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2013-05-24 11:44:28

Ethnic background plays a surprisingly large role in how diabetes develops on a cellular level, according to two new studies led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The researchers reanalyzed disease data to demonstrate that the physiological pathways to diabetes vary between Africa and East Asia and that those differences are reflected in part by genetic differences. The studies will be published online simultaneously May 23 in the journals PLoS Genetics and...

2013-05-22 23:20:17

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, 2013 Patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who are treated with insulin pump therapy have better glycemic control as measured by significantly lower HbA1C levels than patients with T1D who treat their condition with insulin injections, according to new findings from the National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS), conducted by Kantar...

Injectable Nanogel Monitors Blood-Sugar Levels
2013-05-17 08:31:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed an injectable nanogel that can monitor blood-sugar levels and secrete insulin when needed, a breakthrough that could someday eliminate the need for patients with Type 1 diabetes to constantly monitor their blood-sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin. The researchers designed the nanoparticles to sense glucose levels in the body, and...


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2010-12-03 18:12:26

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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