gal3), researchers were able to reverse diabetic insulin resistance and glucose intolerance in mouse models of obesity and diabetes. By...