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Diabetes is a lifelong condition that is characterized by a raised blood glucose level. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Signs of diabetes include an increased sense of thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, weight and muscle loss, c

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What you should know about anuria

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 PST

A look at anuria, a condition when the kidneys stop production of urine. Included is detail on diagnosis and the potential treatment options.

Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST

A study explores proteins involved in longevity, which may help design treatments for a range of diseases, including obesity, some cancers, and diabetes.

Diabetes: Surprising gene discovery could fuel new treatments

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PST

Researchers have identified a single gene mutation that may be responsible for both high and low blood sugar levels in a single family.

Can a Western diet permanently alter the immune system?

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:00:00 PST

Consuming a Western diet may prompt irreversible changes in the immune system that make it hyper-responsive to triggers of inflammation, says a new study.

What are the health benefits of aronia berries?

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 03:00:00 PST

Learn about the potential benefits of aronia. We look at the nutritional content of these berries, along with how they can be incorporated into a diet.

Diabetes: Can gene therapy normalize blood glucose levels?

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have shown that alpha cells can be reprogrammed into beta cells to restore blood glucose levels in diabetes.

What are the best diets for 2018?

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST

U.S. News & World Report's annual rundown of the best diets is here. From Weight Watchers to the Mediterranean diet, which plan is best for your needs?

What to eat for hypoglycemia

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 05:00:00 PST

Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar that can cause headaches, weakness, and anxiety. What foods should a person with hypoglycemia eat to reduce symptoms?

Alzheimer's: 'Triple-action' diabetes drug shows promise as treatment

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 07:00:00 PST

A type 2 diabetes drug that activates three growth factor receptors achieved significant reversal of memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.

Trigger finger surgery: What to expect

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PST

The recovery time for trigger finger surgery is quick and the procedure has a high chance of success. Learn more about the types of surgery.

Can you get a headache from sugar?

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 03:00:00 PST

Rapid swings in blood sugar levels from to eating too much sugar or too little sugar can sometimes cause headaches. Learn more in this article.

Urosepsis: What to know about UTI complications

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 05:00:00 PST

Urosepsis is a term used to describe a type of sepsis that is limited to the urinary tract. It is a complication often caused by urinary tract infections.

Could this be a better solution to weight loss than calorie counting?

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PST

A study of mice suggests that a diet low in branched-chain amino acids might be an effective way to treat obesity and insulin resistance in humans.

What are the health benefits of celeriac?

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 03:00:00 PST

In this article, we take a look at some of the health benefits of celeriac, along with nutritional information and some recipe suggestions.

Could socialization help us to steer clear of diabetes?

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST

A new cross-sectional study from the Netherlands shows that those who are more socially isolated are also more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes: New pathway to treatment suggested by protein culprit

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST

A protein tied to the development of anxiety has now also been linked to the onset of type 2 diabetes. Fortunately, scientists may know how to block it.

What are the benefits of nopal?

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:00:00 PST

Learn about the nopal cactus, commonly known as the prickly pear cactus. This article looks at its nutritional content and possible health benefits.

What causes a sweet taste in the mouth?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST

Sugary foods can cause a temporary sweet aftertaste. However, a persistent sweet taste in the mouth can be a sign of a number of serious conditions.

All you need to know about xanthan gum

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 03:00:00 PST

A look at xanthan gum, a food thickener with numerous health benefits. Included is detail on the potential risks of using it, along with the benefits.

Metformin may prevent multidrug-resistant breast cancer

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PST

Type 2 diabetes drug metformin has been found to inhibit and reverse the development of multidrug resistance in vitro in breast cancer cells.

Is this the formula for reversing type 2 diabetes?

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PST

A study shows that almost half of those taking part in a weight loss program delivered through primary care reversed their type 2 diabetes in 1 year.

Black toenail: Causes and treatment

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PST

Black toenails can be unsightly and painful. In this article, we look at the causes of black toenails, treatment options and prevention.

The effects of skipping breakfast depend on your weight

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PST

New research suggests that eating breakfast regularly or skipping it altogether can affect lean and obese people in very different ways.

'Alarming' rise in cancer rates driven by diabetes, obesity

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST

Diabetes and obesity are on the rise, and so is the number of cancer cases attributable to these metabolic conditions, researchers warn.

Could mouthwash be putting you at risk of diabetes?

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:00:00 PST

It might help to reduce bad breath and tooth decay, but a surprising new study suggests that mouthwash could also increase the risk of diabetes.