Weight Loss Drug Shows Positive Effect on Diabetes

A weight loss drug, lorcaserin, was found to reduce the risk of diabetes by 19 percent in patients with prediabetes in a recent study. The drug is …

Plant-Based Diet Leads to Weight Loss and Better Regulation of Blood Sugar, Small Study

Plant-based diets high in carbohydrates reduce body weight and body fat and improve insulin function in overweight individuals, according to a small …

Have You Checked out an Online Diabetes Prevention Program Lately?

Participating in an online diabetes prevention program (DPP) may be more effective for weight loss than taking part in an in-person diabetes …

Newly Discovered Gene in Brown Fat May be Crucial for Future Treatment of Obesity

A team of researchers from Denmark, Germany, and Austria has made a groundbreaking discovery in obesity research. They have discovered a new …

Periods of fasting can protect against obesity and diabetes

Scientists at the Salk Institute found that mice lacking the biological clocks thought to be necessary for a healthy metabolism could still be …

High Rate of Overweight and Obesity in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes

The high rate of overweight and obesity is prevalent in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes, emphasizes the need for developing further …

More Protein in Diet May Reduce Fatty Liver Disease and Lower Risk of Diabetes

Increasing the amount of protein in the diet may reduce the liver’s fat content and lower the risk of diabetes in people with non-alcoholic …

Researchers Identify Potential Target for Developing Obesity and Diabetes

A newly published study by researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has identified a potential therapeutic target for treating …

Weight Loss Causes Remission of Type 2 Diabetes in Some Patients

Almost half of the individuals with type 2 diabetes in a trial achieved remission of their diabetes after weight-loss intervention within 6 years of …

Discovery Reveals How Obesity Causes Diabetes

New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine explains why obesity causes harmful inflammation that can lead to type 2 diabetes and …