Diabetes Raises Risk of Cancer in Women, New Study Finds

A global study of nearly 20 million people in countries including the U.S., Japan, Australia, China and the U.K. has found that having diabetes …

Switching Course of Medication Linked to More Complications

For those with type 2 diabetes, changing course to sulfonylurea drugs to control blood sugar levels is associated with an increased risk of …

New Discovery Could Help Type 2 Diabetes Drug-Tolerance in Patients

A new discovery that may help millions of patients with type 2 diabetes tolerate their medications better was reported this week by researchers at …

Generation Diabetes: Why the Youngest Type 2 Diabetes Patients Are the Sickest

Gail Punongbayan, pictured above, was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at age 14. Wearing a maroon sweatshirt with “San Leandro Rebels” …

Anti-Obesity Drug Derived from Chili Peppers Shows Promise

A novel drug derived from capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their spicy burn, showed long-term weight loss and improved metabolic …

Platypus Venom May Help in Battle Against Diabetes

Inspiration can come from the oddest of places.  For professor Frank Grutzner, Ph.D., it came from one of Australia’s weirdest animals: the …

Study Shows Lower Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Among Those Who Consume Walnuts

Eating a handful of nuts may cut your chances of developing diabetes in half, finds a recent study. The study representing more than 34,000 American …

Men’s Health Study: Diabetes Increases Chances of Erectile Dysfunction

A known link between erectile dysfunction and diabetes exists.  According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases …

What’s the Link Between Air Pollution and Type 2 Diabetes?

New analysis finds that millions of new cases of diabetes may be caused by not something you ingest in your mouth– but rather, by something you …

New Device: Regenerative Bandage May Heal Wounds Safer; Faster

A simple cut or wound with someone with diabetes can become a very serious situation if left untreated. A team researchers at Northwestern University …