A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial finds that teplizumab delays the onset of type 1 diabetes by a median of 2 years among high-risk individuals.
Studies have linked sleep insufficiency to metabolic conditions. Now, new research reveals that varying time and length of sleep could also be a factor.
Research has shown that insulin resistance — a main characteristic of prediabetes and diabetes — is sometimes linked to symptoms of anxiety and depression. But a new study in mice has found that metformin, a diabetes drug, can fight these symptoms. Metformin, a common drug that people take to treat symptoms of diabetes, could also […]
Scientists have found a hybrid of B and T immune cells that could be a prime driver of the autoimmunity that many people believe causes type 1 diabetes.
Insulin therapy, a treatment for diabetes, can cause weight gain. This article looks at the link between diabetes, insulin, and gaining weight. It also describes how to manage or prevent this potential effect.
High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a sugar alternative. Products that contain HFCS include sodas, packaged fruits, and desserts. Learn more about foods that contain HFCS, and why to avoid them, here.
Despite online claims, there is no best time of day to eat fruit. However, people can time their fruit intake to help with weight loss and managing diabetes. Here, we explore the facts and myths about when to eat fruit.
Scientists conducted a small study of the 30-day fasting practice of Ramadan and found evidence of significant metabolic benefits.
According to a recent study in mice, stimulating the pancreas with ultrasound might one day provide a noninvasive way of treating type 2 diabetes.
People with kidney-related illnesses may benefit from a low-protein diet. Key changes can help people create a varied, healthful, low-protein diet plan that works for them. Learn more here.