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Study: Short People are at Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Your height may be an indicator of your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from the German Institute of Human Nutrition …

Vertex Acquires Semma Therapeutics for $950M to Develop Treatments for Type 1 Diabetes

Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced earlier this week that it will acquire Semma Therapeutics, a privately held biotechnology company working on a …

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Implantable ‘Tea Bag’ in Development Releases Insulin for Children with Diabetes

Republished with permission from The University of Arizona. Children with Type 1 diabetes have only one option to control their blood sugar: insulin …

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JDRF Launches New Center To Accelerate Breakthroughs in Type 1 Diabetes Cures

JDRF, an organization funding Type 1 diabetes research, today announced the launch of the JDRF Northern California Center of Excellence. The new …

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City of Hope Researchers Study How Diabetes Can Increase Cancer Risk

For years, scientists have been trying to understand why people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of developing some forms of …

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Diabetes Drug, Farxiga Shows Promise in Patients With Heart Failure

AstraZeneca announced this week positive results from a landmark trial which showed that its diabetes drug, Farxiga reduced cardiovascular instances, …

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Ginkgo Biloba May Offer Benefits in Fighting Type 2 Diabetes

The extract of the leaves of Ginkgo biloba, a popular dietary supplement, may offer some therapeutic benefits in fighting Type 2 diabetes, according …

Medtronic Gets OK to Study New Extended Wear Infusion Sets for Insulin Pumps

Medtronic has received investigational approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to proceed with a pivotal trial for a new extended …

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Misconceptions May Influence Diabetes Risk for African-Americans

African American families not only share a higher risk for Type 2 diabetes, but many myths and misconceptions about the disease are often passed on …

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Early Onset of Menstruation Associated with Higher Risk of T2D

A large study of rural Chinese women suggests that early onset of menstruation is associated with a higher risk, and body mass index (BMI) may …

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