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Top diabetes treatments don’t work in kids and teens

Top diabetes treatments don’t work in kids and teens

Taking insulin or the most commonly used drug for type 2 diabetes, metformin, failed to either delay or effectively treat the condition in youth,...

Even safe BPA exposure could change your insulin release

In a new study, researchers find that the FDA-approved "safe" daily exposure of BPA may be enough to change insulin release. The finding has implications...

These 3 things linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes

In a recent study, researchers find fitness, high-intensity physical activity, and low sedentary time are all linked to a lower risk of type 2...
Type 1 diabetes therapy shows promise for long-term reversal

Type 1 diabetes therapy shows promise for long-term reversal

What if instead of daily insulin injections or wearing pumps, just getting a shot every few months could reverse Type 1 diabetes for you...
Why people with type 2 diabetes should take resistance exercise

Why people with type 2 diabetes should take resistance exercise

If you have type 2 diabetes, you know two lifestyle strategies are very important: a healthy diet and regular exercise. Good daily exercise not only...
Scientists discover four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones

Scientists discover four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones

Every cell in your body responds to the hormone insulin, and if that process starts to fail, you get diabetes. In an unexpected finding, Harvard...

Exercise could delay development of type 1 diabetes

The findings of a study led by the University of Birmingham suggests that exercise during the first few months of diagnosis of type 1...
Why chocolate may help prevent type 2 diabetes

Why chocolate may help prevent type 2 diabetes

What if eating chocolate helped prevent and treat diabetes? It's crazy enough to laugh off. But here's the thing: BYU researchers have discovered certain compounds...

Losing a single night sleep could increase your diabetes risk

Losing a single night’s sleep may affect the liver’s ability to produce glucose and process insulin, increasing the risk of metabolic diseases such as...
A subway map for type 2 diabetes

A subway map for type 2 diabetes

High or low concentrations of insulin activate different cell signaling pathways, according to a new scientific method that combines data from multiple databases and...