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Diabetes News
January 29, 2020

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A ketogenic diet -- which provides 99 percent of calories from fat and only 1 percent from carbohydrates -- produces health benefits in the short term, but negative effects ... read more

Little-Known Protein Appears to Play Important Role in Obesity and Metabolic Disease

With unexpected findings about a protein that's highly expressed in fat tissue, scientists have opened the door to critical new understandings about ... read more

Limiting Mealtimes May Increase Your Motivation for Exercise

Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a new study. The study suggests that a surge in levels of ... read more

Type 2 Diabetes Remission Possible With 'Achievable' Weight Loss

People who achieve weight loss of 10% or more in the first five years following diagnosis with type 2 diabetes have the greatest chance of seeing their disease go into remission, according to a new ... read more
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New Closed-Loop System Offers Promise as Novel Treatment for Post-Bariatric Hypoglycemia

Post-bariatric hypoglycemia is a profoundly life-altering condition for patients. Having unpredictable hypoglycemia that people can't detect is really an unsafe situation. Researchers have ... read more

Fatty Meal Interrupts Gut's Communication With the Body, but Why?

Gut cells that normally tell the brain and the rest of the body what's going on after a meal shut down completely for a few hours after a high-fat meal, a team of researchers discovered in ... read more

Importance of Breastfeeding in Preventing Diabetes Reaffirmed in Rat Study

New research published today shows that breastfeeding is crucial in preventing diabetes. The World Health Organization recommends breastfeeding as the sole source of nutrition for infants until six ... read more

Lower BMI Means Lower Diabetes Risk, Even Among Non-Overweight People

Lower body mass index (BMI) is consistently associated with reduced type II diabetes risk, among people with varied family history, genetic risk factors and weight, according to a new ... read more

New Findings on Satiety Signaling from Intestine

A previously unknown mechanism that suppresses satiety signals from the small intestine is the main finding of a new study. This may explain, first, satiety disorders in obesity and diabetes and, ... read more

Brain Function Abnormal in Children With Type 1 Diabetes

Children with Type 1 diabetes show subtle but important differences in brain function compared with those who don't have the disease, a study has ... read more

Clinical Study Finds Eating Within 10-Hour Window May Help Stave Off Diabetes, Heart Disease

Researchers have found that a 10-hour time-restricted eating intervention, when combined with traditional medications, resulted in weight loss, reduced abdominal fat, lower blood pressure and ... read more

Diabetes Drug Has Unexpected, Broad Implications for Healthy Aging

Metformin is the most commonly prescribed type 2 diabetes drug, yet scientists still do not fully know how it works to control blood sugar levels. Researchers have now used a novel technology to ... read more

Eating in Sync With Biological Clock Could Replace Problematic Diabetes Treatment

A new study finds that a starch-rich breakfast consumed early in the morning coupled with a small dinner could replace insulin injections and other diabetes medications for many ... read more

In Sickness and in Health: Study Looks at How Married Couples Face Chronic Conditions

When they said their wedding vows, many of them promised to stand by one another in sickness and in health. But a new study suggests that as married couples age and develop chronic conditions, the ... read more

Helper Protein Worsens Diabetic Eye Disease

In a recent study using mice, lab-grown human retinal cells and patient samples, scientists say they found evidence of a new pathway that may contribute to degeneration of the light sensitive tissue ... read more

Hops Compounds Help With Metabolic Syndrome While Reducing Microbiome Diversity

Compounds from hops may combat metabolic syndrome by changing the gut microbiome and altering the metabolism of acids produced in the liver, new research ... read more

DDT Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes Among Asian Indian Immigrants to US

Previous exposure to the pollutant DDT may contribute to the risk of diabetes among Asian Indian immigrants to the United States, according to a new ... read more

Clearing Damaged Cells out of the Body Helps Heal Diabetics' Blood Vessels

New research shows that ramping up one of the body's waste disposal system, called autophagy, helps heal the blood vessels of ... read more

New Finding Offers Possibility for Preventing Age-Related Metabolic Disease

A study has uncovered why belly fat surrounding organs increases as people age, a finding that could offer new treatment possibilities for improving metabolic health, thereby reducing the likelihood ... read more

Life Experience Critical for Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers found that age plays a critical role in the well-being of people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, with younger patients more susceptible to psychological distress resulting in worse ... read more

Researchers Discover a New Way in Which Insulin Interacts With Its Receptor

The biological actions of insulin are mediated by its receptor--the insulin receptor -- which is localized on the cell surface. In a new study, researchers based in Germany, Canada, and Finland show ... read more

Diet Trials Often Amend Their Outcome Measures as They Go

A study concludes that 86 percent of diet trials amended their desired study outcomes along the way. That raises the possibility of ... read more

What and How Much We Eat Might Change Our Internal Clocks and Hormone Responses

For the first time, a study shows how glucocorticoid hormones, such as cortisol, control sugar and fat levels differently during day and night, feeding and fasting, rest and activity, over the course ... read more

New Potential Approach to Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

The protein adipsin, which is produced in body fat, helps protect insulin-secreting cells called pancreatic beta cells from destruction in type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Among middle-aged ... read more

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