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Ethnic background plays a surprisingly large role in how diabetes develops on a cellular level.
New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show patients with type 1 diabetes have significantly lower HbA1C levels. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 22,
Researchers at MIT have developed an injectable nanogel that can monitor blood-sugar levels and secrete insulin when needed.
Investigators from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, published a paper in the current issue of the The American Journal of Medicine detailing how marijuana users had significantly lower fasting insulin and were less likely to be insulin resistant than those who did not smoke the weed.
Newly-developed nanoscale particles could be injected into the bodies of diabetic patients, triggering insulin release when glucose levels rise, maintaining normal blood sugar levels for at least a week.
Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...
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