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2014-03-13 17:11:30

A rare and potentially lethal disease of newborn babies whose bodies make too much insulin may be treatable with fish oils.

2011-03-16 13:41:41

University of Manchester scientists have led an international team to discover new treatments for a rare and potentially lethal childhood disease that is the clinical opposite of diabetes mellitus.

2011-01-04 13:30:32

The research group led by professor Makoto Tominaga and Dr. Kunitoshi Uchida, National institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS), found TRPM2 ion channel in pancreatic beta-cells is important for insulin secretion stimulated by glucose and gastrointestinal hormone (incretin) secreted after food intake.

2010-10-12 14:03:59

Insulin resistance, a condition in which insulin produced by the body becomes less effective in reducing blood glucose levels, appears to be associated with an increased risk of stroke in individuals without diabetes.

2010-06-23 13:00:49

Children of mothers whose blood glucose (sugar) was high during pregnancy are more likely to have low insulin sensitivity"”a risk factor for type 2 diabetes"”even after taking into consideration the children's body weight, a new study shows. The results will be presented Tuesday at The Endocrine Society's 92nd Annual Meeting in San Diego. "We know that children born to women with type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes, or who have high blood sugar during pregnancy are at risk of...

2009-11-12 11:41:55

How a specific gene within the pancreas affects secretion of insulin has been discovered by researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in collaboration with Japanese and American universities.

2009-09-01 09:48:26

A moderate aerobic exercise program, without weight loss, can improve insulin sensitivity in both lean and obese sedentary adolescents

2009-05-15 08:57:55

Research from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center reveals that the drug most commonly used in type 2 diabetics who don't need insulin works on a much more basic level than once thought, treating persistently elevated blood sugar — the hallmark of type 2 diabetes — by regulating the genes that control its production.

2008-07-31 15:00:24

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: John Ascenzi of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, +1- 267-426-6050, Ascenzi@email.chop.edu --Could Become First Effective Drug for Rare Genetic Disorder in Children-- PHILADELPHIA, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have used a drug to achieve normal levels of blood sugar in animals genetically engineered to have abnormally high insulin levels.


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