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Cutting Edge Pharma Companies Collaborate to Tackle Type 1 Diabetes

CRISPR Therapeutics, a Massachusetts based gene editing company, and ViaCyte, a regenerative medicine company based in San Diego, Calif., are …

Exposure to Safe Levels of BPA May Still Affect Insulin Response in Humans

In a first of its kind study, researchers have found that exposure to levels of bisphenol A (BPA) deemed to be “safe” by the U.S. Food …

Smokers More Susceptible to Developing Diabetes than Non-Smokers

Verified smokers have a prevalence of developing diabetes twice as much than those who are verified non-smokers, according to a new Korean study …

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University of Tokyo Develops A Map to Understand Diabetes

High or low concentrations of insulin activate different cell-signaling pathways, according to a new scientific method from Japan that combines data …

Blocking a Protein in the Liver May Prevent Obesity and Diabetes

Researchers have found that blocking a protein in the liver of mice keeps the animals from getting fat and could prevent related diseases like Type …

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Losing Just Six Hours of Sleep Could Increase Diabetes Risk

Losing a single night’s sleep may affect the liver’s ability to produce glucose and process insulin, increasing the risk of metabolic …

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Eating Whole Grains Could Prevent Type 2 Diabetes up to 34 Percent

A new study finds that eating whole grain can prevent Type 2 diabetes, up to 34 percent in men, and 22 percent in women. The study, which was …

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Failing Immune System ‘brakes’ help explain type 1 diabetes in mice

Immune reactions are usually a good thing–the body’s way of eliminating harmful bacteria and other pathogens. But people also rely on …

Artificial Intelligence Promises to Deliver Specialty-Level Diagnosis in Primary Care Setting

A system designed by a University of Iowa ophthalmologist that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to detect diabetic retinopathy without a person …

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New Medications for Diabetes Management Have Additional Heart Benefits

A drug used to manage diabetes may reduce heart disease and death in people with diabetes regardless of their cholesterol levels and whether they are …