Saving Sight: Using AI to Diagnose Diabetic Eye Disease

Researchers have used artificial intelligence to support the instant diagnosis of one of the top causes of blindness, diabetes-related eye disease, …

Diet Soda Associated with Increased Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy, Study

New findings show that drinking diet soda may increase the risk for proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR), a severe type of diabetic eye disease, …

Danish Study Shows High Cholesterol Levels After Christmas

Large quantities of rich Christmas food appear to boost Danes’ cholesterol levels. Right after the Christmas break, levels are 20% higher than …

Why Regular Dental Cleaning is an Important Part of Diabetes Management

Did you know having routine dental visits is an important part of good diabetes management? Many people may be surprised to learn that gum disease is …

Convincing Evidence that Type 2 Diabetes is a Cause of Erectile Dysfunction

Evidence that type 2 diabetes is a cause of erectile dysfunction has been found in a large-scale genomic study in the U.K. The study, led by the …

Diabetes Drug Could be Used to Treat Common Heart Problem, Study Suggests

Researchers at the University of Arizona have discovered that metformin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, might also be used to treat …

Scientists Work to Discover Mechanisms Behind Neonatal Diabetes

Sometimes diabetes is diagnosed very early on in small babies, and researchers at the University of Helsinki are doing more to understand why, in …

Hormone in Gut Increases Response to Food, Researchers Find

The holiday season is a hard one for anyone watching their weight. The sights and smells of food are hard to resist. One factor in this hunger …

Researchers Link Sleep Health to Insulin Resistance in Obese Teens

Researchers have identified a connection between overweight and obese teens’ sleep health and their insulin sensitivity. In what is believed to …

New Drug Maybe in Sight to Treat Diabetes-Related Blindness

Australian scientists have developed a novel drug which could potentially be used to effectively treat patients with diabetic retinopathy; the main …