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2011-03-24 20:53:19

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered a hormone pathway that potentially could lead to new ways of treating type 1 diabetes independent of insulin, long thought to be the sole regulator of carbohydrates in the liver.

2011-02-16 16:26:25

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered a novel function of brain insulin, indicating that impaired brain insulin action may be the cause of the unrestrained lipolysis that initiates and worsens type 2 diabetes in humans.

2010-11-03 15:13:55

Researchers have identified a hormone produced and secreted by the liver as a previously unknown cause of insulin resistance.

2010-05-17 08:31:49

Sleep apnea may cause metabolic changes that increase insulin resistance, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

2010-05-05 09:45:42

In people with insulin resistance or full-blown diabetes, an inability to keep blood sugar levels under control isn't the only problem by far.

2010-03-09 08:20:31

We have known for several years that Hepatitis C, a common cause of liver cirrhosis and cancer, also makes people three to four times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes.

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2009-06-15 10:00:00

Promise is held out for the development of novel oral drugs to control blood glucose levels in diabetes patients as the result of research by a Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientist.

2009-05-21 09:13:09

Scientists in Sydney and Boston believe they may have identified a gene that controls abnormal production of sugar in the liver, a very troublesome problem for people with diabetes.

2008-07-02 15:00:52

Diabetes management has focused on medications and technology, but adherence to prescribed dietary recommendations is effective, U.S. researchers said. Senior author Dr.

2005-07-19 13:17:39

Insulin, a hormone long recognized as a generator of fat, also keeps fat in the liver under control, according to a new study in the July issue of Cell Metabolism. The newly discovered role for insulin may explain how an organ frequently flooded with the fat-building hormone normally stays trim and also suggests new dietary strategies and treatments to avoid fatty liver, a growing healthcare epidemic, said the researchers.


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